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Metallica, Aerosmith, AC/DC Among Top Grossing Live Acts Since 1990

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Metallica, Aerosmith and AC/DC lead the hard rock acts that made the cut of Billboard's top 25 grossing live acts since 1990.

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Metallica’s James Hetfield on Upcoming Album: ‘It’s Quality Over Quantity’

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Metallica's James Hetfield says that the band doesn't expect to release a massive two-disc offering when their next album finally arrives.

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Metallica’s James Hetfield To Narrate Upcoming History Channel Series ‘The Hunt’

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Metallica frontman James Hetfield has a number of hobbies and pastimes, one of which is hunting. Hetfield has experience in bear hunting, which is the subject of the upcoming History series 'The Hunt,' and he'll be the narrator for the eight episode series that premieres Sunday, June 8 at 10PM ET.

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Metallica Rock National Anthem at San Francisco Giants Game

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This past Friday (May 16) marked the second annual 'Metallica Night' at the San Francisco Giants' AT&T Park, and the metal legends got the festivities going with a rendition of 'The Star-Spangled Banner' before the Giants took on the Miami Marlins.

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Metallica’s James Hetfield Joined by Billie Joe Armstrong + Joe Satriani at Acoustic Benefit

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We're used to seeing Metallica rock out live, so it was quite a sight to check out frontman James Hetfield not only without the thunderous backing of his band, but also unplugging for an acoustic benefit. Hetfield was part of an all-star lineup for the 'Acoustic-4-A-Cure benefit at San Francisco's Fillmore Thursday night (May 15), where he performed a four-song set and returned for the finale.

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Metallica, Slash, Dave Navarro + More Honor Ozzy Osbourne at MusiCares Event [Photos]

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On Monday night (May 12), metal fans and philanthropists alike packed Los Angeles' Club Nokia for the 10th annual MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert. Proceeds from the event went toward MusiCares’ programs aimed at helping musicians struggling with addiction, and the entire night was filled with success stories from musicians who have overcome their struggles through the work of such programs.

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Metallica Cover Beatles, Deep Purple + More at MusiCares Tribute To Ozzy Osbourne

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Last night (May 12), the 10th Annual MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert was held at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. Black Sabbath legend Ozzy Osbourne and Village Studios owner / CEO Jeff Greenberg were the night's honorees, but Metallica were also an important part of the show, performing a four-song set of classic covers.

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Kirk Hammett: Metallica Plan to ‘Buckle Down’ and Create New Album in September

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We've got a big update on Metallica's next album. In a new interview, guitarist Kirk Hammett shared that this September, the thrash legends will "buckle down" and begin cranking out a brand new record.

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Metallica To Headline 2014 Glastonbury Festival

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Metallica have played nearly everywhere in the world. Last year they played on all seven continents, including Antarctica. But one place they haven't played is the legendary Glastonbury Festival in England. That will change next month.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Takes on 100-Year-Old Track for Unique Compilation

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Metallica have covered their fair share of songs over the years, but guitarist Kirk Hammett is taking on a track that most fans would never expect. The rocker is set to cover 'Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two)' for a new compilation.

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