As we wish Happy Birthday to James Hetfield, we celebrate ‘Metallica At Their Best’

As we wish, today, American singer and musician, James Hetfield a Happy Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Metallica Video Tracklist : 1 . Nothing Else Matters 2 . Enter Sandman 3 . The Unforgiven 4 . One 5 . Whiskey In The Jar 6 . Wherever I May Roam 7 . Hardwired 8 . Welcome home (Sanitarium) 9 . Sad But True 10 . Master Of Puppets 11 . Atlas, Rise! 12 . St. Anger…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 22/52

Corinne Bailey Rae & Herbie Hancock, The Corrs & Brian Wilson, John Legend & Lindsey Stirling, Nick Cave & Kylie Minogue, Sam Moore & Deniece Williams, Rihanna & Justin Timberlake, Carole King & James Taylor, Hugh Jackman & Robbie Williams, Elvis Costello & Allen Toussaint, James Hetfield & Alice In Chains, Billy Joel & Joe Elliott, David Crosby, Graham…

Elektra publish Metallica’s seventh album : ‘Reload’ featuring ‘The Memory Remains’ and ‘Fuel’ (1997)

Metallica's 'Reload' is their seventh studio album (the last with bassist Jason Newsted) released on November 18, 1997 by Elektra. 1 . Fuel (Official Video) 2 . Fuel (At "Craig Ferguson," 2014/11/18) 3 . The Memory Remains (Official Video) 4 . The Memory Remains (Dallas, June 16, 2017) 5 . Devils Dance (Rock Am Ring, 2008) 6 . Devil's Dance Live MTV Unplugged, 1998 7 . The Unforgiven II (Official…

Guns N’ Roses & Metallica join forces (1990)

November 9, 1990 - GAK - that is Axl Rose, Slash & Duff McKagan from Guns N' Roses, Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield & Lars Ulrich from Metallica plus Sebastian Bach from Skid Row - will celebrate "RIP Magazine" at Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles More Info

Metallica release their ninth album : ‘Death Magnetic’ featuring ‘The Day That Never Comes’ (2008)

Metallica's 'Death Magnetic' is their ninth studio album (the first with bassist Robert Trujillo) produced by Rick Rubin and released on September 12, 2008 by Warner Bros. 1 . That Was Just Your Life (Mexico City, 2009) 2 . The End Of The Line (Mexico City, 2009) ) 3 . Broken, Beat & Scarred (Official Video) 4 . The Day That Never Comes (Live, "Quebec Magnetic") 5 . All Nightmare Long (Nimes,…

Macy Gray releases ‘Stripped,’ a live album recorded at a Brooklyn church (2016)

Macy Gray's 'Stripped' is her second live album recorded at a non-active Brooklyn church with a jazz quartet and released on September 9, 2016 by Chesky Records.1 . One On One, November 25Th, 2015 City Winery New York, Full Session 2 . Annabelle Track Listing : 1.Annabelle (Macy Gray, David Sardy, Mayaeni Strauss, Adam Waldman) - 05:10 . 2.Sweet Baby (Macy Gray,Joe Solo) - 05:03 . 3.I Try (Macy…

Elektra Records publish Metallica ‘…And Justice for All’ featuring ‘One’ (1988)

Metallica '…And Justice for All' is their fourth studio album (the first with bassist Jason Newsted) released on August 25, 1988, by Elektra Records.1 . Blackened (Seattle, 1989) 2 . ...And Justice For All (Live Shit: Binge & Purge) 3 . Eye Of The Beholder (Live) 4 . One (Official Video) 5 . Harvester Of Sorrow (Quito, Ecuador, October 29, 2016) 6 . The Frayed Ends Of Sanity (Seattle, 1989)…

Elektra Records release ‘Metallica,’ their self-titled fifth album featuring ‘Enter Sandman’ (1991)

'Metallica' feat. "Enter Sandman" is their eponymous fifth studio album (also known as 'The Black Album') released on August 12, 1991 by Elektra Records1 . Enter Sandman (Official Video) 2 . Sad But True (Official Video) 3 . Holier Than Thou (Yverdon-Les-Bains, Switzerland, May 30, 2012) 4 . The Unforgiven (Official Video) 5 . Wherever I May Roam (Official Video) 6 . Don't Tread On Me (Lisbon,…

This week In Collaborations 31/52

Ibrahim Ferrer & Omara Portuondo, Billy Joel & Boyz Ii Men, Bob Dylan, Keith Richards & Ron Wood, George Harrison, Eric Clapton & Leon Russell , John Lennon & Paul Mccartney, Larry Coryell & Murali Coryell, Sachal Jazz Ensemble & Wynton Marsalis , George Duke & Billy Cobham, Carlos Santana & Jerry Garcia, Liza Minnelli & Pet Shop Boys, Lang Lang &…

Metallica release their second album : ‘Ride the Lightning’ (1984)

