Metallica is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California. The band was formed in 1981 by drummer Lars Ulrich and vocalist/guitarist James Hetfield. The band's fast tempos, instrumentals and aggressive musicianship made them one of the founding "big four" bands of thrash metal, alongside Megadeth, Anthrax and Slayer. Metallica's current lineup comprises founding members Hetfield and Ulrich, longtime lead guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo. Guitarist Dave Mustaine (who formed Megadeth) and bassists Ron McGovney, Cliff Burton and Jason Newsted are former members of the band.
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He's one of the most successful, not to mention forthright music managers in the world today, so it was always likely that sparks were going to...
via Billboard at March 14, 2018
During an in-depth discussion last week at the 30th International Live Music Conference (ILMC) in London, England, METALLICA co-manager Peter Mensch spoke about the band's lasting popularity. "[METALLICA frontman] James Hetfield speaks to group of…
via Blabber Mouth at March 14, 2018
What a great story from Rob Zombie guitarist John 5 about running into Cliff Burton. The post JOHN 5 Shares The Time He Met METALLICA's Cliff Burton While Cliff Was Blow-Drying His Hair appeared first on Metal Injection.
via Metal Injection at March 13, 2018
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