1. Doc on Legendary Bassist Jaco Pastorius to Be Official Film of Record Store Day, Compilation Planned (Exclusive)

    February 20, 2014 10:56 AM EST Stephen Kijak's documentary on the revolutionary bass guitarist Jaco Pastorius, "Jaco," will be the official film of this year's Record Store Day and Omnivore Recordings will release a collection of unissued sessions by Pasto ...

  2. '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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Metallica Has 'Enough' Songs For Next Album

    May 22, 2013 10:00 AM EDT But before they can record their first set since 2008, the metal icons are preparing the Orion Music festival and a 3D movie. "We're getting there," says bassist Robert Trujillo, "and we'll have something great, hopefully, ...

  6. 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 ...

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  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Billboard Bits: Metallica Working With Rick Rubin Again, Serena Williams Hits The Studio

    April 26, 2011 5:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Metallica to Team Up With Rick Rubin Again On Next Album According to Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, producer Rick Rubin is set to work with the band on its next albu ...

  11. Rodrigo y Gabriela / April 29, 2010 / New York (Radio City Music Hall)

    May 05, 2010 6:22 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fresh off a European tour, Mexican guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela brought foot-tapping Latin rhythms and metal energy to Radio City Music Hall last Friday (Apr. 29), joined by surprise guest Robert Trujillo of Metallica . Lead guitarist Rodrigo Sánch ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. Update: Metallica To Be Two-Bassist Band At Hall Of Fame

    April 01, 2009 8:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 It seems that Metallica will be a two-bassist band at this weekend's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction ceremony in Cleveland. A day after former bassist Jason Newsted told Billboard.com that his replacement, Robert Trujillo, would not take p ...

  14. Metallica Reuniting 'Black Album' Band For Hall Of Fame Show

    March 31, 2009 8:12 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nobody's more surprised that Jason Newsted will be playing again with Metallica this weekend than...Jason Newsted. Newsted was the Metallica bassist from 1986, when he replaced the late Cliff Burton, until he left the group in 2001. He tells Bi ...

  15. '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 ...

  16. Cuevas, Frankie J, Sponsors 'Hook Up' With Mun2

    July 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Beto Cuevas, Frankie J, Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo and Cheetah Girl Sabrina Bryan (nee Hinojosa) will be shadowed by mun2 viewers beginning tomorrow on “The mun2 Hook Up.” The new 13-episode series pairs up young Latinos with their professi ...

  17. Tipton Revisits Entwistle Recordings

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 By the mid 1990s -- an era where singer Rob Halford had exited and Judas Priest had yet to find his replacement, Ripper Owens -- guitarist Glenn Tipton was unsure of his band's future. By the mid 1990s -- an era where singer Rob Halford had exi ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. Newsted Makes Peace With Metallica Past

    May 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 To Jason Newsted, playing bass isn't as much a gift as it is a continuously sharpened talent. Much like food and water, plugging in and jamming is unrivaled sustenance in his life. It was for this rea To Jason Newsted, playing bass isn't a ...

  20. Metallica Plans 'Secret' SF Club Shows

    April 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica has scheduled four free concerts at the Fillmore in its San Francisco home town next month, the band announced on its fan club Web site. The shows will take place May 18, 19, 21, and 22. Fan Metallica has scheduled four free concerts at th ...

  21. Newsted Energized For Ozzfest Double Duty

    April 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Double duty wasn't necessarily what new Voivod member (and recently announced Ozzy Osbourne bassist) Jason Newsted had in mind when he left Metallica over two years ago, but that's exactly what he'll Double duty wasn't necessaril ...

  22. Newsted Confirmed For Osbourne's Band

    March 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As tipped here earlier this month, former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted will play bass in Ozzy Osbourne's band this summer on the Ozzfest tour. Newsted will be pulling double duty this year, as Voiv As tipped here earlier this month, former M ...

  23. Newsted To Play In Ozzy's Band?

    March 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ozzfest organizers have announced that Canadian proto-thrash outfit Voivod, which now features ex-Metallica bassist Jason Newsted, will join that heavy metal caravan, appearing on the second stage bef Ozzfest organizers have announced that Canadian ...

  24. Billboard Bits: Ozzy Osbourne, Ween, Taryn Manning

    August 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Ozzy Osbourne, Ween, Taryn Manning Former Ozzy Osbourne bassist Bob Daisley has declared his fight against Osbourne and his wife Sharon over performance royalties will continue, despite a Los Angeles judge's decision that says the oppos ...

  25. Billboard Bits: Cantrell, Ashcroft, Jennings

    February 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Jerry Cantrell, Richard Ashcroft, Waylon Jennings Former Alice In Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell will release his second solo album, "Degradation Trip," this summer via a new deal with Roadrunner. Recorded with Robert Trujillo (Su ...

  26. Ozzy's Broken Leg Forces 'Mayhem' Tour Break

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Metal legend Ozzy Osbourne has suffered a stress fracture in his leg, forcing him to postpone 10 dates on his current Merry Mayhem tour. Metal legend Ozzy Osbourne has suffered a stress fracture in his leg, forcing him to postpone 10 dates on his cu ...

  27. Ozzy Osbourne Comes 'Down To Earth'

    October 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "I feel like my brain's just been kicked in," Ozzy Osbourne says with a laugh. The seemingly unstoppable metal god is promoting his first studio set in six years, "Down to Earth" (released on Oct. 16 "I feel like my bra ...

  28. Ozzy Heads Online To Launch 'Earth'

    October 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ozzy Osbourne has lined up a special online promotion in advance of the Oct. 16 release of his new Epic studio album, "Down to Earth." Since late last week, one track from each of his prior 12 studio Ozzy Osbourne has lined up a special on ...

  29. Holiday Disc Benefits Deaf Theatre

    August 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Christmas is coming early this year with the release of "The Christmas That Almost Wasn't," a multi-artist recording based on the National Theatre of the Deaf's (NTD) staging of Ogden Nash's epic holi Christmas is coming ear ...