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Review: Watch this band stun with Metallica's 'Enter Sandman' on cello Special

Finland's multi-platinum cello-rockers, Apocalyptica, has covered "Enter Sandman" by Metallica on cello, and the result is magical.

Metallica rock at London's O2 Special

London - Metallica gave a spellbounding concert at London's O2 Arena, thumping through classic numbers together with tracks taken from their new album. The concert backdrop consisted of some impressive digital projection.

Metallica's 'Hardwired... to Self-Destruct' is certified platinum

Uniondale - Acclaimed heavy metal group Metallica has a major reason to celebrate. Their "Hardwired... yo Self-Destruct" album been certified platinum.

Review: Metallica puts on electrifying show at Nassau Coliseum in NY Special

Uniondale - On May 17, acclaimed heavy metal band Metallica headlined NYCB Live, where they performed at Nassau Coliseum on Long Island, for an excellent turnout.

Metallica sells out Minneapolis stadium in less than 10 minutes

Minneapolis - Acclaimed band Metallica announced its headlining concert at Minneapolis' brand new U.S. Bank Stadium, and it is already sold out.

Op-Ed: Madonna versus BBC1 — Too old for radio?

BBC1 has dropped Madonna from its playlist. Her new single won’t be played. She is not happy, but the question is now who’s out of touch? If the modern music market is currently saturated with easy bake pop songs, where do you draw the line?

Metallica stars in hilarious 'This Is SportsCenter' commerical

Heavy metal band Metallica is featured in a funny 30-second television commercial for "This Is SportsCenter" that will air on ESPN.

Metallica breaks sales record with 'The Black Album'

Iconic band Metallica's self-titled fifth studio album has been referred to as "The Black Album" It has become the first CD to scan over 16 million units in SoundScan's history.

Metallica performs national anthem at San Francisco Giants game

San Francisco - Multi-Grammy winning heavy metal band Metallica played the national anthem at San Francisco's AT&T park on Friday, May 16.

Lars Ulrich: Metallica in the 'fourth inning' of next album

Six years since their last studio album, Metallica are seeing their way across multiple summer festivals in Europe and working on material for a new LP – and it’s about time.

Metallica brings heavy metal concert to sub-zero Antarctica

Metallica, one of the most recognizable metal bands in the world, offered an unusual concert in Antarctica. About a hundred fans heard the group through headphones to avoid environmental impact disrupting the peaceful life of Antarctic fauna.

Metallica books gig in Antarctica

The heavy metal legends of Metallica have announced what could arguably be their most badass concert to date — a live gig in Antarctica.

Review: Megadeth rocks out New York City as part of their 'Gigantour' Special

New York - On August 7, acclaimed heavy metal group Megadeth brought their “Gigantour” to the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.

Metallica launch own record label Blackened Recordings

The band Metallica has launched their own record label, Blackened Recordings, and they have also taken ownership of their master recordings.

Lou Reed and Metallica announce collaborative album

Metallica and former-Velvet Underground rock legend Lou Reed have teamed up for a joint record which is nearing completion.

British metal fans launch campaign to make metal music a religion

A chart-topping heavy metal song by Metallica, called Enter Sandman, starts with "Say your prayers little one, Don't forget my son, To include everyone, I tuck you in, Warm within, To keep you safe from sin, 'Til the sandman he comes ..."

Metallica and Others-Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame presented inductees last night live on the Fuse channel, and in person in Cleveland, Ohio.

Volsung Performs for 'Guitar Hero' Metallica Premier

Who is Volsung? The band, Volsung, was scheduled to perform in a 10:000 P.M. Secret Show for South by Southwest, in Austin Texas. The celebration was for the "Guitar Hero: Metallica" launch party.

Metallica: Terrorist threat?

Metallica singer James Hetfield was investigated by UK airport officials who believed he was a terrorist. He was barred entry to Luton airport and questioned by staff because of his "Taliban-like beard".

Swedish couple wants to name baby Metallica

Six-month-old baby girl Metallica has already been baptized, but the Swedish National Tax Board refused to honor the name. The Board is responsible for registering the population and giving out personal identification numbers.

Metallica Signs On With iTunes Signalling the Sad But True Decline of Music Retail Stores

Digital Journal — After years of being poster boys for the anti-downloading music movement, heavy metal band Metallica has pulled their hair out of their eyes and joined the digital age of music. The band has announced they will be selling music throug. Offering Free Digital CDs to 500,000 My.MP3.Com Users

SAN DIEGO -, Inc., the Internet's premier Music Service Provider, today launched its Instant Music Program to deliver free, full-length digital CDs ("Net CDs") to 500,000 registered users. For a limited time, will di...

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Kirk Hammett and James Hetfield playing at Metallica show in England.
Kirk Hammett and James Hetfield playing at Metallica show in England.
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Metallica performing at the 02.
Metallica performing at the 02.
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Metallica s 2017 European Tour comes to London.
Metallica's 2017 European Tour comes to London.
Metallica performing at the O2 Arena
Metallica performing at the O2 Arena
Metallica frontman James Hetfield at the Ahoy Rotterdam in the Netherlands  March 2009.
Metallica frontman James Hetfield at the Ahoy Rotterdam in the Netherlands, March 2009.
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