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Metallica announce S&M 20th Anniversary Show

From the official Metallica website. In celebration of the historic Grand Opening of San Francisco’s Chase Center, we are beyond honored to be joining together with the San Francisco Symphony for the first time in 20 years! Join us on Friday, September 6th for S&M²: a one-night-only show featuring the […]

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Metallica & Slipknot heading to Australia

From Loudwire. This may just be the most important tour announcement of the year so far – Metallica have just announced a 2019 tour with Slipknot. The tour run consists of six shows in Australia and New Zealand this coming October. The announcement came earlier today (Mar. 7). Tickets for the tour go […]

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Metallica to release acoustic live album for charity

From Samaritan Mag: Legendary thrash metal band will be donating all proceeds from their forthcoming Helping Hands…Live & Acoustic at The Masonic towards their All Within My Hands Foundation (AWMH) charity with the goal of supporting their anti-hunger and education-related initiatives. The band behind such heavy metal classics as “Creeping Death,” “Seek & Destroy” […]

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Cassette sales grow 90% in 2018

  From Planet Rock. The humble cassette tape is continuing to enjoy a mini resurgence in popularity, according to newly released figures. Annual cassette sales were a meagre 4,333 in 2013, however by 2017 this figure had mushroomed to 22,011 – more than double 2016’s sales tally of 10,912. The […]

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Live to thrash, thrash to live

With recent news that Slayer would be doing one last world tour, we thought we would have a look back at Thrash Metal, or simply thrash. A subgenre of heavy metal which is characterized by its overall aggression and often fast tempo. The songs usually use fast percussive beats and […]

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Metallica Announce London Pop-Up Shop

From Kerrang! and the official Metallica Twitter account. METALLICA ANNOUNCE LONDON POP-UP SHOP Master Of Pop-Ups, Hardwired… To Self-Scan, Trapped Under Price…   Ahead of their UK headline tour, Metallica have announced they’ll be opening a pop-up shop in London. The shop will be open from October 18 – 23 between 12pm – 8pm, except the 23 […]