We first heard about the Nixon x Metallica watch collaboration around the same time that the metal legends launched their music-infused Blackened whiskey. The thrash-tastic timepieces are finally here, and lead guitarist Kirk Hammett wants you to buy one.
Metallica performed a special one-off unplugged show in their native Bay Area this past weekend (watch footage here), the proceeds of which went towards the band’s own charity organization, All Within My Hands, and the various funds it supports.
Few, if any, active American rock bands hold the global influence that Metallica has.
Nov 5, 2018Consequence of Sound: In Photos: Metallica Go Unplugged at San Francisco Benefit Show (11/3)
Taking a break from the current leg of their “Worldwired Tour”, Metallica hosted a special acoustic performance and auction at the Masonic Auditorium in San Francisco on Saturday night (November 3rd), raising funds for their All Within My Hands Foundation, which aims to “create sustainable communities by supporting workforce education, the fight against hunger, and other local services.”
Nov 5, 2018Revolver: SEE METALLICA PLAY ACOUSTIC "DISPOSABLE HEROES," "SANDMAN," MORE AT CHARITY EVENT
Metallica took the stage at San Francisco venue The Masonic on Saturday (November 3rd) and played a very special acoustic set, with 100 percent of the profits going to their nonprofit foundation All Within My Hands, which benefits food banks across America and cancer survivor support groups.
Nov 5, 2018Guitar World: Watch Metallica Perform “Enter Sandman” and Other Songs at Rare Acoustic Show
Metallica performed a rare acoustic set on at the Nob Hill Masonic Auditorium in San Francisco Saturday, November 3, to benefit their All Within My Hands charity.
Metallica supported its All Within My Hands charity foundation with a 12-song acoustic set this past weekend in San Francisco.
When they first appeared on the scene, Metallica were viewed as the bad boys in an era of generous rock stars like U2, Peter Gabriel, and Sting (James Hetfield certainly wasn’t talking about the rain forest in between songs).
Nov 5, 2018The Mercury News: Interview: Metallica on giving back, feeling grateful and being surprised
We realized that shouting from the rooftops about what we’re doing would encourage other people to join in.
For fans of a band that usually sells out arenas and stadiums, the chance to see one of your favorites playing an all acoustic set in a small theater setting can be a rare treat.
James Hetfield is accustomed to performing in large stadiums filled with tens of thousands of fans. And he usually has his electric guitar in his hands in those situations.
Nov 4, 2018The San Francisco Chronicle: Metallica unplugs at lavish benefit concert in San Francisco
The last time Metallica played a concert in San Francisco, a chilly outdoor set against the backdrop of City Hall for the Dreamforce conference in September, it drew noise complaints from several area codes.
Early on into Metallica’s fundraiser show at the Masonic last night, singer James Hetfield took a moment to give a shoutout to his brother sitting in the audience, and mentioned how their mom would’ve been proud of him and this event.
Nov 2, 2018Planet Rock: Metallica T-Shirt Day launched to celebrate '… And Justice For All' reissue
The heavy metal icons are calling on all their fans to wear Metallica t-shirts today and post pictorial evidence on social media along with the hashtag #MetallicaTShirtDay.
Last year, James Hetfield stated emphatically his opposition to remixing …And Justice For All to give Jason Newsted’s barely audible bass guitar a more prominent presence, preferring to conserve the album’s original character accurately, for better or worse.
Nov 2, 2018Revolver: SEE METALLICA TALK MAKING '...AND JUSTICE FOR ALL,' CLIFF BURTON'S DEATH, MORE
While promoting the forthcoming 30th anniversary box set release for landmark album ...And Justice for All, Metallica were joined in Pittsburgh by longtime rock journalist and Rolling Stone senior editor David Fricke, who was responsible for writing Metallica's first feature in Rolling Stone in 1989, making him uniquely qualified to revisit those days with the band.
Over the course of their career, Metallica have done it all: multiple stadium tours, a feature film, a show in the Arctic Circle and have sold millions of albums to fans across the world.
Nov 2, 2018Billboard: Metallica Pulls Out (Almost) All the Stops With Deluxe '...And Justice for All' Reissue
A monumental achievement that rocketed the once-fringe subgenre of thrash metal into the zeitgeist, ...And Justice for All inarguably captures Metallica at the peak of its musical ambitions.
Thirty years after its initial release, the second-best selling Metallica album is finally getting the remaster/repackage/reissue treatment.
Nov 1, 2018Consequence of Sound: Metallica unleash jam-packed deluxe reissue of …And Justice For All: Stream
Today marks the deluxe reissue of Metallica’s 1988 disc, …And Justice For All, their first album following the death of bassist Cliff Burton. Subscribers of Apple Music and Spotify can stream it below.
With septuagenarian bands like The Rolling Stones, Deep Purple and The Who still going strong, Lars believes that Metallica, who have an average age of 54.5, also still have many years left in them.
On the last day of October 2011, the biggest heavy metal band of all time took what the majority of commentators consider to be their foolhardiest mis-step in a career littered with mis-steps.
Oct 30, 2018NME: How long do Metallica plan to keep playing for?
Metallica have resolutely rejected any rumours that they could be hanging up their guitars for good.