Metallica

Janet Jackson has been added to the lineup of The Concert for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals in San Francisco's Civic Center. (Courtesy photo)

Janet Jackson to join Metallica in Civic Center benefit concert

Missed Janet Jackson at Outside Lands? Catch her at 8 tonight at…

 

Fats Domino, pictured performing in 2007, has died at 89. (Aviv Small/ Zuma Press/TNS)

Fats Domino leaves rockin’ piano legend behind

Ain’t that a shame: Antoine “Fats” Domino, the pioneering "Blueberry Hill" piano…

 

Elisabeth Prueitt's limited edition "Tartine Bowl" is available for about a month at participating sweetgreen outlets. (Courtesy photo)

Metallica’s Hetfield smoothly survives onstage tumble

Metallica frontman James Hetfield is A-OK following a fall during a performance…

Elisabeth Prueitt's limited edition "Tartine Bowl" is available for about a month at participating sweetgreen outlets. (Courtesy photo)
Metallica’s James Hetfield, left, and Kirk Hammett took control during their headlining set on Saturday, the second day of Outside Lands 2017.  (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Outside Lands 2017 Day 2: Metallica rules, A Tribe Called Quest cancels

Hip hop fans were disappointed Saturday at the cancellation of headliners A…

Metallica’s James Hetfield, left, and Kirk Hammett took control during their headlining set on Saturday, the second day of Outside Lands 2017.  (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Bay Area favorites Metallica headline Saturday's lineup at the 10th Outside Lands. (Courtesy photo)

Outside Lands 2017 headliners

10th Anniversary Outside Lands Where: Golden Gate Park, 30th Avenue at Fulton…

Bay Area favorites Metallica headline Saturday's lineup at the 10th Outside Lands. (Courtesy photo)
Mike Kerr, left, and Ben Thatcher are Royal Blood. (Courtesy photo)

Royal Blood finds friends in high places

When English duo Royal Blood issued its self-titled debut in 2014, drummer…

Mike Kerr, left, and Ben Thatcher are Royal Blood. (Courtesy photo)
San Francisco's biggest pop music event, Outside Lands, announced its 2017 lineup.  (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Metallica, The Who, Gorillaz, Queens of the Stone Age, Lorde headline Outside Lands 2017

Metallica, The Who, Gorillaz, Queens of the Stone Age, A Tribe Called…

San Francisco's biggest pop music event, Outside Lands, announced its 2017 lineup.  (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Co-anchor Amy Robach was called out after using the phrase "colored people" on "Good Morning America" -- she said she was sorry pretty quickly. (Courtesy ABC)

Scoop: ‘GMA’s’ Amy Robach quickly apologizes for racial slur

It was just moments after the error that “Good Morning America’s” Amy…

Co-anchor Amy Robach was called out after using the phrase "colored people" on "Good Morning America" -- she said she was sorry pretty quickly. (Courtesy ABC)
Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman, pictured in 2011, have announced plans to divorce. (AP/Evan Agostini)

Scoop: Drew Barrymore taking ‘one step at a time’

Drew Barrymore apparently isn’t letting an impending divorce get her down --…

Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman, pictured in 2011, have announced plans to divorce. (AP/Evan Agostini)
Metallica lead singer James Hetfield, left, plays the national anthem alongside guitarist Kirk Hammett before a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Angels on Saturday, May 2, 2015, in San Francisco. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Metallica to crash Super Bowl party

In an area ripe with options, Super Bowl week was sure to…

Metallica lead singer James Hetfield, left, plays the national anthem alongside guitarist Kirk Hammett before a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Angels on Saturday, May 2, 2015, in San Francisco. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
COURTESY PHOTOMetallica guitarist and horror fanatic Kirk Hammett hosts the inaugural Kirk Von Hammett Fear FestEvil at the Regency Ballroom this weekend.

Welcome to Kirk Hammett’s nightmare

When Kirk Hammett was in first grade, he walked himself to school…

COURTESY PHOTOMetallica guitarist and horror fanatic Kirk Hammett hosts the inaugural Kirk Von Hammett Fear FestEvil at the Regency Ballroom this weekend.
GLAAD via YoutubeStephen Ira Beatty stars in a PSA opposing a regulation that would exclude transgender people from accessing healthcare.

Lars Ulrich and Sean Parker apparently have made up

Wait, is that Napster’s arch-enemy Lars Ulrich pictured at company co-founder Sean…

GLAAD via YoutubeStephen Ira Beatty stars in a PSA opposing a regulation that would exclude transgender people from accessing healthcare.
Courtesy PhotoSneak preview: Margaret Jenkins Dance Company’s “Times Bones

Bright, reflective lights in ‘Times Bones’ by Alexander V. Nichols

Lighting designer Alexander V. Nichols works with the best: His résumé boasts…

Courtesy PhotoSneak preview: Margaret Jenkins Dance Company’s “Times Bones
Courtesy photoBlast from past: Death Angel singer Mark Osegueda and guitarist Rob Cavestany perform at Ruthie’s Inn in Berkeley.

Book captures Bay Area's thrash heyday

The Bay Area may be known for Silicon Valley’s innovations, but it…

Courtesy photoBlast from past: Death Angel singer Mark Osegueda and guitarist Rob Cavestany perform at Ruthie’s Inn in Berkeley.

Metallica-Lou Reed project takes flight

One thing you have to say for today’s music scene — we’ve…

The concert film “Metallica: Through the Never” gives viewers many cool perspectives of the acclaimed Bay Area band.

Metallica to play $6 concerts in San Francisco

Christmas for metalheads, it seems, might be arriving a tad early this…

The concert film “Metallica: Through the Never” gives viewers many cool perspectives of the acclaimed Bay Area band.