Daily Archives May 7, 2017

See Metallica Hype North American Tour With Live ‘Hardwired’ Video

May 7, 2017 Music

With the North American leg of Metallica's WorldWired Tour set to kick off Wednesday night in Baltimore, the heavy metal legends have cut together a live video for "Hardwired... to Self-Destruct" using footage from dozens of the band's gigs worldwide.

The "Hardwired... Around the World" video combines clips from concerts spanning from Costa Rica to Berlin as well as from their stadium-christening show in Minneapolis to their small venue performance in New York City.

The upcoming North American leg of the WorldWired Tour will see Metallica invading stadiums throughout the U.S. and Canada, as well as a stop at Columbus, Ohio's Rock on the Range Festival and San Francisco's Outside Lands. The leg concludes August 16th in Edmonton.

"Full stadium runs can sometimes be a

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Watch LCD Soundsystem Bring New Songs to ‘SNL’

May 7, 2017 Music

LCD Soundsystem staged their first ever Saturday Night Live musical guest spot as the reunited act performed their just-released new tracks "Call the Police" and "American Dream."

As the studio versions of both tracks hover above the six-minute mark, James Murphy and company's SNL renditions were truncated slightly for the television audience. Even with the shorter runtime, LCD Soundsystem managed to build both tracks to their respective climaxes.

(Also, in an SNL episode that lacked an on-screen appearance by Alec Baldwin's Donald Trump, keyboardist Nancy Whang got the evening's best Trump jab in with a "Bad Hombres" shirt featuring the president and Vladimir Putin.)

"Call the Police" and "American Dream" are two of the four new songs LCD Soundsystem

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