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Hetfield Robbed In Russia?

27th April 2010

METALLICA star JAMES HETFIELD fears his signature was forged in a Russian restaurant scam after realising he'd been charged double for a band meal in Moscow over the weekend.The heavy rocker and his bandmates were...

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Hammett Facing Tour Bus Fear In Volcano Chaos

21st April 2010

METALLICA guitarist KIRK HAMMETT has been forced to face his fear of tour buses in the aftermath of Iceland's volcanic eruption - the band is back on the road 23 years after their bassist was...

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Metallica Drummer's Sock Demands

21st April 2010

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich doesn't even put his own socks on. The US heavy metal drummer is so demanding, he even likes to have a member of road crew put his socks on for him,...

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Shows Will Go On For Metallica Despite Volcano Chaos

20th April 2010

METALLICA aren't letting a little volcanic ash wreck their European tour - they've taken to the continent's roads and railways to get to their Lithuanian and Russian shows this week (beg19Apr10).Last week's (14Apr10) eruption of...

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Lemmy Blasts The Boss

13th April 2010

Motorhead frontman Lemmy reckons Bruce Springsteen is a "poncer".The outspoken bass player and singer doesn't consider Bruce - known as The Boss - to be a true rock 'n' roll frontman and thinks he doesn't...

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Metallica Rock Golden Gods

9th April 2010

Heavy rockers METALLICA and MOTORHEAD's LEMMY were among the big winners at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards in Los Angeles on Thursday night (08Apr10).The Enter Sandman hitmakers were lauded with the Best Live Band honour,...

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Metallica & Black Sabbath Team Up For Record Store Day

1st April 2010

METALLICA and BLACK SABBATH have teamed up to give April's (10) Record Store Day a big boost.The heavy rock supergroups will feature on a limited edition double-A-side, which will be released to coincide with the...

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Slash Too Shy To Approach Singers

22nd March 2010

Slash was scared to call up stars and ask them to guest on his solo record. The former Guns 'N' Roses guitarist is set to release his debut solo album - which features a range...

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Metallica Plot Landmark Tour

18th March 2010

Metallica are plotting a new tour to rival Pink Floyd's 'The Wall'. The 'Enter Sandman' rockers are set to play 10 huge shows with a musical undertaking said to be huge enough to rival the...

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Metallica Step Up Security To Thwart Caracas Riot

13th March 2010

Heavy rockers METALLICA have boosted security at their upcoming Caracas show in Venezuela in an effort to make sure there isn't a repeat of riots that soured recent shows in Chile and Colombia.The band was...

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Fans Arrested In Metallica Concert Riot

12th March 2010

Police in Bogata, Colombia failed to prevent riots at a METALLICA concert on Wednesday night (10Mar10) - more than 100 fans were arrested after violence erupted outside the venue.Members of the nation's military were drafted...

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Bogata Police Ready For Metallica Mayhem

10th March 2010

Police in Bogata, Colombia are going to extreme measures to prevent a repeat of the trouble which marred METALLICA's concert in Chile in January (10) - more than 1,500 officials will patrol the streets around...

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Fans End Metallica Israel Concert Boycott

3rd March 2010

Israeli fans of METALLICA have won their bid for cheaper tickets after staging a boycott of the group's 22 May (10) gig in Tel Aviv, Israel.The man behind the Ramat Gan stadium show - the...

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Metallica Faces Boycott Over High-priced Israel Show

2nd March 2010

METALLICA fans in Israel have vowed to boycott the band's upcoming show in Tel Aviv amid complaints of soaring ticket prices.The Enter Sandman hitmakers are scheduled to play at Ramat Gan stadium on 22 May...

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Adele Produced By Rick Rubin

17th February 2010

Adele is being produced by Rick Rubin on her second album. The 'Chasing Pavements' singer is working with the New York based record producer - famous for working with a variety of artists, including heavy...

