The 60-year-old musician told fans in New Jersey "We have the power to change things."
The heavy metal band is recording a concert for local drive-in theaters to enable social distancing.
While death and violence come in many forms across Metallica's lyrics, they are collectively reminders of our own mortality and the fate that awaits us all—and what could be more appropriate for a birthday?
The guitarist and producer worked with so many great rock acts, including Lou Reed, W.A.S.P., Kiss and more.
During a benefit concert for the late singer, the legendary frontman returned to the public eye to perform an acoustic version of "Baby Hold On."
Dante Mantovani released a video on his YouTube page in which he connected rock music to the "abortion industry," and also referenced "satanism"
The metal group will be raising money for the wildfire relief effort for third year in a row.
"I thought it was the noisiest thing on my phone that would probably scare it," the woman said.
Police believe the assault might have taken place outside a Metallica concert on campus Saturday night.
Drummer Lars Ulrich discusses Metallica's world tour, what "Battery" and other war-themed songs are really about and why "The Black Album" works so well in stadiums.
The show will also include performances by Adele, John Legend, Chance the Rapper, Keith Urban and The Weeknd.
"We tried to explain to them that we weren't Metallica but they insisted that we sign."