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BEATALLICA Part Ways With Bassist

Milwaukee-based BEATALLICA, a satirical mashup act whose hilarious schtick marries the songwriting prowess of the BEATLES to the deep-throated rock growl of METALLICA, have parted ways with bassist Kliff McBurtney (real name: Lee Bruso). Bruso's statement on the matter reads as follows: "Seeing as I can't find a cutesy way to sugarcoat this, I'm just ...

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BEATALLICA: New Live Tracks Available For Download

Milwaukee-based BEATALLICA, a satirical mashup act whose hilarious schtick marries the songwriting prowess of the BEATLES to the deep-throated rock growl of METALLICA, have posted three brand-new live tracks recorded at the Middle East in Cambridge, Massachusetts on December 4, 2005. Check out the songs "Sandman", "The Thing That Should Not Let It Be" and ...

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BEATALLICA Bassist To Sit Out Fall Tour

Bassist Kliff McBurtney of the Milwaukee-based BEATALLICA, a satirical mashup act whose hilarious schtick marries the songwriting prowess of the BEATLES to the deep-throated rock growl of METALLICA, has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "At the beginning of November my wife, daughter and myself made a big jump and moved ...

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BEATALLICA: More U.S. Tour Dates Announced

Milwaukee-based BEATALLICA, a satirical mashup act whose hilarious schtick marries the songwriting prowess of the BEATLES to the deep-throated rock growl of METALLICA, have lined up the following U.S. dates during November/December: Nov. 28 - Columbus, OH - Little Brother's Nov. 29 - Washington, D.C. - Black Cat Dec 01 - Baltimore, MD - Fletcher's ...

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BEATALLICA: U.S. Tour Dates Announced

According to LiveDaily.com, Milwaukee-based BEATALLICA, a satirical mashup act whose hilarious schtick marries the songwriting prowess of the BEATLES to the deep-throated rock growl of METALLICA, have lined up the following U.S. dates during November/December: Nov. 28 - Columbus, OH - Little Brothers Nov. 29 - Washington, DC - Black Cat Dec. 01 - Baltimore, ...

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BEATALLICA Frontman: 'I Wouldn't Want To Mess' With LARS ULRICH

RiverFrontTimes.com recently conducted an interview with frontman Jaymz Lennfield of Milwaukee-based BEATALLICA, a satirical mashup act whose hilarious schtick marries the songwriting prowess of the BEATLES to the deep-throated rock growl of METALLICA. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow: RiverFrontTimes.com: If [METALLICA's Lars Ulrich] and Ringo Starr [of THE BEATLES] got ...

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BEATALLICA To Tour Europe In October

BEATALLICA, the Milwaukee-based parody group known for METALLICA-infused covers of BEATLES songs, will be touring Europe in October. "The band will be playing mainly in Germany and Austria with our brothers-in-armbands THE PUNKLES, and possibly other countries as well," BEATALLICA write on their web site. Exact cities and dates will be announced next week. BEATALLICA ...

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BEATALLICA Frontman Talks About LARS ULRICH's Involvement In SONY Dispute

Michael Tierney (a.k.a. Jaymz Lennfield) of METALLICA/BEATLES cover band BEATALLICA recently spoke to AdrenalinFanzine.com about receiving help from METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich in their dispute with the Sony Corporation over BEATALLICA's "unlawful use" of the group's compositions "without authorization or license." A couple of excerpts from the interview follow: AdrenalinFanzine.com: I know that ...

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BEATALLICA Frontman Says METALLICA's ULRICH Went Out Of His Way To Help His Band

Michael Tierney of METALLICA/BEATLES cover band BEATALLICA spoke to MTV.com about receiving help from METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich in their dispute with the Sony Corporation over BEATALLICA's "unlawful use" of the group's compositions "without authorization or license." "Both of us want this to officially be over," Tierney told MTV.com. "Our legal team, with the help ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Saves The Day For BEATALLICA

According to BoingBoing.net, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich has asked METALLICA's longtime attorney Peter Paterno to try and defuse the situation between BEATALLICA — the Milwaukee-based parody band known for METALLICA-infused covers of BEATLES songs — and Sony Music. As previously reported, Sony Music accused BEATALLICA of violating copyright laws, demanded that their webmaster ...

