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On 27 September 1986, Metallica was an up and coming heavy metal band touring behind their landmark third album Master Of Puppets. In the early morning however, their personal mission for world domination nearly ended before it was realized. The band got into a tour bus accident and bassist Cliff …
Cover for Metallica/San Francisco Symphony S&M2

They say lightning never strikes twice and this might be especially true when it comes to sequels. ‘S&M2’, the recent collaboration between Metallica and the San Francisco Symphony, proves that this old saying is simply that. With the help of conductor Edwin Outwater, musical director Michael Tilson Thomas, arranger Bruce …
Edwin Outwater, from the San Francisco Symphony

MetalTalk TV Episode Sixteen features Edwin Outwater, the visionary conductor who worked with the San Francisco Symphony and Metallica in the recording of the new S&M2 project, released this Friday (28 August 2020). Hosted by Brandon Oberkrieser, Edwin takes us through the process of the project, as well as his …
Adrian Smith, on stage with Iron Maiden. London O2 Arena. Legacy Of The Beast Tour

With Metallica’s S&M2 released this Friday (28 August) and Adrian Smith’s ‘Monsters Of River and Rock’ autobiography due out 3 September, MetalTalk have been busy and we have two exciting interviews due for publication in the coming days.  Edwin Outwater is the visionary conductor who has reinvented the concert experience …
Photo of Metallica

Metallica and the San Francisco Symphony have shared their final taster for the eagerly awaited ‘S&M2’ release and you can see ‘For Whom the Bell Tolls (Live)’ below. To mark this epic release, MetalTalk have lined up two fantastic events, where you can get the gritty details what it is …
Metallica. © Robert Sutton/MetalTalk

Metallica will return to the stage 29 August 2020, for the first time since September 2019’s ‘S&M2’ concerts. They will be the first Metal band to feature in the Encore Drive-In Nights series, with a new full set showing at hundreds of drive-in and outdoor theatres across the United States …
Metallica. Photo Robert Sutton/MetalTalk

The 90’s were a prolific but controversial decade for Metallica. Between cutting their hair short and their experimentation with Blues and Country and Western, people often view ‘Load’ and ‘Reload’ as the controversial albums. In retrospect, the decade began and ended with musical controversy as well. Metallica: Metallica & San …
Photo of Michael Alago and Lars Ulrich 2017

There is no doubt that Michael Alago has cemented his place in Heavy Metal history. Famed for spotting and signing Metallica to Elektra records in 1984, he was an instrumental part of their team. He worked with them as Record Company Executive for the ‘Master Of Puppets’ album and supported …
Photo of Metallica at Download 2004

On 5 June 2004, 100,000 fans filled Donington Park for the annual Download Festival. Being the biggest summer music festival in England for Metal and Rock fans, the festival has attracted some of the biggest acts in history. Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, AC/DC and many others have all graced the …
Phot of Metallica - Day On The Green 1985

On 31 August 1985, thousands of Metal fans filled the old Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, CA. They were there for the first night of the annual Day On The Green festival. With The Scorpions and Ratt as the two top billed bands, the fans certainly were ready for a night …