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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...

Kirk Hammett: 'Metallica Have Run Out Of Excuses To Delay New Album'

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett is positive the band will be back in the studio in the coming weeks as they have "run out of excuses" to delay work on a new album.The Enter Sandman hitmakers...

Bbfc Makes Plans To Introduce Music Video Age Ratings To Combat Inappropriate Themes

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has announced plans for a new age-rating system designed to tackle online music videos deemed inappropriate material for young people. The organisation's assistant director, David Austin, said the...

Metallica To Hit Grammys Stage With Pianist Lang Lang

Metallica have signed up for a genre-busting collaboration at the 56th Grammy Awards later this month (Jan14) - the heavy rockers will hit the stage with Chinese concert pianist Lang Lang.The set will mark Metallica's...

Metallica Play Historic Antarctica Date

Metallica brought a little heat to Antarctica on Sunday (08Dec13) when the heavy rockers became the first major music act to perform at the southern-most place on earth.The Enter Sandman group performed for a crowd...

Metallica Scrap U.s. Festival In 2014

Metallica have scrapped their Orion Music + More festival in 2014 so they can concentrate on shows in Europe.Frontman James Hetfield recently told Billboard.com that the annual event had become "an expensive barbecue" adding that...

Metallica And Iron Maiden To Headline Sonisphere 2014

Metallica and Iron Maiden will headline Sonisphere festival 2014.The heavy metal titans will appear at the festival in Knebworth, Southern England, between July 4 and 6 next year. The performances will be the only shows...

Iron Maiden And Metallica To Headline Sonisphere Festival

Iron Maiden and Metallica will headline Britain's Sonisphere Festival when it returns after a two year break next year (14).In 2012, the event was cancelled and the 2013 concert was pulled due to a failure...

Metallica Call On Fans To Pick Set List For European Tour

Heavy rockers Metallica are calling on fans to help create the band's set lists for their tour of Europe next year (14).The tracks the group performs at the Metallica By Request shows will be voted...

Lou Reed Always Worried About Health

Lou Reed always shouted about his health problems in restaurants.The 'Walk on the Wild Side' hitmaker died of liver disease aged 71 at the end of last month, but had other medical issues, including...

Metallica: 'We Are Beliebers'

Metallica rockers James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich have confessed they are huge fans of teen singer Justin Bieber, branding themselves "Beliebers".The Boyfriend hitmaker and self-professed Metallica superfan posted a cover of the group's song Fade...

Lars Ulrich Pens Lou Reed Tribute Essay

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has paid tribute to his hero and friend Lou Reed in a heartfelt letter sent to U.S. publication Entertainment Weekly.The rocker, who worked with the late singer/songwriter on his last major...

Metallica Are Beliebers

Metallica are Beliebers.The 'Sad But True' heavy metal legends are impressed by 19-year-old teen heartthrob Justin Bieber - whose fans are affectionately referred to as Beliebers - after he said their tracks 'One' and 'Fade...

Stars Pay Tribute To Lou Reed

Stars have rushed to pay tribute to Lou Reed, who passed away yesterday (27.10.13).The former Velvet Underground star died from complications stemming from a liver transplant earlier this year, and ex-bandmates, friends and fans have...

Metallica Confirm Antarctica Show

Heavy rockers Metallica have confirmed reports suggesting they're heading off to Antarctica for a historic gig at the bottom of the worldThe Enter Sandman band will perform near the heliport of the continent's Carlini Argentine...

Metallica To Perform In Antarctica

Metallica are to perform in Antarctica.The 'Enter Sandman' rockers will take to the stage on the Earth's southernmost continent - which is mostly covered in ice at least 1.6km thick - at some time between...

Metallica Planning Secret Antarctica Gig - Report

Metallica are heading to Antarctica for a very special winter concert.The heavy rockers have teamed up with Coca-Cola bosses for the top secret show, which will reportedly take place between 2 and 15 December (13)....

Lars Ulrich Makes His Kids Rock

Lars Ulrich introduced his children to rock music at a young age.The Metallica drummer is tired of his kids - Miles, 15, Layne, 12, and five-year-old Bryce - fighting over the same favourite band, but...

Lars Ulrich Desperate For Metallica To Play Glastonbury

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has urged the boss of Britain's Glastonbury festival to hire the band as headliners amid fears he'll never get to grace the stage at the iconic event.The rockers have yet to...

Metallica's 'Surreal' 3d Movie

Metallica's 3D movie is a ''surrealistic journey''.The iconic rock band are set to star in their own concert movie 'Through the Never', which will also be combined with a fictional story, and the film is...

'Metallica Through The Never': Prepare For A 3d Rock Movie Like No Other

Metallica's action music movie, Metallica Through The Never, is smashing into IMAX theaters today in the USA and is preparing to blast wannabe concert documentaries (cough-OneDirection-cough) out of the stadium with a mind-blowing mash-up of...

Metallica Influenced Edm?

Metallica hope they have influenced dance music.The 'Creeping Death' band are known for pioneering the thrash metal genre and were one of the fastest bands around in the early 80s, which they think may have...

Metallica Play To Retiring Baseball Star

Heavy metal legends Metallica performed at the New York Yankees' stadium on Sunday (22Sep13) in honour of retiring baseball star Mariano Rivera.The sportsman was feted in a special presentation prior to a game against the...

Metallica Want To Play Weddings

Metallica would love to be asked to play at weddings.The 'All Nightmare Long' band would consider performing special sets for their friends, but sadly claim there aren't so many happy occasions among them.When asked if...

Rocker Jason Newsted's Wife Helped Him Beat Addiction Issues

Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted has credited his wife with helping him through his addiction to painkillers, which left him battling crippling depression.The rocker started popping pills to numb the pain in his shoulders following...

Lars Ulrich: 'Metallica Is A Healthy Band'

Metallica star Lars Ulrich credits the group's healthy diet and lifestyle for its longevity, insisting all his bandmates eat well and try to live balanced lives when they're not on the road.The drummer tells Nylon...

Metallica Held Secret Concert For Fans At Comic-con

Rockers Metallica delighted fans by playing a secret show in San Diego, California on Friday (19Jul13) as part of the city's Comic-Con festivities.The group was at the convention to promote new 3D Imax film Metallica...

Metallica Rock Comic-con With Secret Show And Airing Of New Trailer [Video]

Metallica rocked out and geeked out at this years San Diego Comic Con International this weekend when they performed a surprise show at the California gathering, where they also aired a clip from their upcoming...

Jason Newsted Axes Shows After Falling Ill

Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted and his solo band have been forced to cancel a handful of upcoming shows after the star was diagnosed with walking pneumonia.The 50 year old and his group Newsted were...

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