Outside Lands 2012 Lineup

August 10th-12th in San Fran’s Golden Gate Park: Metallica, Neil Young, Jack White, Stevie Wonder, Skrillex, Foo Fighters, Beck, Sigur Ros, Norah Jones, The Kills, Regina Spektor, Passion Pit, Big Boi, Santigold, MSTRKRFT, Die Antwoord, The Walkmen, Washed Out, Alabama Shakes and more to come.

Metallica Curates Lineup for Orion Music + More

Metallica selected the acts for this first year of Orion Music + More where they will perform Ride The Lightning and The Black Album in their entirety. Other performers include Best Coast, A Place To Bury Strangers, Arctic Monkeys, Modest Mouse, F*cked Up, The Black Angels and Liturgy.

Lou Reed & Metallica “The View”

Santa brought you an early holiday present, but you’ve clearly been very bad so it’s a big lump of audio coal: the first and hopefully only clip from the Loutallica album, Lulu. For some inexplicable reason Darren Aronofsky directs.

What’s New In Music This Week

This Week: Lou Reed and Metallica – you decide for yourself; Portland’s Blouse is sugar and synths; Brian Wilson and the few remaining Beach Boys finish an album after 45 years; James Ferraro goes automated; The Soft Moon’s new EP: sinister, intense, dark.

Lou Reed & Metallica “Lulu” Teaser

What’s up with the weird collabs? Jack White with Insane Clown Posse and now a whole album of Lou Reed with Metallica? Reed says Lulu may be his best work to date and “maybe the best thing done by anyone, ever.” Um…you decide.

Metallica “Enter Sandman” (Smooth Jazz)

A lot of people say Metallica lost their credibility as they’ve become ever more popular. Here’s a newly released version of the classic, “Enter Sandman”. It does seem like they are headed in a new direction.