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Metallica make history with Antarctica performance

Following a performance Sunday (12/8) in Antarctica, Metallica has become the first and only band in history to perform on all seven continents over the course of a calendar year. // Tour dates at SoundSpike Following a performance Sunday (12/8) in Antarctica, Metallica has become the first and only band in history to perform on all seven continents over the course of a calendar year.

Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers, more slated for Orion More + Music Festival

Metallica will helm its second annual Orion More + Music Festival, along with Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rise Against, Deftones and Bassnectar. Metallica will helm its second annual Orion More + Music Festival, along with Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rise Against, Deftones and Bassnectar.

Metallica ready for second annual Orion Music + More Fest

Metallica will continue their Orion Music + More Festival in 2013, taking the second annual event to Detroit next summer. Metallica will continue their Orion Music + More Festival in 2013, taking the second annual event to Detroit next summer.

Metallica preps for pre-holiday live DVD release

Rock heavyweights Metallica will unleash a live DVD entitled "Quebec Magnetic" just in time for the upcoming holiday season.  // Tour dates at SoundSpike Rock heavyweights Metallica will unleash a live DVD entitled "Quebec Magnetic" just in time for the upcoming holiday season.

Stevie Wonder, Metallica, Neil Young top San Francisco's Outside Lands fest

Stevie Wonder, Metallica and Neil Young & Crazy Horse are among the acts helming the fifth annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival this summer in San Francisco. Stevie Wonder, Metallica and Neil Young & Crazy Horse are among the acts helming the fifth annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival this summer in San Francisco.

In Pictures: Exodus in Oakland, CA

The Oakland Metro Opera House was ground zero for NorCal Thrash metal act Exodus last weekend where they celebrated the life of the band's original vocalist Paul Baloff with a tribute show dubbed "Bonded By Baloff." Punctuating the event was an appearance on stage by former bandmate Kirk Hammett, who now plays with a little band called Metallica. Photos of Exodus and special guests, live in concert on Saturday, February 4, 2012 at The Oakland Metro Opera House in Oakland, CA, during their "Bonded By Baloff" tribute show.

Metallica unveils new music festival

Metallica will headline and curate its own weekend "music and lifestyle" extravaganza this summer, the band has announced. Metallica will headline and curate its own weekend "music and lifestyle" extravaganza this summer, the band has announced.

Metallica's "Beyond Magnetic" EP headed to CD

"Beyond Magnetic," the four-song EP that Metallica issued as a digital-only offering last month, will be released on CD in North America on Jan. 31. "Beyond Magnetic," the four-song EP that Metallica issued as a digital-only offering last month, will be released on CD in North America on Jan. 31.

Reunions, special guests highlight Metallica's anniversary week

Rock icons Metallica celebrated their 30th anniversary last week with an intimate four-night San Francisco party open to fan club members only and featuring an impressive array of surprise special guests -- including former band members Jason Newsted, Dave Mustaine and Ron McGovney. Rock icons Metallica celebrated their 30th anniversary last week with an intimate four-night San Francisco party open to fan club members only and featuring an impressive array of surprise special guests -- including former band members Jason Newsted, Dave Mustaine and Ron McGovney.
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