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Death At Reading Festival

A teenage boy has died at Britain's READING FESTIVAL - but the cause of his death remains unknown. Local police in Berkshire, England, are investigating the death in the early hours of yesterday morning...

Timberlake + Metallica Double Up With Club Shows

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and METALLICA will be making the most of their post-MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS parties by staging fan-only club shows after the ceremony. Timberlake has announced he'll be performing with "select friends" at...

Primal Scream Insult Festival Crowd

PRIMAL SCREAM singer BOBBY GILLESPIE launched into a tirade against the audience at Sunday (24AUG03)'s CARLING WEEKEND festival in Reading, England - branding them "slaves" and "f***ing spectators". The HIGHER THAN THE SUN band...

The Darkness Triumph At Kerrang! Awards

Hot British band THE DARKNESS scored two awards at last night's KERRANG! awards, which honour the best in rock and metal music. The GROWING ON ME group scooped the Best Live Act and Best...

The Darkness Ready To Light Up UK Heavy Metal Awards

British band THE DARKNESS are set to cement their position in the big time at tonight's prestigious KERRANG! AWARDS. The much-hyped rock band are nominated in three categories at tonight's (21AUG03) London ceremony, the...

Beyonce And Metallica Join Mtv Video Awards

DESTINY'S CHILD star BEYONCE KNOWLES and rockers METALLICA are the latest additions to the bill for the 2003 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS. They join previously announced performers MARY J BLIGE, 50 CENT, GOOD...

Planning Issue Threatens UK Music Festival

LATEST: This year's CARLING WEEKEND: LEEDS FESTIVAL in England could be stopped from going ahead on a planning technicality. Leeds City Council is holding an emergency meeting tonight (19AUG03) after festival organisers failed...

Beatles Get A Metallica Makeover

Sixties legends THE BEATLES have been given a heavy metal makeover by two fans of rockers METALLICA. Two anonymous Metallica followers, calling themselves BEATALLICA, have "metalled up" FAB FOUR standards on an EP available...

The Darkness Triumph In Kerrang! Nominations

Jumpsuited rockers THE DARKNESS have received three nominations in Britain's KERRANG! magazine's annual awards. The eccentric band have been put up for Best British Newcomer, Best Album and Best Live Act. ELECTRIC 6...

Metallica Amused By Bogus Lawsuit Story

Rock legends METALLICA are highly amused with the bogus news story which claimed they were suing a small band over guitar chords. The false story, which made headlines earlier this month (JUL03), claimed the...

Metallica Chord Court Case A Hoax

LATEST: Tales of rockers METALLICA taking a rival band to court over copying their music have been unmasked as a bizarre hoax. It had been reported (17JUL03) that the ENTER SANDMAN group were suing...

Metallica Sue Over 'Copied' Chords

Rockers METALLICA are suing a Canadian band they claim have copied their music. In a Trademark Infringement Suit, filed at the American District Court in central California this week (begs14JUL03), the ENTER SANDMAN group...

Groups Pull Tracks From Itunes

LINKIN PARK, GREEN DAY and KID ROCK have pulled their tracks from a new legal download website because they fear it's killing album sales. The groups' songs have been available for download on APPLE's...

Monica Tops Us Album Charts

R'n'B sensation MONICA has scored a surprising number one in the American album chart - knocking LUTHER VANDROSS off the top spot. The SO GONE hitmaker sold an incredible 186,000 copies of her new...

U2 Are Best Live Act

U2 have topped a new list of the best live acts in the world. The Irish quartet beat RADIOHEAD and BON JOVI to claim the top spot in ROLLING STONE magazine's Best In Show...

Lars Ulrich On Death Of Bassist

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH feels the band have never got over the death of original bassist CLIFF BURTON in 1986. Cliff - who was killed when the band's tour bus crashed during a European...

Lars Ulrich On What Motivates Metallica

Drummer LARS ULRICH still enjoys being in heavy metal veterans METALLICA despite industry "bulls**t" - because of his love of playing music. Lars is particularly satisfied with the ENTER SANDMAN group's latest top-selling album,...

Vandross Headed For The Top

Ailing singer LUTHER VANDROSS' new album DANCE WITH MY FATHER looks set to overcome METALLICA's latest and claim the top slot on the BILLBOARD charts this week (ends22JUN03). The album is geared up...

Metallica Call On Fans For Help

METALLICA have called on fans to help them create an upcoming documentary biopic. The heavy metal group want devotees to sent in archive audio and video footage and old interviews for the feature....

Metallica's Anger Beats Jewel's Run To Number One

METALLICA's move to release their album a few days early to beat bootleggers has destroyed JEWEL's chance at having her first number one LP debut. As a result, Jewel's new disc, 0304, has debuted...

German Politician's Homegrown Music Bid

EMINEM, METALLICA, BRITNEY SPEARS and DAVID HASSELHOFF's lucrative careers in Germany will be over - if a top German politician gets his way. WOLFGANG THIERSE, who holds the second highest political office in the...

Radiohead's Chart Triumph

Cult rockers RADIOHEAD's new album is poised to be the biggest in the UK this year (03) - proving their fanbase is still very much loyal to them. HAIL TO THE THIEF has already...

Metallica's Hetfield Is New Person

METALLICA lead singer JAMES HETFIELD is a totally different person after undergoing alcohol rehabilitation - he's now just a "human being" instead of a "rock god". The heavy-metal idol underwent therapy in 2001 after...

Bennington On The Road To Recovery

LATEST: LINKIN PARK rocker CHESTER BENNINGTON has been released from hospital after doctors discovered a parasite or intestinal disorder was behind his chronic stomach pains. The singer checked into a Los Angeles hospital on...

Metallica To Make Video Game

Rockers METALLICA are moving in a totally new direction for their latest project - they're set to be the subject of a combat-action video game. The ENTER SANDMAN band will contribute voice-overs, background music,...

Lars Ulrich Slams Military For Using Metallica

LATEST: METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH is furious at the news the US military are using their songs to 'break down' Iraqi captives in Baghdad. Interrogators are using the band's tracks, including ENTER SANDMAN, in...

Metallica Release Exclusive Online Tracks

Heavy rockers METALLICA are offering songs from their new album exclusively on the Internet - three years after suing web-based music provider NAPSTER. Customers who buy the band's new longplayer ST ANGER - which...

Metallica Move Release Date To Avoid Piracy

Legendary rockers METALLICA have brought the release date of their new album forward by five days - in a bid to beat internet piracy. Their eagerly awaited longplayer ST ANGER will hit music store...

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