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Prince In Talks For Surprise Glasto Set

Prince is reportedly in talks to play a surprise set at Glastonbury festival this week. The 'Raspberry Beret' hitmaker, who was rumoured to be headlining the event at Worthy Farm, was ruled out after Metallica,...

Kasabian Don't Know Much Metallica

Kasabian's Serge Pizzorno admits he doesn't know any of Metallica's music. The 'Eez-eh' hitmakers will be headlining the Glastonbury festival alongside Arcade Fire and the legendary heavy metal band next week and they think...

Metallica Release New Song

Metallica will release a new song today (20.06.14) ahead of their headline set at Glastonbury festival. The 'Enter Sandman' band, who will be the first heavy metal act to top the bill at Worthy Farm...

Glastonbury Founder Michael Eavis Defends Festival Headliners Metallica

Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis has defended the decision to have Metallica headline the festival this year. There has been growing opposition regarding Metallica performing at the festival by festival-goers who don’t feel a heavy...

Metallica Will Be "Fantastic" At Glastonbury, Says Kasabian's Tom Meighan

Tom Meighan, lead singer of rock band Kasabian, has offered his two cents regarding the fuss that's been surrounding Metallica headlining at Glastonbury Festival. There has been a heated debate over whether the heavy metal...

Lars Ulrich Accepts Chad Smith And Will Ferrell's Drum Battle Challenge

Metallica rocker Lars Ulrich has accepted a drum battle challenge from Red Hot Chili Peppers star Chad Smith and Will Ferrell.Last month (May14), Smith and his actor look-alike went head-to-head on The Tonight Show Starring...

Dutch Festival Organiser Defends Storm-hit Metallica Show

The organiser of a Dutch music festival has defended the decision to allow Metallica to play through a heavy storm despite severe weather warnings.The heavy metal legends were the headline act at the Pinkpop festival...

Chad Smith And Will Ferrell Plotting Lars Ulrich Drum Battle

Red Hot Chili Peppers star Chad Smith and Will Ferrell have set their sights on challenging Metallica rocker Lars Ulrich in a new drum battle.Last month (May14), Smith and his actor doppelganger went head-to-head on...

Jarvis Cocker: Metallica Could Be A Bit Abrasive

Pulp's Jarvis Cocker thinks Metallica's forthcoming headline appearance at Glastonbury could be ''a bit abrasive''.The frontman has voiced his concerns about the metal act topping the bill at Worthy Farm later this month and thinks...

Lars Ulrich: 'Glastonbury Criticism Is Ridiculous'

Metallica star Lars Ulrich has dismissed the controversy over the band's upcoming appearance at Britain's Glastonbury festival as "ridiculous".The band is set to become the first heavy metal act to headline the fabled music event...

Should Metallica Be Removed From Glastonbury Headline Slot?

Over 14,000 people have signed an online petition to have Metallica removed from this year’s Glastonbury line up. But why? Is the idea of ‘Enter Sandman’ ringing out across the festival fields really just too...

Mogwai Laugh Off "Sh*te" Metallica, Call Lars Ulrich "Terrible" Drummer

Of course, anyone who's remotely interested in music would choose to see Scottish post-punk heroes Mogwai over Metallica at the Glastonbury Festival 2014 and the Glaswegian band have been doing their best to pull the...

Lars Ulrich Vows To Prove Glastonbury Critics Wrong

Rockers Metallica are desperate to prove the doubters wrong with their headline slot at Britain's Glastonbury festival, insisting the controversy around their inclusion is "a good thing".The Enter Sandman hitmakers were unveiled last month (May14)...

Metallica To Cover 'Wonderwall' At Glastonbury, But What Are The Best Oasis Covers?

In a similar fashion to the announcement of Jay Z in 2008, metal titans Metallica’s headline slot at the iconic Glastonbury Festival has been met with a wave of criticism and derision from commentators who...

