Four Metallica Jigsaw Puzzles To Be Released In September

Zee Productions have announced that they will be releasing new 500-piece jigsaw puzzles based on the artwork for Metallica’s “Kill ‘Em All,” “Ride The Lightning,” “Master Of Puppets,” and “…And Justice For All.” They will be available on September 20 and pre-orders can be found HERE. This news comes after the company previously released Iron Maiden, Motörhead. Judas Priest, and Slayer puzzles.

Watch Sum 41 Perform Metallica Medley At SiriusXM Studios

During a recent appearance at SiriusXM studios, Sum 41 performed a five-minute covers medley consisting of Metallica’s “For Whom The Bell Tolls,” “Enter Sandman,” and “Master Of Puppets.” You can see footage of that below. As previously reported, Sum 41’s new album “Order In Decline” will be released tomorrow (July 19).

Watch Metallica Perform “The Thing That Should Not Be” Live For The First Time Since 2013

During Metallica’s May 5 show at Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys in Barcelona, Spain, the band performed “The Thing That Should Not Be” live for the first time since 2013. You can see footage of that below:

Danish Prime Minister Surprises Indonesian President With An Autographed Copy Of Metallica’s “Master Of Puppets” Box Set

It is widley documented that Indonesian president Joko Widodo is a metalhead, and knowing this Denmark’s Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen decided to surprise him with a deluxe box set version of Metallica‘s “Master Of Puppets” signed by Lars Ulrich. Rasmussen tweeted a photo of him giving the gift, which you can see below.

UPDATE: According to Coconuts Jakarta, Widodo might have to give up the box set, because it “technically constitutes a form of gratification that must legally be reported to the country’s Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK).” This law was put in place to prevent bribes. A spokesperson says an official report for the gift will be filed with KPK within the 30-day review period.

Metallica Reflect On “Master Of Puppets” On Lars Ulrich’s “It’s Electric!”

Metallica recently released a remastered deluxe edition of “Master Of Puppets” and to commemorate the release, Lars Ulrich invited his bandmates and “Master Of Puppets” producer Flemming Rasmussen and mixer Michael Wagener on his Beats 1 Radio show “It’s Electric!” to reflect on the effort. You can watch part one of that discussion below:

Metallica Post “Master Of Puppets” Live Footage From 1986 Roskilde Festival

Metallica have posted live footage of “Master Of Puppets” from their 1986 set at the Roskilde Festival in Roskilde, Denmark. This performance will come with the remastered deluxe box set version of “Master Of Puppets,“ which will be released on November 10.

Metallica Stream 1987 Live Version Of “Damage Inc.” From Deluxe “Master Of Puppets” Reissue

Metallica are streaming a live version of “Damage Inc.,” which was recorded at the Grugahalle in Essen, West Germany on January 25, 1987. This track will be on the new remastered deluxe edition of “Master Of Puppets,” which will be released on November 10.