Metallica to Perform First Show of 2020, to be Broadcast One Night Only at Drive-In Theaters

Metallica will take the stage for the first time since the September 2019 S&M2 concerts that opened Chase Center in San Francisco. Metallica will be the first rock band to be featured in the Encore Drive-In Nights series, with a full set showing August 29 at hundreds of drive-in and outdoor theaters across the United States and Canada. The show will be shot for the Encore Drive-In Nights Series at a location near the band’s Northern California headquarters and will subsequently be edited and mixed by Metallica’s award-winning production team to the highest standards possible.  The concert, the band’s first show in nearly a year, will feature material from throughout their near four-decade career and provide Metallica fans with an intimate, unique, and truly memorable concert experience.

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Metallica Shares S and M 2 Version of “Moth Into Flame”

Metallica shared a new version of “Moth Into Flame” from their forthcoming S & M2 boxed set. Arriving in stores, streaming, and mailboxes on August 28th via Blackened Recordings, the Metallica with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra also shared a teaser for the entire release and announced a ton of exclusive and limited edition merch bundles with all the typical merch, as well as special things, such as S&M2 performance-used music. S&M2 were two performances held in San Francisco in September of 2019, the second show was added after scalpers boxed out real fans from getting tickets. The band also world-premiered the concert footage in a series of exclusive global movie theater events via Trafalgar Releasing. Watch the clip here! Continue reading

Watch Robert Trujillo of Metallica Unbox the “S and M 2” Deluxe Boxed Set

Watch Robert Trujillo unbox the new Metallica “S & M 2” deluxe edition boxed set, while hanging out at the beach! Arriving in stores, streaming, and mailboxes on August 28th via Blackened Recordings, the Metallica with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra also shared a teaser for the entire release and announced a ton of exclusive and limited edition merch bundles with all the typical merch, as well as special things, such as S&M2 performance-used music. S&M2 were two performances held in San Francisco in September of 2019, the second show was added after scalpers boxed out real fans from getting tickets. The band also world-premiered the concert footage in a series of exclusive global movie theater events via Trafalgar Releasing. Read our EXCLUSIVE review of S&M2 and watch the clips and pre-order the merch below! Continue reading

Metallica Breaks Into The Billboard Charts with S and M 2 Version of “All Within My Hands”

Metallica has broken into the Billboard mainstream rock charts for the first time in five years with the S&M2 version of “All Within My Hands”! The song originally appeared on 2003’s St. Anger (Blackened Recordings) album. Arriving in stores, streaming, and mailboxes on August 28th via Blackened Recordings, S&M2, the collab of Metallica with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra. Pre-order the album and merch below! Continue reading

Metallica Shares S and M 2 Version of “All Within My Hands”, New Live Album Merch Bundles on Sale Now

As promised, Metallica dropped a ton of stuff today as they have shared a live video from their S&M2 concerts of 2019 with performances of “All Within My Hands” and “Nothing Else Matters!” Arriving in stores, streaming, and mailboxes on August 28th via Blackened Recordings, the Metallica with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra also shared a teaser for the entire release and announced a ton of exclusive and limited edition merch bundles with all the typical merch, as well as special things, such as S&M2 performance-used music. S&M2 were two performances held in San Francisco in September of 2019, the second show was added after scalpers boxed out real fans from getting tickets. The band also world-premiered the concert footage in a series of exclusive global movie theater events via Trafalgar Releasing. Read our EXCLUSIVE review of S&M2 and watch the clips and pre-order the merch below! Continue reading

Metallica to Release Delayed S&M2 Boxed Set This Summer

After missing their original release window earlier this year, Metallica will release their S&M² box set, featuring Metallica’s 2019 performance with the San Francisco Symphony will be made available in August. The news of the set’s release was broken by drummer Lars Ulrich, who chatted with Metallica superfan Tracey Bednar, a pediatric ICU nurse from Long Island, New York, during last night’s episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”. During the quarantine, the ABC program is paying tribute to those who are on the frontline of the crisis. Last night’s #HealthCareHero was Bednar, who was surprised by Ulrich with VIP tickets to a Metallica concert and a copy of the “S&M²” box set signed by everyone in the band. Continue reading