Sep 22, 2021Billboard: Metallica Paints the Billboard Rock Charts 'Black' With New Re-Release & 'Blacklist'
The 30th anniversary reissue of ‘Metallica’ drives it to No. 1 on the Top Rock Albums and Hard Rock Albums charts, while its covers companion also enters.
Sep 22, 2021NME: Metallica’s Lars Ulrich says it’s “still surreal” to have a “record of this magnitude” in ‘The Black Album’
It went straight to Number One on the US Billboard chart in 1991
Sep 22, 2021Guitar World: Metallica's James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett reveal The Black Album's deepest, darkest secrets in this classic 1991 Guitar World interview
Shortly before their seminal self-titled LP went stratospheric, the metal titans tell all: arguing over guitar solos, shaking up their gear, fighting with Bob Rock, and the mystery behind ...And Justice For All's missing bass
Sep 21, 2021Rolling Stone: Metallica Unleashes ‘Seek & Destroy,’ ‘Master of Puppets’ at Surprise Show at Chicago’s Metro
The band performed another intimate surprise show on Monday
Sep 21, 2021Block Club Chicago: ‘Metallica Emergency’ For Fans As Band Plays Surprise Show At The Metro
Fans scrambled to the legendary venue Monday afternoon after the Hall of Fame metal band announced it would play a surprise gig there.
Sep 21, 2021udiscovermusic: M Means Music Podcast Takes A Deep Dive Into Metallica’s ‘The Black Album’
‘M Means Music’ is hosted by veteran UK music writer, DJ, and music consultant Daryl Easlea.
Metallica went back to the beginning on Monday night (Sept. 20) during an intimate club show at Chicago's 1,100-capacity Metro that included a surprise 16-song set for fans.
It documents the band's "hectic performing schedule, rehearsals, interviews" and more
Metallica played a surprise “pop-up” show at The Metro in Chicago last night, September 20, the second such intimate club performance they’ve sprung on fans same day in the past week (following one in San Francisco’s 500-capacity The Independent last Thursday).
Watch "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)," "For Whom The Bell Tolls" and "Master Of Puppets" from last night's show.
Last week Metallica played a surprise hometown show at San Francisco’s 500-capacity club The Independent – their first proper live gig in 738 days!
Sep 20, 2021mxdwn.com: Metallica’s Self Titled Album Returns To Billboard’s Top 10 After Nearly Three Decades
Metallica’s landmark 1991 self-titled fifth LP, better known as “The Black Album,” has returned to the Top 10 of the Billboard 200 chart for the first time in 29 years.
According to Billboard, Metallica's self-titled album, commonly known as the "Black Album," sold 37,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending September 16 to land at position No. 9 on the Billboard 200 chart.
Sep 20, 2021Loudwire: Metallica’s ‘Black Album’ Back Inside Billboard Top 10 for First Time Since 1992
Metallica recently dropped a massive 30th anniversary reissue of their hit 1991 album, Metallica, better known as the 'Black Album,' and it put the record back inside the Top 10 of the Billboard 200 for the first time since Aug. 22, 1992, when the record hit No. 10.
Sep 20, 2021Block Club Chicago: Metallica To Play Surprise Show At Metro Monday Night, Their First Concert There Since 1983
As word spread of the $20 concert, a line formed down Clark Street as fans tried to score tickets.
Sep 20, 2021ABC7: Metallica Chicago: Rock band sells out surprise concert at the Metro in Wrigleyville Monday night
The show sold out by 3 p.m., the band announced on Twitter
Metallica will play an unexpected performance at Chicago’s Metro Monday night, the venue announced, and tickets are only $20.
Sep 19, 2021Billboard: Metallica's 'Black Album' Returns to Top 10 on Billboard 200 After 30th Anniversary Reissue
Metallica’s 1991 self-titled No. 1 album surges back into the top 10 on the Billboard 200 chart for the first time in 29 years, following the set’s 30th anniversary reissue on Sept. 10.
The Black Album is one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed records of all time
Sep 17, 2021NME: Metallica play first full concert of 2021 with surprise club show in San Francisco
The metal veterans played a 16 song set spanning hits across their entire back catalogue
Sep 17, 2021Beaumont Enterprise: I went to Metallica's secret show at a tiny San Francisco venue Thursday night
Metallica welcomed a pumped-up, ready-to-mosh crowd of 500 people at the Independent in San Francisco on Thursday night for a two-hour set of thrashing speed metal, marking the band's first live appearance since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
30 years on from its release, the band and famous fans – including Alessia Cara and Sam Fender – celebrate the masterpiece with sprawling covers album ‘The Metallica Blacklist’.
Bay Area legends Metallica are doing a "secret" show today at The Independent, and as of just before 3 p.m. the line was apparently not too bad.
A surprise concert by Metallica at the Independent in San Francisco sold out minutes after the band announced the show on Thursday, Sept. 16.