The Latest Metallica News, Video, Interviews and Features

Features 11 of the best albums inspired by drugs

Like it or not, here are 11 albums that wouldn’t exist without mind- and mood-altering substances…

The News Lars Ulrich says Metallica are making "glacial" progress on their new album

There’s a little bit of movement” with the new Metallica album, says Lars Ulrich, but the band seemingly aren’t finding it especially easy in the pandemic…

The News The very best rock and metal album covers featuring the Bernie Sanders inauguration meme

Bernie Sanders (and his mittens) graces the cover of albums by everyone from My Chemical Romance to Metallica to Jane’s Addiction to Fall Out Boy…

Features How the video for Metallica's One left me scarred for life

The story of how seeing Metallica’s iconic and haunting One video at a young age left an indelible impression on one Kerrang! writer…

The News Producer Bob Rock has sold his rights to Metallica's Black Album

Hipgnosis Songs Fund have acquired Bob Rock’s producer rights to Metallica’s classic Black Album, plus several Michael Bublé releases.

Features Why 2021 will be a watershed moment for rock music

This year is going to be the most jam-packed 12 months of album releases that rock has ever seen. Here’s why…

The News Listen to Hip To Be The Sandman, an unexpectedly seamless Metallica x Huey Lewis mash-up

Metallica’s Enter Sandman meets Huey Lewis And The News’ Hip To Be Square – with bits of Megadeth and Judas Priest thrown in for good measure…

Features How Jason Newsted saved Metallica from themselves

Jason Newsted’s impact on Metallica cannot be underestimated. Here we look back at how his 15-year stint in metal’s biggest band changed both parties forever…

Features 20 classic albums that are 30 years old in 2021

Rolling back three decades to 1991: one of the greatest years for heavy music

Features 20 classic albums that are 10 years old in 2021

Take a step back in time to the world of rock and metal in 2011

The News Metallica pay tribute to the co-founder of their first label

Megaforce’s Marsha Zazula has passed away, aged 68.

Features The United States Of Metallica: The story of metal's biggest band, one state at a time

The history of Metallica, as told through the band’s most significant ties to every one of the 50 U.S. states.