Metallica

Metallica

Metallica is an American metal band formed in 1981 in Los Angeles, California, United States when drummer Lars Ulrich posted an advertisement in The Recycler. Metallica’s line-up originally consisted of Ulrich, rhythm guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield, and lead guitarist Dave Mustaine. Mustaine was later fired due to problems with alcoholism and drug addiction – he went on to form the band Megadeth. Exodus guitarist Kirk Hammett took his place.

Vintage Magazines with Metallica

Screamer Magazine October 1988

Screamer Magazine October 1988
Issue: October 1988. Featuring: Ratt. Also Included Femme Fatale, Jetboy, Britton, Overkill and Much More.

Screamer Magazine September 1988

Screamer Magazine September 1988
Issue: September 1988. Featuring: Metallica. Also Included Guns N' Roses, LA Guns, KIX, Kidd Comet, Masquerade, Salty Dog, Madel Fang and Much More.

Articles with Metallica

ANTHRAX – For All Kings

It’s truly difficult to overstate the prominence of Anthrax to metal fans.  Chances are if you grew up anytime after 1980, you’re more likely to hear the word “anthrax” first used to describe the New York thrash metallers rather than the actual disease or white powder in envelopes.   Being one of the Big Four, they’re… Read more »


QUEENSRŸCHE DEBUT NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR THE TRACK “GUARDIAN”

QUEENSRŸCHE debuted the ripping new music video for the track “Guardian,” which comes off the group’s highly anticipated new, full-length offering, Condition Hüman, set for a release via Century Media Records on Oct 2nd. Against the formidable obstacles of an ever-changing cultural landscape, the rise and fall of various musical trends, and the near collapse of the record industry itself, QUEENSRŸCHE… Read more »


ESSENCE REVEAL ALBUM DETAILS, PREVIEW SIX TRACKS—LISTEN!

(New York, N.Y.): Denmark’s Essence are recent Spinefarm Records signees and they have revealed details about Prime, their label debut, sharing snippets of six songs from the release.  The Danes will release Prime on October 2.  Narrowing the gap between the poppy energy of The Offspring and the youthful vehemence of early Metallica and Slayer, the album, their third… Read more »


BLACK VEIL BRIDES – Wearing Their Crown of Thorns

Just because it is 2014 doesn’t mean that hook-laden and well-crafted infectious hard rock is no longer applicable.  If nothing else, 2014 means that the universe of rock music is more versatile and healthy than it has ever been.  New bands are being formed all the time and take on their respective influences shaping songs… Read more »


First Song About Mustaine/Metallica Story, “Dave’s Lament,” To Be Released By Robert Rolfe Feddersen

Unless you’ve been in a rock n’ roll coma for the past 20 years, you’ve heard the story of Dave Mustaine being fired from superstar band Metallica. ROBERT ROLFE FEDDERSEN, formerly the frontman of well-known mid-‘90s band Loudmouth, has written a song all about this subject, appropriately titled “Dave’s Lament.” The song, which is a… Read more »


Machine Head: “Robb Flynn & Friends” Benefit Concert Announced

Members of MACHINE HEAD, METALLICA, SLAYER, TESTAMENT, EXODUS, SUICIDE SILENCE, DEATH ANGEL, FORBIDDEN, SPIRALARMS and RUBBLE will perform classic songs by BLACK SABBATH as part of an all-star tribute band that will headline the “Robb Flynn & Friends” benefit concert on Friday, January 17 at the Oakland Metro Operahouse in Oakland, California. FORBIDDEN and SPIRALARMS… Read more »


METALLICA: The Trash Stash by Jerry Ewing

Though it is an “unofficial and unauthorized” book, Metallica: The Thrash Stash is a perfect coffee table book for any true Metallica fan. Author Jerry Ewing is a rock journalist who has written for such publications as Metal Forces, Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, and Stuff. A quote from the book’s introduction makes Ewing’s metal fandom clear…. Read more »


Metallica Through The Never To Be Promoted At Comic-Con 2013

The Nuclear Blast/Stern Pinball booth (#503) will be in full promotion mode for Picturehouse’s  music-driven feature film Metallica Through The Never at this year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego, California. Picturehouse – the full-service independent film marketing & distribution company – has teamed up with Nuclear Blast & Stern Pinball to promote METALLICA’s upcoming film… Read more »


Metallica: The Thrash Stash Coming out this October

Metallica formed in 1982 in California, took over the world, and redefined the meaning of heavy metal on the way. It’s not often you get to see your favorite band go from playing a club the size of the Marquee to a cavernous concert hall such as Wembley Arena in the space of twelve days,… Read more »


Metallica Joins The Voodoo Music + Arts Experience

Metallica–one of the most influential and commercially successful rock bands in history, having sold 110 million albums worldwide and playing to millions of fans the world over–have just been confirmed as the Saturday (October 27) headliner for the 2012 VOODOO MUSIC + ARTS EXPERIENCE.  This marks the multi-platinum act’s first local performance since 2008 and… Read more »


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