Category Archives: Metallica

One of the highlights of Metallica’s shows has been watching guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo break from the band, turn the spotlight onto themselves, and perform a cover song. In the band’s set lists this is shown as “Kirk/Rob Doodle.” (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); They usually tailor the songs to
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One of the loudest bands in hard rock will be turning down the volume a notch for a special show: Metallica have announced to commemorate the first full year operation of their “All Within My Hands” foundation, they will perform a rare acoustic performance. The event will take place on Nov. 3 at the Masonic in
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According to CBC News, Metallica’s concert in Winnipeg, MB Thursday night (September 13) set an attendance record for the Bell MTS venue, with more than 17,000 fans watching the band perform. Metallica broke its own arena attendance record, previously set in 2009 when 16,130 tickets were purchased. The show was promoted by Live Nation, was set up in
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Minnesota’s favourite son, Prince, was the latest to receive a tribute the Metallica way. At every city on the trek of its current North American tour, the band’s bassist Robert Trujillo and lead guitarist Kirk Hammett take center stage and play a stripped-down tribute to a local music act, and for yesterday's (Tuesday,
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A few weeks ago it was announced that Metallica would be the recipients of Sweden’s prestigious Polar Music Prize, presented annually to “celebrate music in all its various forms” and “to break down musical boundaries by bringing together people from all the different worlds of music.” It has now been confirmed who will be
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It’s funny how life can come back and surprise you. In the case of Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell, it’s a song that he wrote as a teenager that was resurrected by metal giants, Metallica. In a conversation with Riccardo Ball of "The Metal Bar," Campbell spoke about Metallica covering his song, "Killing
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