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Metallica To Release 27 Albums

Metallica will release 27 different live albums before the end of the year.The 'Enter Sandman' rockers will mark the 10th anniversary of their LiveMetallica.com site by offering CDs and LPs of every one of their...

18th September 2014

Metallica Promise To Return To The UK

Metallica have vowed to return to the UK ''very soon''.The heavy metal rockers closed the Sonisphere festival at Knebworth House, Hertfordshire, East England last night (06.07.14) and enjoyed that performance, and their headline slot at...

7th July 2014

Metallica Poke Fun At Critics With Bear Hunt Video

Metallica poked fun at British critics who opposed singer James Hetfield's love of hunting prior to the band's headlining slot at the Glastonbury festival on Saturday (28Jun14) by posting a video, in which they dressed...

1st July 2014

Paolo Nutini: I'm Not Interested In Metallica

Paolo Nutini has dismissed Metallica's Glastonbury set insisting the metal band just play the ''same song over and over again''.The 27-year-old musician didn't bother to go and watch the 'For Whom The Bell Tolls' rockers'...

30th June 2014

Metallica: Glastonbury Offer Is 'Remarkable'

Metallica think it's ''remarkable'' they are the first heavy metal band to headline Glastonbury festival. The 'Enter Sandman' band - made up of James Hetfield, Rob Trujillo, Lars Ulrich and Kirk Hammett - will take...

28th June 2014

Metallica: We Won't Perform Into Our 70s

Metallica claim they won't perform into their 70s like The Rolling Stones. The heavy metal band - made up of James Hetfield, Rob Trujillo, Lars Ulrich and Kirk Hammett - are in their 50s and...

27th June 2014

Metallica: We Won't Perform Into Our 70s

Metallica claim they won't perform into their 70s like The Rolling Stones. The heavy metal band - made up of James Hetfield, Rob Trujillo, Lars Ulrich and Kirk Hammett - are in their 50s and...

27th June 2014

Metallica Release New Song

Metallica will release a new song today (20.06.14) ahead of their headline set at Glastonbury festival. The 'Enter Sandman' band, who will be the first heavy metal act to top the bill at Worthy Farm...

20th June 2014

Jarvis Cocker: Metallica Could Be A Bit Abrasive

Pulp's Jarvis Cocker thinks Metallica's forthcoming headline appearance at Glastonbury could be ''a bit abrasive''.The frontman has voiced his concerns about the metal act topping the bill at Worthy Farm later this month and thinks...

9th June 2014

Petition To Ban Metallica From Glastonbury

Animal rights activists have launched a petition to ban Metallica from headlining this year's Glastonbury festival.The 'Enter Sandman' band are set to be the first heavy metal act to top the bill at Worthy Farm...

5th June 2014

Animal Rights Activists Attempt To Ban Metallica From Glastonbury

Animal rights activists have launched an online petition to ban Metallica from headlining the Glastonbury festival in England at the end of June (14) over frontman James Hetfield's love of hunting.The Enter Sandman singer, an...

3rd June 2014

Metallica's James Hetfield Voicing New Wildlife Series

Metallica frontman James Hetfield is set to narrate a new documentary series about the hunting of brown bears.The heavy metal rocker lends his voice to new show The Hunt, which charts the history of brown...

26th May 2014

Sammy Hagar And James Hetfield Team Up For Cancer Charity Gig

Former Van Halen guitarist Sammy Hagar and Metallica frontman James Hetfield are set to team up for a special benefit concert in May (14).The veteran rocker has recruited Hetfield, along with Green Day singer Billie...

19th March 2014

Metallica Thought Grammy Loss Was F***Ed Up

Metallica thought losing their first Grammy nomination was ''f***ed up''. The heavy metal act - who performed at the ceremony on Sunday night (26.01.14) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles - were nominated in...

28th January 2014

Lars Ulrich Won't Let Kids Listen To One Direction

Lars Ulrich won't let his children listen to One Direction. The Metallica drummer - who is also one of the founders of the band - made his kids Miles, 15, Layne, 12, and Bryce, seven,...

