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Iconic Songs: Creeping Death - Metallica

Creeping Death needs little introduction to any fan of Metallica or fan of heavy metal. The only single released off of the masterpiece that is Ride The Lightning, Creeping Death is 6 and a half minutes long, is pure thrash metal and is a real fan favourite. 314 more words


Into the Black: The Inside Story of Metallica 1991-2014 (book review)

Wow! What a well researched book this is. This is the second book taking you from the years 1991 all the way to present 2014. Writers Paul Brannigan and Ian Windwood were present at a lot of Metallica’s most famous moments and have a tremendous collection of interviews with all the members of the band. 228 more words

Classic Rock Almanac November 18, 2014


Today’s Question:  Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett celebrates his 52nd birthday today (November 18th).

Hammett just made his first official, non-demo recording with the group he was in prior to Metallica this year, guesting on a cut on their recently released album. 328 more words


# CCLII...Kirk Hammett...Among Others...

Today, November 18th (aside from being my nephew’s and a close friend’s birthday), is the 52nd birthday of Metallica’s lead guitarist Kirk Hammett.  While memories of his exquisite mastery of his craft flood my mind, I am immediately brought back to the first song featuring his guitar prowess…”Creeping Death” from before they went commercial. 209 more words

Exodus - Blood In Blood Out Review

Good friendly violent fun

Bay Area thrash metal pioneers Exodus are back in 2014 with new long-player Blood In Blood Out. This band have ploughed through 30 years of adversity, trends, line-up changes and even the death of original vocalist Paul Baloff in 2002 to bring us this, the tenth Exodus studio album – and it doesn’t disappoint. 614 more words

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Favorite Metallica Songs

Cameron: Hey Alex, it’s been a while since we last spoke and a longer time since we spoke about a band other than Pink Floyd. I have a feeling we’ll be talking about them pretty soon so let’s let them rest a bit and go to another one of our favorite subjects. 1,409 more words