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Yes, there will be a Metallica song on the the next Guitar Hero!
Lars and Kirk both appear in the upcoming film "Get Thrashed," a documentary film about the rise, fall and impact of thrash metal, screening in San Francisco on July 14th and New York on July 25th.
Metallica graces the cover of this month's Q magazine with a new interview of each band member and an exclusive photoshoot from HQ!
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  Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Metallica at Epinions.com
I first heard Metallica when a friend dropped the needle on 'Ride The Lightning' back in 1984, and I quickly realized what I had heard was different from anything else I had heard up to that point.
And, as Metallica has so poignantly expressed, the memory still remains of those four brazen kids commanding the stage with their youthful zeal.
Metallica has come along way from their early thrash leanings, but one thing's for certain, Metallica is still a garage band only the garages they play in are a lot bigger these days.
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  Metallica - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Metallica was formed in Downey, California, in 1981 by Lars Ulrich, drummer and son of tennis prodigy Torben Ulrich, along with guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield whom he met after each had placed classified advertisements in the publication The Recycler.
Metallica debuted an untitled song nicknamed "The New Song" in Berlin, Germany on June 6th, 2006 on the European leg of the Escape from the Studio '06 mini tour.
Metallica opened both nights and the concert was held at SBC Park.
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 Metallica @ Soundbug
Metallica was formed in Los Angeles, California in 1981 by drummer and former tennis protegé Lars Ulrich, and guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield, who met after each had separately placed classified advertisements in the American publication The Recycler.
Metallica's formation was seen by some fans as a direct reaction to the prevalent rock and roll music of the early 1980s.
Metallica also wrote (and Kamen scored) two brand new songs for the event, "No Leaf Clover" and "- Human." The recording was eventually released as the album S&M (a word play on Symphony and Metallica, as well as being the common abbreviation for Sadism and Masochism) in November 1999 on both CD and VHS/DVD.
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Formed in California in the early 80s, Metallica didn't invent speed-metal, but they might as well have: their stuttering guitars, stop and start precision, thrashing drums, and snarling vocals have more or less defined the genre.
My ideal Metallica record would combine the unstoppable pristine fury of their early records with the pulsing swagger of the Metallica/Load period, and that'll probably never happen, so if you're curious about the full scope of the band, you'll have to pick up one record from the 80s and one from the 90s.
Metallica knocked out these five tracks in a week, thereby avoiding the perfectionism that can make their work sterile, and for once they actually sound like they're having a good time (The Misfits' "Last Caress/Green Hell").
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 Metallica, Where The Wild Things Are
Metallica went on the road for a two month tour with Raven for the "Kill 'Em All For One" tour (the Raven album at the time was entitled All for One).
Metallica's two tour buses were making their way along a god-forsaken road that lies somewhere between the Scandinavian cities of Stockholm and Copenhagen.
MTV presented a Metallica contest that was so huge it took four tractor trailers to deliver the prizes to the homes of the four contest winners.
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 Metallica History
Metallica (the band name was actually "stolen" by Lars from a friend of his who wanted to call a fanzine like that) began gaining a large word-of-mouth reputation, particularly in Europe.
Metallica's landmark 1986 tour opening for Ozzy Osbourne is surely one of the most important events in the history of thrash.
Despite the tremendous breakthrough Metallica made with "Master Of Puppets", the Ozzy shows and the public acceptance of thrash, 1986 still ended on a grim note, as Cliff Burton was killed in a tragic tour bus accident during the Scandinavian leg of the tour.
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 Metallica MP3 Downloads - Metallica Music Downloads - Metallica Music Videos
Metallica expanded the limits of thrash, using speed and volume not for their own sake, but to enhance their intricately structured compositions.
But Metallica completely crossed over into the mainstream with 1991's Metallica, which found the band trading in their long compositions for more concise song structures; it resulted in a number one album that sold over seven million copies in the U.S. alone.
By the '90s, Metallica had changed the rules for all heavy metal bands; they were the leaders of the genre, respected not only by headbangers, but by mainstream record buyers and critics.
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One of my problems with Metallica during their golden 80s years is that every album they released in that time was topped by another from the year.
metallica open up very deep issues togerther with the powerful and trashey sound hit home truths thaty are otherwise unpercivable by the world in general you can either accept it or rebel to it to accept it on a deeper level is in harmony with true freedom who is for it cant be against it.
It's unfortunate that Metallica's first cheaply available live album (yeah, Binge and Purge had come out many years before, but that's part of a big mega-expensive set) had to come at this point in their career, because there's a lot of mediocre late-period material to be found here.
www.johnmcferrinmusicreviews.org /metallica.htm   (15172 words)

 No Life 'til Metal - CD Gallery - Metallica
By the end of the 90's, Metallica was established as the pioneer of modern metal, but are now more popular with grade school kids than with their original fan base who felt betrayed by their more recent modern rock sounds.
Metallica's style here was reminiscent of Diamond Head's "Lightning to the Nations", with a slightly more punk attitude and frantic guitar delivery.
Metallica unplugged sounds like an oxymoron to me. Still, the songs all seem to work well in an acoustic setting, with the possible exception of "Creeping Death." I'm not sure that this song couldn't work in an acoustic setting, but it doesn't on this disc.
www.nolifetilmetal.com /metallica.htm   (4247 words)

 Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A documentary crew followed Metallica for the better part of 2001-2003, a time of tension and release for the rock band, as they recorded their album St. Anger, fought bitterly, and sought the counsel of their on-call shrink.
According to James Hetfield Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004) was originally to be a 6 part mini-series for VH1 inspired by the success of MTV's "The Osbournes" (2002).
Metallica illustrate how far they are now removed from their macho roots by hiring a therapist.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Metallica: Music: Metallica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Originally released in 1991, 'Metallica' (also known as the'Black Album') was the band's fifth studio LP and the one which gave them their first taste of commercial success.
Metallica have been accused of a lot of stuff over the years, but no-one can doubt that this is a work of art!
having seen Metallica in all their glory on the Puppets tour only days before his sad demise, it was clear that Cliff was the "luke-warm water" (ref: another iconic rock bassist, Derek Smalls) element in the band, in-so-much-as he seemed to add some much needed feel into the band's otherwise technical sound.
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 Amazon.ca: Metallica: Music: Metallica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Metallica delivered the goods in the 90s and this album blows Motley Crue's self-titled album in 1994 out of the water.
Metallica's Black album and the innovative set Use Your Illusion I and II from Guns N' Roses rank as the best metal albums in the 90s.
Metallica has great music, in my opinion this and MOP are the strongest Metallica albums out there, my favorite song on this album is enter sandman, but also Metallicas song sound too much the same, the guitars are really heavy and sometimes you cant indentify a certain melody that captures the listeners attention.
www.amazon.ca /Metallica/dp/B000002H97   (1012 words)

 Rock On The Net: Metallica
Metallica, consisting of James Hetfield on vocals and guitar, Lars Ulrich on drums, Kirk Hammett on guitar, and Jason Newsted on bass, formed in 1981 when Hetfield met Ulrich in California and decided to form a band (after running an ad in The Recycler).
Metallica performed together in California for the first time live and cut their first demo record the next month.
Metallica toured with the Monsters of Rock package tour before heading out on their own world tour.
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 Metallica Rips Napster -
Metallica filed a lawsuit against Napster in the US District Court, Central District of California, alleging that the company encourages piracy by enabling and allowing its users to trade copyrighted songs through its servers.
Metallica’s management company, New York-based Q Prime, issued a statement that said, "Facilitating that effort are the hypocritical universities and colleges who could easily block this insidious and ongoing thievery scheme."
Metallica is no stranger to referring to legal issues in its work -- the band's album "And Justice For All" was nominated for a Grammy in 1995.
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 Metallica : Metallica - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
After the muddled production and ultracomplicated song structures of...And Justice for All, Metallica decided that they had taken the progressive elements of their music as far as they could and that a simplification and streamlining of their sound was in order.
The song- and riff-writing slips here and there, a rare occurrence for Metallica, which some longtime fans interpreted as filler next to a batch of singles calculated for commercial success.
In retrospect, Metallica is a good, but not quite great, album, one whose best moments deservedly captured the heavy metal crown, but whose approach also foreshadowed a creative decline.
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 Metallica Discography at CD Universe
This entry into the Music Box series comes from heavy metal giants Metallica, who are sometimes uncomfortable in their status as one of the biggest bands in the world.
Metallica deflated the pomposity of 1970s rock, while reinvigorating heavy metal with their fast, fierce, and surprisingly melodic sound.
By the '90s, Metallica's non-stop touring and landmark albums made them one of the biggest--and most respected--rock bands on the planet.
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 Slashdot | Shut Down Metallica, Not Napster
Metallica's name-gathering is an ugly, excessive and noxious assault aimed at curbing the free movement of information and ideas that characterizes the Internet, while doing little to resolve the many copyright, commercial and other issues involved in the free music controversy.
Metallica is invading its fans' privacy, challenging the ability of others to move freely and privately about the Net and the Web -- perhaps the hallmark social, creative and educational feature of the Internet.
Metallica has always claimed to be about their fans (forget the 10's of millions of $$$ that they make:) yet they just went off and stuck at their fans.
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 Metallica - St Anger : album review
Enough was indeed enough for Hetfield and co. A decade on from their landmark Black Album saw hair trimmed and albums criticised.
St Anger, while not flawless, sees Metallica wipe the floor of nu-metal and piss back on it again - the bonus DVD even does so, featuring each track live in rehearsal.
Like a simple polaroid, St Anger captures a moment with Metallica at their most honest, creative and willing in years.
www.musicomh.com /albums/metallica.htm   (693 words)

 Amazon.com: Metallica: Music: Metallica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It's a bit ironic that Metallica's least heavy release up to that point was the one that made metal mainstream.
This was Metallica's monster album (pun only slightly intended), but it's ironic that it was almost nothing like the four that proceeded it.
I prefer the first three to this, but then again I can remember when Metallica was releasing bootleg recordings on picture discs instead of taking their fans to court.
www.amazon.com /Metallica/dp/B000002H97   (1696 words)

 ENCYCLOPEDIA METALLICA - For fans, by fans.
Welcome to encycmet.com, the biggest and most visited Metallica fan site.
I started the site in 1996 and it has been my life ever since.
Tabs, Guitar tabs, Bass tabs, Fresh tabs, Metallica tabs
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 Metallica News - Topix
Metallica: Bilbao BBK Live Footage Of 'The Other New Song...
METALLICA: BILBAO BBK LIVE Footage Of 'The Other New Song' Available - June 30, 2007 Low-quality, fan-filmed video footage of METALLICA performing a new track, tentatively dubbed "The Other New Song", during...
I edit the Metallica News pages on Topix when no humans are available to help.
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