Watch Metallica’s Live at House of Vans London Full Show

Metallica shared their 2016 show at House of Vans London as part of their weekly concert series #MetallicaMondays. It was their record release show for Hardwired… To Self Destruct (Blackened Records). The band will continue to host simultaneous fundraisers benefiting All Within My Hands every Monday for the time being. During the first two shows alone, fans raised tens of 1000s of dollars. Generous donations like these help AWMH provide grants like those announced last week to Feeding America, Direct Relief, Crew Nation, and the USBG National Charity Foundation in support of COVID-19 relief efforts. The concert will be live until next week when they will take it down and share another one. Watch it now! Continue reading

Metallica and Guns N Roses Among the Highest Earning Musicians In The World According to Forbes

According to a research report by Forbes magazine, Metallica and Guns N Roses are among the highest-paid entertainers in the world. Published on Friday (December 6), the outlet revealed Metallica earned $68.5 million this year, landing the No. 10 spot on the Forbes list of Highest-Earning Musicians. Guns N’ Roses came in at No. 25, with 2019 earnings of $44 million.To determine its rankings, Forbes considers income from touring, music and outside business ventures with the help of Pollstar, Nielsen Music and interviews with industry insiders, including many of the stars themselves. Forbes’s list measures pretax earnings and does not deduct fees for agents, managers or lawyers. Earlier this week, Billboard reported that Metallica was the highest-ranked hard rock act on the magazine’s year-end Boxscore chart, with a combined gross of $177 million from 46 reported concerts during the band’s ongoing “WorldWired” tour. The band sold 1.7 million tickets around the world during the 12-month time frame that determined the chart’s rankings. Continue reading

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Says The Band Doesn’t Appreciate His Influences

In a new interview with Annie Clark, a.k.a. St. Vincent, as part of Rolling Stone magazine’s “Musicians On Musicians” issue, Metallica lead guitarist Kirk Hammett has complained that his contributions don’t make it into new Metallica albums because the band is not receptive to some of his outside musical influences. Continue reading

Metallica Shares Teaser for Tour With Slipknot, Tickets On Sale Now

As we previously reported Metallica will take Slipknot as direct support on a tour of Australia and New Zealand next fall in one of the concert events of 2019. Tickets are on sale now, and to celebrate, Metallica released a teaser for the tour. Slipknot will release their as yet untitled new album on August 9th, via Roadrunner Records. Details and links to buy tickets to the tour can be found below. 

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