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  • Metallica Announces North American WorldWired Tour Dates

    Metallica Announces North American WorldWired Tour Dates

    Fresh off of their performance at the Grammys, Metallica has announced a North American leg of their “WorldWired” tour. The trek, which kicks off May 10th in Baltimore, will be in support of their latest album, Hardwired… To Self-Destruct. It will be the band’s first full-scale North American tour since 2009. After the Baltimore, Maryland... »

  • Metallica: Atlas Rise / For Whom The Bell Tolls on Jimmy Kimmel Live

    Metallica: Atlas Rise / For Whom The Bell Tolls on Jimmy Kimmel Live

    Metallica made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live on December 14th in support of their new album, . They performed “Atlas, Rise!”, from the new album in the first segment before going old school in the second with “For Whom The Bell Tolls”. Hardwired… to Self-Destruct, which features Robert Trujillo, debuted at #1 worldwide. »

  • Robert Trujillo Talks on Learning Metallica’s “…And Justice For All” Songs

    Robert Trujillo Talks on Learning Metallica’s “…And Justice For All” Songs

    Metallica’s …And Justice For All is one of the band’s most classic albums, but it’s often maligned by bass players due to the almost inaudible bass. Bassist Jason Newsted‘s bass was just about mixed out of the album. Current member Robert Trujillo recently told Rolling Stone Australia that songs from the 1988 album were hardest... »

  • Metallica: Moth Into Flame

    Metallica: Moth Into Flame

    Metallica has given another preview of their upcoming album Hardwired… to Self-Destruct, due out November 18th. Similar to “Hardwired“, “Moth Into Flame” is another thrasher anchored by bassist Robert Trujillo, who also handles backup vocals. Trujillo recently said that the albums sounds crushing. “Sound-wise, it’s got a lot of firepower,” he said. “I’m excited about... »

  • Robert Trujillo Says New Metallica Sounds Crushing

    Robert Trujillo Says New Metallica Sounds Crushing

    Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo has shared a little more insight into the band’s upcoming album Hardwired… to Self Destruct, due November 18th. The first single, entitled “Hardwired”, was released to fans and Trujillo says its a good indicator of what’s to come. “‘Hardwired’ is the perfect statement to lead into this body of music. I... »

  • 2015 Reader Favorites – #1: Robert Trujillo

    2015 Reader Favorites – #1: Robert Trujillo

    Robert Trujillo gave us an incredible gift in November – his 6-year effort and labor of love, Jaco: the Film. The award-winning film went on to be the #1 best selling documentary on Amazon opening weekend. The film’s soundtrack was also released, with contributions by the man himself. The busy Metallica bassist also spent time... »

  • “JACO” Documentary and Soundtrack Available

    “JACO” Documentary and Soundtrack Available

    JACO: The Film, has finally arrived. The Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo-produced film about groundbreaking electric bassist Jaco Pastorius is now available on DVD and Blu-ray. The film can be downloaded on iTunes on Dec. 1. The soundtrack is available, too. Jaco’s influence on bass playing cannot be overstated. His work with Weather Report, solo, and... »

  • Mass Mental Debuts Its Take on “Come On Come Over” From “Jaco” Soundtrack

    Mass Mental Debuts Its Take on “Come On Come Over” From “Jaco” Soundtrack

    Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo’s documentary about the late Jaco Pastorius, who revolutionized electric bass playing, before dying tragically at age 35, is almost here — the film and its soundtrack are set for a Nov. 27 release. The first single from the Jaco soundtrack is Trujillo side project Mass Mental’s version of “Come On Come... »

  • Jaco Documentary and Soundtrack Get November Release Date

    Jaco Documentary and Soundtrack Get November Release Date

    Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo’s documentary about legendary bassist Jaco Pastorius, “JACO,” has a release date — Nov. 27. The film will be available as video on demand, streaming, as a digital download, and on DVD/Blu-ray. The film’s soundtrack, Jaco: Original Soundtrack will be released on the same day, which is Record Store Day and Black... »

  • “Jaco’s World” with Felix Pastorius, Robert Trujillo & Will Lee Live at Hollywood Bowl

    “Jaco’s World” with Felix Pastorius, Robert Trujillo & Will Lee Live at Hollywood Bowl

    On August 12th, an all-star lineup gathered at the Hollywood Bowl to celebrate the music of Jaco Pastorius. The event also included clips from Robert Trujillo’s documentary on Jaco. Brian James was in the audience and captured some of the show for the rest of us to enjoy. This clip starts off with Jaco’s son... »