Join Metallica Contest Winners On a Guided Video Tour of HQ
"That’s the actual Ride The Lightning backdrop – the real one," Hammett says. "I love looking at it because it brings me back to those times of 1984/85.
35 Years Ago: Dio Release ‘Holy Diver’
If Ronnie James Dio hadn’t been kicked out of Black Sabbath, one of the hallmarks of metal, 'Holy Diver,' might never have surfaced from the depths.
Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Chastises Hipsters for Badmouthing Metal
'Even to this day, for all the money that metal moves, it’s amazing how disrespected it is,' says Corgan.