Metallica’s Hit Song “Enter Sandman” Surpasses 1 Billion Streams on Spotify


Metallica, the biggest band in Rock and Metal History, has joined the vaunted and rare 1 Billion club for their single “Enter Sandman” – their international hit song from their 1991 album Metallica, a.k.a. “The Black Album.” This follows the recent announcement that the band surpassed 1.6 Billion streams in 2022. Metallica now joins AC/DC (“Highway to Hell,” “Back in Black,” “Thunderstruck”), Arctic Monkeys (“Do I Wanna Know?”), Bon Jovi (“Livin’ on a Prayer”), Fleetwood Mac (“Dreams”), Journey (“Don’t Stop Believin'”), Linkin Park (“In the End” and “Numb”), Lynyrd Skynyrd (“Sweet Home Alabama”), Maneskin (“Beggin'”), Nirvana (“Smells Like Teen Spirit”), Oasis (“Wonderwall”), Panic! at the Disco (“High Hopes”), Queen (“Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Don’t Stop Me Now,” “Another One Bites the Dust” and “Under Pressure”), Radiohead (“Creep”), Red Hot Chili Peppers (“Under the Bridge” and “Californication”), The Killers (“Mr. Brightside”), The Police (“Every Breath You Take”), The White Stripes (“Seven Nation Army”), and Twenty One Pilots (“Stressed Out,” “Ride” and “Heathens”) as rock and metal bands with 1 Billion streams. Metallica’s next closest track on the service is “Nothing Else Matters” with over 873,158,195 as of this posting. Of Metallica’s 120 million albums sold worldwide, 28 million plus are from Metallica. Continue reading


Watch Metallica and Miley Cyrus Perform “Nothing Eles Matters” on The Howard Stern Show


 

Metallica performed its classic song “Nothing Else Matters” with pop star Miley Cyrus on SiriusXM’s “The Howard Stern Show” yesterday morning (Thursday, September 9). You can watch video of the performance below. Miley’s appearance was in celebration of release of the remastered deluxe box set of Metallica’s self-titled fifth album and also features Elton John, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, frequent collaborator Andrew Watt and Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo. Appearing via video link, Elton told Howard his decision to play piano on the star-studded cover was an absolute “no-brainer.” “This is one of the best songs ever written, to me. It’s a song that never gets old. Playing on this track I just couldn’t wait because the chord structure, the melodies, the time changes — it’s got drama written all over it,” he said.  Watch it now!Continue reading


“Nothing Else Matters” is The First Metallica Video to Surpass One Billion Views On YouTube


Metallica’s music video for the song “Nothing Else Matters” has surpassed one billion views on YouTube. It is the first Metallica track to reach the milestone.The video for  “Nothing Else Matters” video was released in 1992 on “The Black Album,” and uploaded to YouTube in October of 2009. The clip was directed by Adam Dubin and edited by Sean Fullan and is made up of clips from the 1992 Metallica documentary “A Year And A Half In The Life Of Metallica”. Prior to working with Metallica, Dubin directed two music classic videos for the Beastie Boys. Most recently, Dubin directed the Murder In The Front Row documentary about the birth of Bay Area ThrashContinue reading


Miley Cyrus Taps Ozzy Osbourne’s Team of Elton John and Chad Smith for Her Cover of Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters”


Miley Cyrus has shared her studio version of Metallica’s song “Nothing Else Matters” and she had some famous people to help her do it. Sir Elton John, Chad Smith of Red Hot Chili Peppers, and produce the same team of collaborators Ozzy Osbourne had on Ordinary Man, helped her cut the track. Check it out now! 

