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Chris Cornell Tribute Concert Featuring Foo Fighters And More

Chris Cornell is set to be honoured with a tribute concert in 2019.Foo Fighters, Metallica and Ryan Adams are amongst the huge names set for the 'I Am The Highway' show in January next year...

Metallica Have No Plans To Retire

Metallica plan to keep going for at least 20 years.The heavy metal legends have no desire to quit touring or making music like their peers Slayer - who are currently on their 'Final World Tour'...

Metallica Extend Their Worldwired Dates Into Summer 2019

Metallica are truly spoiling their fans having announced yet another series of stadium and arena dates set for next Spring, as they look forward to entering a fourth year of their WorldWired Tour. It will...

Metallica Announce 2018 Europe Worldwired Tour Dates

Metallica will bring their 'WorldWired Tour' to Europe next summer.The heavy metal titans - James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett - will kick off their mammoth run in Lisbon, Portugal, on...

Music News Round-up: New Tenacious D, Thom Yorke Listening Parties And Bands F.c. Launch

TENACIOUS D ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM + ANIMATED SERIES Comedy music duo Tenacious D have announced their grand return to music after six years away. Comprising comedian Jack Black and bandmate Kyle Gass, Tenacious D’s new...

Music News Round-up: New Muse, Razorlight And Cliff Richard Albums, And Metallica Whiskey

MUSE UNVEIL EIGHTH STUDIO ALBUM British rock giants Muse have revealed the title of their new, eighth studio album, as well as its release date. Simulation Theory is set to come out on November 9th,...

Metallica Awarded Polar Music Prize

Metallica have been awarded the prestigious Polar Music Prize in Sweden.The American heavy metal band - founded by drummer Lars Ulrich - was presented with the gong by His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of...

Noel Gallagher Makes Oasis Scissor Pledge

Noel Gallagher won't use a scissors player when he performs Oasis songs live.The 'Holy Mountain' singer was mocked by his brother and ex-bandmate Liam Gallagher when he enlisted the services of Charlotte Marionneau to play...

Kendall And Kylie Jenner Resolve Lawsuit

Kendall and Kylie Jenner have resolved a legal battle over their controversial t-shirt line.The 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' stars were hit with a lawsuit last year over their clothing range - which featured pictures...

Metallica Announce North American Tour

Metallica have announced a North American tour.The Heavy metal titans - who have been touring relentlessly since the release of 'Hardwired... to Self-Destruct' in 2016 - will continue to rock on their 'The WorldWired Tour'...

Metallica Honoured With Sweden's Polar Music Prize

Metallica are set to receive the music industry's answer to the Nobel Prize this Spring; that is, the coveted Polar Music Prize. The award includes a monetary prize, which they are planning on donating to...

Metallica To Receive 2018 Polar Music Prize

Metallica will be awarded the 2018 Polar Music Prize. The Grammy-Award winning rockers will receive the prestigious award, classed as the Nobel Prize for music, alongside the ANIM (Afghanistan National Institute Of Music) and its...

Metallica's Late Bassist Honoured With Cliff Burton Day

Metallica's late bassist Cliff Burton has been honoured with his very own 'Cliff Burton Day' in his hometown of Castro Valley, California.The musician was just 24 years old when he died in a tour bus...

Aerosmith Plan To Make New Music

Joe Perry says Aerosmith are hoping to release new music.The 67-year-old guitarist has said that it's just a matter of him and frontman Steven Tyler finding the time to get into a studio together to...

Slayer To Quit Touring After Farewell Shows

Slayer have announced their next tour will be their last. The heavy metal band - made up of Kerry King, Tom Araya, Paul Bostaph and Gary Holt - confirmed they will head on the road...

James Hetfield 'Wasn't 100 Per Cent' Into Metallica's Load And Reload

James Hetfield wasn't ''100 per cent on with'' Metallica's music from 1996 to 1997. The heavy metal group's frontman - who co-founded the band with drummer Lars Ulrich in 1981 - has admitted he wasn't...

Metallica's Manchester Tribute

Metallica performed Oasis 'Don't Look Back in Anger' in Manchester at the weekend.The song has become an unofficial anthem for the North West England city since Manchester Arena was rocked by a terrorist attack after...

Metallica Break O2 Arena Record

Metallica have broken the attendance record at The O2 arena in London.The 'Nothing Else Matters' rockers performed to 22,211 fans at the venue in the UK capital on Tuesday night (24.10.17), beating the previous record...

James Hetfield Recovers Quickly From Tumble At Amsterdam Gig

Metallica's James Hetfield took a tumble on stage at the band's show in Amsterdam on Monday night (04.09.17).The 'Seek & Destroy' rocker narrowly avoided a serious injury after stepping backwards into a hole in the...

Metallica To Reissue Master Of Puppets

Metallica are re-releasing their third studio album 'Master Of Puppets' on November 10.The reissue of the classic 1986 metal record will feature unreleased material including demos, rough mixes, videos and live tracks, including a new...

James Hetfield Makes Dig At Kirk Hammett

Metallica's James Hetfield has taken aim at bandmate Kirk Hammett for his work on 'Hardwired... to Self-Destruct'. The heavy metal band's frontman has hinted he has some doubts over the lead guitarist's ''claims'' that he...

Kirk Hammett Spends Fortune On Comic Books

Metallica's Kirk Hammett spends his fortune on comic books and horror films.The 54-year-old guitarist has confessed that he is a compulsive spender and loves splashing the cash on new instruments and movie merchandise and spoiling...

Foo Fighters Debut New Song In San Francisco

Foo Fighters debuted new song 'The Sky Is A Neighbourhood' at their San Francisco show on Monday night (15.05.17).Frontman Dave Grohl and drummer Taylor Hawkins performed at the 'Acoustic 4 A Cure IV' at The...

Metallica Light Up 'The Late Show' With 'Now That We're Dead'

Metallica hit 'The Late Show' this week for a live performance with a song from their latest album 'Hardwired... to Self-Destruct', which they are currently promoting on a massive worldwide tour. 'Now That We're Dead'...

Korn Recruit Metallica Bassist's 12 Year Old Son For South American Tour

Korn have announced that they have recruited a 12 year old bass player for their upcoming South American tour, in the shape of Tye Trujillo, the son of Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo.The youngster is a...

Metallica Fans Left Fuming Over High Ticket Prices

Tickets for the heavy metal band's upcoming gigs went on sale on Friday morning (24Mar17), with the London and Birmingham dates set for October (17), selling out in under 10 minutes. The band,...

Metallica Bringing World Tour To London For Two Nights

Metallica will bring the European leg of their world tour to London's The O2 for two nights this October.The 'Enter Sandman' rockers are currently on tour in support of their LP, 'Hardwired ... To Self...

Metallica Are Getting Europe Wired Over New Tour Dates

With Spring and Summer 2017 set up for their extensive North American dates, Metallica have finally announced the schedule for the European leg of their WorldWired Tour which will take them into 2018. Also, they...

Ed Sheeran Tops American Chart With Biggest First-week Album Sales Of 2017

His ÷ (Divide) debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 countdown with 451,000 equivalent album sales, 41,000 less than singer J. Cole scored with 4 Your Eyez Only on the last day...

Lars Ulrich Slams Donald Trump

Metallica's Lars Ulrich has slammed President Donald Trump for wanting to build a border wall.The 'Enter Sandman' hitmaker insists more should be done to ''bring people together'' and doesn't think the president's plan to erect...

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