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Label: Blackened Recordings

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Formed in: 1981

1981-1990 Bay Area thrash metal
1988-2003 Heavy metal
1991-2003 Hard rock
2003 Alternative metal
2004-2010 Thrash metal
2011 Experimental rock
2012- Thrash metal

Line-up

Current members:
1981-  James Alan Hetfield - vocals, rhythm guitar
1981-  Lars Ulrich - drums
1983-  Kirk Hammett - lead guitar, backing vocals
2003-  Robert Trujillo - bass, backing vocals
Former musicians:
1981-1982  Ron McGovney - bass, backing vocals
1981-1983  David Scott "Dave" Mustaine - lead guitars
1982-1986  Clifford Lee "Cliff" Burton - bass, backing vocals
1986-2001  Jason Newsted - bass, backing vocals
Studio musicians:
1981  Lloyd Grant - lead guitars
1997  Jim McGillveray - percussions
1997  Bernardo Bigalli - violins
1997  David Miles - hurdy gurdy
2001-2003  Robert "Bob" Rock - bass
2011  Lewis Allan "Lou" Reed - vocals, guitar, continuum
Live musicians:
1982  Jeff Warner - rhythm guitar
1986  John Marshall - guitar
› 1992  -//-
1992  Luke Jackson - drums
2004  David "Dave" Lombardo - drums
2004  Nathan Jonas "Joey" Jordison - drums
2004  Flemming Larsen - drums
Guest musicians:
1997  John Popper - harmonica
1997  Gary Rossington - additional guitars
1997  Leslie Edward "Les" Claypool - banjo
1997  Marianne Faithfull - backing vocals
1997  Jim Martin - guitars
1997  Sean Kinney - drums
1997  Jerry Cantrell - guitars
1997  Pepper Keenan - guitars
2011  Rob Wasserman - stand up electric bass
2011  Ulrich Maas - cello
2011  Marika Hughes - cello
2011  Ron Lawrence - viola
2011  Megan Gould - violin
2011  Jenny Scheinman - violin, viola, string arrangements
2011  Sarth Calhoun - electronics
2011  Jessica Troy - viola

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CD & EP / Other releases / Videos

1983 | 8.6 Kill 'Em All
1984 | 9.2 Ride The Lightning
1984 | 8.7 Creeping Death [EP]
1986 | 9.2 Master Of Puppets
1987 | 8.1 Garage Days Re-Revisited [EP]
1988 | 8.2 Harvester Of Sorrow [EP]
1988 | 8.8 ...And Justice For All
1991 | 8.3 Metallica
1992 | 7.6 Live At Wembley Stadium [EP]
1996 | 6.4 Load
1996 | 5.8 Hero Of The Day [EP]
1997 | 6.1 Re-Load
1998 | 7.5 Garage Inc.
2003 | 4.3 St. Anger
2004 | 6.4 The Unnamed Feeling [EP]
2004 | 5.7 Some Kind Of Monster [EP]
2007 | 6.5 Live From Live Earth [EP]
2008 | 7.4 Death Magnetic
2010 | 6.5 Six Feet Down Under [EP]
2010 | 7 Six Feet Down Under Part II [EP]
2010 | 7.8 Live At Grimey's [EP]
2011 | 2.2 Lulu [Collaboration]
2011 | 7.4 Beyond Magnetic [EP]
 
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Photo galleries

18.04.2010 Metallica - Saku Arena, Tallinn, Estonia, 18.04.2010 by Ivor
27.07.2009 Metallica - Mass Hysteria, Arenes de Nimes, France, 07/07/09 by Moocher
15.09.2008 Metallica, Death Magnetic Release Celebration - London, England, 15th September 2008 by Baz Anderson


Metallica


News / Concerts / Interviews

News
19.03.2014 Metallica - Streaming Demo Version Of New Song
04.03.2014 Metallica - Confirmed For Heavy Montréal, Free Download Of '86 Show
31.01.2014 Metallica - Win Award For Best 3D Documentary
17.01.2014 Metallica - To Start Work On New Album
14.01.2014 Jason Newsted - Explains Reasons For Leaving Metallica
07.01.2014 Metallica - Performing At Grammy Awards With Pianist Lang Lang
 
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Articles
17.05.2010 The History of the Four Horsemen
16.09.2008 Metallica, Death Magnetic Release Celebration - London, England, 15th September 2008

Concerts
28.05.2014 FIN, Helsinki - Sonisphere Festival - Finland 2014 (1)
30.05.2014 SWE, Stockholm - STHLM Fields 2014 (3)
01.06.2014 NOR, Oslo - Sonisphere Festival - Norway 2014 (1)
04.06.2014 GER, Hamburg - Sonisphere Festival - Germany 2014 (1)
05.06.2014 GER, Nürburg - Rock am Ring 2014 (1)
06.06.2014 GER, Nürnberg - Rock Im Park 2014 (1)
09.06.2014 NED, Landgraaf - Pinkpop Festival 2014 (1)
01.07.2014 ITA, Rome - Sonisphere Festival - Italy 2014
06.07.2014 GBR, Knebworth - Sonisphere Festival - UK 2014 (2)
04.07.2014 SUI, Basel - Sonisphere Festival - Switzerland 2014
08.07.2014 CZE, Prague - Aerodrome Festival 2014 - Part II (2)
09.07.2014 AUT, Vienna - Krieau Rocks 2014 (1)
11.07.2014 POL, Warsaw - Sonisphere Festival - Poland 2014 (1)
09.08.2014 CAN, Montreal, QC - Heavy MTL Festival (5)

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