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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...

8th December 2011

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,...

7th December 2011

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...

6th December 2011

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...

6th December 2011

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...

1st December 2011

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...

23rd November 2011

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...

16th November 2011

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...

13th November 2011

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...

10th November 2011

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...

3rd November 2011

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...

31st October 2011

Metallica Apologise Over Scrapped India Concert

Metallica have reached out to fans in India after their concert debut in the country was scrapped, insisting they are "deeply disappointed" with the cancellation.The band was set to headline the F1 Rocks concert in...

30th October 2011

Metallica Collaberate With Lou Reed For New Lp

Metallica have combined forces with American rockstar Lou Reed for a new album, titled 'Lulu'. Both Metallica and Lou Reed have produced this collaborative effort, set for release this Halloween (31st Oct 2011).However it is...

29th October 2011

Metallica Concert Organisers Arrested

Organisers of a scrapped Metallica show in India have reportedly been arrested over allegations they oversold tickets to the gig.The rock group called off a planned concert at the Leisure Valley Park in Gurgaon on...

29th October 2011

Alice Cooper Wants Chicken Tribute

Alice Cooper wants to erect a statue to the unknown chicken which kick started his career. The singer and his theatrical shock rock band hit the headlines in 1969 when their audience at a show...

29th October 2011

Metallica's India Concert Debut Postponed

Disappointed Metallica fans ran riot in India on Friday (28Oct11) after the heavy rockers postponed their first-ever concert in the country due to "technical problems".The band was set to headline the F1 Rocks concert in...

28th October 2011

The Things They Say 23254

"It's really great to be doing things for the first time, to come here and then go to India after this for the first time also, it keeps things fresh. I travelled many places and...

26th October 2011

Heavy Metal Fan Jamie Cullum

Jamie Cullum started off as a heavy metal fan. The jazz pianist and singer was initially drawn to an altogether darker music as a teenager, and thinks it gave him a good base to move...

19th October 2011

Lars Ulrich Rues Refusing Kill Bill Score

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich regrets turning down the opportunity to compose the score for Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill, branding it the "biggest mistake" he's ever made.Tarantino approached Ulrich, explaining how he had choreographed the movie's...

18th October 2011

Kat Von D Record An Album

Kat Von D is recording an album.The 'LA Ink' star - who recently split from her fiance Jesse James - has decided to make a career change and has begun laying down tracks in the...

4th October 2011

Ramones Star Almost Became Metallica Bassist

Former Ramones star Christopher Ward has revealed he twice turned down the chance to replace bassist Jason Newsted in Metallica.The rocker, aka C.J Ramone, admits he was honoured to be asked but family issues forced...

4th October 2011

Lars Ulrich Remembers Burton On Death Anniversary

Metallica star Lars Ulrich has paid tribute to the band's late bassist Cliff Burton to mark the 25th anniversary of his death.Burton joined the group in 1982 and played with the rockers until his death...

29th September 2011

Reed & Metallica's Lulu Posters Banned From London's Underground

Promotional posters for Metallica and Lou Reed's new album Lulu have been banned from London Underground stations - because officials fear they'll encourage graffiti art.The billboards feature the picture of an armless, dirty mannequin bust...

21st September 2011

Metallica To Headline Indian Formula One Concert

Metallica are to play their first show in India.The heavy rockers will headline the upcoming F1 Rocks concert in Uttar Pradesh on 28 October (11) - two days before the inaugural Indian Formula One Grand...

20th September 2011

Metallica Reduced To Tears By Lou Reed

Metallica were reduced to tears by Lou Reed during the recording of 'Lulu'.The legendary New York musician teamed with the Californian heavy metal group for the collaborative album, and guitarist Kirk Hammett admitted he started...

26th August 2011

James Hetfield And Hammett In Tears Over Reed Song

Metallica rockers James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett broke down in tears when they first heard an emotional track Lou Reed penned for their joint album.The Enter Sandman hitmakers teamed up with the former Velvet Underground...

24th August 2011

Metallica Eye Reed Tour

Rockers Metallica are considering heading out on tour with music veteran Lou Reed to promote their joint album.The Enter Sandman hitmakers shocked fans in June (11) when they announced they have been laying down tracks...

24th August 2011

Metallica Announce 'Lulu' Release

Metallica and Lou Reed's 'Lulu' album will be released on October 31. The 'Enter Sandman' group collaborated with the former Velvet Underground singer earlier this year -which Lou described as "a marriage made in heaven"...

22nd August 2011

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