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BEATALLICA To Open For DREAM THEATER

BEATALLICA, the Internet sensation who combine the work of THE BEATLES with the sound of early METALLICA, will be opening for DREAM THEATER on Sunday, September 5 at the Barrymore Theater in Madison, WI. As previously reported, BEATALLICA will be doing a very special edition of "The Metal Show Unleashed" at the Lava Room Recording ...

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BEATALLICA To Perform On 'The Metal Show Unleashed'

BEATALLICA, the Internet sensation who combine the work of THE BEATLES with the sound of early METALLICA, have added a day's worth of activities to their first-ever Cleveland appearance. The band will be doing a very special edition of "The Metal Show Unleashed", wherein they will play live and be recorded for future playback on ...

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BEATALLICA: Live Recordings Posted Online

BEATALLICA, the Midwestern band which "covers BEATLES songs in the style of METALLICA, infusing the lyrics and arrangements of Fab Four standards with wonderfully unsubtle references to METALLICA's songs and a spot-on imitation of James Hetfield's distinctive vocals" (Ice magazine), have uploaded three live tracks recorded at their first-ever concert on May 31 ...

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BEATALLICA: More Live Shows Announced

BEATALLICA, the Midwestern band which "covers BEATLES songs in the style of METALLICA, infusing the lyrics and arrangements of Fab Four standards with wonderfully unsubtle references to METALLICA's songs and a spot-on imitation of James Hetfield's distinctive vocals" (Ice magazine), have lined up the following dates during July/August: Jul. 18 - Chicago, IL ...

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BEATALLICA: Live Photos Posted Online

BEATALLICA, the Midwestern band which "covers BEATLES songs in the style of METALLICA, infusing the lyrics and arrangements of Fab Four standards with wonderfully unsubtle references to METALLICA's songs and a spot-on imitation of James Hetfield's distinctive vocals" (Ice magazine), made their live debut on May 31 at the BalloonFest in El Paso, ...

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BEATALLICA To Make Live Debut

BEATALLICA, the Midwestern band which "covers BEATLES songs in the style of METALLICA, infusing the lyrics and arrangements of Fab Four standards with wonderfully unsubtle references to METALLICA's songs and a spot-on imitation of James Hetfield's distinctive vocals" (Ice magazine), will be making their live debut on May 31 at BalloonFest in El ...

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BEATALLICA: New EP Available For Download

BEATALLICA, the Midwestern band which "covers BEATLES songs in the style of METALLICA, infusing the lyrics and arrangements of Fab Four standards with wonderfully unsubtle references to METALLICA's songs and a spot-on imitation of James Hetfield's distinctive vocals" (Ice magazine), have uploaded their new eight-song EP at this location. The self-titled ...

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KIRK HAMMETT Says BEATALLICA Are 'Cool'

BEATALLICA, the Midwestern band which "covers BEATLES songs in the style of METALLICA, infusing the lyrics and arrangements of Fab Four standards with wonderfully unsubtle references to METALLICA's songs and a spot-on imitation of James Hetfield's distinctive vocals" (Ice magazine), were recently featured in Bizarre magazine. The journalist who wrote the article also ...

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BEATALLICA: New Song Posted Online

BEATALLICA, the Midwestern band which "covers BEATLES songs in the style of METALLICA, infusing the lyrics and arrangements of Fab Four standards with wonderfully unsubtle references to METALLICA's songs and a spot-on imitation of James Hetfield's distinctive vocals" (Ice magazine), have posted a brand-new track, titled "We Can Hit The Lightz", in MP3 ...

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