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Metallica's Guitar Techs Reveal the Band's Live Rig

The folks over at MetallicaTV have premiered a 19-minute video in which the band's guitar techs—Chad Zaemisch and Justin Crew—walk viewers through James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett's guitar rigs for the WorldWired tour. Zaemisch and Crew discuss the challenges of setting up the band's gear for the performances, which took place on the band's most elaborate stage setup (180 feet across!) to date... …

Watch Lars Ulrich's Full Interview With Dave Grohl on Beats 1 Radio

Today, Lars Ulrich released the first half of his 90-minute interview with Foo Fighters frontman and former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl. The interview took place on It's Electric!, Ulrich's online radio show on Apple Music's Beats 1.The often hilarious, wide-ranging interview covers a range of subjects, from the Foo Fighters' performance at the massive Glastonbury Festival, to the band's pre... …

Ernie Ball Presents the Hetfield & Hammett Experience

Ernie Ball has announced the launch of the “Hetfield + Hammett Experience,” a partnership with longtime Ernie Ball artists and legendary guitarists James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett that will grant three lucky winners the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hang with the guitarists at Metallica Headquarters in San Francisco, CA.Winners will also take home their choice of a Hetfield or Hammett... …

Metallica's James Hetfield Unharmed After Amsterdam Fall

Metallica's James Hetfield was unharmed after a frightening fall during the band's performance Monday night, September 4, in Amsterdam.Hetfield fell into one of the four trap doors that allowed tables of percussion to be lifted onto the stage from below. After escaping from the trench will the help of some of the band's crew, Hetfield asked the crowd "Is everybody ok?" "Yes, I'm ok," he... …

Metallica Announce Massive 'Master of Puppets' Reissue

Metallica have announced a massive reissue of their 1986 album, Master of Puppets. The album has been comprehensively remastered, and will be available in various digital and physical configurations.The Master of Puppets reissue will be available physically on November 10 as a Standard LP, Standard CD, 3 CD Expanded Edition, and Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set and digitally as a Standard CD ... …

Kirk Hammett: Joe Satriani "Kicked My Ass"

A couple of weeks ago, on Vancouver radio station CFOX, Metallica's Kirk Hammett spoke fairly candidly about his experience taking guitar lessons with Joe Satriani."It was actually very poignant," Hammett said of his first lesson with Satriani. "His first lesson to me was, 'Learn your lesson. Don't waste your time, don't waste my time. I expect you to know everything that I gave you in a week's... …

Let Metallica Take You Behind the Scenes of the Making of "Atlas, Rise!"

Metallica has released a 12-minute video chronicling the recording and creation of "N.W.O.B.H.M. A.T.M.," a track that would later morph into Hardwired... To Self-Destruct's "Atlas, Rise!"Shot by the folks over at MetallicaTV, the video shows the song's evolution essentially from the ground up; from Hetfield and Ulrich trying to assemble disconnected ideas into a song map, to Ulrich working on... …

Metallica to Live Stream Final Show of North American Tour

Metallica have announced that they will livestream their performance tonight at the Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton in Alberta, Canada, the final North American show of their current "WorldWired” tour.The stream will be available for viewing both on a webcast website the band created, and on the band's YouTube channel."What a summer!! Thank you to some of the craziest, most passionate, intense... …

Watch a Preview of Metallica's 'Carpool Karaoke' Appearance

"Enter Sandman," "One," "Creeping Death" and...Rihanna's "Diamonds"?Something in that selection of songs is definitely out of place. But, in a preview of their appearance on the Apple Music-exclusive web series, Carpool Karaoke: The Series, you can watch Metallica sing the massive Rihanna hit, a Disney selection and other unexpected tunes with comedian Billy Eichner. "A few of you who watched... …

Watch Mike Dawes' Incredible Acoustic Cover of Metallica's "One"

To celebrate the upcoming September 15 release of his latest album ERA, guitarist (and frequent Guitar World columnist) Mike Dawes posted this solo-acoustic performance of Metallica's "One."“The first single from the record is this cover of the Metallica hit ‘One,’" Dawes said. "Anyone who knows the original can identify with the challenge of performing this track solo. It’s my mum's favourite,... …

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