torsdag 29 januari 2009

Metallica Confirmed For Rock Werchter 2009

Metallica will perform at this year's Rock Werchter Festival. This takes place in Belgium July 2nd-5th. Tickets can be booked here:

måndag 26 januari 2009

Tracks For Metallica Guitar Hero Revealed

March 29th is the release date of the Metallica Guitar Hero. The following Metallica songs will be included:

All Nightmare Long
Creeping Death
Disposable Heroes
Dyers Eve
Enter Sandman
Fade To Black
Fight Fire With Fire
For Whom The Bell Tolls
Hit The Lights
King Nothing
Master of Puppets
Mercyful Fate (Medley)
No Leaf Clover
Nothing Else Matters
Sad But True
Seek And Destroy
The Memory Remains
The Shortest Straw
The Thing That Should Not Be
The Unforgiven
Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
Wherever I May Roam

In addition to this, the following non-Metallica songs (chosen by Metallica) will be included:

Alice In Chains - No Excuses
Bob Seger - Turn The Page
Corrosion of Conformity - Albatross
Diamond Head - Am I Evil?
Foo Fighters - Stacked Actors
Judas Priest - Hell Bent For Leather
Kyuss - Demon Cleaner
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Tuesdays Gone
Machine Head - Beautiful Mourning
Mastodon - Blood And Thunder
Mercyful Fate - Evil
Michael Schenker Group - Armed and Ready
Motorhead - Ace of Spades
Queen - Stone Cold Crazy
Samhain - Mother of Mercy
Slayer - War Ensemble
Social Distortion - Mommy's Little Monster
Suicidal Tendencies - War Inside My Head
System of a Down - Toxicity
The Sword - Black River
Thin Lizzy - The Boys Are Back in Town

The Metallica Guitar Hero can be pre-ordered here:

torsdag 22 januari 2009

Metallica Confirmed For Nova Rock

Metallica will play at this summer's Nova Rock Festival in Austria. The festival takes place June 19th-21st. Read more at

fredag 16 januari 2009

Cliff Burton Biography To Be Released In June

The English journalist Joel McIver (who wrote the amazing Justice For All book) has recently finished the work of a biography of Cliff Burton. This is the first time ever the entire story of Cliff's life is published. McIver has interviewed people like Kirk Hammett, Fleming Rasmussen, Brian Slagel and loads of others. The book will be released in June but it can already be ordered at Amazon.

torsdag 15 januari 2009

Metallica Finally In Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Metallica will be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in a ceremony happening April 4th. Three years ago Metallica performed at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction of Black Sabbath.

onsdag 14 januari 2009

Metallica High On Lists Of Last Year's Most Successful Bands

Los Angeles Times reports that Metallica is on the 14th place on the list of which artists made most money during 2008. This is the income from sales of concert tickets, albums and digital downloads combined. According to LA Times, Metallica made $ 56.4 million during 2008. Number one on the list is Madonna. Read more at
In similar news, Metallilca is the third most sold album in Sweden during 2008. Duffy is number one. Read the entire list at

måndag 12 januari 2009

Metallica Will Play In Knebworth First Weekend Of August

As revealed earlier by Metallica Today, there will be a Metallica show in Knebworth, UK in the summer. It is now confirmed that this will take place the first weekend of August. I will get back with more details.

onsdag 7 januari 2009

Lars Ulrich To Join Deep Purple Reunion?

Classic Rock Magazine reports that the legendary Mark III line-up of Deep Purple are planning a reunion. According to Classic Rock, David Coverdale, Glenn Hughes, Jon Lord and Ritchie Blackmore are up for the reunion. However, since drummer Ian Paice is in the current Deep Purple line-up they need a drummer. This is where Lars Ulrich comes in. Lars says: “If they need a drummer, David Coverdale has my number.”
However, Jon Lord has made a posting on his own webpage where he says he can't see a reunion without Ian Paice.

måndag 5 januari 2009

Lars Ulrich Mentions His Favorite Album From 2008

Rolling Stone Magazine has asked Lars Ulrich about his favorite alubm from 2008. His favorite is The Sword's Gods Of The Earth. Read the entire article at

fredag 2 januari 2009

Death Magnetic 7th Most Sold Album During 2008 reports that "Death Magnetic" is the 7th most sold album in the US during 2008. The album has sold 1.57 million copies in the US alone. The most sold album during 2008 is Lil Wayne's "The Charter III".