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Metallica: Seek and Destroy, Live (2018)
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Metallica: Seek and Destroy, Live (2018)

“Seek and Destroy” is one of my favorite Metallica songs, so it’s nice to see they’ve kept it in rotation. This clip from Dreamfest is exceptional. Not only does the whole band kill it, Robert Trujillo does one of the craziest stage moves I’ve ever seen.

Metallica: To Live Is To Die, Live
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Metallica: To Live Is To Die, Live

Metallica is celebrating the 30th anniversary of their album …And Justice For All by posting live versions of each song from the album. They’ve just posted a clip of “To Live is To Die” from its first ever (and only) full-length live performance in 2011. The song is mostly instrumental and was written as a tribute to Cliff Burton, who...

Robert Trujillo: Polar Music Prize Interview
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Robert Trujillo: Polar Music Prize Interview

Metallica has been awarded The Polar Music Prize for 2018 – considered the Nobel Prize for music. This marks the first time a heavy metal band has received the honor. The award includes one million Swedish kronor, (approximately $126,000), which the band said will be donated to its own “All Within My Hands” organization, which aids communities in need with...

Beneath The Bassline Documentary Coming Soon
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Beneath The Bassline Documentary Coming Soon

Bassists will be getting their due in a new documentary called Beneath The Bassline. Directed by Nick Wells, the film features loads of interview time with some of the greatest bass players in the world. Wells traveled to Fodera Guitars, Sadowsky Guitars, and Aguilar Amplification in New York to get the scoop on gear and meet up with bassists Will...

Tye and Robert Trujillo: Korn And The Prodigy Son
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Tye and Robert Trujillo: Korn And The Prodigy Son

The metal world was shocked in April when it was announced that Korn bassist Fieldy would not be taking part in the band’s South American tour. Instead, 12-year old Tye Trujillo would be anchoring the group. Fans were split over the move, but now any fears can be set aside by watching a new mini-documentary on the trek. “Korn And...

Metallica: Enter Sandman (Rare Live Performance)
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Metallica: Enter Sandman (Rare Live Performance)

We’ve unearthed a very rare performance of one of Metallica’s most popular tunes. Robert Trujillo and the gang really change it up on this one.

Metallica Announces North American WorldWired Tour Dates
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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 performance, Metallica will zig-zag across...

Metallica: Atlas Rise / For Whom The Bell Tolls on Jimmy Kimmel Live
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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
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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 to learn when he joined...

Metallica: Moth Into Flame
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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 the songs, but I’m also...