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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...

Lars Ulrich: 'Lady Gaga's Metallica Set Was Too Good To Be A One-off'

The drummer was impressed with the Poker Face star's rendition of Moth into Flame during the awards show, and recently suggested she should become an honorary bandmate. He now tells The A.V....

Metallica Want To Perform On The Moon

Robert Trujillo wants Metallica to perform on the moon.The 'Nothing Else Matters' group's bassist - who is joined by James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Lars Ulrich in the heavy metal band - wants to play...

Grammy Awards Producer Apologises For Metallica Glitch

Frontman James Hetfield was left fuming when his microphone failed to work at the start of the band's performance with Lady Gaga at the ceremony last Sunday (12Feb17). Following the performance, James was seen knocking...

Busted's New Motto: Keep Charlie Happy!

Busted have joked their new band motto since reforming is ''keep Charlie happy''.The trio - Matt Willis, James Bourne and Charlie Simpson - got back together in late 2015 in the wake of the success...

Metallica's James Hetfield Was 'Livid' After Grammys Performance

The rockers took to the stage with Lady Gaga at the annual ceremony on Sunday (12Feb17) for a rendition of Moth Into Flame, though James was forced to share the mic with the popstar as...

James Hetfield 'Livid' Over Grammy Awards

Metallica's James Hetfield was ''livid'' after his Grammy Awards performance mishap. The 53-year-old rocker's vocals were completely inaudible in Los Angeles' Staples Center on Sunday (12.02.17) during the group's duet with Lady Gaga because his...

Lars Ulrich: 'Lady Gaga Could Become Metallica's Fifth Member'

The onstage collaboration was far from perfect, with Metallica frontman James Hetfield suffering sound issues onstage during the performance of Moth Into Flame, but bandmates Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo, and Lars Ulrich were...

Metallica To Takeover America In The Coming Months For Worldwired

Metallica are heading to North America for the next leg of their WorldWired Tour, marking their first major US comeback in eight years. They'll be setting out in Spring, and the name of the tour...

Laverne Cox Apologises To Metallica

Laverne Cox has apologised to Metallica for snubbing them in her Grammy introduction.The 'Orange is the New Black' actress gave a speech to welcome the rock band and collaborator Lady Gaga to the stage at...

Metallica's James Hetfield In Guitar-throwing Rage After Sound Problems Affect Grammys Performance

The rock band hit the stage alongside the Poker Face singer for one of the most highly-anticipated performances at the Staples Center during the awards ceremony. However, their rendition of Moth Into Flame was marred...

James Corden's Grammys Carpool Karaoke

James Corden took a celebrity-filled cardboard car through the Grammy Awards audience for a 'Carpool Karaoke'-inspired performance.The evening's host had been tipped to pre-record a special version of his popular 'Late Late Show' segment -...

Adele's George Michael Tribute

Adele had to restart her Grammy Awards tribute to George Michael after messing up her vocals.The 28-year-old singer was famously a big fan of the 'Careless Whisper' hitmaker - who was found dead at his...

St. Vincent Unveiled As First Female Record Store Day Ambassador

The singer/songwriter, real name Annie Clark, will become the first female to hold the title in Record Store Day's 10-year history. Previous ambassadors have included Dave Grohl, Jack White, Ozzy Osbourne, and...

Lady Gaga's Metallica Duet Plotted At Bradley Cooper's Party

Lady Gaga's Metallica Grammys duet came about after she got chatting to Lars Ulrich at Bradley Cooper's house party.The 30-year-old pop superstar is gearing up to perform with the heavy metal band at this year's...

Lady Gaga Set For Another Big Gig With Metallica At The Grammys

The Bad Romance star, who is a self-confessed heavy metal superfan, will hit the stage with James Hetfield and his band for what is sure to be an unforgettable Grammys moment on Sunday...

John Legend To Sing Grammys Memorial Segment

John Legend will sing 'God Only Knows' during the In Memoriam segment at the Grammy Awards.The 'All of Me' hitmaker will team up with Broadway star Cynthia Erivo to perform a ''downtempo'' version of the...

Metallica's James Hetfield On Vocal Rest

Metallica's James Hetfield is on vocal rest.The heavy metal group were forced to cancel their show at Copenhagen in Denmark on Sunday (05.02.17) due to the 53-year-old rocker suffering with his throat.The 'Enter Sandman' hitmakers...

Metallica Postpones Gig Due To Illness

The Enter Sandman stars were booked to perform four shows at the city's Royal Arena, kicking off the mini-residency on Friday night (03Feb17), when Hetfield pressed on through the set despite confessing to...

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