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KIRK HAMMETT PORTALS EP OUT APRIL 23, “HIGH PLAINS DRIFTER” VIDEO & TRACK OUT NOW


Kirk Hammett of Metallica rings in the release of his debut solo EP Portals with a stunning video for “High Plains Drifter.” “This music was created with what I describe as an Audio-Cinematic approach,” Hammett has said. “They’re soundtracks to the movies in your mind.” In an expression of this Audio-Cinematic approach, the newly unveiled “High Plains Drifter” animated clip directed by AWESOME + modest (Bo Burnham, Mountain Goats, U2: From The Sky Down) creates an ever-morphing psychedelic dreamscape that perfectly complements the first track released from the four-song Portals, out April 23, 2022 via Blackened Recordings across digital platforms, on CD, and as a Record Store Day Exclusive Ocean Blue Vinyl EP (including a download card).

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METALLICA’S KIRK HAMMETT RELEASES SINGLE “HIGH PLAINS DRIFTER”


“This music was created with what I describe as an Audio-Cinematic approach. They’re soundtracks to the movies in your mind.” – Kirk Hammett 

Kirk Hammett of Metallica has released a first taste of his upcoming debut solo EP in the form of “High Plains Drifter.” The track opens the second side of Portals, Kirk’s four-song EP out April 23, 2022 via Blackened Recordings across digital platforms, on CD, and as a Record Store Day Exclusive Ocean Blue Vinyl EP (including a download card). 

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Support World Central Kitchen with Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundation


“World Central Kitchen is grateful for Metallica and All Within My Hands Foundation’s support and belief in our mission. They share our belief that a plate of food is more than just nourishment; it’s hope and a sign that someone cares. Their support will allow us to continue to provide fresh and comforting meals to Ukrainians fleeing their homes as well as those staying in the country.” —Nate Mook, CEO of World Central Kitchen

“The work that Chef José Andrés and the dedicated World Central Kitchen cooks do on the frontlines in a humanitarian crisis is nothing short of incredible.  We are inspired, humbled, and beyond proud to support their teams currently in six European countries serving the millions of Ukrainians who have been forced to leave their homes.  WCK represents everything that Metallica and our All Within My Hands foundation stand for by providing meals with dignity and hope worldwide.” —Lars Ulrich, Metallica

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METALLICA & THE CODA COLLECTION ANNOUNCE UPCOMING LIVE PERFORMANCE & DOCUMENTARY FILMS


Metallica and The Coda Collection have unveiled an extensive upcoming slate of live performance & documentary films set to arrive exclusively on the platform this spring. The partnership will bring seven titles to streaming for the first time ever, establishing a career-spanning catalog of content that sheds a light on Metallica’s four-decade history together and allows fans to relive some of their most iconic performances to-date. 

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Announces Debut Solo EP ‘Portals’


Kirk Hammett of Metallica makes his solo debut with Portals, a four-song instrumental EP to be released April 23, 2022 via Blackened Recordings across digital platforms, on CD, and as a Record Store Day Exclusive Ocean Blue Vinyl EP (including a download card).

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FORMER & FOUNDING SLIPKNOT DRUMMER JOEY JORDISON DIES AGE 46


Drumming legend Joey Jordison has sadly passed away aged 46, on July 26th. Best known as the former and founding drummer of Slipknot. He also played the drums in horror punk band Murderdolls and touring/playing with Rob Zombie, and that time in 2004 at Download Festival UK where Joey filled in for Lars Ulrich during Metallica’s headline set.

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