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Big Four Regroup For California Desert Show

METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH and ANTHRAX are teaming up again for one U.S. Big Four date on the site of the Coachella Festival.The heavy metal groups will come together on 23 April (11) for an outdoor...

Bon Jovi Highest Grossing Touring Act Of 2010

Bon Jovi have been named the highest grossing touring act of 2010. The 'It's My Life' rockers top research by industry magazine Billboard's Boxscore, which calculates the rockers grossed $146,507,388 from 69 sell out shows....

Metallica Become Family Friendly

Metallica singer James Hetfield has made his band's live shows "more family-friendly" since becoming a father. The heavy metal singer has toned down his language when the group play live for the sake of his...

Metallica Clear Up Beachball Incident Reports

METALLICA have issued a statement in a bid to get to the truth of a story suggesting a little girl was kicked into the audience at a recent concert in Australia.The youngster, who is the...

Hammett Knocks Child Off Stage At Metallica Gig

METALLICA's recent show in Sydney, Australia has been mired in controversy after guitarist KIRK HAMMETT accidentally knocked a child off the stage during a stunt.The rockers were performing in the city last Thursday (11Nov10) and...

Lars Ulrich's 'Too Healthy' Lifestyle

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich thinks his life is a "little too healthy" for a rock star. The heavy metal sticksman - who is 46 - said he doesn't get to live as much of a...

Metallica Will Write New Album In 2011

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH has confirmed reports the band will begin working on a new album next year (11).Ulrich tells Pulse Radio that bandmates James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo "really want to begin...

Ulrich Planning More 'Big Four' Shows

METALLICA's historical supertour with heavy metal's other 'Big Four' acts ANTHRAX, SLAYER and MEGADETH will happen once again, according to rocker LARS ULRICH.The four groups performed on the same bill for the first time in...

Metallica To Start Writing New Album

Metallica are planning to start writing a new album in 2011. The 'Enter Sandman' group are presently finishing touring their ninth record, 'Death Magnetic', and drummer Lars Ulrich said he's looking forward to getting back...

Metallica Really Got Kinks Track

Metallica claim The Kinks' track 'You Really Got Me' "chose them" when asked to cover one of the band's tracks.The heavy metal band were approached by the 60s group's frontman, Ray Davies, to record a...

U2 Dominate Billboard Touring Awards

Rock acts including U2, METALLICA and AC DC were the toast of the Billboard Touring Awards in New York on Thursday (04Nov10), taking the night's top prizes.The Irish band's 360 Degree trek was named Top...

Metallica's Heartwarming Meet-and-greet

Rockers METALLICA made a cancer-stricken fan's dream come true last month (Oct10), after inviting the teenager backstage at a show in New Zealand.Jed Roberts, who is battling acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, was stunned to learn bosses...

Metallica Drum Up Charity Sum

A Metallica fan paid $35,000 for an hour-long drumming lesson with Lars Ulrich.The one-on-one class with the heavy metal star was auctioned off for the huge sum as part of a charity fundraising scheme by...

Ulrich Offering Tuition For Agassi's Auction

METALLICA rocker LARS ULRICH is offering up a private drumming lesson to one lucky fan as part of an all-star charity auction run by former tennis champion ANDRE AGASSI.The Danish musician has donated the prize...

James Hetfield Respects Axl

Metallica singer James Hetfield admitted he now has a "kind of respect" for Axl Rose. Tensions between the two singers ran high when Metallica and Axl's band, Guns N' Roses, toured the US together in...

Metallica To Rock On Despite Earthquakes

Rockers METALLICA are refusing to let New Zealand's recent earthquakes stop them from performing for fans there.Devotees feared three big quakes over the past five days, including a 7.1-magnitude one that hit the country's South...

Metallica Reward New Zealand Campaigner

Heavy rockers METALLICA have rewarded a fan who campaigned to bring the band's tour to New Zealand by giving him free tickets to one of their upcoming shows in the country.Jamie Woods organised a petition...

Ulrich: 'We Were Stupid To Make Some Kind Of Monster'

METALLICA regret airing their problems in 2004 movie SOME KIND OF MONSTER, insisting they were "stupid" to go public with therapy sessions and band disputes.Drummer Lars Ulrich admits the documentary has become the bane of...

Ulrich Delighted With Movie Debut

METALLICA star LARS ULRICH jumped at the chance to make his acting debut in new movie GET HIM TO THE GREEK - because he relished the challenge of relinquishing "control" on the movie set.The Danish...

Kerrang! Awards Nominations Revealed

Rock bands Paramore and 30 Seconds To Mars are nominated for four prizes each at this year's Relentless Energy Drink Kerrang! Awards.The two nominees - who are voted for by the public - are to...

Ozzy Osbourne's Hunt For New Talent

Ozzy Osbourne feels obligated to help new talent.The veteran rocker will choose an unsigned act to support him at his iTunes festival concert at London's Roundhouse next month after music expert Gill Mills - who...

'Cool Girl' Bradley Cooper

Bradley Cooper used to get mistaken for a girl.The 'A-Team' actor - who is currently dating Renee Zellweger - insists he never used to receive much female attention when he was younger because of his...

Historic Big Four Spectacular To Beam Into Cinemas

METALLICA's historic festival hook-up with the rest of the 'Big Four' metal acts, ANTHRAX, MEGADETH and SLAYER, is to be beamed onto cinema screens around the world.The four groups will perform on the same bill...

Metallica Remember Dio At Portugal Show

Rockers METALLICA paid tribute to late heavy metal legend RONNIE JAMES DIO during a concert in Lisbon, Portugal on Tuesday (18May10) by playing one of his classic BLACK SABBATH songs.The stage at the Pavilhao Atlantico...

Ronnie James Dio Dies

Heavy metal legend Ronnie James Dio has died.The musician - who replaced Ozzy Osbourne as the frontman of Black Sabbath in 1979 - passed away yesterday (16.05.10) at the age of 67 at a hospital...

Ulrich Pens Moving Tribute To Dio

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH has penned a moving tribute to RONNIE JAMES DIO, while rock stars including SLASH and OZZY OSBOURNE have also honoured the rocker, who died on Sunday (16May10).The heavy metal legend lost...

Horses Quarantined At Metallica Concert Site

Croatian rock promoters have assured METALLICA fans the band's upcoming Zagreb show will go on despite an outbreak of leptospirosis at the horse farm site.Almost 60 horses have been quarantined following the discovery of the...

Metallica's Master Of Puppets Named Top Heavy Metal Album

METALLICA's MASTER OF PUPPETS has topped a new list of heavy metal albums.The group's 1986 release beat Iron Maiden's Number of the Beast and Appetite For Destruction by Guns N' Roses on the joint MusicRadar.com...

Hetfield Robbed In Russia?

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...

Hammett Facing Tour Bus Fear In Volcano Chaos

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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