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Metallica Fan's Death Ruled A Homicide

3rd February 2010

METALLICA fan MORGAN HARRINGTON's death has been ruled a homicide by Virginia officials, a week after her remains were found in a wood on farmland just 10 miles (16 kilometres) from where she was last...

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The Things They Say 15251

1st February 2010

"My goal is to play on every continent so I'm trying to set up a gig in Antarctica... We've already played a show in the North Sea, above the Arctic Circle." METALLICA star JAMES HETFIELD...

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Metallica Fans Arrested After Clashing With Chile Police

28th January 2010

More than 120 rock fans were arrested in Santiago, Chile after METALLICA's Tuesday night (26Jan10) concert in the city.Fans without tickets clashed with police outside the Club Hipico. A local police spokesman has confirmed that...

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Skeletal Remains Are Those Of Missing Metallica Fan

27th January 2010

The skeletal remains of a young blonde woman, found in a shallow grave on a Virginia farm, have been identified as those of missing METALLICA fan MORGAN HARRINGTON.The 20-year-old student went missing during a Metallica...

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Police Find Skeleton, Reports Suggest It's Missing Metallica Fan

26th January 2010

Police in Virginia fear skeletal remains found on a farm in the state are those belonging to missing METALLICA fan MORGAN HARRINGTON, who went missing after a concert last year (09).The heavy rockers joined in...

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Metallica Stage Supershow In Peru

20th January 2010

Heavy rockers METALLICA's Tuesday night (19Jan10) show in Lima, Peru has been billed as the biggest concert in the nation's history by local media.Fans started queueing for the best standing room at the weekend (16Jan10)...

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Mustaine Wants Megadeth On Guitar Hero

18th January 2010

MEGADETH are planning to follow in the footsteps of fellow rockers AEROSMITH and METALLICA and develop its own GUITAR HERO video game.Frontman Dave Mustaine is a big fan of the popular music simulator, and is...

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Parents Of Missing Metallica Fan Organise New Search

12th January 2010

The parents of a METALLICA fan who went missing after the group's show in Virginia three months ago (Oct09) haven't lost hope of finding their daughter - the family is reportedly organising a volunteer community...

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Hammett's Guitar On Auction Block For $35,000

7th January 2010

A decade-old guitar played by METALLICA rocker KIRK HAMMETT is on sale online for $35,000 (£21,875).Hammett used the ESP Flying V guitar live on stage prior to August 1998. Seller Neals Vintage Guitars is...

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Police Desperate For More Information About Missing Metallica Fan

31st December 2009

Virginia police officials have released new information about a METALLICA fan who went missing after the group's show in Charlottesville two months ago (Oct09) in the hope that the update will prompt new leads.The group...

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Madonna And Metallica Promoters Probed Over Tax Claims

30th December 2009

Concert promoters working for MADONNA and METALLICA have been accused of failing to pay tax on concerts the stars performed in Bulgaria.A group of 13 promoters are being investigated by the National Revenue Agency (NRA),...

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The Things They Say 14829

29th December 2009

"It's borderline pathetic how well we're all getting along." METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH insists the formerly feuding rockers have had a great 2009.

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Hetfield Donates Estate Land To Conservation

16th December 2009

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD has donated a massive area of his Marin County, California estate to conservation groups.The Marin Independent Journal newspaper reports the move effectively forbids anyone from building on or developing over 300...

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Big Four Shows Planned For Europe

15th December 2009

Heavy metal's dream tour is one step closer to happening - ANTHRAX, METALLICA, SLAYER and MEGADETH will all be on the same bill at the Sonisphere festival in Poland and the Czech Republic in June...

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Hammett Pulls In Profit On Mansion

11th December 2009

METALLICA star KIRK HAMMETT has pulled in a multi-million dollar profit on his Californian mansion, making a reported $6.43 million (£4 million) in the sale.The guitarist paid $2.56 million (£1.6 million) for the luxury home...

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