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Mustaine Wants Megadeth On Guitar Hero

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...

Parents Of Missing Metallica Fan Organise New Search

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...

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

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...

Police Desperate For More Information About Missing Metallica Fan

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...

Madonna And Metallica Promoters Probed Over Tax Claims

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),...

Hetfield Donates Estate Land To Conservation

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...

Big Four Shows Planned For Europe

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...

Hammett Pulls In Profit On Mansion

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...

Jimi Hendrix Has Greatest Riff

Jimi Hendrix's 'Voodoo Child (Slight Return)' has been voted as having the best guitar riff of all time.The 1970 track beat Guns N' Roses classic 'Sweet Child O'Mine' - which topped the poll five years...

Trujillo Devastated By Missing Metallica Fan

The disappearance of METALLICA fan MORGAN HARRINGTON has "crushed" the band's bassist ROBERT TRUJILLO.The female student went missing following a Metallica concert in Virginia on 17 October (09) and the band members were quick to...

Metallica To Rock Peru With Country's Largest Concert

Rockers METALLICA are preparing to make history in Peru next year (10) - with the biggest concert in the country's history.The Enter Sandman hitmakers will play in the capital of Lima on 9 January (10),...

Metallica Tour Raises $28,000 For Canadian Charities

Heavy metal rockers METALLICA have turned their Canadian tour into a charity mission - the band has donated over $28,000 (£17,500) to good causes across the country.The Enter Sandman hitmakers donated a portion of the...

Hogan Wanted To Play Rock Bass With Metallica

Former wrestling star HULK HOGAN has confessed he almost quit the ring to become METALLICA's bass player.The 56-year-old star played bass guitar in his high school band, and would have turned his back on fighting...

Hammett 'Sad' To Hear About Missing Fan

METALLICA star KIRK HAMMETT has become the first band member to publicly speak out about the hunt for missing fan MORGAN HARRINGTON.The band has offered a $50,000 (£31,250) reward for information that leads to her...

Eric Clapton Cancels Over Gallstones

Eric Clapton has been forced to cancel a show because of gallstones.The legendary singer has pulled out of this week's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 25th anniversary concert in New York - which would...

Metallica Also Fell Victim To Timberlake 'Stalker'

METALLICA and JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE share a creepy common bond - the rockers obtained a restraining order in March (09) against the woman accused of stalking the pop superstar.Karen MCNeil was arrested at the Cry Me...

Metallica Offer Reward To Find Missing Fan

METALLICA has offered a $50,000 (£33,300) reward for information leading to the whereabouts of a 20-year-old fan who went missing following the group's concert on 17 October (09).Morgan Harrington disappeared after the band's Charlottesville gig...

Davies To Join Metallica

METALLICA have landed another big name bandmate for their upcoming Rock & Roll Hall of Fame show - THE KINKS' RAY DAVIES has signed up to perform with the heavy rockers.Ozzy Osbourne has already agreed...

Metallica Appeal For Missing Fan

METALLICA have appealed to the public for help finding a fan who has been missing since their concert in Virginia on Saturday (17Oct09).Morgan Dana Harrington was attending the band's show at the John Paul Jones...

Osbourne Joins Metallica

BLACK SABBATH star OZZY OSBOURNE is set to join METALLICA for the rockers' upcoming concert in New York to celebrate 25 years of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The Enter Sandman hitmakers, who were...

Trujillo Jams With Rodrigo Y Gabriela

Fans of Mexican guitar duo RODRIGO Y GABRIELA were given a shock on Friday (16Oct09), when METALLICA guitarist ROBERT TRUJILLO joined the musicians onstage for a jam.Rock legends Metallica enjoyed a day off from their...

Hammett: 'Big Four Tour Will Never Happen'

METALLICA rocker KIRK HAMMETT has pulled the plug on plans for a world tour with metal rivals SLAYER, ANTHRAX and MEGADETH, insisting conflicting personalities would make it impossible.Slayer guitarist Kerry King revealed last month that...

Mustaine Fuming Over Interview

MEGADETH star DAVE MUSTAINE has blasted a Norwegian reporter for asking him about his days in METALLICA during an interview - threatening to put the journalist "in a hospital".The rocker open up about his past...

Mustaine: 'Hetfield Kicked My Dog'

The long-running feud between former METALLICA bandmates DAVE MUSTAINE and JAMES HETFIELD has taken a new twist - the Megadeth star has alleged he was kicked out of the band for fighting with the frontman...

U2 Want A Video Game

Rock icons U2 are desperate to follow in the footsteps of THE BEATLES and METALLICA and land their own video game.Bassist Adam Clayton admits he and his bandmates are impressed with the recently-released The Beatles:...

Metallica Launch Iphone Application

Heavy rockers METALLICA have launched a new iPhone application to allow fans to listen to its live show recordings on the move.The band has teamed up with Apple to allow subscribers to its website, which...

Hetfield Thinks Big Four Concert Tour Would Be Great

METALLICA} star JAMES HETFIELD has added weight to a proposed world tour with Slayer, Anthrax and Megadeth by insisting the 'Big Four' show is a good idea.Bandmates Lars Ulrich and Robert Trujillo have already dismissed...

Metallica Shows Raise $20,000 For Charity

Heavy rockers METALLICA have donated $20,000 (£13,666) to a local charity in Canada.The group played two sold-out shows in Montreal, Quebec at the weekend (19-20Sep09) and gave the box office takings - totalling 21,462 Canadian...

Metallica Raise Funds With First Ever Hometown Gig

Heavy rockers METALLICA have raised $200,000 (£133,333) to help their local community in California, by playing their first ever hometown concert.The group played a sold-out show at the Marin Veterans Memorial Auditorium in San Rafael...

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