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Metallica Rockers Were Offered Fans' Girlfriends

Rock icons METALLICA were inundated with offers of sex from groupies during their heyday - with male fans even offering up their own girlfriends to bandmembers. Drummer Lars Ulrich admits he and his bandmates were so...

Cop's Plea Deal Over Metallica Gig Assault

A Massachusetts cop who urinated over fans at a METALLICA concert has pleaded guilty to a series of charges in connection with the incident. Joseph Houston was accused of exposing his privates and harassing a family...

Late Stars Remembered At Hall Of Fame Induction

METALLICA, RUN-DMC, JEFF BECK and BOBBY WOMACK entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday (03Apr09) at an emotional ceremony in Cleveland, Ohio. Red Hot Chili Peppers rocker Flea inducted headliners Metallica; who were...

Trujillo To Play With Metallica At Hall Of Fame Ceremony

METALLICA will be a two-bass beast when the rockers perform after their Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction on Saturday (04Apr09) - ROBERT TRUJILLO has decided to join the man he replaced onstage. Former bandmember...

Trujillo To Sit Out Of Metallica Hall Of Fame Performance

METALLICA bass player ROBERT TRUJILLO has opted not to perform with his bandmates at their Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Ohio on Saturday (04Apr09) - because he wants to witness a...

Burton's Dad To Join Metallica At Hall Of Fame Induction

METALLICA have invited the father of their late bassist CLIFF BURTON to join them onstage when they're inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame next month (Apr09). Ray Burton will take the stage with...

Cop Who Peed At Metallica Concert Is Dismissed

A Massachusetts cop who urinated over fans at a METALLICA concert has been discharged. Brewster Police officer Joseph Houston has also been charged with two counts of assault and battery and one count of open and...

Newsted Will Join Metallica For Hall Of Fame Honour

Former METALLICA bass player JASON NEWSTED will rejoin the group for one night only when the rockers are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Ohio next month (Apr09). Guitarist Kirk Hammett has...

Ulrich: 'Metallica Will Not Sell Out To Live Nation'

LARS ULRICH has no plans for METALLICA to follow in the footsteps of U2 by signing a deal with concert promoters Live Nation - insisting the group will never "sell out". U2 were one of the...

Metallica Play Secret Show

METALLICA surprised their fans with a secret gig at the South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas on Friday night (20Mar09). The rockers played a 13-song set as part of the Guitar Hero: Metallica showcase, performing...

Knowles Would Love To Be A Guitar Hero

BEYONCE KNOWLES would love to follow in the footsteps of rock bands AEROSMITH and METALLICA by developing a GUITAR HERO video game exclusively featuring her songs. The singer is a big fan of the popular music...

Bad Oyster To Blame For Metallica No-show

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD has blamed a dodgy oyster for his illness that forced the group to scrap a Swedish show over the weekend. The rockers were due to perform in Stockholm on Sunday (08Mar09), but...

Ulrich Downloads Metallica Album

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich has revealed that he illegally downloaded the band's latest album DEATH MAGNETIC.The revelation is something of a volte face for the rock musician, who has been one of the most vocal...

By on 10 March 2009

Metallica Cancel Stockholm Show After Singer's Illness

Rock legends Metallica were forced to disappoint 16,000 fans and cancel a concert in Sweden after frontman James Hetfield fell ill.A band statement said the lead singer had contracted a stomach bug on Sunday and...

By on 10 March 2009

Rocker Hetfield Released From Hospital

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD has been released from hospital after suffering from a severe bout of food poisoning which forced the group to scrap a Swedish show. The rockers were set to perform in Stockholm on...

Metallica Pull Swedish Show As Hetfield Falls Ill

METALLICA were forced to scrap a Swedish show over the weekend to allow ailing frontman JAMES HETFIELD to recover from a mystery illness. A statement posted on the group's website on Sunday (08Mar09) reads, "Tonight's second...

Mustaine Turns Down Metallica Hall Of Fame Invitation

Former METALLICA rocker DAVE MUSTAINE has turned down the chance to join the band when they are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April (09). Mustaine joined the group in 1981, but...

Ac/dc, Floyd & Metallica Land Footwear Honours

Bosses at footwear firm Converse are planning a new line of sneakers honouring legendary bands AC DC, PINK FLOYD and METALLICA. The Metallica and AC DC shoes will feature artwork connected to the rock acts and...

Metallica Saved By The Stones

Rockers METALLICA were saved from splitting up - by the ROLLING STONES. The Enter Sandman hitmakers were in limbo following the release of their St Anger album in 2003. Drummer Lars Ulrich admits the band's future...

Coldplay Have Biggest Selling Album In The World

Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends, the fourth album by Coldplay, was the best-selling album of 2008 worldwide, it has been announced.The album sold 6.8 million copies worldwide according to the International...

By on 16 February 2009

Metallica And Linkin Park To Headline New Rock Festival

Rock legends Metallica are to headline a brand new touring rock festival this summer, it has been announced.Sonisphere, created by the minds behind the Monsters of Rock and Download festivals, will tour Europe through June...

By on 10 February 2009

Rock Stars Nickelback Leading The Way At Juno Awards

Nickelback are leading the field at the Juno awards, with five nominations in Canada's national music honours.The Rock Star band is nominated for best single, best group, best producer and best album of the year.And...

By on 04 February 2009

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...

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