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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...

Hetfield Blasts Rock 'N' Roll Drug Culture

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD launched a tearful plea for rockers to resist drugs on Friday (12MAY06), as he was awarded a special prize for helping people in the music industry receive addiction treatment. In a...

Hetfield: 'Charity Award Means More Than A Grammy'

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD has dismissed his seven Grammy wins as unimportant compared to the charity accolade he will receive tomorrow (12MAY06). The singer will be presented with the STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN Award for his...

Moby To Produce Love Album?

Dance star MOBY is the favourite to produce rocker COURTNEY LOVE's latest album, revealing they have discussed potential ideas already. The PLAY hitmaker has huge admiration for the former HOLE star and hopes he can...

Surf's Up For New Stiller Movie

Comedian BEN STILLER is set to follow-up DODGEBALL: A TRUE UNDERDOG STORY with another sports comedy called BIG WAVE. Based on an idea by Stiller, the film tells the story of the world's greatest big...

Tommy Lee Forms New Rock Band For Reality Show

Rocker TOMMY LEE will team up with members of METALLICA and GUNS N' ROSES to form a new group who will search for their lead singer on the reality show ROCK STAR. The former MOTLEY...

Metallica Pay Tribute To Black Sabbath

METALLICA are planning to honour heavy rock pioneers BLACK SABBATH with a set of covers when the British supergroup is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Monday (13MAR06). Metallica frontman JAMES...

Metallica Go Back On Their Word

LATEST: Rockers METALLICA have recruited RICK RUBIN to producer their next album - after vowing not to replace longterm collaborator BOB ROCK. Drummer LARS ULRICH recently refuted claims Rubin was being courted, insisting, "I would...

Alice In Chains Reuniting For Tour

The surviving members of ALICE IN CHAINS are hitting the road this summer for the first time since former frontman LAYNE STALEY's death from a drug overdose in 2002. The band will reunite for...

Guns N' Roses To Play Europe

Rock heavyweights GUNS N' ROSES are heading to Europe in June (06) - they will headline England's Download Festival and put on a stadium show in Ireland. The PARADISE CITY hitmakers will take to...

Rubin To Produce Metallica Album

Heavy metal rockers METALLICA have enlisted RICK RUBIN to produce their next album. Rubin, who has worked with the BEASTIE BOYS, PUBLIC ENEMY and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, is also producing the new disc...

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