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Robert Trujillo Says Metallica is Still Blueprinting Their Next Studio Album

December 11, 2014
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The release of Metallica’s standalone single “Lords of Summer” earlier this year significantly increased the demand for a new studio album, however based upon a recent report from bassist Robert Trujillo, it seems that the heavy metal collective’s anticipated follow-up to 2008’s ‘Death Magnetic’ is just as far away from nearing completion as in previous years.


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Metallica Guitarist Kirk Hammett to Appear on New Exodus Song, “Salt in the Wound”

July 26, 2014
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Kirk Hammett prominently rose to fame as the replacement lead guitarist for Dave Mustaine in Metallica, however before this transition Hammett originally started his career as a founding member of Exodus. The musician most recently began coming full circle this past February, when Hammett appeared alongside his former band during his Fear FestEvil event and subsequently welcomed the idea of rejoining Exodus in the studio.


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Metallica’s James Hetfield Addresses Kiss, Scorpions “Farewell” Tours

June 27, 2014
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Metallica’s schedules are currently filled with a surplus of tour dates, revealing no apparent plans for entering retirement anytime soon. However, when it does come time for the members of the heavy metal group to hang it up, frontman James Hetfield isn’t sure how he would like Metallica to go out. During a recent interview with Kerrang, Hetfield explained how he isn’t a fan of the “farewell tour,” particularly when groups ultimately reconsider while on the road.


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Metallica Release Official ‘First Pass’ Version of “Lords of Summer”

June 21, 2014
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Metallica fans were offered what is perhaps the band’s most dramatic re-visitation of what is largely considered their definitive approach in recent memory this past March when the members of Metallica premiered their new song, the aptly titled “Lords of Summer” live during a performance in Columbia. An official live video and garage demo of the track soon followed, however now listeners can experience the finalized studio product.


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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Stands By Lou Reed Collaboration, ‘Lulu’

May 31, 2014
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2011’s ‘Lulu’ served as the unification of heavy metal forerunners Metallica and acclaimed Velvet Underground vocalist Lou Reed. The idea was more than sufficient to intrigue the interest of fans from both audiences, however the end product failed to appease the majority of listeners, quickly gathering a surplus of negative reviews and overwhelmingly poor fan response, as well as bringing in some of Metallica’s poorest critical reception in their career.


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