1. Bonnaroo: 10 Most Legendary Moments

    June 11, 2014 12:01 PM EDT From Beck's puppetry to D'Angelo's comeback to Macca's epic set, these are the 10 most unforgettable moments from the Tennessee fest. The 2014 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival , another weekend of heat, porta-potties and hope ...

  2. Katy Perry, Nick Cave, Tyler the Creator Eerily Cover "Daisy Bell" for Mark Ryden: Watch

    May 11, 2014 9:05 PM EDT 1 0 0 Last week it was announced pop art painter Mark Ryden was working with Katy Perry, Nick Cave, Tyler, the Creator and others on a limited edition record where each artist would do a rendition of the same popular 1890s song, “Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built ...

  3. Metallica Releases Demo of New Song, 'Lords of Summer': Listen

    March 19, 2014 9:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica last released new material in 2008, when "Death Magnetic," the band's ninth album, dropped, hitting No. 1 on the Billboard 200. But after footage of a new song surfaced earlier this week from a performance in Colombia, the f ...

  4. Metallica Eyes Start of Next Album Amid Other Projects

    January 16, 2014 7:15 PM EST 0 0 0 The rockers could start work on the followup to "Death Magnetic" in a few weeks. Metallica is eyeballing the start of its next album, finally, after a busy couple of weeks ahead -- including guitarist Kirk Hammett's inaugural FEAR Fes ...

  5. 'Metallica Through the Never': Film Review

    September 27, 2013 6:15 PM EDT "Metallica Through the Never" Director: Nimrod Antal Cast: James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo, Dane DeHaan Release Date: Sept. 27 (IMAX), Oct. 4 (wide) Running Time: 92 minutes The immersive, 360-degree, 3-D photo ...

  6. Metallica Give Yankees Legend Mariano Rivera the Ultimate ‘Sandman’ Farewell

    September 23, 2013 4:59 AM EDT When sporting royalty retires, they’re typically sent off on the right note. A guard of honor, a maximum capacity stadium on its feet. Tears. When New York Yankees great Mariano Rivera was farewelled at his home ground on Sunday, Metallica turne ...

  7. Comic-Con's Most Unexpected Guests: Metallica?

    July 05, 2013 7:49 PM EDT Throughout its 40-plus year history, San Diego Comic-Con has become known for being the convention that can get guests that you just wouldn't find at other conventions, whether its classic comic creators like Charles Schulz or massive movie ...

  8. Metallica’s Orion Fest Moves to Detroit – C3’s Charlie Walker Explains Why

    February 25, 2013 6:44 PM EST Accessibility and affordability were key factors that led to a location change for Metallica's second Orion Music + More festival.   Though last year's inaugural event at Bader Field in Atlantic City, N.J. -- which drew 50,000 people ov ...

  9. Bamboozle Fest Cancelled For 2013, Orion Fest Moves To Detroit

    December 20, 2012 3:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Metallica's eclectic Orion Music + More Festival is set for a second year, and is moving from the East Coast to the Midwest. Meanwhile, the Bamboozle festival will take a year off from its New Jersey residency next year, but hopes to return in ...

  10. Metallica's 'Quebec Magnetic' DVD Captures 'Two Phenomenal Shows'

    October 25, 2012 10:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Guitarist Kirk Hammett talks concert film, 3D film, and the follow-up to "Death Magnetic." Though a couple of video projects -- including a 3D movie for next year -- are dominating Metallica 's time at the moment, the group is getting ...

  11. Backbeat: Led Zeppelin Movie Premiere, Afterparty Bring in Rock and Music-Biz Royalty

    October 11, 2012 4:30 PM EDT From left: John Paul Jones, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and original drummer John Bonham's son Jason arrive for the press conference for the release of their new concert film Celebration Day . (Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)   On Tuesday nigh ...

  12. Metallica Taps 'Predators' Director for 3D Film Project

    March 08, 2012 9:25 AM EST 0 0 0 Hungarian director Nimród Antal has been tapped by Metallica to direct a 3D feature film project being described as a "marriage of narrative and concert," the band announced late Wednesday. All five members of the metal pioneers -- James H ...

  13. Jeff Beck Honors Les Paul With Special Club Gig

    June 10, 2010 8:01 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jeff Beck honored his late friend and mentor, Les Paul , with an intimate performance at his favorite haunt, the Iridium Jazz Club. The legendary Paul played there every Monday night until his death last August, so it was an appropriate place for a ...

  14. Jeff Beck Honors Les Paul With Special Club Gig

    June 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Jeff Beck honored his late friend and mentor, Les Paul , with an intimate performance at his favorite haunt, the Iridium Jazz Club. The legendary Paul played there every Monday night until his death last August, so it was an appropriate place for ...

  15. Ash Cloud Grounds Metallica Tour But Show Goes On

    April 21, 2010 7:08 AM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica braved long bus and boat rides - and bitter memories of a band member's death - to dodge the fallout of an Icelandic volcano and stick to its rigorous European tour schedule. Lead guitarist Kirk Hammett told reporters in Vilnius, wher ...

  16. Ash Cloud Grounds Metallica Tour But Show Goes On

    April 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Metallica braved long bus and boat rides — and bitter memories of a band member's death — to dodge the fallout of an Icelandic volcano and stick to its rigorous European tour schedule. Lead guitarist Kirk Hammett told reporters in Vilnius, wh ...

  17. Metallica's Making Hall Of Fame Induction A "Family Reunion"

    March 27, 2009 6:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica is using its upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction to stage what drummer Lars Ulrich calls "a sort of family reunion." "I don't think there's a better time to come together than when it's about celebra ...

