The Metallica Tarantula

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By Stuart McBratney in New Trends on Thursday 16 May 2013

Hey kids, let’s go spider shopping! If you’re a leather-clad, head-banging metal fiend, your pet of choice is surely the tarantula. But if you want to go the extra mile, that tarantula must be … wait for it … the Poecilotheria Metallica, aka The Most Badass Pet Of All Time. And if its name isn’t […]

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Kirk Hammett’s collection of monster-movie memorabilia

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By Chris Anthony in New Products on Wednesday 10 October 2012

Not only is Kirk Hammett the lead guitarist for Metallica, one of the most successful heavy metal bands of all time, but he’s also the curator of one of the world’s finest collections of monster-movie memorabilia, a collection few people have ever seen. In Too Much Horror Business, Kirk finally unveils his near-mythical treasure trove […]

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The entire St. Anger album all played at once

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By Gerry Mak in New Music on Monday 23 January 2012

Metallica’s St. Anger album is pretty much universally maligned amongst metalheads, but when every track from it is played at once, the resulting cacophony isn’t so bad, and could pass for a respectable industrial noise track if it weren’t for James Hetfield’s voice still being audible in the din.

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Yacht Club DJs mash-up Metallica, Kayne, Khia, and Hole

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By Tessa McOnie in New Music on Wednesday 23 November 2011

Yacht Club DJs are Austria’s Girl Talk. The DJs mix classic songs and overlap them into a seamless array of beats to get any crowd dancing. I particularly like the way they keep the integrity of the original tracks by keeping it simple. Yes, less is more.

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By The Uncool Hunter in New Music on Monday 14 September 2009

Beatallica is a crossover American band that plays songs of The Beatles with a Metallica touch. Formed by Kliff McBurtney, Jaymz Lennfield, Ringo Larz and GRG Hammetson, a non-commercial policy has ruled the band since 2004 in order to avoid lawsuits from the original bands, though apparently, the members of Metallica support the band and […]

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