Metallica played its first gig 30 years ago

It's not a date that most metalheads have memorized, and sometimes you wonder how many bands can recall exactly when they played their first show.

Metallica hits 30

When Metallica was headlining its recent Big Four show in New York’s Yankee Stadium, word got out that the band would be celebrating its 30th anniversary in San Francisco.

Remembering Metallica's Cliff Burton

It's hard to believe twenty-five years have passed since Metallica lost bassist Cliff Burton in a freak bus accident on September 27, 1986.