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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...

Metallica To Stick With Bob Rock

Rock veterans METALLICA have rubbished rumours they plan to sack longterm producer BOB ROCK and hire RICK RUBIN to make their new album. Drummer LARS ULRICH insists Rock with be in the driving seat...

Ulrich Slams Mustaine

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH has attacked former bandmate DAVE MUSTAINE, accusing him of using the band to promote his own group MEGADETH. Mustaine recently complained about a recent Metallica documentary he appeared in -...

Lost Entwistle Tracks Unearthed On New Tipton Release

Lost tracks recorded by late THE WHO star JOHN ENTWISTLE have been unearthed by JUDAS PRIEST star GLENN TIPTON for a new album release. Tipton teamed up with veteran drummer COZY POWELL and Entwistle...

Page's Stairway Tops Guitar Solo Survey

Rocker JIMMY PAGE's guitar solo in LED ZEPPELIN classic STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN has been voted the greatest of all time in a new online poll. Page's playing on the 1971 track topped the survey...

Tommy Lee Set For Another Reality Check

Rocker TOMMY LEE is set for another reality experience after signing up to allow cameras to follow him as he tackles life and love. The MOTLEY CRUE drummer will start shooting the untitled project...

More Solos For Metallica

Rockers METALLICA have vowed to re-instate their legendary guitar solos on forthcoming albums - after fans voiced their disappointment with recent records. The ENTER SANDMAN hitmakers plan to begin work on their ninth album...

Homme Accuses Metallica Of Copying

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE rocker JOSH HOMME has accused METALLICA of copying music he recorded with his former band KYUSS. Homme makes his attack in an interview with American rock magazine Decibel....

Metallica Fulfill Stones Dream

Rock legends METALLICA fulfilled a lifetime ambition last week (ends18NOV05) when they performed alongside their music heroes THE ROLLING STONES. The band took to the stage in their hometown of San Francisco, California, on...

This Is Spinal Tap Tops Rock Movie List

Cult rockumentary THIS IS SPINAL TAP has topped a new poll of classic rock 'n' roll movies. The 1984 film beat SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER and METALLICA's acclaimed documentary SOME KIND OF MONSTER to take...

Hetfield's Horror At Seeing Burton Killed

METALLICA guitarist JAMES HETFIELD is still haunted by the violent death of the band's former bassist CLIFF BURTON in 1986. Burton was killed when the band's tourbus crashed in Sweden. The bassist was thrown...

Home Depot Locals Upset About Green Day Concert

Locals living close to California's Home Depot Center are furious with the concert venue's officials after they ditched a ban on GREEN DAY to welcome the punk trio this summer (05). The AMERICAN IDIOT...

Garbage Refused Therapy To Resolve Band Crisis

Rockers GARBAGE were urged to consider group therapy when relations among bandmembers hit rock bottom. Frontwoman SHIRLEY MANSON decided to take time out from the band because as the situation had become a "nightmare"....

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