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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...

Metallica's Hetfield: 'Sorry We're So Slow'

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD has apologised to the band's fans for releasing so few albums throughout their career. The rock legends have been active for more than a quarter of a century, but have just...

Kings Of Leon Reach New Heights In Us Charts

Only By The Night, the fourth album by Kings of Leon, has debuted at number five in the US, the band's highest-ever position in their homeland. The Followills' new effort shipped 74,000 copies in its...

By on 02 October 2008

Metallica Keep Lovato Off The Top Of The U.s. Album Charts

METALLICA have scored a third week at the top of the U.S. album charts after keeping pop sensation DEMI LOVATO from claiming her first number one. The heavy rockers' Death Magnetic album easily kept hold...

Ulrich Rejects Fan's Album Complaints

METALLICA legend LARS ULRICH has slammed fans for complaining about the sound quality of the group's latest album DEATH MAGNETIC - insisting the unpolished finish was intentional. Hoardes of rock fans have hit online music...

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...

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