Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance

  1. Grammys 2014 Rock Noms: Black Sabbath Rules; Zep, Bowie, Stones, QOTSA, Alabama Shakes, Neko Case Get Nods

    December 07, 2013 12:36 PM EST A liberal touch of gray, and plenty of testosterone, mark the nominees in the rock categories for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. And a few long-neglected rock icons have an opportunity to bring home some precious metal next month. Grammy Awards 20 ...

  2. Backbeat: Metallica, Eddie Trunk, Live Nation, More Celebrate Metal Blade Records' 30th Anniversary

    December 04, 2012 1:45 PM EST Metal Blade Records founder Brian Slagel flanked by Metallica's Lars Ulrich (left) and James Hetfield (Photo: Stephanie Cabral) In a serendipitous bit of timing, on the same day that Metallica announced the formation of their own label, Black ...

  3. Metallica Take Ownership of Masters, Launch Blackened Recordings

    November 30, 2012 6:00 PM EST Indie-Centric) Orion Fest With Arctic Monkeys, Modest Mouse, Gary Clark Jr. http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz ...

  4. Metallica's James Hetfield Starts His Own Line of Sunglasses

    July 05, 2012 4:00 PM EDT When it comes to cool eyewear, ladies want to look like movie stars or models, but guys probably prefer to look like rock stars or sports stars. To that end, Metallica frontman James Hetfield has partnered with Sutro Eyewear to launch the limited- ...

  5. Billboard Power 100: Cliff Burnstein & Peter Mensch

    January 26, 2012 10:56 PM EST No. 46 Cliff Burnstein & Peter Mensch Owners Q Prime Twitter: @maindepowr (Mensch) Kings Of Rock... Q Prime owners Cliff Burnstein and Peter Mensch are the powerhouse management team behind the success of many acts through the decades, includi ...

  6. Metallica, Run-DMC Get Rock Hall of Fame Induction

    April 04, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Metallica, whose monstrous sound continues to assault the senses and push heavy metal to its limits, headlined a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday night that felt much more like a concert than an awards show. For the first tim ...

  7. Metallica Scores Fifth Straight No. 1 Album

    September 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In just a three-day sales window, Metallica's "Death Magnetic" (Warner Bros.) sold nearly half a million copies and tops The Billboard 200. The band's first studio album since 2003 moved 490,000 copies, according to Nielsen Sou ...

  8. 'Death' Has Arrived: Metallica Nets Fifth No. 1 Album

    September 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica's "Death Magnetic" debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with 490,000 -- after only three full days of sales. The set -- the band's fifth consecutive studio album to debut at No. 1 -- was released last Fri ...

  9. Metallica Poised For No. 1 Debut

    September 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A title missing from last week's Nielsen SoundScan Building charts is destined to be the next No. 1 on the Billboard 200, as Metallica's new "Death Magnetic" has a shot at half million opener. The band's first album throug ...

  10. Metallica Outlines North American Tour Plans

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica will begin an extensive fall/winter arena tour Oct. 21 in Glendale, Ariz., in support of its new album, "Death Magnetic." The Sword will open all dates, with Lamb Of God, Down and Machine Head joining the bill on separate legs. ...

  11. Metallica's Hammett Teams With Randall Amps

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett has teamed with Randall Amplifiers to help design a line of signature products including amps, heads, combos and preamp modules. "Old-school tones and new-school technology attracted me to the potential that R ...

  12. Zomba Publishing Buys Strongsongs

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Catalog includes songs by Metallica. Catalog includes songs by Metallica. News ...

  13. Global Pulse

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rammstein's status as Germany's leading rock export of recent years is underscored by its Grammy Award nomination for best metal performance with "Mein Teil." Read Tom Ferguson's column. Rammstein's status as Germany& ...

  14. The Beat

    May 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Metallica's Lars Ulrich looks forward to the band's move from Elektra to sister label Warner Bros. Read Melinda Newman's column. Metallica's Lars Ulrich looks forward to the band's move from Elektra to sister label Warner ...