Dec 11, 2018The Atlantic: The 23 Best Albums of 2018
Though Drake kept watch over the Hot 100 from the No. 1 spot for much of 2018, this year in music was not one of consensus. Rather, it saw squabbles and insurgencies, with the streaming-driven atomization of tastes—and the deepening of the overall sea of songs—reaching a crescendo. Accordingly, our best-albums list is a thing of chaos, with the personal picks of our three music writers all swirled together.
The legendary heavy metal band Metallica gave Fresno more than a great show over the weekend at the Save Mart Center.
The mighty metal band’s All Within My Hands Foundation (AWMH) is launching a “workforce education initiative” intended to provide “direct support to community colleges to enhance their career and technical education programs,” according to a news release.
Dec 10, 2018The Fresno Bee: Metallica is one of the greatest metal bands ever. They proved it again in Fresno.
The band is ranked among the Big Four American thrash metal bands. The others are named Anthrax, Megadeth and Slayer. Of those, Metallica has become the most accessible and mainstream. It is the only of the four that could pull off a concert of the scope seen Sunday night at the Save Mart Center.
etallica brought their now almost three-year-long ‘WorldWired’ Tour to Golden 1 Center Friday night, and they did not disappoint the sold-out crowd. In support of the band’s 2016 album “Hardwired… to Self-Destruct,” Sacramento was the 22nd stop (of 37 scheduled dates) on the second North American leg of the tour.
Dec 8, 2018The Sacramento Bee: Metallica triumphantly rocks Golden 1, shows its love for Sacramento is strong as ever
As the final pyro flashpot had erupted in flames on Friday night, and the Golden 1 Center stage was finally silent of guitar riffage, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich surveyed the sold-out crowd and turned reflective.
Dec 7, 2018Glide Magazine: METALLICA DELIVER BIG STAGE ANTICS AND PERFECTLY-PACED METAL PERFORMANCE IN PORTLAND (SHOW REVIEW)
“Metallica family is alive and welcome to everyone,” growled James Hetfield to thousands of fans old and young.
As one walked into the sold-out Golden One Center in Sacramento on Friday night, there was a palpable sense of excitement, a certain electricity emanating from the crowd as comedian Jim Breuer was working the crowd and getting them pumped up with classic metal songs.
Dec 7, 2018Willamette Week: Metallica’s Portland Show Was a Reminder of Why They’re Still the Biggest-Ticket Metal Band in the World
Metallica have been the biggest-ticket metal band in the world for about three decades now. As easy as that is to forget when you're not face-to-face with the thrash juggernauts, their live shows quickly remind you why they're still deserving of the title.
To be named for the spirit’s creator, the late master distiller Dave Pickerell
In a market crowded with celebrity boozes, it's a whiskey worth drinking, from a band that wouldn't know how to put out a boring product if it tried.
Metallica ... And Justice For All (Deluxe) (Blackened Recordings)
After selling over 125 million albums worldwide, Metallica remains one of rock’s top bands. The Portland Moda show was a sold-out show for good reason. After more than 35 years, this band was and still is one of the best live rock bands in concert.
The band – made up of James Hetfield, Lars Ulrick, Kirk Hammett, and Robert Trujillo – recently donated $10,000 to the Utah Food Bank.
Not only did Metallica put on the biggest show Spokane has ever seen, but the band gave a huge donation to Second Harvest.
Dec 4, 2018The Spokesman-Review: Metallica draws a record-breaking crowd of 13,184 to Spokane Arena on Sunday night
Metallica’s concert at the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena on Sunday night was not only the band’s first gig in town since 2004, it broke a long-standing attendance record.
Fans packed the sold-out Spokane Arena on Sunday night to welcome Metallica back to town for the first time in more than a decade. The beloved metal masters quickly proved the long-anticipated performance well worth the wait.
Dec 4, 2018Good News Network: Metallica Has Been Donating Thousands of Dollars to Food Banks on Every Stop of Their World Tour
One of the world’s most famous rock bands is ensuring that there is food for all in the cities on their tour.
Metallica donated $10,000 to the Utah Food Bank. The band is donating to local food banks on every stop on its current tour.
In the wake of Metallica’s performance Sunday night in Spokane, the band donated $10,000 to local nonprofit Second Harvest.
Dec 3, 2018All Access Music Group: KQXR/Boise, ID APD/MD Jeremi Schlader, Almost 100 Lbs. Leaner, Interviews Metallica
On MARCH 1st of this year, he published a video on his FACEBOOK personality page challenging METALLICA to an interview with the entire band if he could lose 100lbs and keep the weight off by the time the band played TACO BELL ARENA in BOISE.
A portion of every ticket sold from last night's Metallica concert at the Spokane Arena went toward a $10,000 donation to Second Harvest.
The band barreled into a sold-out Spokane Arena show on Dec. 2 with all of the righteous fury you might expect from the legendary metal musicians.