Metallica

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The 100 greatest BBC music performances – ranked!
As the Beeb celebrates its centenary, we take a look at its most memorable pop moments, from the birth of grime to the first sightings of Bob Dylan and Bob Marley, plus TOTP goes Madchester and countless classic Peel sessions

Guardian music

06, Oct, 2022 @12:12 PM

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Taylor Hawkins tribute concert review – stars unite to honour the late Foo Fighters drummer
An eclectic lineup of musicians makes this a curious bombardment of music – but Dave Grohl, his voice cracking with emotion, is the real star of the show

Alexis Petridis

04, Sep, 2022 @12:36 PM

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‘We just tore each other down’: why Parkway Drive went to therapy
The huge Australian metalcore band cancelled their US tour so they could sort out their differences. Frontman Winston McCall reflects on what they learned

Jenny Valentish

31, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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I was a teenage Napster obsessive – and illegal downloading changed my music taste for good
The P2P giant was shut down 20 years ago this week. But the omnivorous mindset it encouraged in a generation resonates in the very best of today’s genre-smashing pop

Emma Garland

30, Aug, 2022 @1:44 PM

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Metallica’s Master of Puppets conjures UK Top 40 hit thanks to Stranger Things
1986 song gets first ever UK chart placing after appearing in season finale, reaching No 22

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

15, Jul, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Experience: I gave birth at a Metallica concert
The doctor cut the cord as the band finished their set. It was magical

Joice Figueiró

15, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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That syncing feeling: how Stranger Things supercharged the music industry
The chart success of first Kate Bush and now Metallica thanks to ‘syncs’ in Stranger Things shows how TV shows and TikTok are increasingly crucial for heritage acts

Eamonn Forde

12, Jul, 2022 @9:39 AM

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Drugs, divorce and incessant drum takes: Metallica on making metal’s biggest ever album
Now 30 years old, the Black Album has sold more than 30m copies. The band discuss its legacy, fighting in the studio – and making an all-star cover version

Matt Mills

03, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Elton John announces new album made with A-list guests in lockdown
Dua Lipa, Stevie Wonder, Nicki Minaj and Stevie Nicks are on eclectic guestlist for The Lockdown Sessions, with Elton describing himself as ‘a session musician’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

01, Sep, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Slipknot’s Joey Jordison corralled chaos with his explosive talent
In combining both pummelling impact and nimble speed, Jordison defied his short stature to become a hulking master of rhythm – and the finest metal drummer of his era

Chris Lord

28, Jul, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Metallica: Some Kind of Monster – classic documentary is a cautionary, real-life Spinal Tap tale
2004’s fly-on-the-wall insight into the metal band facing a mid-life crisis is eye-opening and unwittingly hilarious

Nathan Jolly

25, Jun, 2021 @12:25 AM

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Metallica: the night the masters of metal gave me hope for the future
Continuing our series on the artists who had a formative influence on our music writers, Matt Mills recalls how a cataclysmic set at his first ever festival helped him overcome his deepest anxieties

Matt Mills

02, Feb, 2021 @9:36 AM

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