The highlights, omissions, surprises, and least interesting.
Upcoming Festival Appearances
Musicians who force us to draw a line in the sand.
“Ronnie Rising Medley” appears on the new Dio tribute album, This Is Your Life
The best Metallica song in 20 years?
It’s a long way to the top and a miserable tumble to rock bottom.
Get through the darkness and find some fresh hope.
A high-quality recording of the band’s new song. And hey, it’s pretty good.
Their first piece of new music in half a decade.
Now might be a good time to go to The Netherlands.
Plus: Dropkick Murphys, The Offspring, Body Count, and Fucked Up.
Anthrax, Rob Halford, and Tenacious D also contribute.
With help from Chinese concert pianist Lang Lang.
You ready to brawl, brother?
Everyone makes mistakes, right? Right?
Metallica will perform with a Chinese concert pianist, naturally.
200 people watched the metal legends perform from within a giant dome.
Downloads of Freeze ‘Em All available now.
Band’s European tour will keep the fest out of Detroit.
Total Request Metal.
What do Lars Ulrich and penguins have in common?
10x better than you think.