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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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