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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!
Metallica
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

Metallica Unleash Studio Demo Version of New Song ‘Lords of Summer’

Metallica fans around the world rejoiced on March 16 as the legendary rock band unveiled their first new song since the 'Beyond Magnetic' EP was released in 2011. 'Lords of Summer' debuted in Bogota, Colombia as the sixth song in the band's set. Now, just a few days later, fans have been blessed with not only the opportunity to own the live performance but also the 'Garage Demo Version' of 'Lords of Summer' (listen above) straight from Metallica themselves.

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Metallica
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

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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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
Ben Gabbe, Getty Images

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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Lars Ulrich
Italy, 2006 (Giuseppe Cacace, Getty Images)

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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Category: Concerts
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Japan 1989 Concert – Free Metallica Download of the Week

On May 17, 1989, Metallica wrapped up a two-night stint at the Koseinekin Hall in Osaka, Japan. This would be the second - and to date, the final - performance in Osaka for the band, and at the time, the fifth time the band toured Japan. In this download, fans will get classic performances of hits like 'Harvester of Sorrow,' 'One' and 'Seek & Destroy,' but most notable is '...And Justice for All.'

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Category: Concerts
Metallica 'Escape'
YouTube

Metallica Perform ‘Escape’ For the First Time Ever – Video of the Week

On June 23, 2012, history was made for a number of reasons. That fateful Saturday marked the first day of a two-day festival created, organized and executed by Metallica, the first of its kind for the legendary rock band. Metallica headlined both days of the festival, known as Orion Music + More, making it the first time they ever performed in Atlantic City, N.J. For the 30,000 fans in attendance that first night, though, history was made for a much more important reason: Metallica played their classic album, 'Ride the Lightning,' in its entirety for the first time ever.

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