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Dino Cazares narrows down Metallica's influence on his band. Continue reading…

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Helping schoolchildren have greater access to music. Continue reading…

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Metallica US National Anthem-min

This week, fans were treated to another Metallica performance of the U.S. national anthem. Ahead of the Golden State Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers NBA game March 15, Kirk Hammett and James Hetfield gave a powerful metal performance of the “Star-Spangled Banner.” Together, the musical duo transformed the classic national anthem into the ultimate guitar shred […]

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Guitarist recalls 1986 prediction made by James Hetfield that proved true. Continue reading…

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90s replacement singers, van helen, motley crue, misfits, foreigner

Replacing an original band member is never a fun experience, and there’s surely no role more difficult to fill than that of the lead singer. There have been exceptions to the rule, in the sense that the band went on to continue being successful (think Sammy Hagar in Van Halen), but there have also been […]

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best 90s albums front to back

Interestingly, some of our favorite albums ever recorded always seem to have one or two, if not more, tracks that we can just do without. The songs we hit the forward button on robotically, just as the one before it fades completely or comes to its triumphant cymbal-smashing final note. We have conversations about how […]

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Metallica Alice In Chains Layne Staley

Metallica is paying homage to fellow legends in heavy metal and rock Alice In Chains with a stripped-down acoustic cover of “Would?” The cover track comes as part of a livestream all-star tribute to Alice In Chains’ legacy and late singer Layne Staley. Read more: Spotify Wrapped is showcasing the one song that got you through the year […]

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To make your metalhead smile. Continue reading…

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Alice Cooper, Eddie Vedder and Willie Nelson are also among the artists appearing at the star-studded virtual event. Continue reading…

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