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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Covers 100-Year Old Song for Unusual Compilation Album

The Metallica guitarist has covered 'Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two)' for an unusual compilation for charity.

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Metallica in ‘Fourth Inning’ of Prep Work for New Album

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You probably don't want to hold your breath for the follow-up to 2008's 'Death Magnetic,' Metallica fans -- but feel safe to break out the peanuts and Cracker Jacks.

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Metallica’s Robert Trujillo Talks Jaco Pastorius Documentary

Robert Trujillo is producing a documentary about the brilliant and influential jazz bassist.

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Update: Metallica Release Official ‘The Lords of Summer’ Video

Metallica debuted a new song titled 'The Lords of Summer' at their March 16, 2014 concert in Bogota, Columbia.

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28 Years Ago: Metallica Releases ‘Master of Puppets’

Heavy metal effectively came of age in the '80s, as it coalesced what had previously been a ragtag collective of bands into a bona fide rock and roll sub-genre capable of achieving Top 40 success.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Doesn’t ‘Give a F— About Social Media’

Many artists have embraced social media as a way to reach out to their fans, but it's safe to say that there are certain musicians who take to it more than others. One of those who has rejected social media is Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett.

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Tom Petty, Metallica, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel Among State Sales Champions

A new infographic illustrates the top-selling musicians in America by state of birth, with a number of familiar classic rock greats among those featured.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett: ‘We Have To Start Working on the Album’

Even though Metallica haven't released a new studio album since 2008's 'Death Magnetic,' they've kept plenty busy. Between global touring (they played all 7 continents including Antarctica in 2013) and making the 3D movie 'Through the Never,' they have remained in the spotlight. The question on everybody's mind is when that elusive next album will be recorded.

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Lars Ulrich: New Metallica Album Will Arrive Sometime in the Next 6 Years

Metallica are taking steps toward a new album, but it still promises to be a lengthy process in completing the effort. Drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist Kirk Hammett tell Rolling Stone that the band is still in the infancy of working on new music.

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Metallica Alumni Feud? Megadeth Boots Newsted Off Tour

Given that they are both former members of Metallica, one would think Dave Mustaine and Jason Newsted would get along famously. However, that appears not to be the case, as we learn that Newsted's self-titled band has been thrown off an Australian tour by headliners Megadeth.

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James Hetfield Traces His Musical Evolution: ‘I Was on a Quest’

Metallica's James Hetfield recently sat down with Guitar Center for a wide-ranging interview, offering fans an insight into his early years as a musician and his development as a guitarist. You can watch the 13-minute interview above.

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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Answers Fan Questions During Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’ Session

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich just participated in one of Reddit's 'Ask Me Anything' Q&A sessions yesterday (Jan. 30). The site's AMA sessions are well-known to extract new and fascinating information from the subject themselves, and this instance is no different. During the AMA session, Ulrich responded to fan questions about criticism aimed at Metallica, progress on the band's next album, the drummer's current thoughts on longtime friend / rival Dave Mustaine + much more.

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