Watch Pro-Shot Video Metallica Performing “Am I Evil” Live in Oslo


Metallica kicked off year two of their M72 World Tour last Friday, May 24th in Munich Germany! The band continues to tour behind their 2023 album 72 Seasons (Blackened Recordings, read our review here) performing deep cuts, and hits. The tour features a “no repeats” weekend’s events features two different shows, with no repeated songs in the set list either night, along with other events, including their extended merch pop-up shops and their M72 Takeover Weekend! Check our our review of the St. Louis weekend last year, and watch a pro-shot video of Metallica performing their classic cover of Diamond Head’s “Am I Evil?” from their tour stop in Oslo, Norway.Continue reading


Watch Pro-Shot Video Metallica Performing “Too Far Gone” and “Ride the Lightning” Live in Copenhagen


Metallica kicked off year two of their M72 World Tour last Friday, May 24th in Munich Germany! The band continues to tour behind their 2023 album 72 Seasons (Blackened Recordings, read our review here) performing deep cuts, and hits. The tour features a “no repeats” weekend’s events features two different shows, with no repeated songs in the set list either night, along with other events, including their extended merch pop-up shops and their M72 Takeover Weekend! Check our our review of the St. Louis weekend last year, and watch a pro-shot video of Metallica performing their tracks “Hit The Lights” and “72 Seasons” from their tour stop in Copenhagen.Continue reading


Metallica and Blackened American Whiskey Releases Their 2024 Edition of Their “Rye The Lightning” Whiskey, Now Shipping to Europe


Introducing the 2024 edition of Rye the Lightning™, available now! This limited-edition release follows the highly acclaimed 2022 edition of Rye The Lightning, which received a coveted spot on Whisky Advocate’s 2022 Top 20 Most Exciting Whiskies of the World, among numerous other awards. Just like its predecessor, the 2024 edition of Rye the Lighting was inspired by Metallica’s 6x platinum sophomore album, Ride the Lightning.Continue reading


Metallica and Dixxon Flannel Shares Their “Ride The Lightning” Inspired Clothing Collaboration


Metallica and streetwear and lifestyle brand Dixxon Flannel have released a clothing collaboration based on the classic 1984 thrashterpiece Ride The Lightning album (Elektra Records) turning 40 years old this summer. As usual with Dixon products, these will sell out fast and are on sale The Metallica Store, the Probity Merch UK Store, and at Dixxon’s website with links below. Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Metallica – 72 Seasons


 

And so the Metallica riff machine rolls on! forty years after their debut album Kill Em All (1983) laid the blueprint for the Thrash Metal genre, they return with record number … well that’s kind of up for debate depending on how you view their discography, and whether you count live albums, covers album and erm collaborations. But 72 Seasons (Blackened Recordings Inc) is here, their latest artistic statement four decades into a career that has seen them rise from the US West Coast underground, to become the most successful Heavy Metal band of all time. Continue reading


SONIC VOYAGE: Metallica – The Discography 1983-2023


 

Get ready to embark on a musical journey like no other with our new series Sonic Voyage – the Discography show hosted by the one and only Ojayy of Ghost Cult Mag. For our first episode – Metallica! Whether you’re a die-hard music fanatic, or just wondering how many albums a band has, Sonic Voyage is the new destination for exploring the depths of the music world.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Machine Head – ØF KINGDØM AND CRØWN


 

I remember one-time reading Revolver magazine’s review for Through the Ashes of Empires and while it was a very positive piece the writer felt that despite being a great step forward it may have been too little, too late for Machine Head. Hard to believe now, but in those days some perceived Machine Head as being dead in the water following the more mainstream stylings of The Burning Red and the ill-timed Supercharger

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Metallica and Wal-Mart Release Wave 2 of Limited-Edition Color Vinyl


Metallica has teamed up again with Wal-Mart to release a new series of EXCLUSIVE colored vinyl series for the albums Load (1996), Reload (1997), Garage Inc. (1998),   St. Anger (2003) and Death Magnetic (2008). This follows the 2021 release of the “original five” Metallica albums and Hardwired… To Self-Destruct (2016). The albums are also available as a bundle while supplies last. Order from metallica or Wal-Mart now, with limited quantities in-stores.Continue reading