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Monday, Jun 30, 2014 at 6:30 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Metallica Strikes Back at Glastonbury Critics

Metallica Strikes Back at Glastonbury Critics

Metallica was one of the headliners at last weekend's Glastonbury Festival in England, a booking that was criticized by the British press. The band came up with a brilliant response to the backlash. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014 at 6:35 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

App of the Day: The James Hetfield Soundboard

App of the Day: The James Hetfield Soundboard

Metallica singer's lyrics sampled for Android phones Read »

Monday, Apr 6, 2015 at 4:14 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Fear FestEvil Draws Fans of Metal and Horror

Fear FestEvil Draws Fans of Metal and Horror

Metallica's lead guitarist Kirk Hammett is one of the world's leading collectors of horror movie memorabilia. And after two years of showing off a selection of his film posters and costumes at music events in an... Read »

Monday, Feb 10, 2014 at 5:04 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Ask Metallica's Hammett A Scary Question

Ask Metallica's Hammett A Scary Question

Submit a horror-related question for legendary Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett as his Fear FestEvil goes down. Read »

Monday, Jan 6, 2014 at 2:18 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Metallica's Hammett Hosts Horror and Music Festival

Metallica's Hammett Hosts Horror and Music Festival

Metallica's lead guitarist Kirk Hammett is taking his well-known love for scary movies to the next level with his own music and horror event called Kirk Von Hammett's Fear FestEvil, set to take place at Regency... Read »

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2013 at 2:12 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Metallica's Hetfield Appears at Film Screening

Metallica's Hetfield Appears at Film Screening

If we didn't get you excited enough about the impending arrival of Metallica's 3D movie extravaganza Through the Never, perhaps James Hetfield might do the trick. Read »

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013 at 5:12 PM
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By Tamara Palmer

Metallica's 3D Movie Rocks

Metallica's 3D Movie Rocks

Legendary Bay Area band releases groundbreaking concert and fantasy film. Read »

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