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Metallica Reveal Full Details for Second Annual San Francisco Giants ‘Metallica Night’

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Metallica have a busy summer planned, as they've lined up a number of shows and plan to work on material for a new album. Last year, they were asked by their hometown San Francisco Giants baseball team to participate in Metallica Night, and it was such a success they are doing it again.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett: ‘We’re Just a Little Thrash Band From San Francisco’

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Kirk Hammett may play guitar for metal's most successful band, but the Metallica shredder remains humble to this day. In a new interview with Hammett, the guitarist puts Metallica's success into perspective while claiming that the titans are "just a little thrash band from San Francisco."

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Metallica Offer 1986 Concert for Free Download, Post ‘Death Magnetic’ Era Video Footage

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It's not throwback Thursday yet, but Metallica are digging into the vault to release a vintage concert and some video from the 'Death Magnetic'/'Beyond Magnetic' sessions.

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Metallica, Slayer, Lamb of God + Anthrax Head Up 2014 Heavy Montreal Festival

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Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

That rumble you just felt came from Canada as organizers of the Heavy Montreal Festival have unveiled a lineup worthy of its name. When you start with Metallica, Slayer, Lamb of God and Anthrax, you know you've got a rocking music weekend on tap.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Doesn’t ‘Give a F— About Social Media’

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Many artists have embraced social media as a way to reach out to their fans, but it's safe to say that there are certain musicians who take to it more than others. One of those who has rejected social media is Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett: ‘We Have To Start Working on the Album’

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Even though Metallica haven't released a new studio album since 2008's 'Death Magnetic,' they've kept plenty busy. Between global touring (they played all 7 continents including Antarctica in 2013) and making the 3D movie 'Through the Never,' they have remained in the spotlight. The question on everybody's mind is when that elusive next album will be recorded.

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Metallica’s ‘One’ Collaboration With Lang Lang Now Available on iTunes

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At the Grammy awards last month,  performed their song 'One' with classical pianist Lang Lang, and now a recording of the rehearsal performance is available as a digital download.

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

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Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

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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