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In the wake of Metallica releasing a demo of their new song “The Lords of Summer” recently,  a lot of fans have been getting excited about the possibility of new  223 more words

New Music

The Return of Metallica

So, Metallica are finally back and releasing music. It’s been a long time coming, considering their last album was ‘Death Magnetic’ back in 2008. They did release a 4-track EP in 2011 titled ‘Beyond Magnetic’ which was a great add-on to ‘Death Magnetic’, and a collaboration album with Lou Reed called ‘Lulu’ which was awful on multiple levels, but the fans are waiting for a full album. 603 more words

Music Industry

Metal of Honor

By Shawn “Speedy” Lopes

Once considered among heavy metal’s most wrathful, wild-eyed bands, Metallica may have seen the last of its dark days. 748 more words


Kirk Hammett in Hawaii

2011 Guitar Aficionado video feature on Metallica’s Kirk Hammett in Hawaii


Metallica in Moscow 1991

OMG, the crazy moment of inspiration just happened. Memories from some old days snuk up on me. Massive deja vu, flashback or whatever you wanna call it. 674 more words


An inspiration

One of the guitarists I look too for inspiration is Metallica’s Kirk Hammett.  I guess that as a late starter, it is interesting to hear what inspired other guitarists to play.  81 more words


Y&T @ The Tower Theater, Fresno CA 02/28/14

I must have been living under a rock all these years. It took a client of mine to introduce me to this criminally underrated group. One sunny afternoon in Woodlake, my client, a guy in his 40s, showed off his vinyl collection while his step-daughter (also a metal-head) was blasting Lamb of God’s “Laid to Rest” on their stereo. 892 more words

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