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Stone Sour Unleash Metallica ‘Creeping Death’ Cover During Current Tour

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Stone Sour are a band that respects their roots, and they've been very good about paying homage to their metal forefathers over the years. The latest instance of this has come on the band's winter 2014 tour, where Corey Taylor and his cohorts have been breaking out a cover of Metallica's 'Creeping Death.'

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Rocks Fear FestEvil With Exodus and Death Angel

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One of the perks of staging your own event is having the ability to drop in on your favorite bands during the festivities, and that's exactly what Metallica's Kirk Hammett did at the inaugural Fear FestEvil horror and music event in San Francisco.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Planning Follow-Up to ‘Too Much Horror Business’ Book

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Kirk Hammett's love of horror movies is well documented and the Metallica guitarist says he already has plans for a follow-up to his book 'Too Much Horror Business.'

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Ronnie James Dio Tribute Album Features Metallica, Rob Halford, Motorhead + More

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It's still hard to believe that perhaps metal's greatest voice, Ronnie James Dio, was silenced over three years ago. In celebration of Dio's life and unparalleled career, many of rock and metal's biggest names have joined forces to record the ultimate tribute album, 'Ronnie James Dio: This is Your Life.'

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Lars Ulrich: New Metallica Album Will Arrive Sometime in the Next 6 Years

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Metallica are taking steps toward a new album, but it still promises to be a lengthy process in completing the effort. Drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist Kirk Hammett tell Rolling Stone that the band is still in the infancy of working on new music.

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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Answers Fan Questions During Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’ Session

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Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich just participated in one of Reddit's 'Ask Me Anything' Q&A sessions yesterday (Jan. 30). The site's AMA sessions are well-known to extract new and fascinating information from the subject themselves, and this instance is no different. During the AMA session, Ulrich responded to fan questions about criticism aimed at Metallica, progress on the band's next album, the drummer's current thoughts on longtime friend / rival Dave Mustaine + much more.

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Metallica’s James Hetfield: ‘Orion’ Festival Was a ‘Disaster Financially’ + ‘Not Able To Happen Again’

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Even when you're the most commercially successful metal band in history, financial issues can still set you back. In a new interview, Metallica frontman James Hetfield calls the band's 'Orion Music + More' festival a "disaster financially." Additionally, after back-to-back years of 'Orion,' Hetfield believes that because of money issues, the festival will not happen again.

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Metallica + Lang Lang Perform Rocking Rendition of ‘One’ at 2014 Grammy Awards

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Metallica made it back to the Grammys on Sunday (Jan. 26) to perform a familiar favorite, but with a twist. The group rocked their previous Grammy-winning single 'One' with the aid of classical pianist Lang Lang.

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Kirk Hammett Discusses Metallica Album Plans + ‘Through the Never’ Reaction

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Metallica put their all into the 'Metallica Through the Never' 3D film last year and from what the band wanted out of the movie creatively it was a success, but the box office returns for the movie were definitely under what was anticipated. Guitarist Kirk Hammett has now spoken about the response to the film in a new interview.

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Metallica To Rock ‘Insane’ Version of ‘One’ During Grammy Performance With Lang Lang

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It's been a while since we've seen Metallica on the Grammy stage, but the band intend on making an impression with their upcoming appearance. Guitarist Kirk Hammett tells Rolling Stone, "It's gonna be completely insane."

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