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Metallica Rocker Questioned At British Airport

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD was temporarily detained by security officials at a British airport, according to U.K. reports. The rocker jetted into Luton airport ahead of Saturday's (07Jul07) Live Earth London gig - where his...

Hetfield + Ullrich Mobbed At Heaven + Hell Show

Security at the Los Angeles Forum were called in to protect METALLICA stars JAMES HETFIELD and LARS ULLRICH when the rockers were almost mobbed at a Heaven + Hell concert last week (25Apr07). The duo...

Fascinating Fact 3034

METALLICA star JAMES HETFIELD's customised 1953 Buick Skylark earned the rocker a $7,000 (GBP3,600) prize and a trophy at the recent San Francisco Rod, Custom + Motorcycle Show in California....

Metallica Star Hetfield's Glove Up For Auction

The medical glove METALLICA star JAMES HETFIELD wore after suffering second and third-degree burns during a 1992 concert is being auctioned off on website eBay. The seller claims to have obtained the odd item from...

Metallica's Unlikely Morricone Tribute

Rockers METALLICA have stunned fans by signing up for a ENNIO MORRICONE tribute project. The group have used the composer's THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY track THE ECSTASY OF GOLD to open their...

Metallica To Appear On The Simpsons

Heavy rockers METALLICA will appear in an episode of the hit US TV show THE SIMPSONS in September (06). THE UNFORGIVEN hitmakers will be special guests in the first episode of the cartoon's 18th season,...

Metallica Stars Voice Cartoon Rockers

METALLICA stars JAMES HETFIELD and KIRK HAMMETT have formed a cartoon band for a new TV show. The rockers have voiced characters for upcoming Cartoon Network series METALOCALYPSE, which follows the exploits of a Norwegian...

Hetfield Saved By Monster Documentary

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD has credited the band's documentary with saving him from an alcoholic hell. Filming SOME KIND OF MONSTER made the now-sober singer see how his lifestyle was destroying himself and hurting those...

Hetfield Blasts Rock 'N' Roll Drug Culture

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD launched a tearful plea for rockers to resist drugs on Friday (12MAY06), as he was awarded a special prize for helping people in the music industry receive addiction treatment. In a...

Hetfield: 'Charity Award Means More Than A Grammy'

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD has dismissed his seven Grammy wins as unimportant compared to the charity accolade he will receive tomorrow (12MAY06). The singer will be presented with the STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN Award for his...

Hetfield Forms Charity Supergroup

METALLICA singer JAMES HETFIELD will give a supergroup performance at an addiction charity fundraiser in Los Angeles next month (MAY06). Hetfield will take to the stage with ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist JERRY CANTRELL and drummer...

Metallica Pay Tribute To Black Sabbath

METALLICA are planning to honour heavy rock pioneers BLACK SABBATH with a set of covers when the British supergroup is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Monday (13MAR06). Metallica frontman JAMES...

Hetfield's Horror At Seeing Burton Killed

METALLICA guitarist JAMES HETFIELD is still haunted by the violent death of the band's former bassist CLIFF BURTON in 1986. Burton was killed when the band's tourbus crashed in Sweden. The bassist was thrown...

Hetfield Designs More Guitars

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD has designed the fifth in his series of custom guitars with manufacturer ESP. The new model, dubbed the TRUCKSTER, is based on the guitar Hetfield used on the rockers' recent...

Metallica Worried About Sober Hetfield

METALLICA rockers LARS ULRICH and KIRK HAMMETT dreaded the moment frontman JAMES HETFIELD returned to the band after recovering from alcoholism - because they didn't want to record an album of "rehab songs". Drummer...

Hank And Kid Team Up To Pay Their Respects To Outlaws

Best pals HANK WILLIAMS JR and KID ROCK will join members of METALLICA and LYNYRD SKYNYRD for an upcoming TV special paying tribute to country music's mavericks. The duo will join Metallica frontman JAMES...

Hetfield Plans To Sit Down With Mustang

METALLICA leader JAMES HETFIELD is keen to meet up with former bandmate DAVE MUSTANG after seeing the MEGADETH star venting his frustrations about him in the group's hit new documentary. The film, SOME KIND...

Metallica Saved By Slipknot

METALLICA's headline show at Britain's DOWNLOAD 2004 festival yesterday (06JUN04) was thrown into chaos when drummer LARS ULRICH fell ill - forcing the band to turn to relative newcomers SLIPKNOT to rescue their performance....

Metallica Still Relevant In 2004

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD refuses to drag out their classic hits for concert performances, preferring instead to play new songs to maintain their standing in contemporary heavy rock. The metal outfit - who first...

Metallica's Pre-performance Tantrum

Heavy metal rockers METALLICA horrified Scottish concert organisers this week (ends4JUN04) - by throwing a tantrum over the stage layout just hours before their performance. The legendary trio, LARS ULRICH, JAMES HETFIELD and KIRK...

Metallica Documentary Shows Real Band

METALLICA rocker JAMES HETFIELD is proud of a new documentary film about the heavy metal band, because it shows how they coped in turbulent times. The ENTER SANDMAN singer says SOME KIND OF MONSTER...

Black Sabbath Iommi Is Top Guitarist

BLACK SABBATH star TONY IOMMI has eclipsed JEMI HENDRIX to the title of Greatest Metal Guitarist Of All Time. Music publication GUITAR WORLD named OZZY OSBOURNE's bandmate Iommi as the top guitarist ahead of...

Metallica Unleash A Monster At Sundance

METALLICA are planning to rock next year's (04) SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL with a new fly-on-the-wall documentary - which they promise is one of the most revealing ever. The film METALLICA: SOME KIND OF MONSTER,...

Exhausted Metallica Axe South American Tour

Rock gods METALLICA have axed their tour of South America - after becoming exhausted and suffering physical injury. The NOTHING ELSE MATTERS rockers had been due to start the current leg of the tour...

Metallica Get Safe

METALLICA have become the safest group in rock 'n' roll after creating a pyrotechnics crew to keep stagehands, photographers and crew from getting burned by flashes and fireworks. The group love to "light up"...

Hetfield Auctioning Car

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD is putting the car he drove in his music video I DISAPPEAR up for auction on the internet. Hetfield, who has owned and driven the 1967 CAMARO for three...

James Hetfield's Old Boozing Standards

METALLICA singer JAMES HETFIELD can't remember entire periods of the band's past because of his alcoholism. The ENTER SANDMAN rocker, who is now free of booze, says the band used to go through a...

Metallica's Hetfield Is New Person

METALLICA lead singer JAMES HETFIELD is a totally different person after undergoing alcohol rehabilitation - he's now just a "human being" instead of a "rock god". The heavy-metal idol underwent therapy in 2001 after...

Hetfield's Tour Black-out

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD realised the evils of JAGERMEISTER when he enraged parents and husbands of girls he had slept with - and had no idea why they were angry with him. The newly-sober...

Metallica Rocker Wears Women's Clothes

METALLICA rocker JAMES HETFIELD is upset with the current trend for loose-fitting jeans - because it's forced him to start donning women's clothes. Hetfield admits that while the women's jeans easily qualify as the...

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