Posts Tagged ‘Death Magnetic’

John Bush speaks about his Metallica offer

For most people, it was hard to believe that there was a time when Armored Saint singer John Bush turned down a job offer from rock band Metallica. A lot of people might think that at time he might just look back and think about the mistake he has done.

But as John insists in a recent interview that he has actually very happy about the way things have turned out for him. He said that what people do not understand is that even though Metallica was garnering attention and fame, Armored Saint was becoming popular and doing well. For him to leave all the people he grew up with was not something that sounded appealing to him at that time. Of course, that time they had just one album in their kitty. Who knew that they would be one of the most successful bands in the world?

But even after all the accolades and sales records they have racked up, Bush thinks that the band’s short-lived attempts to take some of the pressure off James Hetfield by searching a full-time singer might have failed. Read the rest of this entry »

Metallica to perform at Rock in Rio and Lollapalooza

As Metallica finishes their highly awaited new album after 2008’s Death Magnetic, the band goes on to work very hard in playing headlining concerts. The band is all set to play a handful of gigs including Rock in Rio on 9th May in Las Vegas, as well as at Lollapalooza on 1st August, in Chicago.

The hard metal band has been doing concerts since they started back in the year 1981. They hardly took any break from their fans who like to see their live performances. In March, last year, Metallica began a tour named Metallica by Request wherein the rooters were handed the freedom to vote for the tracks on setlist, with the online votes shutting down a week before to the gig so that the band can rehearse. Read the rest of this entry »

Metallica set to co-headline Lollapalooza Fest 2015

Metallica, Florence + the Machine and Paul McCartney will headline the Lollapalooza fest. The fest is all set to take place from 31st July to 2nd August, in Chicago’s Grant Park. The metal rockers will hit the stage on 1st August and they are really pumped up for the gift.

The band recently said that this has been nearly twenty years since they have been lucky enough to take the stage at Lollapalooza, so they are over the top that they have been asked to play this year at the now annual extravaganza held at Grant Park in Chicago. They would hit the stage on 1st Aug, Saturday.

Earlier in March, speaking to Rolling Stone, Metallica man Lars Ulrich told that they hope that they would be able to play some brand new material onstage in May in the Rock in Rio USA festival. Therefore it is a possibility that fns might be able to listen to new Metallica sound at the Lollapalooza only.

Ulrich further added that the band has already made a lot of things for the forthcoming disc and that the creative elements are getting close to being done. Read the rest of this entry »

The Day That Never Comes

Metallica – The Day That Never Comes (Official Music Video) [HD]

Metallica records a new intro to “My Apocalypse”

Metallica said that they been enjoying playing My Apocalypse out on the road of their latest tour but felt like it could use something extra. So they have decided that it needed a really cool intro to set the mood to the song so James Hetfield wrote an awesome new one. Check it out and enjoy a free download of it compliments of

Death Magnetic

Metallica – Death Magnetic CD

Metallica - Death Magnetic CD

Embracing the band’s past while moving into the future, Death Magnetic “is the best album we’ve put out in, say, 15 years,” says Kirk Hammett. 10 tracks including “The Day That Never Comes.”

Metallica – Death Magnetic CD

Metallica – The Day That Never Comes – Official Video

Awesome song and great video 🙂