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Metallica's First Show of 2020 Is Coming to a Drive-In Near You

Metallica has announced they will be taking over big screens in the U.S. and Canada for their first live performance of 2020 being filmed by the band’s stellar production crew just for this event, along with a set from guests Three Days Grace.
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The Fans Have Spoken, and This Is the Greatest Metallica Song of All Time

It’s the bracket to end all brackets… a metalhead’s dream. The band has given their official stamp of approval on the greatest Metallica song of all time.
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CDJ Today: June 6 in Classic Rock

June 6, 1981 – The first issue of heavy metal magazine Kerrang is published as a special pull-out by UK weekly music paper Sounds. AC/DC is on the front cover and there are features on Motörhead, Girlschool and Saxon. June 6, 2004 – Metallica play a rare gig at the Download Festival in England’s...
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Metallica to Share Rare Music With Vinyl Club Subscribers

Rare cuts, demos and live rarities are on the way to those who sign up for the new Metallica Vinyl Club. It’s available exclusively to Fifth Members. Each subscription includes select releases throughout the year.
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CDJ Today: March 3 in Classic Rock

March 3, 1986 – Metallica release Master of Puppets, their third album. It is the band’s final album with bassist Cliff Burton, who dies in a bus crash six months later. March 3, 1978 – Whitesnake (originally billed as David Coverdale’s Whitesnake) plays its first show in England. The band is...
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Newly Discovered Deep-Sea Creature Named After Metallica

The most metal creature in the ocean. Metallica now has a new crustacean named after them, thanks to the doctor that discovered it. It is his way of giving back to the band he loves.
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James Hetfield of Metallica Sends Message to Fans: 'My Mental Health Comes First'

After being forced to cancel two upcoming festival appearances for “recovery events” for Metallica frontman James Hetfield, the singer has written a note to fans stressing the importance of prioritizing his mental health.
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Metallica's James Hetfield Covers Eddie Money in First Performance Since Rehab

James Hetfield of Metallica is back for his first performance since re-entering rehab in September. Hetfield surprised fans at a tribute to Eddie Money, and covered the late singer on Thursday.
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Metallica and Elton John Make Big Donations to Australian Wildfires Relief

Two of the biggest names in music are making large donations to Australian wildfires relief efforts. Metallica is pledging $750,000 to the NSW Rural Fire Service and the Country Fire Authority in Victoria. The band made the announcement in an Instagram post that included a picture of a lone...
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WATCH: Metallica Rock Warsaw

Metallica released new footage from their European tour with a stop in Warsaw. The footage shows the band performing "Nothing Else Matters" in August at PGE Narodowy. The band will headline a slew of North American shows next year. Check out the video above and let us know what you think in the...
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