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Metallica

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Net worth 2018: $19 Million
Earnings: $66.5 Million
Industry: Other
Country: United States
BIOGRAPHY

Metallica was born in United States. Metallica is #21 in List Highest-Paid Celebrities In The World. A pioneer of thrash metal active since the early 1980s, Metallica recently released its tenth studio album, "Hardwired... To Self-Destruct," to commercial and critical success. But the bulk of profits this year came from the band's WorldWired global tour, which is set to continue through the spring of 2018.

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2017

On August 7, 2017, Metallica was invited by the San Francisco Giants again for the fifth annual "Metallica Night" with Hammett and Hetfield performing the national anthem

2016

to Self-Destruct, would be released worldwide on November 18, 2016, via their independent label, Blackened Recordings

2015

On June 14, 2015, Hetfield and Hammett performed The Star-Spangled Banner live via electric guitars prior to game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California

2014

In November 2014, Metallica performed at the closing ceremony of BlizzCon 2014

2013

In 2013, due to expiring content licenses, "Ride the Lightning", "Blackened", and "

2011

On December 13, 2011, the band released Beyond Magnetic, a digital EP release exclusively on iTunes

2010

On December 17, 2010, Another "big four" Sonisphere performance that would take place in France on July 9 was announced

2009

In 2009, Metallica collaborated with the game's developers to make Guitar Hero: Metallica, which included a number of Metallica's songs

2008

In November 2008, Metallica's record deal with Warner Bros

2007

Vocalist and guitarist Robb Flynn of Machine Head said that when creating the band's 2007 album, The Blackening, "What we mean is an album that has the power, influence and epic grandeur of that album Master of Puppets—and the staying power—a timeless record like that"

2006

On September 10, 2006, Metallica guest starred on The Simpsons' eighteenth-season premiere, "The Mook, the Chef, the Wife and Her Homer"

2005

The band opened for The Rolling Stones at AT&T Park in San Francisco on November 13 and 15, 2005

2004

Before the band's set at the 2004 Download Festival, Ulrich was rushed to the hospital after having an anxiety seizure and was unable to perform

2003

The band was awarded the MTV Icon award in 2003, and a concert paying tribute to the band with artists performing its songs was held

2002

As Metallica moved on, Newsted joined Canadian thrash metal band Voivod in 2002, and was Trujillo's replacement in Osbourne's band during the 2003 Ozzfest tour, which included Voivod

2001

Hetfield left rehab on December 4, 2001, and the band returned to the recording studio on April 12, 2002

2000

At the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards, Ulrich appeared with host Marlon Wayans in a skit that criticized the idea of using Napster to share music

1999

On March 7, 1999, Metallica was inducted into the San Francisco Walk of Fame

1998

In 1998, Metallica compiled a double album of cover songs titled Garage Inc

1997

With the release of ReLoad in 1997, the band displayed blues and early hard rock influences, incorporating more rhythm and harmony in song structures

1996

David Fricke of Rolling Stone described the move as "goodbye to the moldy stricture and dead-end Puritanism of no-frills thrash", and called Load the heaviest record of 1996

1995

The band went on a brief hiatus in the summer of 1995 and played three outdoor shows that included headlining at Donington Park, where it was supported by Slayer, Skid Row, Slash's Snakepit, Therapy?, and Corrosion of Conformity

1993

Live Shit: Binge & Purge, the band's first box set, was released in November 1993

1992

On August 8, 1992, during the co-headlining Guns N' Roses/Metallica Stadium Tour, Hetfield suffered second and third degree burns to his arms, face, hands, and legs

1991

In 1991, Huey said Metallica with new producer Bob Rock simplified and streamlined its music for a more commercial approach to appeal to mainstream audiences

1990

Metallica noticed changes to the rock scene created by the grunge movement of the early 1990s

1989

In 1989, Metallica received its first Grammy Award nomination for

1988

Current membersFormer membersSession/touring membersGrammy Awards^ The 1988 re-issue of Kill 'Em All on Elektra Records also charted on the Billboard 200, peaking at number 120

1987

A video titled Cliff 'Em All commemorating Burton's three years in Metallica was released in 1987; the video included bass solos, home videos, and pictures

1986

On September 27, 1986, during the European leg of Metallica's Damage, Inc

1985

Metallica played its largest show at the Monsters of Rock festival at Donington Park, England, on August 17, 1985, with Bon Jovi and Ratt, playing to 70,000 people

1984

Elektra Records A&R director Michael Alago, and co-founder of Q-Prime Management Cliff Burnstein, attended a Metallica concert in September 1984

1983

Metallica's first live performance with Hammett was on April 16, 1983, at a nightclub in Dover, New Jersey called The Showplace; the support act was Anthrax's original line-up, which included Dan Lilker and Neil Turbin

1982

Concert promoter Johny "Z" Zazula, who had heard the demo No Life 'til Leather (1982), offered to broker a record deal between Metallica and New York City-based record labels

1981

The band was officially formed on October 28, 1981, five months after Ulrich and Hetfield first met

1980

A recording of "The Ecstasy of Gold" has been played to introduce Metallica's performances since the 1980s

1961

Rolling Stone placed the band 61st on its list of "The 100 Greatest Artists of All Time"; its albums Master of Puppets and Metallica were ranked at numbers 167 and 252 respectively on the magazine's list of The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time

1950

The track received a Grammy nomination at the 50th Grammy Awards for the category "Best Rock Instrumental Performance"

1942

Metallica was ranked 42st on VH1's "100 Greatest Artists Of All Time", was listed fifth on VH1's "100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock", and the band was number one on VH1's "20 Greatest Metal Bands" list

1930

The band performed its debut album Kill 'Em All in its entirety, celebrating the 30th anniversary of its release

1925

, which makes it the 25th-best-selling album in the country

(4.8/104 votes)
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