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Diana Concert Ratings Beat Live Earth

Live Earth drew a smaller TV audience than the Concert for Diana on Saturday, according to figures released today.The Al Gore-headed Live Earth series achieved viewer stats of less than a third of the total...

By on 09 July 2007

Metallica Play Live Earth Venue Two Days In A Row

Rockers METALLICA didn't have far to go after performing at LIVE EARTH London on Saturday (07Jul07) - they're playing the same venue on Sunday (08Jul07). The U.S. band are headlining their own concert at the...

Metallica Play Live Earth Venue Two Days In A Row

Rockers METALLICA didn't have far to go after performing at Live Earth London on Saturday (07Jul07) - they're playing the same venue on Sunday (08Jul07). The U.S. band are headlining their own concert at the...

Rio's Live Earth Back On

Rio de Janeiro's Live Earth concert is now back on after security concerns raised by local authorities have been eased by the concert organisers.Earlier this week the gig was cancelled after local police wanted to...

By on 06 July 2007

Metallica Rocker Questioned At British Airport

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD was temporarily detained by security officials at a British airport, according to U.K. reports. The rocker jetted into Luton airport ahead of Saturday's (07Jul07) Live Earth London gig - where his...

Slayer: 'Metallica Are Too Old'

SLAYER guitarist KERRY KING has blasted fellow rockers METALLICA - by branding them "too old for success". King reveals he lost all respect for the metal band's after watching their 2004 documentary Metallica: Some Kind...

Live Earth Gig Scrapped

Next month's Live Earth music event suffered a setback yesterday when it was announced that Turkey would no longer stage one of several concerts which are taking place across the world to raise awareness of...

By on 27 June 2007

Metallica And Kasabian Added To London Live Earth

Metallica, Kasabian and Pussycat Dolls have been added to the line-up for London's Live Earth concert.They will be joined by Terra Naomi, completing the final roster of acts performing at Wembley Stadium on July 7th.The...

By on 20 June 2007

Metallica Star Felt Compelled To Join Live Earth Line-up

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH pushed his bandmates to take part in the upcoming Live Earth global spectacular - because he didn't want his sons to inherit an environmentally-challenged planet after his death. The green-minded rocker...

Beatles + Metallica Salute Tribute Act

The publishers behind the BEATLES' back catalogue and rockers METALLICA have given tribute 'mash-up' act BEATALLICA permission to revamp classic album SGT. PEPPER'S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND. The quirky group has cleverly given Beatles classics...

Wembley Hosts First Concert In Seven Years

George Michael has become the first singer to perform at the rebuilt 757 million Wembley stadium.Last night's gig was the first concert at the renowned sporting and entertainment venue since it was closed for redevelopment...

By on 10 June 2007

Metallica Score Big With Album Back Catalogue In Finland

Heavy rockers METALLICA have created history in Finland after announcing an upcoming show there and watching 10 of their albums crash back into the country's top 40. The group recently announced a July (07) concert...

Metallica Unimpressed By Stones' Bad Attitude

Heavy rockers METALLICA were given a heavy lesson in humility when they supported the ROLLING STONES on tour in 2005 - because MICK JAGGER treated them like they all had terrible diseases. The Enter Sandman...

Baby Joy For Ulrich And Nielsen

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH and his girlfriend, Gladiator star CONNIE NIELSEN, are celebrating the birth of their first child together. The baby boy was born in New York earlier this week (begs21May07), but his name...

Hetfield + Ullrich Mobbed At Heaven + Hell Show

Security at the Los Angeles Forum were called in to protect METALLICA stars JAMES HETFIELD and LARS ULLRICH when the rockers were almost mobbed at a Heaven + Hell concert last week (25Apr07). The duo...

Baby Metallica Wins Name Battle

LATEST: The parents of a seven-month-old Swedish baby have been given permission to name the tot METALLICA. Swedish tax officials told Michael and Karolina Tomaro they'll refuse to acknowledge their daughter if they go ahead...

Andersen Confirms Kid Rock Romance

Danish model MAY ANDERSEN has confirmed she's dating KID ROCK, adding she thinks the former husband of her namesake, PAMELA ANDERSON, is "really sweet". Rock and Andersen were spotted together at last month's (MAR07) Rock...

Trivium Welcomes Critics Backlash

Florida band TRIVIUM have laughed off claims they have "stolen" from rock legends METALLICA, insisting their critics are just "deluded". Frontman MATT HEAFY and his band have managed to turn their negative comments into something...

Swedish Couple Cause Controversy Over Metallica Name

A Swedish couple has been told they can't name their six-month-old baby girl METALLICA after the rock group they adore. Tax officials in Sweden have told MICHAEL and KAROLINA TOMARO they'll refuse to acknowledge their...

Furtado Reigns At Juno Awards

NELLY FURTADO has swept the boards at the Juno Awards - Canada's version of the Grammy's - taking home five prizes. The 28-year-old singer doubled up as host and winner at the ceremony in Saskatoon,...

Metallica Star Hetfield's Glove Up For Auction

The medical glove METALLICA star JAMES HETFIELD wore after suffering second and third-degree burns during a 1992 concert is being auctioned off on website eBay. The seller claims to have obtained the odd item from...

Pantera Crowned Best Band Ever

PANTERA have been named the Best Band Ever in a new magazine poll. The heavy rockers beat METALLICA and KORN to land the title in music publication Revolver. SLAYER and BLACK SABBATH also made the...

Metallica's Unlikely Morricone Tribute

Rockers METALLICA have stunned fans by signing up for a ENNIO MORRICONE tribute project. The group have used the composer's THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY track THE ECSTASY OF GOLD to open their...

Voivod Wait For Injured Newsted

Heavy rockers VOIVOD are so thrilled to land former METALLICA star JASON NEWSTED as a guest on their new album, they've shelved release plans to allow the bassist to recover after hurting his arm in...

Velvet Revolver: 'Rubin Collaboration Was Uninspired'

Rockers VELVET REVOLVER became "uninspired" working with super-producer RICK RUBIN, accusing him of not giving the band enough attention in the studio. The SLITHER band had hired Rubin to produce their second album LIBERTAD, but...

Slayer Slam Metallica

SLAYER frontman KERRY KING has hit out at metal rivals METALLICA, describing the band as a "sinking ship". King is amused by Metallica's decision to recruit super-producer RICK RUBIN to oversee their next album. He...

Metallica Work 9-5 On New Album

METALLICA's new album is taking longer to make, because the bandmembers have had to shed their wild rocker pasts and become responsible adults. The rock legends spent almost all of 2006 writing tracks for the...

Lars Ulrich And Connie Nielsen Expecting

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH and actress CONNIE NIELSEN are expecting their first child together. The Danish-born couple have been dating for nearly two years. Nielsen's representative, JOY LIMANON, confirms the baby is due next...

Black Crowes Star Steps In For Newsted In Supergroup

LATEST: Former BLACK CROWES star JOHNNY COLT will stand in for injured bassist JASON NEWSTED when rock supergroup ROCK STAR SUPERNOVA tours next year (07) Former METALLICA star Newsted was forced to step down from...

Metallica Star Pulls Out Of Supergroup

Former METALLICA star JASON NEWSTED has been forced to pull out supergroup ROCK STAR SUPERNOVA two months before their first show after suffering a major shoulder injury The rocker reportedly tore his left bicep...

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