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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...

Fascinating Fact 689

WEEZER star RIVERS CUOMO once fronted METALLICA, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN and KISS tribute bands....

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...

Fascinating Fact 251

The members of METALLICA have contributed their voices to an episode of THE SIMPSONS, which will air next May (06)....

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"....

Metallica Fans Petition For Removal Of Producer

METALLICA fans have launched a new campaign, urging members of the band to ditch their longtime producer BOB ROCK. The fans have set up an online petition in their efforts to have Rock removed...

Queen Track Tops Funeral List

QUEEN's 1991 hit THE SHOW MOST GO ON is the most popular song at European funerals - a new poll has found. Digital TV station MUSIC CHANNEL questioned 45,000 adults across the continent and...

Six Spirits For Sideways

Wine-drinking comedy SIDEWAYS was the toast of the 20th annual INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS in California yesterday (25FEB05), claiming six of the ceremony's prizes. The film's stars THOMAS HADEN CHURCH, VIRGINIA MADSEN and PAUL GIAMATTI...

Metallica's Ulrich 'Breakdown' On Plane

METALLICA's LARS ULRICH pulled out of a major British rock festival last year (04) after suffering a mental collapse in a plane on the way to the event. Two drummers - SLAYER's DAVE LOMBARDO...

Ulrich: 'I Am An Obsessive Perfectionist'

METALLICA rocker LARS ULRICH is doing his best to control his quest for perfection, because his obsessive behaviour often alienates those around him. The ENTER SANDMAN drummer, who was shown in therapy with the...

Ulrich Confirms Metallica Computer Game

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH has confirmed the heavy metal band will be immortalised in a computer game. Poking fun at last year's (04) Metallica documentary SOME KIND OF MONSTER, Ulrich has also made it...

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