The Latest Metallica News, Video, Interviews and Features

The News Metallica will headline the first-ever Download Germany

Metallica will head up the inaugural Deutsch Download, joined by Sabaton and Five Finger Death Punch.

The News Listen to Corey Taylor covering Metallica’s Holier Than Thou

The Slipknot frontman has paid tribute to his heroes with a banging version of their Black Album banger…

The News Elton John calls Nothing Else Matters "one of the best songs ever written", makes James Hetfield well up

The very definition of legends supporting legends: Elton John made Papa Het all teary after calling Metallica’s classic Nothing Else Matters one of the best songs ever written”.

The News "The dictionary definition of a sellout…" Watch Metallica read real one-star Amazon reviews of The Black Album

Metallica read out some brutal one-star reviews of The Black Album on Amazon during their recent Jimmy Kimmel appearance.

The News Metallica on The Black Album's success: Our core underground fans thought they were losing us

Kirk Hammett and Jason Newsted remember the sell-out’ labels thrown Metallica’s way when they released The Black Album in 1991.

The News Elton John announces new album featuring collabs with Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and more

As well as the cover of Nothing Else Matters with Miley Cyrus, WATT, Yo-Yo Ma, Robert Trujillo and Chad Smith, Elton John’s new album has a collaboration with Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder…

Features Metallica: The untold story of the album that changed everything

After four albums of world-beating thrash, Metallica looked to push things to the limit and become the biggest metal band on the planet with 1991’s colossal Black’ album. As the record turns 30 and the band celebrate with the triumphant Metallica Blacklist, Jason Newsted and Kirk Hammett look back at how it all happened…

The News Corey Taylor reveals his pick for "the perfect heavy metal album"

Spoiler alert: Corey Taylor thinks Metallica have made the perfect heavy metal album”… but which one is it?

The News Rina Sawayama shares gloriously wild cover of Metallica's Enter Sandman

Listen to genre-bending pop star Rina Sawayama’s dazzling cover of Enter Sandman for The Metallica Blacklist.

The News IDLES add their own unique spin to Metallica's The God That Failed

Listen to IDLES’ unique and typically rowdy cover of The God That Failed for The Metallica Blacklist.

Features 18 album covers that were banned or censored

Avert your eyes! These rock and metal album covers have been banned or censored so they can no longer offend those with a weak disposition…

The News Hear Royal Blood's badass cover of Metallica's Sad But True

Metal epic Sad But True gets the Royal Blood treatment for The Metallica Blacklist album.