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Police Officer In Metallica Show Urination Scandal

A drunken off-duty cop has been accused of urinating in the audience at a METALLICA concert. According to the Cape Cod Times, Joseph Houston was booted from Metallicas 18 January (09) concert in Boston, Massachusetts for...

Trujillo's Family Gang Warfare

Family get-togethers were dangerous affairs for METALLICA rocker ROBERT TRUJILLO growing up - his cousins were all in rival California gangs. The bassist was born and raised in Culver City, California, and most of his...

Slipknot Aim To Better Metallica

SLIPKNOT star CHRIS FEHN is adamant the band will eventually become more successful than METALLICA. Frontman Corey Taylor announced earlier this month (Jan09) he is taking a break from performing with the rockers so he...

Hammett Offers Heartfelt Thoughts About Burton In New Metallica Book

METALLICA star KIRK HAMMETT has written the foreword for a new biography about the band's late bass player CLIFF BURTON. Joel MCIver's new tome, To Live Is To Die: The Life And Death Of Metallica's...

Metallica Pay Tribute To Late Bassist Burton

Rockers METALLICA have paid tribute to their late bandmate CLIFFORD BURTON - 22 years after his tragic death. Burton died aged 24 during the European leg of the band's tour in 1986 in a horrific...

Metallica Consider Tour With Guns N' Roses

METALLICA would consider a rock supertour with GUNS N' ROSES - after hailing the group's comeback album CHINESE DEMOCRACY. The Enter Sandman hitmakers are big fans of their rock counterparts, who they rose to fame...

Metallica Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Rock legends Metallica and guitar great Jeff Beck are among the new inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The metal four-piece - who have sold more than 90 million albums - will be...

By on 15 January 2009

Ulrich Stunned The Stooges Overlooked For Hall Of Fame

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH is thrilled with the band's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but shocked fellow nominees, punk icons THE STOOGES were overlooked. The Enter Sandman hitmakers will be honoured...

Metallica And Jeff Beck Prepare To Enter Rock + Roll Hall Of Fame

Music icons METALLICA and JEFF BECK will be inducted into the Rock + Roll Hall of Fame in 2009. They'll join Run-DMC, Bobby Womack, Little Anthony + The Imperials and Wanda Jackson when the class...

Lord: 'Ulrich Won't Be Part Of Any Deep Purple Plans'

Former DEEP PURPLE star JON LORD has ruled out reforming the rock group's 'Mark III' line-up without drummer IAN PAICE, dashing METALLICA star LARS ULRICH's dreams of playing with his idols. In a post of...

Ulrich Offers His Services To Deep Purple

Rocker LARS ULRICH is looking to take a break from METALLICA to tour with members of supergroup DEEP PURPLE. Ulrich has offered to join David Coverdale, Glenn Hughes and Jon Lord if the trio reteams...

Elbow Album Tops Music Critics' Annual Poll Of Polls

Mancunian quintet Elbow have crowned a successful 2008 by winning the HMV poll of polls survey.The indie five-piece won the Mercury Music prize earlier this year for The Seldom Seen Kid, with their 18-year career...

By on 30 December 2008

Elbow Album Tops Music Critics' Annual 'Poll Of Polls'

Mancunian quintet Elbow have crowned a successful 2008 by winning the HMV 'Poll of Polls' survey.The indie five-piece won the Mercury Music Prize earlier this year for The Seldom Seen Kid, with their 18-year career...

By on 30 December 2008

Kings Of Leon Top Album Of The Year Poll

Only By The Night, the fourth album by Kings of Leon, has been voted the best album of the year by inthenews.co.uk readers.The Followills achieved their first-ever UK number one single this year with Sex...

By on 25 December 2008

Ulrich Pelted With Pies

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH was pelted with custard pies during a concert in California - to celebrate his 40th birthday. The musician will reach the landmark age on 26 December (08) and the rest of...

Hetfield In Talks Over Fence Battle

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD has met with officials in California in relation to his recent feud with hikers over his plans to block off a famous trail. The Enter Sandman rocker has erected a temporary...

Metallica Eye Internet Album

Rockers METALLICA are considering releasing their next album as an internet download - as they are now free from the constraints of their current record deal. The Enter Sandman hitmakers enjoyed a major international hit...

Hetfield's Rock Injuries

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD is counting the ways his rock 'n roll lifestyle has taken its toll on his body. The vocalist, 45, has racked up an impressive array of injuries in more than 25...

Coldplay Named Biggest Selling Act In World At Wmas

Coldplay have been crowned the world's best selling recording act at the World Music awards (WMAs) in Monaco.The quartet's latest album Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends smashed British sales records, as...

By on 10 November 2008

Hetfield Insists Hall Of Fame Induction Won't Be A 'Soap Opera'

METALLICA star JAMES HETFIELD insists he'll invite anyone who has ever played on one of the group's albums to join them at the Rock + Hall of Fame induction ceremony if the rockers get the...

Foo Fighters Named Band Of Year At Classic Rock Awards

Foo Fighters and Whitesnake were the major winners at the Classic Rock awards, held in central London on Monday night.Foo Fighters' frontman Dave Grohl sent a video acceptance speech thanking readers after winning band of...

By on 04 November 2008

Hetfield Reaches Out To Former Bandmate Newsted

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD wants to end his rift with the band's former bassist JASON NEWSTED, and has invited his former pal to rejoin the group if they are inducted into the Rock and Roll...

Take That Break Ticket Sales Record For 2009 Stadium Shows

Take That's 2009 British stadium tour has become the fastest-selling in UK history.The Circus Live - Summer 2009 - so named after their upcoming album - sees the legendary boy band take to the stage...

By on 31 October 2008

Glasvegas To Headline Edinburgh Hogmanay Party

Scottish indie rockers Glasvegas have been added to the bill for Edinburgh's Hogmanay street party on New Year's Eve.The Glaswegian band, whose self-titled debut album was only kept off the top of the UK charts...

By on 26 October 2008

Country Star Kenny Chesney Tops Us Album Chart

Kenny Chesney has claimed the top spot on the Billboard 200 album chart, it has been confirmed.The country and western singer's new release Lucky Old Sun claimed the top spot with sales of 176,000 in...

By on 23 October 2008

Metallica Announce First UK Tour In 12 Years

Having topped album charts across Europe, Metallica have announced their first full UK tour since October 1996.James Hetfield and friends will perform seven UK dates in 2009, all of which will be performed in the...

By on 21 October 2008

Oasis Fail To Move Metallica Out Of European Top Spot

Rockers OASIS have failed to topple METALLICA from the top of the European albums chart - the British band's DIG OUT YOUR SOUL has only managed to debut at two. Metallica's Death Magnetic has held...

T.i. Leaves Paper Trail At Number One

Rapper T.I. has scored a second week at the top of the U.S. album charts with his PAPER TRAIL, fending off a METALLICA revival. The heavy rockers' Death Magnetic climbs back up the charts from...

Ulrich Selling Basquiat Painting

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH looks set to cash in on an artwork by late graffiti artist JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT - the piece is going to auction with an estimated value of $11.1 million (GBP6 million). The...

Metallica Stand Tall Atop European Albums Chart

METALLICA are continuing their reign over Europe - their new LP DEATH MAGNETIC has held on to the top spot in the albums chart for a third consecutive week. The rockers hold off competition from...

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