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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...

Metallica: Glastonbury Was A 'No-brainer'

Metallica say deciding to headline Glastonbury was a ''no-brainer''.The heavy metal band have been confirmed as the third and final festival headliner, joining Kasabian and Arcade Fire on Worthy Farm's Pyramid Stage, and claim they...

Metallica To Become First Heavy Rock To Headline Glastonbury

Metallica have been announced as the first heavy rock act to headline Britain's Glastonbury festival.The group will fill the summer music event's vacant headline slot on 28 June (14) and join Kasabian and Arcade Fire...

Metallica Join Kerrang! Award Nominees

Metallica, You Me At Six and Paramore are among the nominees for this year's Kerrang! Awards.Surrey rockers You Me At Six are up for five gongs for Best Single, Best Album, Best British Band, Best...

Metallica To Headline Glastonbury

Metallica are to headline Glastonbury festival.The 'Enter Sandman' hitmakers are set to be announced as topping the bill at Worthy Farm, Somerset, South West England on the second night of the iconic music event this...

Lars Ulrich Doubles Up As The Face Of Danish Beer

Metallica star Lars Ulrich has become the face of two beer companies in his native Denmark.The drummer is designing one of six new bottles as part of Carlsberg's Stand Out Collection and appears in a...

Sammy Hagar And James Hetfield Team Up For Cancer Charity Gig

Former Van Halen guitarist Sammy Hagar and Metallica frontman James Hetfield are set to team up for a special benefit concert in May (14).The veteran rocker has recruited Hetfield, along with Green Day singer Billie...

Metallica Showcase New Song

Metallica have debuted a new track which is ''representative'' of their ''creative headspace''.The group performed eight-minute long 'The Lords of Summer' at their show in Bogota, Colombia, last night (16.03.14) and drummer Lars Ulrich promised...

Lars Ulrich Illegally Downloaded Metallica Songs

Lars Ulrich has illegally downloaded his own Metallica songs to investigate how music piracy works.The band famously sued music download site Napster in 2000 over accusations the website hosted their music without permission, and after...

Heavy Metal Stars Pay Tribute To Ronnie James Dio On New Album

Motorhead, Anthrax and Metallica are among the heavy metal heavyweights paying tribute to late rock icon Ronnie James Dio on a new album.The three acts have joined the likes of Killswitch Engage, Scorpions and Tenacious...

Metallica Thought Grammy Loss Was F***Ed Up

Metallica thought losing their first Grammy nomination was ''f***ed up''. The heavy metal act - who performed at the ceremony on Sunday night (26.01.14) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles - were nominated in...

Metallica And Lang Lang? 5 More Divergent Musical Collaborations

Metallica teamed up with the phenomenally talented Chinese pianist Lang Lang at the 56th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday (January 26, 2013). It was a strange collaboration on paper, though offered a brooding intensity to...

Metallica Team Up With Classical Pianist Lang Lang For Anniversary Performance Of 'One'

Since their first appearance at the Grammys exactly 25 years ago, Metallica have often experimented with classical instruments. Back then, they played One, but lost the Hard Rock/Metal Performance award to flute-mongers Jethro Tull. Last...

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