  18. Metallica Talks 'Guitar Hero,' Hall Of Fame at SXSW

    March 20, 2009 8:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 Signing on for a "Guitar Hero" game was a "no brainer," according to Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich. "When 'Guitar Hero' came to us in April of last year, we said 'yes' very quickly," Ulrich told Bill ...

  19. 'Guitar Hero: Metallica' Offers New Twists

    February 04, 2009 12:22 PM EST 0 0 0 Several new gameplay twists emerge for the first time on "Guitar Hero: Metallica," which arrives in stores March 29 from Activision. Players have a double bass option on drums for the difficult and expert levels, which can be enabled by us ...

  20. New Metallica Album To Arrive On A Friday

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Like its predecessor "St. Anger," the new Metallica album, "Death Magnetic," will be released worldwide off-cycle on Friday Sept. 12. No reason was given for the switch from a traditional Monday/Tuesd Like its predecessor "S ...

  21. Metallica Confirms New Album Track List

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica has confirmed the track list for its upcoming album, "Death Magnetic," due in September via Warner Bros. Metallica has confirmed the track list for its upcoming album, "Death Magnetic," due in September via Warner Bros. ...

  22. Metallica, My Morning Jacket Sizzle On Bonnaroo Day One

    June 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In its first major U.S. outdoor festival date in several years, Metallica ran through a blistering, two-hour set Friday (June 13) to headline the first official day of music at the seventh Bonnaroo mu In its first major U.S. outdoor festival date in ...

  23. Ulrich Reveals Metallica Tour Plans at L.A. Benefit

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich revealed last night (May 14) during an intimate Los Angeles benefit concert that the band will follow the September release of its new, as-yet-untitled album with a tour Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich revealed last night ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. JOE SATRIANI, "Surfing With The Alien: Legacy Edition"

    August 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The last 15 years of guitar-based music, from grunge to nu-new wave to pop-punk to indie rock to grindcore to garage rock, have done wonders for the art of power chords and riffs. The last 15 years of guitar-based music, from grunge to nu-new wave t ...

  26. Metallica / March 18, 2006 / Pretoria, South Africa (Supersport Park)

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "Is this where all the wild animals are?" Metallica singer James Hetfield shouted at the 43,000 people jammed into Supersport Park on March 18, and it was easy to hear in the crowd's roaring response "Is this where all the wild a ...

  27. 'I' Me Mine

    October 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Santana returns to the superstar collaborative format for his latest album, "All That I Am," due this week via Arista. The disc is led by the single "I'm Feeling You," which reteams Santana with Miche Santana returns to the ...

  28. Guests Give Santana Their 'All'

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After two release date changes, full details of Santana's upcoming album, "All That I Am," have finally gelled. After two release date changes, full details of Santana's upcoming album, "All That I Am," have finally gel ...

  29. Billboard Bits: Santana, Idlewild, John O'Hurley

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Santana, Idlewild, John O'Hurley The release date for Santana's new album, "All That I Am," is on the move again. Having already been bumped from June 21 to Sept. 6, the Arista set is now pegged for a Nov. 1 release. No r ...

  30. Santana Album Pushed To September

    May 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Originally scheduled for a June 21 release via Arista, Carlos Santana's new album, "All That I Am," has been pushed to Sept. 6. The reason for the change was unknown at deadline. Originally scheduled for a June 21 release via Arista, ...

  31. Metallica Film Filled With 'Monster' Revelations

    December 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Internal fighting, therapy sessions and tumultuous making of the band's latest album are headed to the big screen in the documentary "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster." An unflinching, warts-and-all lo Internal fighting, therapy sessio ...

  32. Metallica Cancels South American Tour

    October 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran hard rock quartet Metallica has canceled its South American tour, due to kick off tomorrow (Oct. 25) in Buenos Aires. In a statement posted on the band's official Web site, the cancellation is Veteran hard rock quartet Metallica has can ...

  33. DVD Bolsters Sabbath Retrospective

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A DVD of consisting of rare performance footage will round out a nine-disc Black Sabbath collection due out for the holiday season. A DVD of consisting of rare performance footage will round out a nine-disc Black Sabbath collection due out for the h ...

  34. Metallica's Hammett, Green Day's Armstrong Wipe Out

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett was injured last week when he was stabbed by his surfboard while being tossed by a wave, according to a special report from the artist on the band's official Web site. Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett was injure ...

  35. Metallica Members Go For A Spin

    June 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 During a break from recording its next Elektra studio album, Metallica members James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, and Kirk Hammett last night (June 4) teamed up with longtime producer Bob Rock to play an un During a break from recording its next Elektra s ...

  36. Newsted's EchoBrain Sets March Release

    January 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The eponymous debut album from EchoBrain, the trio formed by former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted, will see a U.S. release on March 5 through Chophouse/Surfdog Records. Produced, recorded, and mixed The eponymous debut album from EchoBrain, the tr ...

  37. 'Essential' Set, Reissues Celebrate Cash's 70th

    January 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 To commemorate the upcoming 70th birthday of country music legend Johnny Cash (Feb. 26), Columbia Legacy will release a new compilation, "The Essential Johnny Cash," and reissue five of his vintage al To commemorate the upcoming 70th birth ...

  38. Billboard Bits: Jason Newsted, James Taylor, Treach

    October 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Jason Newsted, James Taylor, Treach Ex-Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has been confirmed to produce the new album by Dallas rock act Speedealer. The set, tentatively titled "Second Sight," is due next spring on Palm. According to ...

  39. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, DMX, Megadeth, Santana

    March 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band, DMX, Megadeth, Carlos Santana, Benny Rietveld, Kirk Hammett, Metallica A performance of "Born To Run" has been added to the upcoming "Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band: Live In New York ...

  40. Newsted Exits Metallica

    January 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has left the band after 14 years. Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has left the band after 14 years. "Due to private and personal reasons, and the physical damage that I have done to myself over the years while pl ...