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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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"...

Megadeth's Mustaine Puts Forward Metal Supergroup Idea

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine is reaching out to Metallica's James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich with a view to forming the ultimate heavy rock supergroup.Mustaine reveals he's already spoken to the duo about the idea and...

Kings Of Leon's Costly Tour Cancellation

Kings of Leon's cancelled US tour could cost up to $15 million. The band pulled out of 29 scheduled dates in North America earlier this week citing exhaustion and voice problems on the part of...

Metallica Marking 30th Anniversary With Special Concerts

Heavy metal band Metallica are set to celebrate their 30th anniversary with a string of dates in San Francisco, California specially for members of their fan club.The Enter Sandman stars began rocking out in 1981...

Metallica Unveil 30th Anniversary Shows

Metallica will play four shows to celebrate their 30th anniversary.The 'Enter Sandman ' rockers are set to play a quartet of shows for fan club members only on December 5, 7, 9, and 10 at...

James Hetfield Fence Dispute Leads To New Trail

Metallica frontman James Hetfield has resolved a longrunning dispute with Californian authorities over his decision to block off a hiking trail which cuts through his land.The Enter Sandman rocker erected a metal fence on his...

Slipknot Close Sonisphere UK

Slipknot closed Sonisphere festival in the UK with a "f***ing celebration" last night (10.07.11).The 'Wait and Bleed' group were determined for their last currently scheduled show at Knebworth in Southern England to be both "positive"...

Metallica And The Big 4 Open Soniphere

Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax appeared on stage together in England last night (08.07.11). The 'Big 4' of heavy metal joined forces at the Sonisphere festival in Knebworth, Southern England, to play a cover of...

Justin Bieber And Dad Jeremy 'Bond' In Las Vegas

Justin Bieber, the 17-year-old pop sensation, spent some quality time with his father Jeremy in Las Vegas recently, according to People Magazine. Pattie Bieber raised her son as a single-mother, but the singer has maintained...

Metallica Gig Gets Go-ahead

A concert by Metallica is to go ahead after the promoters resolved a dispute with authorities in Canada.The Enter Sandman hitmakers are due to play a show in Halifax, Nova Scotia next month (Jul11) but...

Linkin Park Back In The Studio

Linkin Park have started on the follow up to 'A Thousand Suns' with Rick Rubin. The 'Shadow of the Day' group have "been in the studio writing" with the legendary producer, coming up with new...

Metallica Record Album With Reed

Heavy rockers Metallica have recorded an album with music veteran Lou Reed.The band performed with the Perfect Day hitmaker during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25th anniversary concerts in New York City in...

Metallica Record Album With Lou Reed

Metallica have recorded an album with Lou Reed. The unlikely pairing of the metal band and the avant-garde former Velvet Underground frontman has resulted in a ten track disc which Lou describes as "a marriage...

Iron Maiden 'Better' Than Metallica

Iron Maiden believe they are better than Metallica. Brue Dickinson - frontman with the 'Two Minutes to Midnight' group - has no doubt they are the better heavy metal act, even if they don't sell...

Metallica Named Most Influential Band

Metallica have been voted the best rock group of the last 30 years. The 'All Nightmare Long' group topped the poll compiled by British magazine Kerrang! of the most influential groups of the last 30...

James Hetfield Honoured At His High School

Metallica star James Hetfield has been inducted into the Hall Of Fame at his former high school in California.The guitarist/vocalist was handed the honour by officials at Downey High School on Friday (27May11) - and...

Metallica Overwhelmed By New Album Material

Metallica have "two and a half years" of material to sift through before they make their next album.Lars Ulrich - the heavy metal band's drummer - explained songwriter and vocalist James Hetfield has created more...

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