Salzburger Nachrichten: "Metallica gives you heavy": Starkes Konzert in Wien

Über die Bedeutung der Werke von Metallica nach ihrem "schwarzen Album" von 1991 darf man diskutieren. Aber der Ruf der US-Band als Live-Act ist unantastbar. Die einstigen Thrash-Metal-Pioniere, die längst ihr eigenes Genre sind, haben das am Samstag in Wien mit einem starken Konzert bewiesen. "Metallica gives you heavy", versprach Frontman James Hetfield. Das Publikum dankte mit viel Beifall.

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April 2, 2018 In the Press

Wiener Zeitung: Metal - what else?

"Die Frage ist: Wollt ihr es heavy? Metallica bringt euch dahin". Falls sich irgendwer aus Versehen zu Metallica in die knallvolle Wiener Stadthalle verirrt haben sollte - Sänger James Hetfield wies ihm an diesem verregneten Karsamstag-Abend den Weg.

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April 2, 2018 In the Press

Hamburger Abendblatt: Metallica feiert Familientreffen in der Barclaycard Arena

Hamburg. 200 Euro verlangen Schwarzhändler am Donnerstagabend vor der Barclaycard Arena für ein ­Metallica-Ticket. Viel Geld, gewiss, aber auch hier bestimmt eben die Nachfrage den Preis, und die Nachfrage ist groß. Wer im regulären Vorverkauf keine Karte ergattern konnte, greift tief in die Tasche, um dabei zu sein, bei der aktuellen "WorldWired Tour" der Amerikaner, die in vergleichsweise kleine Hallen und eben nicht in Fußballstadien führt.

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March 30, 2018 In the Press

Die Welt: Metallica begeistern Fans in Hamburg

Mit einem energiegeladenen Konzert haben die Metal-Ikonen von Metallica am Donnerstagabend in Hamburg ihre Fans begeistert. Vor mehr als 13 000 Metalheads in der ausverkauften Barclaycard Arena demonstrierten Sänger James Hetfield und seine Kollegen mehr als zwei Stunden lang, warum sie seit Jahren zu den größten Live-Bands der Welt zählen.

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March 30, 2018 In the Press

Ekstra Bladet: Kiks og klasse: Metallicas jyske kaos

Metallica har givet seksten koncerter på dansk grund siden årtusindskiftet. Alene i fjor spillede de fire shows i Royal Arena, men de er altså svære at blive trætte af.

Tirsdag ramte gruppen Herning for første gang, og det blev en aften, hvor legionærerne på godt og ondt - mest godt - konsoliderede de senere års status som giganter indenfor uhøjtidelig metalunderholdning for hele familien.

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March 28, 2018 In the Press

Gaffa: Metallica slår publikumsrekord i Danmark

I aftes slog Metallica så endnu en dansk rekord, nemlig publikumsrekorden ved en enkeltstående koncert i Jyske Bank Boxen i Herning. 15.300 publikummer overværede aftenens ”WorldWired”-koncert, som samtidig er det første show af sin slags i Boxen ”in the round”, med scenen i midten af salen.

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March 28, 2018 In the Press

Rolling Stone: Jack White Talks Banning Phones at Concerts With Metallica's Lars Ulrich

When Jack White announced a cell phone ban for his upcoming tour, he tipped his cap to Chris Rock, who employed a similar rule during a 2017 stand-up set at Third Man Records. White defended his decision in a recent interview with Lars Ulrich for the Metallica drummer's "It's Electric!" Beats 1 radio show, explaining how excessive technology use affects his mindset as a performer.

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March 23, 2018 ...And On Top of That

Gibson.com: Metallica is Giving Back

Metallica are auctioning off band merchandise and fun experiences to aid their All Within My Hands charity foundation. Some of the cool experiences include tickets and meet-and-greets for sold-out Metallica gigs in Prague and Munich, passes to the San Francisco Giants' Metallica night at AT&T Park and more.

An extra sweet item is an autographed drumhead that the band used while recording their album Hardwired...to Self-Destruct. An autographed copy of the Kill 'Em All reissue box set is also up for grabs.

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March 14, 2018 In the Press

Unique Experiences and Autographed Items Auctioned To Benefit All Within My Hands

May 3 Update: New items available to bid on now! http://talli.ca/AWMH-eBay

A little over a year ago we proudly launched our foundation, All Within My Hands. We thought it would be awesome to go on this journey together, so starting today we’ll be posting monthly eBay auctions with all proceeds benefiting the foundation. Each auction will include a new experience or unique item for you to bid on – some big, some small, some quirky and unusual and some collectable.

March 8, 2018 News

Rolling Stone: Metallica Set North American Arena Leg of WorldWired Tour

Metallica's WorldWired Tour will return to North America in September for a fall/winter arena jaunt in support of the heavy metal legends' latest LP Hardwired… to Self-Destruct.

The 34-date trek finds Metallica heading to cities the band didn't visit during their 25-date North American stadium tour in 2017, including some markets they haven't visited in decades: Grand Forks, North Dakota will host its first Metallica gig in 30 years on September 8th, while Metallica will also visit El Paso, Birmingham, Alabama and Sioux Falls, South Dakota for the first time in over 25 years.

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February 27, 2018 In the Press

RNZ: Dieser Triumphzug war ein ICE (plus Fotogalerie)

Mannheim. Am Ende ist die junge, völlig durchgeschwitzte Frau glücklich - und nur für einen kurzen Augenblick enttäuscht. Die Kamera zoomt ganz nah an James Hetfields Hand heran, zu beobachten auf den unzähligen LED-Würfeln, die über der Bühne der SAP Arena schweben. Zwischen den Fingern des Sängers und Gitarristen von Metallica ist ein Plektron zu sehen, zuerst verschwommen und dann ganz scharf. Mannheim ist darauf zu lesen, mit dem Wasserturm im Hintergrund.

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February 19, 2018 In the Press

Rolling Stone: Metallica to Receive Music's 'Nobel Prize'

Nearly 40 years into their career, Metallica will receive the Polar Music Prize – an equivalent award to the Nobel Prize – this coming spring. The award recognizes international excellence in music. The group will receive an award of one million Swedish kronor, roughly equivalent to $126,000. The band will donate the money to its own All Within My Hands organization, which aids communities in need with workforce education, food-bank donations and other local services.

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February 15, 2018 In the Press

Billboard: Metallica, Afghanistan National Institute of Music Named 2018 Polar Music Prize Laureates

The seminal metal band Metallica and the Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM) and its founder/director Dr. Ahmad Sarmast have been named the Laureates for the 2018 Polar Music Prize, to be presented by King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden on June 14. The announcement was made Wednesday (Feb. 14) morning at Stockholm City Hall by Alfons Karabuda, chairman of the Polar Music Prize award committee.

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February 14, 2018 In the Press