24th January 2014

Metallica: 'We Are Beliebers'

Metallica rockers James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich have confessed they are huge fans of teen singer Justin Bieber, branding themselves "Beliebers".The Boyfriend hitmaker and self-professed Metallica superfan posted a cover of the group's song Fade...

1st November 2013

The Things They Say: 3928855

"(I get) the smell of burning rat when I first turn my barbecue on after the winter. There's a rat nest in it." Metallica rocker James Hetfield's home has a vermin problem.

30th October 2013

Metallica Influenced Edm?

Metallica hope they have influenced dance music.The 'Creeping Death' band are known for pioneering the thrash metal genre and were one of the fastest bands around in the early 80s, which they think may have...

26th September 2013

Metallica Want To Play Weddings

Metallica would love to be asked to play at weddings.The 'All Nightmare Long' band would consider performing special sets for their friends, but sadly claim there aren't so many happy occasions among them.When asked if...

18th September 2013

Jason Newsted: 'I Saved Metallica'

Jason Newsted believes he ''saved'' Metallica.The bass player joined the 'Enter Sandman' group in 1986 to replace Cliff Burton - who had died in a road accident - and left in 2001 after relationships between...

3rd June 2013

Metallica Still Searching For 'Ultimate Riff'

Metallica are still searching for the ''ultimate riff''.The 'Nothing Else Matters' rockers, who are currently in the midst of travelling the world performing various gigs, are looking forward to releasing a follow-up record from 2008's...

14th May 2013

Lars Ulrich Comfortable On Camera

Lars Ulrich doesn't mind people filming his receding hairline. The Metallica drummer has been comfortable with the camera since the band made warts-and-all documentary film 'Some Kind Of Monster', released in 2004, and he insists...

13th April 2013

Ex-metallica Man's 'Squillion' Dollar Reunion

Jason Newsted would only re-join Metallica for a ''squillion dollars''.The bass player was added to the 'Enter Sandman' group in 1986 to replace Cliff Burton - who had died in a road accident - and...

28th December 2012

Metallica's 'Loud And Crazy' New Tracks

Metallica's new material sounds ''energetic, loud and crazy''.The 'Master of Puppets' group are back in the studio working on tracks to follow up 2008's 'Death Magnetic', and drummer Lars Ulrich is excited about the...

18th December 2012

Cmt Awards 2012 - Results Are Top Secret For First Time Ever

The 2012 CMT Country Music Awards took place on Monday (December 3, 2012) in Nashville but this year, the winners will be kept top secret until Saturday December 8, when the star-studded show will be...

By Hayley Avron | 5th December 2012

Fascinating Fact: 3390173

Metallica rockers James Hetfield and Rob Trujillo are set to get animated for a new video game. The stars will be turned into computer characters for the latest installment of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater series,...

27th November 2012

Metallica Pay Tribute To Green Day

Metallica paid tribute to Green Day after replacing them at a festival. The heavy metal group stepped in for the 'Oh Love' punk band at the Voodoo Festival in New Orleans, after they cancelled all...

30th October 2012

Metallica Tour Gets Off To Explosive Start In Mexico City

The start of Metallica's Mexican tour has got off to a blazing start, according to a report from Associated Press. The band's vocalist, James Hetfield, had warned their fans that things could get 'perilous' and...

30th July 2012

Metallica Head Back To The Studio

Metallica are recording a new album later this year. The 'Enter Sandman' group are set to head back into the studio to follow up 2008's 'Death Magnetic' in autumn, as soon as they complete work...

27th July 2012

James Hetfield Creates Sunglasses Line

Metallica frontman James Hetfield has launched his own sunglasses line just in time for summer (12).The heavy rocker teamed up with eyewear stylists at Sutro to create his limited-edition sunglasses frame, simply called Hetfield. The...

2nd July 2012

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'Child 44' Is Praised And Banned

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'A Little Chaos' Brings British Humour To A French Tale

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Live At Leeds 2015: Great For Music, Great For Life In General

So, Live At Leeds is but two weeks away from bringing some of the...

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