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Metallica Are Finally Set To Return With A New Album 'Hardwired... To Self-destruct'

Metallica announced yesterday (August 18th 2016) that they will be releasing their long-awaited new album 'Hardwired... To Self-Destruct' this Fall, and have now unveiled the very first track from the new collection. It's been eight...

Selena Gomez, Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar To Headline Global Citizen Fest

Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Major Lazer, Metallica and Selena Gomez will headline this year's Global Citizen Festival in New York.The non-profit organisation - which aims to eradicate poverty by 2030 - has unveiled a diverse and...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Had To Pretend To Be Metallica At Airport Customs

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea was stopped at customs and forced to sign Metallica merchandise after a mix-up at an airport in Belarus over the weekend. Despite the fact that he tried to insist...

Metallica Front Upscale Brand Brioni's New Campaign

rioni has put the world famous heavy metal band front and centre, with the Nothing Else Matters rockers posing in a variety of the brand's classy suits. The label's new creative director, Justin O'Shea, unveiled...

Heart Sisters Team Up With Ne-yo And James Hetfield For New Album

The odd couple hit the studio together to record the title track for Beautiful Broken, which will also be the project's first single. The album, Heart's 16th, also features a new song...

Lars Ulrich Turns Fashion Photographer

The Metallica rocker may be more at home thrashing about on stage with his heavy metal band, but the 52-year-old has also put in a confident performance snapping fashion.He shot his model wife Jessica Miller...

Metallica Plan Shop Gig On Record Store Day

The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductees, who are this year's Record Store Day Ambassadors, will perform live at Berkeley, California's legendary Rasputin Music on 16 April (16). Metallica performed at...

Gloria Gaynor Anthem Will Survive In U.s. Song Library

The track, which was adopted as an anthem by the gay community after its 1978 release, was joined by Metallica's album Master of Puppets and Billy Joel's song Piano Man among the 25...

Budgie Star John Thomas Dead

The former Budgie guitarist passed away on Thursday (03Mar16). The cult Welsh act was a major influence on bands like Metallica and Iron Maiden, who covered their songs live....

Metallica To Release Bataclan Live Album For Record Store Day

Proceeds from sales of Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite, Metallica!: Live at Le Bataclan will benefit the Give for France charity, which was set up to honour the victims of the terror attacks in Paris....

Lars Ulrich & The Black Keys To Be Part Of Hall Of Fame Induction Gala

It's not clear if the rockers will be inducting friends or heroes or performing at the ceremony on 8 April (16), but this year's honourees include Chicago, Cheap Trick, Deep Purple, the Steve Miller Band...

Metallica Give Cover Band Blessing To Use Logo

Members of cover band Sandman received a 41-page letter from Metallica's lawyer over the weekend (09-10Jan16) ordering them to stop infringing on the band's trademark or face legal action. The tribute stars...

Metallica's Lawyers Fire Off Ceast-and-desist Notice To Tribute Band

Singer/guitarist Joe Di Taranto claims he and his Sandman bandmates were served with legal papers, ordering them to stop infringing on Metallica's trademark, as they prepared to perform a gig in Ontario on...

Lars Ulrich: 'I Told Lemmy He Was Obliged To Live Forever'

The Motorhead frontman passed away on Monday (28Dec15), just two days after doctors told him he had just months to live, and the loss sent the rock world into mourning. Lars has...

Motley Crue Dedicate Los Angeles Show To Lemmy

The Motorhead star passed away on Monday just four days after his 70th birthday, and a statement from his band revealed the veteran frontman was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer shortly...

Tributes Pour In For MotöRhead Frontman Lemmy, Who Has Died Aged 70

Tributes are being paid to Motörhead frontman Lemmy, who died yesterday after a short battle with an extremely aggressive form of cancer. The rock legend’s passing was announced in a post on the band’s official...

Metallica Lost Millions On Music Festival

The rockers launched the festival in New Jersey in 2012, and held a second two-day event in Detroit, Michigan in 2013, which featured performances by the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Deftones....

Metallica Pay Tribute To Music Man Killed In Paris Terror Attacks

Ayad, a project manager at Universal Music France, was one of nearly 90 people killed when terrorists stormed the city's Le Bataclan theatre during an Eagles of Death Metal concert and opened fire....

Vince Neil Hangs Up On Radio Host Over Motley Crue/metallica Feud Questions

Neil's bandmate Tommy Lee reignited the war of words with the heavy rockers earlier this month (Sep15) when he poked fun at fellow drummer Lars Ulrich's talents on social media. The feud...

Keith Richards: 'Metallica And Black Sabbath Are Jokes'

The guitarist is not a fan of heavy rock and he cannot understand the appeal of the genre's top acts. He tells the New York Daily News, "(Rock music) sounds like a...

Disturbed Make U.s. Chart History As Immortlized Debuts At Number One

Only Metallica and Dave Matthews Band have previously achieved the chart feat. Immortalized, the band's first album since ending an 18-month hiatus, opens with 98,000 equivalent album sales, including 93,000 pure album...

Metallica Return To Reading Festival With Triumphant Set

After arriving onstage to music and footage from the classic Western movie The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, the rockers opened with Fuel while 40 fans danced in a huge pen onstage....

Kirk Hammett Close To Giving Up On Missing Phone Packed With Guitar Ideas

The rocker spent weeks trying to track down the lost phone, but despite the best efforts of friends around the world, he has accepted he'll never see it again. Appearing on The...

Lars Ulrich Got Thick-skinned After Napster Furore

The Enter Sandman hitmakers declared war on online file-sharing services when they launched a lawsuit against Napster in 2000 for copyright infringement, which contributed significantly to the site's closure the following year (01)....

Lars Ulrich Wanted Free Skis From Snow-wear Deal

The Enter Sandman hitmakers revealed in February (15) that they had teamed up with designers at Armada Skis to create their own line of equipment and cold-weather clothing, including windbreaker jackets and gloves....

The Libertines Performed Secret Glasto Gig

The Libertines performed a secret set at Glastonbury last night (26.06.15).The London-based band took to The Pyramid Stage - which had simply read 'To Be Announced' to fill the gap left vacant when Florence +...

Marilyn Manson: 'I Will Never Play Glastonbury'

Manson, who performed at Download Festival in n, England on Saturday (13June15), insisted he would never follow in the footsteps of metal legends Metallica, who headlined Glastonbury last year (14). He tells...

Perry Farrell: 'I Didn't Want Metallica Headlining Lollapalooza In 1996'

James Hetfield and his bandmates return to headline Lollapalooza this year (15), and Farrell admits they'll have a much warmer welcome - because he has grown to like the band and its music....

James Hetfield And Daughter Sing Duet For Charity

The Metallica frontman and former Van Halen star Sammy Hagar hosted their second annual Acoustic-4-A-Cure event in San Francisco, and recruited some of their famous friends to perform at the concert. Hetfield...

Justin Bieber And Kanye West Merchandise At Centre Of Legal Battle

Bosses at Bravado International Group Merchandising Services have filed a lawsuit against the executive of clothes store Joyrich for allegedly selling and advertising unauthorised products such as shirts, socks and backpacks bearing images...

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