Metallica

Metallica announce ‘Helping Hands’ vinyl album for charity

Featuring live acoustic recordings taken from the band’s benefit concert.

ESP announces the James Hetfield Signature LTD Snakebyte SE Baritone

It’s a replica of the Metallica frontman’s current axe.

Five guitarists on fame and their road to it

The journey to becoming a famous musician is long and winding, but reaching that point also has its perks and pitfalls, say these five guitarists.

Five bass legends on laying down the low-end

Billy Sheehan, Jason Newsted and Stanley Clarke, among others, share their thoughts on playing in the pocket.

Five reasons to listen to music you don’t like

Keeping an open ear and mind can be more valuable than chugging out the same riffs for hours on end.

Kirk Hammett has a new EMG signature pickup set

The Kirk Hammett Bone Breaker humbuckers mark a shift in the Metallica guitarist’s tone aspirations.

Metallica Jason Newsted Interview

This interview was originally published in 2010. By now the story of how Jason Newsted made the leap from pit to stage has become part...
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