On March 16, 1952, Jon Zazula was born and the world of heavy metal changed forever. Jonny Z was born in the Bronx and would grow up to, essentially, discover Metallica and release their first two records, Kill 'Em All and Ride the Lightning.

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On the latest edition of The Ultimate Metallica Show, we dedicated the first hour completely to the life and legacy of Jonny Z. We pulled out eight songs from Metallica's recent show in Florida that celebrated both Jon and Marsha Zazula and we also shared a beautiful memory he shared with us a couple of years ago (which you can hear in the Instagram post below).

You can stream The Ultimate Metallica Show 24/7 right here; check out the full playlist for this past weekend's show below.

The Ultimate Metallica Show — Hour 1

Live at Hard Rock Live, Hollywood, Florida, Nov. 6, 2022

  • "Creeping Death"
  • "Motorbreath"
  • "No Remorse"
  • "Phantom Lord"
  • "Am I Evil?"
  • "Whiplash"
  • "Fight Fire With Fire"
  • "Blitzkrieg"

The Ultimate Metallica Show — Hour 2

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Metallica have not only created some of the best heavy metal in the last 40 years, they've also created some of the most iconic T-shirts. In the last four decades, they've worked with incredible artists like Pushead, Brian Ewing and others to bring their songs and albums to life. In the gallery below, we've picked out some of our favorite T-shirts that are currently available at Metallica's official online store. Which one is your favorite?

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Using simple text prompts like "James Hetfield" or "Kirk Hammett Guitar," the robots have created some bizarre, and kind of cool, AI art. In the gallery below, you'll see the artificial intelligence creations; underneath each graphic is the text prompt that led to the art.

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