Watch Metallica Cover Elton John’s “Funeral For A Friend” and “Love Lies Bleeding” at The Gershwin Prize Awards Ceremony


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Metallica joined Garth Brooks, Annie Lennox, Brandi Carlile, Maren Morris, and others for the at the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize tribute concert and award presentation to Elton John And Bernie Taupin on March 20. PBS stations nationwide will premiere the concert on Monday, April 8, at 8 PM ET (check local listings), available via broadcast and streaming on PBS.org and the PBS App. In an interview with Howard Stern in 2023, Metallica’s James Hetfield called “Candle In The Wind” by John and Taupin was one of the “greatest songs ever.”Watch the band perform “Funeral For A Friend” and “Love Lies Bleeding!” Continue reading


Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo Share Elton John Stories On the Latest Metallica Report Podcast.


On the latest edition of The Metallica Podcast, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo swapped Elton John and Bernie Taupin stories ahead of the bands’ performance at The Gershwin Awards. The last two episodes focused on their producer and live performance mixer Greg Fidelman. On this weeks’ episode they also discussed their prior appearance on Howard Stern with Miley Cyrus where Elton called “Nothing Else Matters” from The Black Album is “one of the greatest songs ever written,” infamously making James Hetfield cry. The Gershwin Awards. The Gershwin Awards broadcast will air in full on PBS stations and streaming on April 8th, 2024. Metallica soon will embark on leg two of the M72 World Tour!Continue reading


Metallica to Perform at Award Ceremony Honoring Elton John and Bernie Taupin at the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize


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Metallica will join Garth Brooks, Annie Lennox, Brandi Carlile, Maren Morris, and others for the at the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize tribute concert and award presentation to Elton John And Bernie Taupin on March 20. PBS stations nationwide will premiere the concert on Monday, April 8, at 8 PM ET (check local listings), available via broadcast and streaming on PBS.org and the PBS App. In an interview with Howard Stern in 2023, Metallica’s James Hetfield called “Candle In The Wind” by John and Taupin was one of the “greatest songs ever.”Continue reading