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METALLICA: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Making Of ‘Through The Never’ Movie

METALLICA: Behind-The-Scenes Footage From Making Of ‘Through The Never’ Movie

A new behind-the-scenes clip from the making of METALLICA‘s new 3D IMAX movie, “Metallica Through The Never”, can be seen below. In the latest clip, the stage show moves to Edmonton, Canada and the movie crew is there to film the first parts of the 3D concert film. METALLICA frontman James Hetfield meets the opening band and James‘ assistant gets a few pies for his birthday. The members of METALLICA will make select personal appearances at theaters around the country starting this Thursday (September 26)…

METALLICA’s ‘Through The Never’ Soundtrack Projected To Sell 19K-22K First Week

METALLICA’s ‘Through The Never’ Soundtrack Projected To Sell 19K-22K First Week

METALLICA‘s “Metallica Through The Never (Music From The Motion Picture)”, the soundtrack companion to the forthcoming groundbreaking 3D feature film “Metallica Through The Never”, is likely to sell between 19,000 and 22,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to industry web site Hits Daily Double. The estimate was based on one-day sales reports compiled after the record arrived in stores on September 24 via the band’s own record label Blackened Recordings.A two-disc CD set, “Metallica Through The Never (Music…

METALLICA Amped For IMAX

METALLICA Amped For IMAX

METALLICA‘s new film, “Metallica Through The Never”, opens exclusively at select IMAX theatres nationwide on September 27 and will expand into additional theatres and cities on October 4. In the one-and-a-half-minute IMAX video short below, check out what it takes to get one of the biggest-selling acts in American history amped.  “We decided we needed to make this unique,” METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett told QMI Agency about the “Through The Never” movie. “So we came up with the concept of having a running narrative in…

METALLICA Rocks Yankee Stadium To Honor MARIANO RIVERA

METALLICA Rocks Yankee Stadium To Honor MARIANO RIVERA

METALLICA performed its classic song “Enter Sandman” earlier today (Sunday, September 22) at Yankee Stadium in New York to honor retiring Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera prior to their game against the San Francisco Giants — who happen to be METALLICA‘s hometown team.Rivera, who’s calling it quits after nearly two decades with the Yanks, has been coming out of the bullpen to close out games for many years to the tune of METALLICA‘s “Enter Sandman” playing on the stadium’s P.A. system. According to the Daily News,…

METALLICA: Official Video Footage Of San Diego COMIC-CON Panel

METALLICA: Official Video Footage Of San Diego COMIC-CON Panel

On July 19, the members of METALLICA appeared at Comic-Con in San Diego, California to discuss “Metallica Through The Never”, filmmaker Nimród Antal‘s captivating 3D movie featuring one of music’s most enduring and iconic bands. The group was in Hall H at the San Diego Convention Center, joined by Antal; the star of the film, Dane DeHaan; and producer Charlotte Huggins. Official video footage of the question-and-answer session can be seen below. METALLICA reportedly spent $20 million of its own money to make the film,…

Making Movie Has Inspired METALLICA To Record New Album

Making Movie Has Inspired METALLICA To Record New Album

According to The Pulse Of Radio, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich explained in a question-and-answer session that followed a recent screening of METALLICA‘s upcoming movie, “Metallica Through The Never”, that the film has actually inspired the metal legends to get moving on new music. Ulrich said, “Getting a chance to do all these challenges and adventures really fuels us to go back into the studio and make hopefully a better album… METALLICA, I think, increasingly depends on these types of things to feel challenged as artists.…

METALLICA: The Sweater That Should Not Be

METALLICA: The Sweater That Should Not Be

METALLICA is offering its own contribution to “ugly Christmas sweater,” a ubiquitous feature of the holiday season which began to sprout up in the last several decades. “Ugly Christmas sweater” or “tacky Christmas sweater” parties have been a holiday staple for several years, but there have been very few places to actually buy these sweaters. That has since changed, according to Time magazine, which reports that vintage stores, the Salvation Army, and Goodwill are reaping the benefits of this craze, as are fast-fashion shops like…

METALLICA Bassist Says Band Wants To Take Movie Stage On Tour

METALLICA Bassist Says Band Wants To Take Movie Stage On Tour

When METALLICA‘s new movie, “Metallica Through The Never”, opens in 3D IMAX on September 27, fans will see the band performing on a massive stage, specially constructed for the film, that incorporates elements of METALLICA live shows from the past 30 years. The Pulse Of Radio asked bassist Robert Trujillo if there is any chance of taking that stage show on the road. “Well, that’s the plan, you know,” he said. “I don’t think you build something that incredible and not, you know, share it…

METALLICA Frontman Looks Back On NAPSTER Battle

METALLICA Frontman Looks Back On NAPSTER Battle

In a brand new interview with CraveOnline.com, METALLICA frontman James Hetfield spoke about how far the digital music industry has come since 2000 when METALLICA launched legal action against Napster, claiming that the pioneering music file-sharing service was illegally allowing users to download METALLICA tracks without paying royalties to the band. Although the case was settled out of court, 300,000 users were banned from Napster as a result and METALLICA‘s image took a tremendous beating in the eyes of music fans. METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich,…

METALLICA Talks TO KTVU At San Francisco Premiere Of ‘Through The Never’ (Video)

METALLICA Talks TO KTVU At San Francisco Premiere Of ‘Through The Never’ (Video)

KTVU, the Fox-affiliated television station serving the San Francisco Bay Area, spoke to the members of METALLICA prior to last night’s (Monday, September 16) screening of their movie “Metallica Through The Never” at the Metreon Theatre in San Francisco. You can watch raw footage of the chat below. “It’s kind of bizarre actually, to be standing on a red carpet in a place where you usually buy your popcorn,” METALLICA frontman James Hetfield told the San Francisco Chronicle. “It really brings it home, knowing that…

METALLICA’s HAMMETT, TRUJILLO Talk To RED CARPET DIARY About ‘Through The Never’ Movie (Video)

METALLICA’s HAMMETT, TRUJILLO Talk To RED CARPET DIARY About ‘Through The Never’ Movie (Video)

METALLICA‘s new movie, “Metallica Through The Never”, made its world premiere Monday night (September 9) at the 38th annual Toronto International Film Festival. The film, a blend of concert movie and fictional narrative, stars Dane DeHaan as a member of METALLICA‘s road crew who is sent on a mysterious mission while the band performs at a sold-out arena and events outside grow more bizarre. Video footage of METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo talking to Red Carpet Diary about the movie can be…

METALLICA: First Two Episodes Of ‘Hit The Lights: The Making Of Metallica Through The Never’

METALLICA: First Two Episodes Of ‘Hit The Lights: The Making Of Metallica Through The Never’

The first two episodes of “Hit The Lights: The Making Of Metallica Through The Never”, a series of short films that will tell you everything you need to know about the making of METALLICA‘s new movie, “Metallica Through The Never”, and the groundbreaking stage production, can be seen below. “Metallica Through The Never” made its world premiere last night (Monday, September 9) at the 38th annual Toronto International Film Festival. The film, a blend of concert movie and fictional narrative, stars Dane DeHaan as a…