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Metallica’s S & M Concert to Air on PBS Tonight


 

 

According to a published report by Blabbermouth.net, Metallica’s recently released 2019 concert film “Metallica And San Francisco Symphony: S&M²” will air on PBS tonight. The concert will premiere tonight (Thursday, October 29) 9:00-10:30 p.m. ET (check local listings) and will re-air a number of times over the coming weeks on PBS affiliates. You can read our review of the original concert here. The S & M2 boxed set arrived in stores, streaming, and mailboxes on August 28th via Blackened Recordings, the Metallica with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra with ton of exclusive and limited edition merch bundles with all the typical merch, as well as special things, such as S&M2 performance-used music. S&M2 were two performances held in San Francisco in September of 2019, the second show was added after scalpers boxed out real fans from getting tickets. The band also world-premiered the concert footage in a series of exclusive global movie theater events via Trafalgar Releasing. Continue reading


Metallica Has a Billboard Top Five Record with “S and M2”


According to a published report from  Billboard, Metallica’s new album, released on August 28th, 2020 – Metallica And San Francisco Symphony: S&M² has entered the Billboard 200 chart at position No. 4. The record racked up 56,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending September 3, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. This was aided by their  “Encore Drive-In Nights” series “Jump in the Drive-In” event on August 29th in which every fan that bought a car-load package to their Drive-In concert event received four copies of the new album digitally. Many of their pre-order bundle options sold out early. The album ranked 4th behind Taylor Swift’s album Folklore, and slightly ahead of Katy Perry at number five.

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Metallica Shares “No Leaf Clover” Live Video, “S and M 2” Out Now!


Metallica shared a new version of “No Lear Clove”, live with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra. Thier new album S & M 2  live album and concert movie is out now via Blackened Recordings. You can still order your exclusive bundles and limited edition merch with all the typical stuff, as well as special things, such as S&M2 performance-used music. S&M2 were two performances held in San Francisco in September of 2019, the second show was added after scalpers boxed out real fans from getting tickets. The band also world-premiered the concert footage in a series of exclusive global movie theater events via Trafalgar Releasing. Watch the clip here!Continue reading


Metallica Shares S and M 2 Version of “For Whom The Bell Tolls”


Metallica shared a new version of “For Whom The Bell Tolls” from their forthcoming S & M2 boxed set. Arriving in stores, streaming, and mailboxes on August 28th via Blackened Recordings, the Metallica with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra also shared a teaser for the entire release and announced a ton of exclusive and limited edition merch bundles with all the typical merch, as well as special things, such as S&M2 performance-used music. S&M2 were two performances held in San Francisco in September of 2019, the second show was added after scalpers boxed out real fans from getting tickets. The band also world-premiered the concert footage in a series of exclusive global movie theater events via Trafalgar Releasing. Watch the clip here!Continue reading


Metallica Shares S and M 2 Version of “Moth Into Flame”


Metallica shared a new version of “Moth Into Flame” from their forthcoming S & M2 boxed set. Arriving in stores, streaming, and mailboxes on August 28th via Blackened Recordings, the Metallica with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra also shared a teaser for the entire release and announced a ton of exclusive and limited edition merch bundles with all the typical merch, as well as special things, such as S&M2 performance-used music. S&M2 were two performances held in San Francisco in September of 2019, the second show was added after scalpers boxed out real fans from getting tickets. The band also world-premiered the concert footage in a series of exclusive global movie theater events via Trafalgar Releasing. Watch the clip here!Continue reading


Metallica Shares S and M 2 Version of “All Within My Hands”, New Live Album Merch Bundles on Sale Now


As promised, Metallica dropped a ton of stuff today as they have shared a live video from their S&M2 concerts of 2019 with performances of “All Within My Hands” and “Nothing Else Matters!” Arriving in stores, streaming, and mailboxes on August 28th via Blackened Recordings, the Metallica with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra also shared a teaser for the entire release and announced a ton of exclusive and limited edition merch bundles with all the typical merch, as well as special things, such as S&M2 performance-used music. S&M2 were two performances held in San Francisco in September of 2019, the second show was added after scalpers boxed out real fans from getting tickets. The band also world-premiered the concert footage in a series of exclusive global movie theater events via Trafalgar Releasing. Read our EXCLUSIVE review of S&M2 and watch the clips and pre-order the merch below!Continue reading