Metallica' s 'Ride the Lightning' is their second studio album produced by Flemming Rasmussen and released on July 27, 1984 by Megaforce Records.1 . Fight Fire With Fire (Mexico City, Orgullo, Pasión, y Gloria) 2 . Fight Fire With Fire (Foxborough, MA, May 19, 2017) 3 . Ride the Lightning (Mexico City, Mexico, March 5, 2017) 4 . Ride the Lightning (Day on the Green, Oakland, CA, August 31, 1985) 5…

Megaforce Records publish Metallica’s debut album : ‘Kill ‘Em All’ (1983)

Metallica's 'Kill 'Em All' is their debut studio album released on July 25, 1983 by Megaforce Records. 1 . Hit the Lights (Gothenburg, Ullevi, Sweden 2011) 2 . Hit the Lights (Berkeley, CA, April 16, 2016) 3 . The Four Horsemen (Quebec Magnetic) 4 . The Four Horsemen (Seattle 1989) 5 . Motorbreath (Philadelphia, PA, May 12, 2017) 6 . Motorbreath (Nimes, 2009) 7 . Helpless & Jump in the Fire…

Metallica release their sixth album : ‘Load’ featuring ‘Until It Sleeps’ (1996)

Metallica's 'Load' feat. 'Until It Sleeps' is their sixth studio album released on June 4, 1996 by Elektra Vertigo.1 . Ain't My Bitch (Live, Cunning Stunts) 2 . Ain't My Bitch (Reading Festival, 1997) 3 . 2x4 (1995.08.26, Donington, U.K.) 4 . 2x4 (1995.08.23 London, UK) 5 . Until It Sleeps (Official Music Video) 6 . Until it Sleeps (Live, Cunning Stunts) 7 . Until It Sleeps (Video Music Awards…

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 22/52

Billy Gibbons, Ritchie Blackmore, Tom Morello, Jimi Hendrix, Peter Frampton, John Cipollina, Joe Perry, Jerry Cantrell, Craig Chaquico, John Mayer, Robin Trower, Mick Mars

David Bowie, George Michael, Elton John et al join Queen (1992)

April 20, 1992 - Extreme, Def Leppard, Spinal Tap, Guns N' Roses, Joe Elliot, Zucchero, Gary Cherone, Tony Iommi, James Hetfield, Robert Plant, Paul Young, Seal, Lisa Stansfield, Ian Hunter, David Bowie, Mick Ronson, George Michael, Elton John. They all will join the remaining members of Queen to pay tribute to Freddie Mercury at Wembley Stadium in London

Happy Birthday Lisa Stansfield. ‘All Around Lisa’

This day (April 11, 1966), in Heywood, Lancashire, England, is born Lisa Stansfield an English singer.Digest Tracklist : Never Ever (2018) . Billionaire (2018) . Love Supreme (2015) . Can'T Dance (2014) . If I Hadn´T Got You (2011) . w/ Clifford Slapper On Piano, London (2010) . Never Never Gonna Give You Up (2005) . Treat Me Like A Woman (2004) . Live At Ronnie Scott'S (2002) . Let'S Just Call…

Happy Birthday Sir Elton John. ‘Rocket John (It Still Is A Long Long Time)’

This day (March 25, 1947), in Pinner, Middlesex, England, is born Reginald Kenneth Dwight better known as Elton John, English singer, composer and pianistDigest Tracklist : Your Song (BBC, 1970) . Levon (BBC, 11971) . Rocket Man (Royal Festival Hall, 1972) . Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (TOTP, 1973) . Daniel (Watford, 1974) . Pinball Wizard (Dodger Stadium, 1975) . Don't Go Breaking My Heart (w/…

Elektra publish Metallica’s third album : ‘Master of Puppets,’ a musical landmark (1986)

Metallica's 'Master of Puppets' is their third studio (six times platinum) album produced by Flemming Rasmussen and released on March 3, 1986 by Elektra Records.Track Listing : 1.Battery (James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich) - 05:12 . 2.Master Of Puppets (James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Cliff Burton, Kirk Hammett) - 08:36 . 3.The Thing That Should Not Be (James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett) - 06:37 .…

We remember David Bowie. ‘Just For One Day’

This day (January 10, 2016), in New York City, died David Robert Jones a.k.a. David Bowie, an English singer, songwriter and actorTracklist : Tonight (1964) . Space Oddity (Live, 1969) . Starman (1972) . The Jean Genie (1973 Top of the Pops) . Rebel Rebel (1974) . Young Americans (U.S. TV Ad, 1975) . Fame (Cher Show, 1975) . TVC 15 (Paris, 1976) . Heroes (Dutch TV, 1977) . Station To Station…

‘Rodrigo y Gabriela’

'Rodrigo y Gabriela' is their second eponymous studio album released on February 17, 2006 by Ato Records.Track Listing : 1.Tamacun (Rodrigo Y Gabriela) - 03:25 . 2.Diablo Rojo (Rodrigo Y Gabriela) - 04:56 . 3.Vikingman (Rodrigo Y Gabriela) - 04:03 . 4.Satori (Rodrigo Y Gabriela) - 05:04 . 5.Ixtapa (Rodrigo Y Gabriela) - 05:13 . 6.Stairway To Heaven (Jimmy Page, Robert Plant) - 04:44 . 7.Orion…