Metallica played its first gig at the long gone Anaheim CA club Radio City on March 14, 1982, and made their vinyl debut on the Metal Massacre album compilation on June 14, 1982.
When Guitar Hero first started out, it was really tough to get big bands to commit.
When Metallica was making fun of Axl Rose on their documentary, A Year and a Half in the Life, The Guns 'N Roses singer threw a fit and demanded the video be changed - or else.
With the Big Four of metal, Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax, all finally touring together, it's amazing to see how far things have come since these bands got started three decades ago.
It's hard to believe that the best albums of the thrash / speed metal genre, Metallica's Master of Puppets, Megadeth's Peace Sells, and Slayer's Reign In Blood, all came out twenty-five years ago.
When KJ Doughton headed up Metallica's fan club, and volunteered to help spread the word, who could have predicted the band would have become as big as they did?
If you're a fan of metal, there's certain names you'd see on album thank you lists, people who became known for being a big help behind the scenes.
In Stephen King's On Writing, the best selling author talked about how important it is to create an environment where creativity can thrive, and that meant pushing out the outside world.
Along with making it all the way down from Seattle to see The Big Four show in Indio, CA, KJ Doughton was also one of the chosen few who got see Metallica get inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
It was the tour many thought wouldn't happen, but it blazed across Europe, and recently had a triumphant show in Indio, CA.
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This week we’ll take a look at Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell’s Precision Guided Musicians project - which fuses music and technology to transcend the barriers of conventional art - and much more!
It’s always nice to see bands put aside their differences and come together for one night of legendary music making. That was the case for the “big four” in thrash metal – Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax, and Megadeth – at the Sonisphere Festival in Sofia, Bulgaria.