Like a lot of boys growing up in the early 1990s, I was fascinated by the hard-rock band Metallica. What drew me was no mystery. They were dark and powerful and commanded the respect of millions. I was nine and lived in fear of having to undress for swim PE. The gap between us was impossible. For years, I didn't even…
In a pregame ceremony, Metallica performed "Enter Sandman" to honor Mariano Rivera as he walked onto the field from the bullpen. Rivera's final regular-season game at Yankee Stadium will be Thursday, but the Yankees retired his number today.
Some strange things happened at tonight's All-Star Game in New York. A Kansas City player got a hit, for one. (The last Royal to do that was Bo Jackson.) Yankees closer Mariano Rivera entered the game in a save situation, but didn't earn the save. The weirdest parts, though? That Prince Fielder hit a triple, and Tim…
Friday night in San Francisco was Metallica Night and the Giants offered a wide variety of Metallica-related fun.
All during Music Week at Deadspin, I'll be writing about great asskicking songs of yore. Today, it's "Orion" by Metallica.
Especially if you like Metallica and silver dragons and lightning and fucking fire. Enjoy this 45 seconds of battle-axing brilliance. (Thanks to reader Tony, for the tip.)