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Ulrich Fears Drumming Drama Could End Metallica

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH fears his health will be the catalyst that eventually leads to the end of the heavy rock group - because he won't be able to perform his high-energy routine as he...

Hammett Lost First Porsche In A Wager

METALLICA star KIRK HAMMETT lost the Porsche he treated himself to when he first became rich in a bet over record sales. The rocker admits he had no idea of fiscal responsibility when he first...

Ulrich Hails Noisy U.k. Fans

METALLICA star LARS ULRICH has hailed the band's British followers the most vocal - because they get shouting practice at soccer games. The drummer claims his U.K. fans are much louder than their American counterparts...

Metallica Call On Bandmates Cousin To Keep Them Healthy

Heavy rockers METALLICA tour with guitarist KIRK HAMMETT's chiropractor cousin, so the bandmates can make sure they are all in top shape for every show. Bass player Robert Trujillo admits he and the other members...

Metallica Leave Staley Tribute Off Album

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD penned a touching musical tribute to tragic ALICE IN CHAINS star LAYNE STALEY - but decided it wasn't good enough for the band's new album DEATH MAGNETIC. The frontman admits he...

Metallica Hit Back At 'Poor Quality' Claims

LATEST: Rockers METALLICA have hit back at accusations their new album features poor quality audio. The new LP, Death Magnetic, has been a worldwide hit - scoring number ones in both the U.S. and the...

Metallica Number One In 25 Countries

METALLICA's new album 'Death Magnetic' is number one in 25 countries, it has also seen off competition and remained at the top in the UK, USA and Denmark for 2 consecutive weeks. As well as...

Metallica Score A Second Week At Number One

Heavy rockers METALLICA have scored a second week at the top of the U.S. album chart with first full-week sales of 337,000. The group's Death Magnetic debuted at the top a week ago (17Sep08) after...

Stooges, Beck + Chic Nominated For Hall Of Fame Honour

CHIC, JEFF BECK, METALLICA, RUN-DMC, THE STOOGES and WAR have been named among the nominees for induction to the Rock + Roll Hall of Fame in 2009. They've been joined by soul man Bobby Womack,...

Kings Of Leon Hold Onto Number One Spot

Kings of Leon are number one in the UK's singles chart for a second week in a row, with their single Sex on Fire.Katie Perry's I Kissed a Girl was also a non-mover, remaining at...

By on 21 September 2008

Ulrich: 'Downloading Lawsuit Was Never About Money'

METALLICA rocker LARS ULRICH has hit out at claims the band's lawsuit against music download site Napster was about money. The band filed a suit against Napster in 2000, after the service hosted the group's...

Metallica Album Tribute To Staley

METALLICA's new album DEATH MAGNETIC was written as a tribute to tragic ALICE IN CHAINS rocker LAYNE STALEY. Frontman James Hetfield admits the central message of the record is that people should come to terms...

Bruni's Sales Boost After Later Date With Jools

Model-turned-pop star CARLA BRUNI's album sales have rocketed since she appeared alongside METALLICA on U.K. music show LATER... WITH JOOLS HOLLAND. France's first lady sang tracks from her latest album Comme Si De Rien N'était...

Metallica Star Hammett Considered Solo Career

METALLICA star KIRK HAMMETT almost quit the band to launch a solo career following the recording of their 2003 album ST ANGER. The guitarist admits he could not handle the tension which arose during the...

Metallica Score Album Chart Record In U.s.

METALLICA have made chart history in America by becoming the first group to debut five albums at number one. Death Magnetic, the heavy rockers' latest studio release and their first since 2003's St. Anger, has...

Metallica's Death Magnetic Rocks Us Album Charts

Death Magnetic, the new album from Metallica, has topped the Billboard Hot 200 album charts after less than a week on release.The metal legends' ninth album has sold a massive 490,000 copies since going on...

By on 17 September 2008

Metallica Desperate For New Bands

Rockers METALLICA are desperate for an upcoming band to "steal their thunder" and knock them off the top of the charts. The band topped the U.K album charts this week (begs15Sep08) with their new LP...

Metallica Celebrate Number One With Fans-only O2 Show

Metallica marked their new album reaching the top of the album charts with a huge launch party at London's O2 Arena last night.Despite only being released on Friday September 12th - though some stores began...

By on 16 September 2008

Glasvegas Take On Metallica

GLASVEGAS are set to slug it out with rock titans METALLICA this weekend for the number one spot on the albums chart.The Scottish band were expected to reach number one this week, but it has...

By on 16 September 2008

Metallica's Fury At Download Reviewer

Rock band METALLICA cancelled an interview with a Swedish newspaper after discovering a journalist had illegally downloaded their new album. The Seek and Destroy hitmakers - who are famously opposed to file-sharing websites - pulled...

Metallica And Glasvegas In Battle For Number One Album

Indie newcomers Glasvegas face stiff competition from rock gods Metallica for the number one spot in the album charts this weekend.Glasvegas' eponymous debut was released on Monday and shipped an impressive 22,000 copies on its...

By on 11 September 2008

Metallica Confirm London Indigo2 Pre-show Plans

Metallica have announced a pre-show and after party at London's Indigo2 venue.The heavy metal four-piece perform at the O2 Arena on Monday September 15th in a fanclub-only show to celebrate the release of their ninth...

By on 10 September 2008

Metallica Admit They Are No Good At Guitar Hero

Rock band METALLICA have admitted that they are bad at playing Guitar Hero, despite the fact that one of their albums is set to released for the game According to NME magazine, the group's latest...

By on 09 September 2008

Metallica Hunt For Successors

Rock veterans METALLICA are desperately searching for a worthy band to take their place as the Kings of Metal - so they can slow down. The Enter Sandman rockers have been performing for 27 years...

Metallica Album Leaks Online

Rockers METALLICA have been dealt a devastating blow - their long-awaited album DEATH MAGNETIC has been leaked online, more than a week before its scheduled release date. The heavy rockers have been gearing up for...

Bruni Set For A Later Date With Jools, Mccartney And Metallica

France's first lady, CARLA BRUNI, will join SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY and METALLICA for the superstar-studded upcoming season of U.K. music show LATER... WITH JOOLS HOLLAND. The model/singer, who wed French leader Nicolas Sarkozy earlier this...

Coldplay Grab Four Nominations For Q Magazine Awards

Coldplay lead the field for this year's Q magazine awards with four nominations.The foursome are nominated for best track and best video for their single Violet Hill - which was released as a free download...

By on 02 September 2008

Noel Gallagher Praises Obama's Acceptance Speech

OASIS star NOEL GALLAGHER has said that he wishes the US presidential candidate Barack Obama was British.Writing on a blog he created to document his band's current tour of America, the guitarist noted that he...

By on 02 September 2008

Foo Fighters Help Metallica Launch New Album

FOO FIGHTERS stars DAVE GROHL and TAYLOR HAWKINS will mark the release of METALLICA's much-anticipated new album DEATH MAGNETIC by hosting a radio tribute to the heavy rockers. The duo will join the members of...

Gallagher Helped Ulrich Battle Drug Demons

METALLICA star LARS ULRICH has given up cocaine - thanks to OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER. The drummer decided to quit the drug after watching Gallagher successfully battle his cocaine demons in the 1990s. Ulrich says,...

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