Metallica members careful not to cross a ‘burnout line’

Metallica’s Lars Ulrich worries about members of the group potentially burning themselves out. The drummer formed the band with vocalist/guitarist James Hetfield back in 1981, with the current line-up comprised of the pair as well as guitarist Kirk Hammett and...

Metallica: ‘Deep down we’re still rebels, risk-takers’

Death, addiction, lawsuits… Through all the trials and tribulations, Metallica have somehow survived more than 35 years on hard rock’s relentless road. The youthful fire that scorched a blazing path through the metal scene back in the early 1980s still burns brightly,...

Metallica cut show and cancel gig after throat problems

Metallica’s James Hetfield knew that his voice was not good on Friday night at the Royal Arena in Copenhagen, Netherlands, but he managed to continue singing for much of the show. Hetfield even gave the crowd a chance to stop the show in lieu of a future date. “It’s...

Metallica set to play at 2017 Grammy Awards

Metallica will perform at the Grammy Awards is Los Angeles next month. The first round of performers for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards telecast has been announced with Metallica, John Legend, Carrie Underwood and John Legend the first four artists named. The Grammy...