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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,...

Soggy Final Day At Reading

Heavy overnight showers meant music fans at the Reading festival faced a soggy final day.But with the rain holding off day three highlights are set to include Pendulum, Conor Oberst and Last Shadow Puppets before...

By on 24 August 2008

Hetfield's Daily Battle With Booze

METALLICA rocker JAMES HETFIELD is struggling to stay off alcohol as the band embark on another world tour. The singer is a recovering alcoholic, who has managed 12 years without booze. But he admits its...

Metallica Hire Olympic Back Doctor

Rock legends METALLICA are sharing their on-tour chiropractor with the Seychelles Olympic team. The medic, simply named Dr Don, has to jet between dates on the band's current road trip and Beijing, China - where...

Metallica And Rage Win Heavy Metal Awards

Metallica and Rage Against the Machine have won influential awards at this year's Kerrang! Awards.Rage were added to the magazine's Hall of Fame, while Metallica picked up the inspirational award.30 Seconds To Mars went away...

By on 22 August 2008

Ulrich Denies Dumping Producer

METALLICA star LARS ULRICH denies "turning his back" on longtime collaborator BOB ROCK in favour of music producer RICK RUBIN. The rockers hired Rubin for their tenth studio album Death Magnetic and Ulrich insists they...

Metallica: 'Film Proved We Were Egomaniacs'

METALLICA stars LARS ULRICH and JAMES HETFIELD are pleased they starred in 2004 "rockumentary" SOME KIND OF MONSTER - because it forced them to quit arguing with each other. The rockers took part in the...

Metallica, Rage + Slipknot Honoured By Kerrang!

METALLICA, SLIPKNOT and RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE have been honoured in London at the 2008 Kerrang! Awards. Metallica were handed the night's Inspiration Award for their contribution to heavy metal at Thursday's (21Aug08) prizegiving, while...

Metallica Announce Cut-price Gigs

Rockers METALLICA have announced plans to let their fans see them perform for just $10 (GBP5). The band will play two gigs - one in Berlin, Germany on 12 September (08) and another at London's...

Hetfield Upsets Hikers With Fence

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD has angered hikers in California by announcing plans to fence off a famous trail. The Enter Sandman rocker has erected a temporary metal fence on his Terra Linda property, situated north...

Radio Treat For Metallica Fans

METALLICA have landed their own radio station. The XM satellite radio network will start broadcasting Mandatory Metallica shows next week (16Aug08). The shows will feature the band's entire catalogue as well as rare live recordings....

Metallica Deny War Link

Rockers METALLICA have denied their controversial new music video carries a hidden message about war. The promo for new single The Day That Never Comes shows a soldier rescuing an injured comrade and facing up...

David Gray Warns Of Music Use In Guantanamo Torture

David Gray has called for greater examination of the playing of loud music - including his own song Babylon - during torture at Guantanamo Bay.Suspected terrorist detainees are repeatedly subjected to loud music during interrogation...

Metallica Play Secret Show

Rockers METALLICA prepared for their performance at this weekend's (13-15Jun08) Bonnaroo Festival in Tennessee by performing to 175 lucky fans at Nashville club the Basement on Thursday (12Jun08). The group performed just nine songs at...

Tenacious D Plan The Who Tribute

JACK BLACK's crazy rock duo TENACIOUS D are to use their METALLICA support shows in England as a platform to honour their heroes THE WHO. Black and pal Kyle Gass are rehearsing a The Who...

Metallica To Be Hailed As Computer Guitar Heroes

Rockers METALLICA are set to follow AEROSMITH's lead and release their own video game in collaboration with the makers of GUITAR HERO. According to internet reports, Metallica's version of the hit game franchise will be...

Grohl Denies Writing Letter To Metallica

LATEST: FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has denied writing an open letter to METALLICA begging them not to release their new album until its ready. The drummer-turned-singer was reported to have penned a public note...

Metallica To Play Surprise Show

METALLICA have stunned Los Angeles fans by announcing a surprise benefit show to aid RED HOT CHILI PEPPER star FLEA's Silverlake Conservatory of Music. The heavy rockers have been a last-minute addition to the show,...

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