Enter Tapman: Metallica Debuts iPhone App

Rockers seek to stay relevant with finger-tapping game
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 27, 2009 5:15 AM CDT
Enter Tapman: Metallica Debuts iPhone App
This screen shot released by SutherlandGold Group shows a new finger-tapping music app for the iPhone called "Tap Tap Revenge: Metallica."    (AP Photo/SutherlandGold Group)

(Newser) – Metallica aims to turn a generation of finger-tappers into headbangers with a new iPhone application. Tap Tap Revenge: Metallica, a variant of the top-selling Tap Tap Revenge game, lets players tap their screens in time to hits like Enter Sandman. The game, priced at $4.99, is expected to make it into the top 10 music apps at the iStore but the rockers say it's more about staying relevant than making money.

"It's one more thing that'll keep me semi-cool in my kids' eyes for another six months until the next thing comes out," says drummer Lars Ulrich, the father of two boys aged 8 and 11. "It's not about the money or revenue or some master plan. This stuff all falls in the fun category." (Read more iPhone stories.)

We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.
Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.
X
Install the Newser News app
in two easy steps:
1. Tap in your navigation bar.
2. Tap to Add to Home Screen.

X