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Exodus Releases Ripping Track ‘Salt the Wound’ Featuring Metallica’s Kirk Hammett [Video]

Exodus have just unleashed a tasty new track from their upcoming 10th studio album, 'Blood In, Blood Out.'

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Day 2 - Glastonbury Festival
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Kirk Hammett Contributes Guest Solo to New Exodus Album – Check it Out

Metallica might be quiet right now, as they work on their new album, but Kirk has something coming out soon, and it's not any kind of follow up to the horrible mess that was Lulu.

He's gone and played a pretty cool solo on the new Exodus album, Blood In Blood Out, that's coming out on October 14th.

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Metallica Guinness World Record
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Metallica Lands Spot in ‘Guinness World Records 2015′ Edition

Congrats to Metallica, who will be part of the 2015 Guinness World Records book for playing shows on all seven continents.

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Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire (2)
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire (2)
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Philip Anselmo on Metallica’s ‘Load’ Album: ‘It’s a Terrible Record’

Philip Anselmo chose Metallica's 'Load' as an album that should have never seen the light of day.

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Day 2 - Glastonbury Festival
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Battery and The Four Horsemen from Metallica’s Heavy Montreal Show Tour Wrapup

Metallica finally wrapped up the touring for their non-touring 2014!  The last show of their "By Request" show was at the Heavy Montreal festival on August 9th.

The tour was really cool the way they did it, with each city getting to vote on the songs the band played every night, except for the one new song, "Lords of Summer", which they played at the shows to tease the next Metallica album.

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James Hetfied and Johnnie Walker
I think I must have been 12 when this picture was taken.
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Johnnie’s TBT – Meeting Metallica in 1997

Today is the anniversary of Metallica's black album release, so I figured I try this throwback Thursday thing for once.

This doesn't go back to '92, but '97, when Metallica was touring for the Load album, before Reload came out.  I got the chance to hit a couple shows, as I was part of a station event where we gave away a trip to Phoenix for the Metallica show on January 5th, and then we raced back for the show in Las Cruces on January 6th.

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Day 2 - Glastonbury Festival
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Metallica’s Black Album Came Out on This Day

In 1992, I was in Kansas getting ready for work, and I clearly remember seeing the video for "Enter Sandman" come on MTV.  Yes, this was back when MTV actually showed music videos, and not crappy (un)reality shows.  Where were you?  What were you doing?

There was so much anticipation for the new album, since they'd been touring relentlessly for their previous albums, and everyone was excited to see what they would do to top ...And Justice for All.

They went in a totally different direction, instead of trying to top it!

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Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com
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Dave Mustaine: I Probably Shouldn’t Have Punched James Hetfield in the Mouth

In a new interview, Dave Mustaine lists a few of his regrets, including punching James Hetfield in the mouth.

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Day 2 - Glastonbury Festival
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Metallica’s Last By Request Show This Year is Tonight!

Metallica is about to finish up their 2014 touring, with the final show of their "By Request" tour, in Montreal tonight!

This has been a really cool tour so far, with incredible voting results in a lot of the cities the band has hit, and some songs that have never been played before, or played completely!

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56th GRAMMY Awards - Show
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Metallica’s Early Producer Talks About Making Ride the Lightning

Arguably, some of Metallica's best albums ever were produced by Flemming Rasmussen in Denmark.  Ride the Lightning and Master of Puppets.

Now, for the 30th anniversary of Ride the Lightning, Flemming talks about the recording of the album, and called it "almost effortless".

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Nick Menza - James LoMenzo
Facebook: Nick Menza / Facebook: James LoMenzo
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Former Megadeth Duo Nick Menza, James Lomenzo Cover Metallica’s ‘Creeping Death’

Ex-Megadeth members Nick Menza and James Lomenzo have unveiled a demo sample of their cover of Metallica's 'Creeping Death.'

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Dave Mustaine / James Hetfield
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Dave Mustaine Wishes Metallica’s James Hetfield a Happy Birthday: ‘We Changed the World Brother!’

Mustaine wished Hetfield a happy birthday, adding, "We changed the world brother!"

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