By Scott Brown
Updated August 18, 2000 at 04:00 AM EDT

”Off to never, never land,” the plain white text on Metallica‘s opening page is apt to coo ( If only it were that much fun. Maybe it’s the bland Courier typeface. Maybe its the ”new” logo. For whatever reason, the Metallisite feels awfully ho-hum. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the News section, where you’ll be treated to such riveting headlines as ”Lars Appears on NBC!” and ”Lars on Charlie Rose.” B-