In a geodesic dome surrounded by a small group of Latin American contest winners and research scientists, Hetfield, Ulrich, Hammet, and Trujillo performed a short set of old hits at a site near the heliport at Carlini Argentine Base, Antarctica.
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich had said earlier this year that the band hoped to find a permanent location for the festival, after debuting the show in Atlantic City in 2012 and moving to Detroit for 2013.
If there’s a guidebook to aggressive rockers aging gracefully, Chris Cornell is writing it right now, with his live shows.
“Are we Beliebers? Yes,” frontman James Hetfield said.
Metallica have played every continent but one. That’s going to change when the thrash metal legends cross Antarctica off of their to-do list for a one-off show, when they play the Argentine Antarctic Base Carlini on December 8.
‘The Merciless Book of Metal Lists’ gets into a crucial part of the heavy metal culture, namely, arguing about who is great, who sucks, and who is a poser.
For latest Radio.com Inside Out mini-documentary, Metalheads Talking Metal, we sat down with some of the icons of the last few decades of heavy metal and hard rock to talk about the culture, why it’s so enduring, and how it has changed.
After decades playing bass in for Flotsam & Jetsam, Voivod, Ozzy Osbourne and, of course, Metallica, Jason Newsted is now leading his own balls-to-the-wall metal band as a bassist/frontman, Lemmy style.
Metallica has been doing the film festival circuit (and even played at San Diego’s ComicCon) as if the film is a cinematic event. But the film comes off as more of an extended music video…
“For all those that didn’t get to see Kill ‘Em All, Master of Puppets, we have all those props and there’s a story line to give it longer legs so it’s just not a concert footage film.”
To aid in the promotion of Metallica’s larger-than-life IMAX motion picture, the band has just released Master of Puppets (live) featuring scenes from the new concert adventure “Through The Never.”
Producer Flemming Rasmussen talks to us about the storied production of ‘…And Justice For All’, and Jason Newsted offers his theory on where his bass parts disappeared to.
Metallica will peel off the music from their forthcoming 3-D feature film, Metallica Through The Never, and release it as a stand-alone two disc set on September 24, just days before the movie hits IMAX theaters nationwide.
In 1983 the heavy metal scene was flourishing on the Sunset Strip. 382 miles north of L.A. in San Francisco, there was Metallica.
Why launch their 3D movie at Comic-Con? Lars Ulrich tells us: “It’s not like a bunch of 60-year-old music critics smoking cigarettes without filters.”