Tag: METALLICA

METALLICA's ORION MUSIC + MORE Festival To Take Next Year Off

According to The Detroit News, METALLICA will not reprise its two-day Orion Music + More festival in Detroit, Michigan next year. A spokeswoman for promoter C3 Presents confirmed that the festival will take a year off, as METALLICA is touring Europe in June, the time period the festival was held the last two years. The …

Bruce Dickinson Reveals Plans For New IRON MAIDEN Record

Recently, IRON MAIDEN’s captain Bruce Dickinson revealed during an interview with the Swedish web site Talarforum (translation: Speakers’ Forum) that his band is planning to enter the studio to record a NEW album sometime in 2014. What is to be the bands 16th album, will be the follow up to ‘The Final Frontier’, which was …

METALLICA Is 'Contracted' To Host ORION MUSIC + MORE Festival In Detroit Two More Years

According to MLive.com, METALLICA has two years left on its contract with Detroit, Michigan to host the band’s Orion Music + More festival. “It’s contracted,” Detroit City Council member James Tate said, “And I think since it was a event so well-suited for the venue — for the type of event it was — it was perfect.” During a recent radio interview, METALLICA drummer Lars …

It's Official: METALLICA To Rock Antarctica

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XglwE4yH7qs Coca-Cola Zero presents “Música Zero”, an artistic event that will enable METALLICA to perform their world-class music in Antarctica for the first time. Besides the concert by the mythic band formed by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo, this initiative offers their fans the chance to participate in a unique expedition …

'Through The Never' Cost More Than Combined Budgets Of All METALLICA Records To Date

According to Box Office Mojo, METALLICA‘s new 3D IMAX concert movie, “Metallica Through The Never”, has taken in just $3.4 million at the box office as of October 20. The film reportedly cost more than $20 million to make, with the band putting up most of the money for the project. A recent video documenting the making of “Through …

METALLICA's 'Through The Never' Movie Earns Just Over $3 Million After Third Weekend In Theaters

According to Box Office Mojo, METALLICA‘s new movie, “Metallica Through The Never”, has earned just $3.2 million at the box office after its third weekend in theaters. The hybrid concert movie, which was written and directed by Nimród Antal (“Kontroll”, “Predators”), officially opened on September 27 for an exclusive week-long run on IMAX screens. The film’s surreal narrative winds its way …

AVENGED SEVENFOLD Guitarist Responds To ROBB FLYNN's 'Covers Album' Criticism

AVENGED SEVENFOLD guitarist Zacky Vengeance has addressed recent comments from MACHINE HEAD frontman Robb Flynn, in which Flynn called AVENGED‘s new “Hail To The King” CD a “covers album.” Flynn specifically called AVENGED SEVENFOLD out for songs like “This Means War”, which bears a strong resemblance to METALLICA‘s “Sad But True”, along with others. Vengeance told U.K.’s Kerrang! magazine: “With any success, a lot of voices come out, and you start hearing a lot more opinions …

HETFIELD: METALLICA Will 'Hopefully' Start Work On New Studio Album Next Spring

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield recently spoke to Gary Graff of Oakland Press about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band’s follow-up to 2008’s “Death Magnetic”. “Hopefully [we will return to the studio] soon,” Hetfield said. “I’m itchin’. We have tons of material to sift through. That takes a lot of time, because there’s a lot of great stuff. I know we only need …

METALLICA's 'Through The Never' Has Earned Less Than $3 Million So Far

According to Box Office Mojo, METALLICA‘s new movie, “Metallica Through The Never”, expanded to 589 locations on October 4, but in the process lost most of its IMAX screens to “Gravity”, the outer-space thriller starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. As a result, it plummeted 56 percent to $697,763. So far, the hybrid concert movie, which was written and directed by Nimród Antal (“Kontroll”, “Predators”), …

METALLICA's LARS ULRICH: 'Another Frontier' Announcement Coming This Week

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich told the San Francisco radio station 107.7 The Bone in an interview last month that the band has something coming up in December that will surprise fans. Asked what the group had in store for the immediate future, Ulrich explained, “There’s a very interesting thing coming our way in December . . . There’s another frontier heading in METALLICA‘s …