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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Suggests ‘Maybe Next Year’ for New Studio Album

It's not a concrete or a firm date, but it's something to go on! Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich commented on the band's writing and recording process for its next album, the follow up to 2008's 'Death Magnetic,' in a new interview with Argentina-based media outlet TN (seen above).

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Metallica Unleash Epic Ronnie James Dio Medley ‘Ronnie Rising’

Metallica have their share of naysayers, but after hearing the band's new Ronnie James Dio tribute medley, 'Ronnie Rising,' we have a feeling the lips of those naysayers will be sewn shut. The nine-minute song is masterfully put together, combining the iconic tracks 'A Light in the Black,' 'Tarot Woman,' 'Stargazer' and 'Kill the King.'

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Metallica Releases Vid of New Song ‘Lords of Summer’ [Video]

By now, Metallica fans across the world have heard the band's latest song, 'Lords of Summer.' Whether it was through the initial cell phone video, fan-made live video or Metallica's 'Garage Demo Version' of the song, there have been several ways to consume it. Adding to the list, Metallica released their own video of their performance via their official YouTube channel. Debuting on March 16 in Bogota, Colombia, 'Lords of Summer' proves to be a raucous song and a great follow-up to the band's most recent studio album, 'Death Magnetic.'

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Crank Up the New Metallica Demo – The Lords of Summer Garage Demo Version and Live!

Metallica has been talking about working on a new album for a while, and they've actually gotten started!  Jackie played for you the demo of the first song, "The Lords of Summer"!

No telling if this song will make the album, or in what form!  Different lyrics, rearranged...we will have to wait and see.

But for now, check out Metallica's official "Garage Demo" of the song, and a 10 camera edit of the first live performance of the song!

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Metallica Unleashes Studio Demo Version of New Song ‘Lords of Summer’

Metallica fans around the world rejoiced on March 16 as the legendary rock band unveiled their first new song since the 'Beyond Magnetic' EP was released in 2011. 'Lords of Summer' debuted in Bogota, Colombia as the sixth song in the band's set. Now, just a few days later, fans have been blessed with not only the opportunity to own the live performance but also the 'Garage Demo Version' of 'Lords of Summer' (listen above) straight from Metallica themselves.

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Lars Ulrich: ‘Lords of Summer’ Represents Metallica’s Current Creative Space

Last night (March 16) in Bogota, Colombia, Metallica debuted 'The Lords of Summer,' a new song from the thrash legends. Now that we've heard the song, fans are beginning to ponder how 'The Lords of Summer' will fit into Metallica's next album. Now, drummer Lars Ulrich explains how the new song represents Metallica's current creative mindset.

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Metallica Debut New Song ‘The Lords of Summer’ at 2014 Tour Kickoff in Bogota, Colombia

As promised, Metallica debuted a brand-new song 'The Lords of Summer' during their 2014 tour kickoff in Bogota, Colombia. The metal legends rocked the tune in the midst of their set at their concert on Sunday night (March 16).

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Metallica To Debut New Song at March 16 Show

Metallica fans, we've got some very good news to report. The legendary thrash band will debut their first brand-new song in quite a long time.

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Metallica, Slayer, Lamb of God, and More Headline Heavy Montreal 2014

Heavy Montreal is definitely one of the better music festivals in North America.

This festival has boasted headliners in the past like KISS, Avenged Sevenfold, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, and plenty others.

With great headliners like that, how could they top the previous years?

Check out the massive lineup of Heavy Montreal 2014!

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett: ‘We’re Just a Little Thrash Band From San Francisco’

Kirk Hammett may play guitar for metal's most successful band, but the Metallica shredder remains humble to this day. In a new interview with Hammett, the guitarist puts Metallica's success into perspective while claiming that the titans are "just a little thrash band from San Francisco."

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Metallica Offer 1986 Concert for Free Download, Post ‘Death Magnetic’ Era Video Footage

It's not throwback Thursday yet, but Metallica are digging into the vault to release a vintage concert and some video from the 'Death Magnetic'/'Beyond Magnetic' sessions.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Doesn’t ‘Give a F— About Social Media’

Many artists have embraced social media as a way to reach out to their fans, but it's safe to say that there are certain musicians who take to it more than others. One of those who has rejected social media is Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett.

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