Ever wanted to hear Metallica's "Master of Puppets" with the drum sound of "St. Anger"? Probably not. But in case the curiosity strikes you, YouTube user data_dreams 2000 has created a mix of "Master of Puppets" with the infamously dull drum sound of "St. Anger."
Tina S.—everyone's favorite teenage French shredder—is back with another new video, her second of 2015. This time, Tina—who has covered everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Eddie Van Halen to Steve Vai to Gary Moore to DragonForce—tackles Metallica's "Master of Puppets," the title track from the band's iconic 1986 album.
For the second year in a row, Metallica’s James Hetfield enjoyed a headlining slot at Acoustic-4-a-Cure, a pediatric cancer benefit concert. This year, Hetfield performed a tune with his oldest daughter, 16-year-old Cali.
Earlier this month, the San Francisco Giants hosted their third annual Metallica Day at their home base, AT&T Park. Drummer Lars Ulrich threw out the first pitch while guitarists James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett performed "The Star Spangled Banner." Bassist Robert Trujillo also got into the act, announcing it was time to “Play ball.”
Here we have the latest clever offering from YouTube sensation Rob Scallon, a banjo-riffic cover of Metallica’s “Battery.” It’s part of what Scallon is calling Maytallica, a month long celebration that we’re happy to endorse. Below, enjoy a country-fried version of this ‘Master of Puppets’ thrasher.
Over the weekend, Metallica headlined Rock in Rio USA, a rock festival that took over the Las Vegas Strip. Metallica's two-hour set was streamed around the world via Yahoo! Live, and you can check it out below (in case you happened to miss it).
Internet guitar dude—and possibly the closest thing to an up-and-coming guitar hero in whatever messed-up age we're in these days—Rob Scallon has come up with a good one. It's his cover of Metallica's "Enter Sandman," performed entirely backwards, including guitars and vocals.