Since Mariano Rivera retired, the guys from Metallica don't have much to do ... That's the premise of the hilarious new commercial for ESPN's SportsCenter featuring all four members of Metallica. In the 30-second clip, which you can check out below, the band are trying hard to stay busy since Yankees' pitcher Mariano Rivera called it quits last year.
When witnessing the fury of a Metallica show, it can be easy to forget just how many variables there are in making it all work. Few people know this better than Bob Cowan and Adam Correia, Metallica's two live monitor engineers.
It's time for some more behind-the-scenes footage of Metallica! The MetallicaTV crew has posted an official 18-minute video that shows the band rehearsing tunes July 1 in Rome, Italy, and then performing "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)" and "Blackened" from the actual show later that night.
If you’re a Metallica fan, you'll want to pick up the August 2014 issue of Guitar World. The issue delves deep inside of the band’s second album – the electrifying Ride The Lightning – with Kirk Hammett as your guide. as the album’s lone ballad – and Metallica’s very first – “Fade To Black” has become one of the band’s most legendary songs.
As widely reported, especially in Europe, some people weren't happy that Metallica were invited to perform at this Glastonbury Fest in the U.K. The Criticism included witty statements like: "Metallica aren't in the spirit of peace-loving Glastonbury" and "[Metallica can be] a bit abrasive."