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Metallica Will Start Working On New Album In September

By Nadia Noir Are you read for some new Metallica? If not, you better get ready. The ever-evolving alt-metal band (remember that thing they did with Lou Reed?) will be working on a follow-up to […]

05/12/2014

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Covers Victorian Song For Charity Album

By Nadia Noir We love weird covers, but Kirk Hammett may have jumped the shark with his cover of old time-y song “Daisy Bell.” Even if you don’t think you know this song, trust us […]

05/05/2014

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Metallica Guitarist Starting Horror Festival

Black Sabbath has a maze at Halloween Horror Nights, Ozzy Osbourne is just sort of generally frightening, and Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett is hosting his first horror convertion called will Kirk von Hammett’s Fear FestEvil. […]

10/10/2013

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Metallica Reveals 2013 Orion Festival Lineup

The biggest metal band in the world has not only conquered the festival circuit, it’s created its own. Metallica has announced the complete line up for its second annual Orion Music + More Festival, set […]

02/25/2013

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Hendrix At 70: From Lemmy To Frampton, Legends Sound off

Tuesday (November 27) marks 70 years since the birth of Jimi Hendrix, the man who changed electric guitar and rock’n’roll forever. For the past few weeks, CBS Local has discussed the man’s impact with musicians who came after him, his peers, and even one of his main inspirations. Everyone felt his influence, whether it was on their guitar playing, or their singing. Some even found a new direction for their life thanks to Jimi.

11/26/2012

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Releasing Horror Book, Line of Toys

Serious Metallica fans know that being one of the world’s greatest guitarists isn’t the only thing Kirk Hammett does with his nights. He’s also a lifelong collector of horror memorabilia, a passion he plans to […]

06/20/2012

Jeff Beck Honors Les Paul

On his would be 95th birthday, [lastfm]Les Paul[/lastfm] was honored by one of his apprentices, [lastfm]Jeff Beck[/lastfm]. The show took place at Paul’s favorite night club, the Iridium Jazz Club in New York City, and […]

06/10/2010