Metallica is a global phenomenon and have played every continent but one. That’s going to change when the thrash metal legends cross Antarctica off of their to-do list for a one-off show, when they play the Argentine Antarctic Base Carlini on December 8.
Last week, we gave you the lowdownon Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History Of Metal, which takes you from the ’60s to today.
We sat down with some of the icons of the last few decades of heavy metal and hard rock to talk about the culture, why it’s so enduring, and how it has changed. Unsurprisingly, Judas Priest’s Rob Halford, Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour), Phil Anselmo (Pantera, Down), Dave Mustaine and Dave Ellefson (Megadeth) and Jason Newsted (Metallica), all had a lot to say on the matter.
“For all those that didn’t get to see Kill ‘Em All, Master of Puppets, we have all those props and there’s a story line to give it longer legs so it’s just not a concert footage film.”
As far as concert films go, if it isn’t the most beautifully shot one of all time, it’s close. You actually do feel like you’re onstage with the band.
Although Metallica is always playing crazy-interesting gigs and is coming out with a motion picture called Metallica: Through The Never, the band rarely makes television appearances.
To aid in the promotion of Metallica’s larger-than-life IMAX motion picture, the band has just released “Master of Puppets” LIVE
Metallica‘s 3-D movie, Through The Never, has already generated a lot of buzz, and the infamous metal band are bouncing on that lightning bolt of press by premiering a pretty righteous live version
Country music superstar Eric Church introduced himself to rock fans a few years back via his song “Springsteen,” which named dropped several songs from, well, Bruce Springsteen.
You could hear the complaining about 35 seconds in. Metallica’s feverishly-anticipated follow-up to their breakthrough 1985 album Master Of Puppets started out pretty well