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Chuck Armstrong

For as long as he can remember, Chuck has been crazy about rock and roll. His first concert was Def Leppard at the age of 6 - and the rest, as they say, is history. He's been on-air for one of the biggest rock radio stations in the country (you can call him F 'Em Up Chuck) and now he's enjoying life living in New York City. Keep on rockin' in the free world!
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Metallica ‘Destroy’ New York City’s Legendary Apollo Theater

When it was announced that Metallica were to play the legendary Apollo Theater in New York City, fans had no idea what they would be in for. After all, the capacity of the Apollo is 1,506 and Metallica are used to playing shows of 50,000 and above. But with the help of SiriusXM, the band gave fans the show of a lifetime, with nonstop, in-your-face metal packaged in an unbelievably intimate setting at a historic venue.

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Awesome Live Performances by Metallica
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10 Awesome Metallica Live Performances

In Metallica's first-ever full-length feature film, 'Metallica: Through The Never,' the legendary metal band performs an epic concert in the midst of apocalyptic destruction. With a massive stage set-up and a near-flawless set list, Metallica prove why they're one of the greatest bands in rock history, whether they're performing live or on the big screen.

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Diana Nyad Swims from Cuba to Florida
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64-Year-Old Diana Nyad Swims From Cuba to Florida in 53 Hours

For the first time in history, a swimmer has endured the 103-mile route from Havana, Cuba to Key West, Florida, without the assistance of a shark cage. That swimmer, 64-year-old Diana Nyad, began her quest on Saturday, August 31, and finished around 53 hours later on Labor Day.

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Exclusive: Metallica Guitarist Kirk Hammett Discusses 30th Anniversary of ‘Kill ‘Em All’

On July 25, 1983, Metallica released their debut studio album, 'Kill 'Em All.' Initially, 'Kill 'Em All' was not commercially successful, but 30 years later it is regarded as one of the best thrash metal albums of all time. Its rawness and speed are unmatched, and guitarist Kirk Hammett gives us a better understanding of why it is such a gritty album.

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Metallica - 'Quebec Magnetic' - 'My Apocalypse'
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Metallica Show Their Thrash Roots With Footage of ‘My Apocalypse’ from ‘Quebec Magnetic’

Perhaps the thrashiest tune from Metallica's 2008 'Death Magnetic,' 'My Apocalypse' is a powerful, non-stop rocker that perfectly displays the band's roots from the '80s. Fast guitars, pummeling drums and in-your-face lyrics, 'My Apocalypse' is the epitome of everything Metallica stand for.

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Metallica - 'Damage Inc' - 'Quebec Magnetic'
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Metallica Give Another Sneak Peek of ‘Quebec Magnetic’ with Video of ‘Damage, Inc.’

No one will ever accuse Metallica of not paying enough attention to their gigantic, worldwide fanbase. Before the release of their latest DVD/Blu-Ray adventure, 'Quebec Magnetic,' the band gave fans a sneak peek at what to expect by sharing three videos of performances

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Lars Ulrich
Italy, 2006 (Giuseppe Cacace, Getty Images)
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Best Lars Ulrich Live Pictures

We've covered James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo by giving you our favorite live shots of those three members of Metallica. You've seen some of the funniest faces that drummer Lars Ulrich makes, but we would be remiss if we didn't wrap things up and give you some of the best live pictures of the founder of Metallica as well.

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Metallica
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Metallica Crush Voodoo Fest in New Orleans – Exclusive Photos

In a turn that surprised many fans, it was announced a few weeks ago that Metallica were adding one more show to their 2012 touring itinerary, a schedule that initially ended with the band's performance at Outside Lands in San Francisco. However, the band answered the call to take over Green Day's slot headlining the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience festival, meaning Metallica would give the world one more 2012 show. Last night (Oct. 27), Metallica did just that at City Park in New Orleans.

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Metallica
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Metallica Release Official Jigsaw Puzzles for ‘Master of Puppets’ + ‘…And Justice for All’

Metallica fans who are looking for something to do this weekend, look no further. Metalheads can get their hands on the two latest items available in Metallica's official online store: jigsaw puzzles. That's right, after you crank up your favorite 'Tallica record, clear the table and get ready to put a puzzle together.

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Kirk Hammett Excited for Metallica’s Headlining Set at Voodoo Music Festival

On the heels of learning that Metallica will be taking over Green Day's headlining gig at the 2012 Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in New Orleans, Loudwire had the chance to catch up with 'Tallica axeman Kirk Hammett. This will be Metallica's first concert in New Orleans since 2008, so needless to say there is a lot of excitement around the announcement.

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