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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...

Metallica Star Hammett Celebrates Becoming A Dad

METALLICA guitarist KIRK HAMMETT celebrated becoming a first-time dad earlier this month (OCT06) when his wife gave birth to a baby boy. The ENTER SANDMAN rocker's wife-of-eight-years LANI and their son ANGEL RAY KEALA HAMMETT...

Supernova Hopefuls Win Big On Tv Finale

The finalists in US TV talent search ROCK STAR: SUPERNOVA were both big winners last night (13SEP06) - spiky-haired LUKAS ROSSI will front TOMMY LEE's new supergroup, while rocker GILBY CLARKE has promised to produce...

Coldplay + Radiohead Hits Reworked On Lullabies Albums

COLDPLAY, RADIOHEAD and METALLICA are the unlikely inspirations behind a new album series of baby lullabies. The groups' anthems have been reworked for a quirky new set of compilation albums, called ROCKABYE BABY. Each album...

Lee Tests Contestants Partying Skills

Rocker TOMMY LEE wanted to test the partying endurance of the contestants on his reality competition ROCK STAR: SUPERNOVA so he flew them to Las Vegas, Nevada for a wild weekend. The MOTLEY CRUE rocker...

Navarro Slams Supernova Leak Rumours

LATEST: Rocker DAVE NAVARRO has blasted veteran Hollywood columnist JANET CHARLTON for supposedly leaking the winner of his reality show ROCK STAR: SUPERNOVA on her website, insisting she "doesn't have a clue as to what...

Top Secret Supernova Winner Leaked?

Veteran Hollywood gossip columnist JANET CHARLTON insists she knows who has won reality talent competition ROCKSTAR: SUPERNOVA, and has revealed the winner's name on her website. Although the show is live and the winner won't...

Navarro Separates Himself From Contestants

DAVE NAVARRO has toughened up for the latest installment of his reality talent competition ROCK STAR: SUPERNOVA after allegations he was too nice to contestants during the show's first season. The series follows the search...

Supernova Sue Reality Show

LATEST: Rock band SUPERNOVA has filed a preliminary injunction against producer MARK BURNETT and US network CBS, demanding that they stop using the name Supernova for a group being formed on reality TV show ROCK...

Metallica Embrace Itunes

Rockers METALLICA have finally ended their iTunes holdout and are letting the online music store sell some of the band's records. The first single-song Metallica sale on the Apple site took place on Tuesday (25JUL06),...

Navarro And Electra Split

Former JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist DAVE NAVARRO and his wife CARMEN ELECTRA have separated. The couple have been married since November 2003 and starred in the MTV reality series TIL DEATH DO US PART: CARMEN +...

Icelandic Rocker Competes To Be In Lee's Supergroup

Icelandic rock star MAGNI ASGEIRSSON is so desperate to become a big name in America he's joined a reality TV contest to win the chance to front TOMMY LEE's new supergroup SUPERNOVA. Asgeirsson, 28, has...

Metallica To Appear On The Simpsons

Heavy rockers METALLICA will appear in an episode of the hit US TV show THE SIMPSONS in September (06). THE UNFORGIVEN hitmakers will be special guests in the first episode of the cartoon's 18th season,...

Metallica Make European Tour Available To Download

Legendary rockers METALLICA have delighted their fans by making all nine shows from their recent European tour available to download online. The Californian band debuted new track THE NEW SONG in Berlin, Germany on their...

Korn Scrap Tour Due To Singer's Illness

Rockers KORN have scrapped their European tour due to an unspecified illness suffered by singer JONATHAN DAVIS. The group was forced to perform at Britain's Download Festival at the weekend (10JUN06) without Davis when he...

Ulrich Explains 2004 Download Festival No-show

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH has spoken out about his no-show at England's Download Festival in 2004, insisting he was so shocked at finding his wife in bed with prostitutes, he was unable to perform. Ulrich...

Jackman Finds Wolverine Strength In Heavy Rock Workout

Movie star HUGH JACKMAN credits GODSMACK and METALLICA for helping him to get into character for X-MEN hero WOLVERINE. The Aussie actor admits he "cranks up" his favourite heavy rock tracks to give him the...

Hetfield Saved By Monster Documentary

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD has credited the band's documentary with saving him from an alcoholic hell. Filming SOME KIND OF MONSTER made the now-sober singer see how his lifestyle was destroying himself and hurting those...

Lee Wants Manson-type To Front Supergroup

Rocker TOMMY LEE is looking for the next MARILYN MANSON to front his new supergroup SUPERNOVA. The drummer has teamed up with former GUNS N'ROSES star GILBY CLARKE and ex-METALLICA bassist JASON NEWSTED, and the...

Jackman Rocked Out For Wolverine

HUGH JACKMAN got into his X-MEN: THE LAST STAND character WOLVERINE by rocking out to heavy metal music. The actor had to beef up to reprise his role in the forthcoming sequel, and spent days...

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