Slash: Rock 'N' Roll Can Save Politics

Slash thinks rock 'n' roll can save British politics. The former Guns N' Roses star previewed his new album 'World On Fire' at London's Houses Of Parliament and MPs rocked out to an acoustic performance,...

Animal Rights Activists Attempt To Ban Metallica From Glastonbury

Animal rights activists have launched an online petition to ban Metallica from headlining the Glastonbury festival in England at the end of June (14) over frontman James Hetfield's love of hunting.The Enter Sandman singer, an...

Jimmy Page: Led Zep Could Play Glasto

Jimmy Page hasn't ruled out Led Zeppelin headlining Glastonbury Festival in the future. The guitarist has responded to comments made by festival boss Michael Eavis, who claimed he was ''sure'' the band would one day...

Bruce Dickinson: 'Iron Maiden Will Never Play At Bourgeois Glastonbury'

Iron Maiden will never be tempted to follow Metallica to Britain's Glastonbury festival, according to frontman Bruce Dickinson.James Hetfield's band will become the first heavy metal act to headline the fabled event when they take...

Metallica's Black Album Marks 16 Million Sales Milestone

Metallica's self-titled 1991 album has become the best-selling release in U.S. chart history after surpassing the 16 million sales mark.The disc, widely referred to as The Black Album due to its plain cover art, continues...

Mick Jagger Backs Metallica For Glastonbury

Sir Mick Jagger has become the latest star to voice support for Metallica as the rockers prepare to headline Britain's iconic Glastonbury festival for the first time.Jagger's band The Rolling Stones were the big draw...

Metallica's James Hetfield Voicing New Wildlife Series

Metallica frontman James Hetfield is set to narrate a new documentary series about the hunting of brown bears.The heavy metal rocker lends his voice to new show The Hunt, which charts the history of brown...

Fleetwood Mac Would Play Glastonbury

Fleetwood Mac star Christine McVie says the band are open to headlining Glastonbury in the future. The 70-year-old singer yesterday (22.05.14) confirmed that she had rejoined the band as she accepted her Lifetime Achievement gong...

Alex Turner: Metallica For Glastonbury Doesn't Add Up

Alex Turner thinks Metallica headlining Glastonbury ''doesn't add up''. The Arctic Monkeys frontman, who has been top of the bill twice with his band mates Matt Helders, Jamie Cook and Nick O'Malley, aren't impressed by...

Metallica At Glastonbury: 10 Acts More Deserving Of The Headline Slot

Metallica have been festival mainstays since their appearance in the original incarnations of Monsters of Rock festival in the 1980’s- a celebration of all things hairy and leather-clad that takes place on the same Derbyshire...

Kasabian Back Metallica As Glastonbury Headliners

Rockers Kasabian are convinced Metallica will silence critics who feel heavy metal does not belong at Glastonbury when the band headlines the British festival next month (Jun14).The Enter Sandman hitmakers were confirmed as Saturday night...

Kelly Osbourne Proud Of Ozzy Osbourne

Kelly Osbourne is proud of her father for overcoming his addiction issues.The 29-year-old star struggled to fight back tears when Ozzy Osbourne - who briefly relapsed in 2012 after seven years sober - was presented...

Metallica Unplug At Ozzy Osbourne Tribute

Metallica unplugged for a rare acoustic performance at the 10th anniversary MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert on Monday night (12May14) to honour Ozzy Osbourne.The heavy rockers performed four songs, including versions of Led Zeppelin's Stairway...

A Week In News: Met Gala Glamour, Metal At Glastonbury, Meet 'Tammy' Comedy Giggles

Met Gala: This year's Met Gala was even more extravagant than ever before as the biggest names in showbiz arrived in New York clad in "decorations" and finery. Anna Wintour's bash served up some true...

Say Your Prayers! Enter Metallica For Glastonbury Festival

Pack up your hemp baskets and herbal healing tents and swap 'em for some New Rock boots and a devil's horns salute: Metallica have been announced to headline Glastonbury Festival 2014. The US heavy metal...

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