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April 12, 2024
“They say that lightning never strikes twice, but the second release of Rye The Lightning proves otherwise,” said Metallica lead guitarist Kirk Hammett.
December 20, 2023
From a fruit-forward expression from Metallica’s Blackened label to a whiskey collab with Jean-Michel Basquiat’s estate.
May 4, 2023
A sonically-treated blend of bourbon and rye that’s finished in brandy casks.
March 23, 2023
The singer/guitarist opened up about his favorite smokes and Metallica’s M81 cigar ahead of the band’s latest album, “72 Seasons.”
September 30, 2022
James Hetfield and Blackened master distiller Rob Dietrich teamed up with Drew Estate to create the Metallica-approved stogies.
April 28, 2022
Metallica’s latest Blackened whiskey is sonically seasoned with a live performance of their “Ride The Lightning” album.
December 28, 2021
Metallica’s Blackened and WhistlePig’s semi-truck-aged RoadStock are among the most innovative whiskeys of the year.
Blackened x Willett Promo
September 1, 2021
An aged straight rye blend sourced from Kentucky’s Willet Distillery was seasoned to 11 Met staples and deep cuts.
Blackened Black Album Promo
June 9, 2021
Metallica’s latest whiskey drop celebrates the 30th anniversary of their hit 1991 “Black Album.”
Blackened American Whiskey Batch 106 Promo
October 15, 2020
Tracks from “S&M2” were used to enhance Metallica’s latest “Sweet Amber.”