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Metallica Want To Headline Glastonbury

Metallica want to headline Glastonbury. The 'Enter Sandman' heavy metal group would love to headline the British festival - one of the biggest in Europe - but have never been invited by organisers Michael and...

Ulrich: 'I Didn't Ask Hulk Hogan To Be A Metallica Member'

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has no recollection of asking U.S. wrestling icon Hulk Hogan to join the band, dismissing remarks the fighter made in January (12).Hogan told The Sun newspaper that Ulrich had once asked...

Sonisphere Festival Cancelled, Queen Available For Bookings

The organisers of the UK Sonisphere Festival have confirmed that this year's event has been cancelled. The festival had been due to take place between July 6-8 at Knebworth Park, with headliners Queen (with Adam...

Metallica Exploring Release Strategies

Metallica are thinking of ''wacky'' ways to release new music.The 'Enter Sandman' hitmakers' record deal with Warner expired following the release of 2008's 'Death Magnetic', but they have been recording new songs and are currently...

Corey Taylor To Debut Solo Acoustic Set At Download Festival

Download Festival has announced a further 22 acts to its line-up; including Cancer Bats, Rise To Remain and Saxon, who will join the headliners The Prodigy, Metallica and Black Sabbath on 8-10 June 2012, which...

Ulrich: 'Reed Took Metallica Album Criticism Personally'

Lou Reed struggled to deal with criticism over his recent collaboration with Metallica as he took fans' negative comments "personally", according to Lars Ulrich.The veteran musician teamed up with the heavy rockers to record 2011's...

Kelly Rowland Lands Music Award

Kelly Rowland has been honoured at the Black Women in Music awards.The 30-year-old singer performed her Grammy-nominated single 'Motivation' at the annual event, hosted by Essence magazine, and picked up the Rising Icon accolade at...

Metallica Set Up Festival

Rockers Metallica have launched their own music festival.The Orion Music + More event will be staged at Bader Field in New Jersey on 23 - 24 June (12) and the band will headline. A post...

Kirk Hammett Rejoins Exodus To Remember Baloff

Metallica star Kirk Hammett reteamed with his former Exodus bandmates on Saturday (04Feb12) for a concert honouring late singer Paul Baloff.Guitarist Hammett, Rick Hunolt and original bassist Jeff Andrews joined Exodus' current line-up at the...

Metallica To Perform Black Album In Full At Download Festival 2012

Download Festival is now in its tenth year and to celebrate the milestone, the festival has announced that they are adding a further fourteen acts to the line-up. Joining the headliners Metallica; Black Sabbath and...

The Cult To Release First Album Since 2007

British rock band The Cult is set to release their first album in five years. The group's ninth studio album is called Choice of Weapon and will be released on May 21st, 2012. The Cult...

Hulk Hogan: 'I Was Asked To Join Metallica'

Wrestler-turned-reality TV star Hulk Hogan has sensationally revealed he was once asked to consider joining Metallica.The beloved Wwf star was a session musician before he turned to the ring, and he admits his career almost...

Soundgarden Added To Download 2012 Line Up

Soundgarden have been added to the Download 2012 line up. The grunge rockers - who reunited last year following a 14-year hiatus - will perform in the UK for the first time since 1996, and...

Metallica Working On 3d Film

Metallica are working on a 3D concert film. The 'Enter Sandman' heavy metal band are in the "very early stages of production" for the self-financed movie, expected to be released in summer next year. The...

Reed: 'Working With Metallica Was Thrilling'

Veteran singer Lou Reed had the time of his life recording an album with Metallica, likening the experience to receiving "a Ferrari for free".The ageing musician teamed up with the heavy rock group to record...

Angry James Hetfield Lashes Out At Paparazzi

Metallica frontman James Hetfield hit out at members of the paparazzi in Uruguay over Christmas (11), allegedly hurling stones at the snappers after they failed to leave his vacationing family alone.The rocker was taking a...

Rihanna Is Most Liked Star On Facebook

Rihanna was the "most liked' celebrity on Facebook in 2011. The 'We Found Love' singer beat musical artists including Bob Marley and Avril Lavigne, who placed second and third respectively, in the list of the...

Metallica Release Beyond Magnetic

Metallica have released a new EP, 'Beyond Magnetic', in celebration of their 30th anniversary. The 'Enter Sandman' heavy metal band celebrated their landmark birthday with four shows in their hometown, San Francisco, last week, where...

Metallica Perform With Osbourne And Mustaine

Metallica took to the stage with Ozzy Osbourne and former member Dave Mustaine on Saturday night (10Dec11) to conclude the band's 30th anniversary celebrations.The rockers have been celebrating 30 years since the group's formation in...

Metallica's Fears Over European Gigs

Metallica brought forward their planned European gigs by a year over ongoing fears for the future of the Euro currency, according to their manager.Money markets around the world are suffering in the global recession, but...

Newsted Reunites With Metallica At 30th Anniversary Party

Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted reunited with the band at a bizarre 30th anniversary celebration in San Francisco, California on Monday night (05Dec11).The marathon six-hour celebration featured tribute performances, game shows and taped celebrity messages,...

Metallica Reunite With Jason Newsted

Metallica reunited with former bassist Jason Newsted at the first of their 30th anniversary shows last night (05.12.11).The rockers played an intimate gig at the Fillmore in San Francisco and the 1,200 fans who packed...

Shakira A Metallica Fan

Shakira is a huge Metallica fan. The 'Whatever, Wherever' singer grew up listening to heavy rock bands, and has a particular fondness for the 'Enter Sandman' group, so has been including one of their songs...

Metallica Line Up Prison Gig In Denmark

Heavy rockers Metallica are to perform their eponymous 1991 album in its entirety at a former Danish prison, where inmates included serial killers and mass murderers.The group has announced its June (12) concert in Denmark...

The Prodigy To Debut New Songs At Download

The Prodigy will debut "f***ing ferocious" new material at Download 2012 festival.The 'Omen' group are making their only festival appearance of the year at the rock festival - held in Donington, England's midlands next June...

Paolo Nutini Named Headline Performance Of The Year

Paolo Nutini was named Headline Performance of the Year at last night's (14.11.11) UK Festival Awards.The Scottish ' Pencil Full of Lead' singer scooped the prize for his Headlining slot at Latitude festival earlier this...

Metallica Concert Promoters Released On Bail

Four promoters accused of cheating Metallica fans over a cancelled October (11) concert in Gurgaon, India have been granted bail and told not to leave the country.Dna Networks general manager Rajesh Kumar and three others...

Rihanna Samples Metallica On 'Talk That Talk'

Rihanna has sampled Metallica on her new album 'Talk That Talk'. The 'Cheers (Drink to That)' hitmaker has sampled some of the guitar riffs from the heavy rockers' 'Wherever I May Roam' track on 'Red...

Reed Receives 'Death Threats' Over Metallica Album

Lou Reed has received a barrage of "threatening" letters from Metallica fans angry over his collaboration with the rockers.The veteran musician teamed up with the group to record new album Lulu, but Reed admits many...

Cooper Exposes Metallica As Fellow Golf Fans

Golf-loving Alice Cooper has outed fellow rockers Metallica and Pantera as big fans of the game.The School's Out hitmaker is one of the world's best and most unlikely celebrity golfers and he insists the sport...

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