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Rock In Rio Festival Headed To Las Vegas With Taylor Swift And Metallica

By Stephanie Chase | 28th September 2014

The Rock in Rio festival is coming to the United States for the first time ever next year, with a four day event being held in Las Vegas. Taylor Swift and Metallica are among the...

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Rock In Rio Festival Expanding To America, Taylor Swift To Headline

By Hannah Woodhead | 28th September 2014

Good news for American music fans! The organisers of the massive Rock in Rio music festival have announced plans to hold an event in Las Vegas.Taylor Swift will be headlining the brand new festivalAccording to...

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Miley, Metallica, 1d And Eminem Added To Guinness Book Of World Records

By Hannah Woodhead | 6th September 2014

What do Metallica, One Direction, Miley Cyrus and Eminem all have in common? Erm, not much, but they're all set to be immortalised in the new edition of The Guinness Book of World Records which...

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Glastonbury Festival Goers Told To "Prepare For Rape" By Bbc

By Michael West | 26th June 2014

Glastonbury Festival goers were warned to "prepare for rape" by a subtitle blunder during the weather report on BBC News at Ten. The weatherman told the audience to "prepare for rain" but the caption instead...

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Glastonbury Weather 2014: It's Going To Rain. Loads.

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd June 2014

Glastonbury festivalgoers are famously robust whatever the weather, packing willies, umbrellas and waterproof ponchos to ensure their heads don’t drop should the heaven decide to open. It Could Be A Muddy Glastonbury Festival. Photo: Getty...

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5 Things You Can Do With Free Wifi At Glastonbury 2014

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd June 2014

Glastonbury revellers will be able to enjoy free wifi this year thanks to a heard of special cows dotted around the festival. The EE cattle won’t be hard to spot. Artist Hank Kruger decorated them...

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Glastonbury Founder Michael Eavis Defends Festival Headliners Metallica

By Sophie Miskiw | 16th June 2014

Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis has defended the decision to have Metallica headline the festival this year. There has been growing opposition regarding Metallica performing at the festival by festival-goers who don’t feel a heavy...

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Metallica Will Be "Fantastic" At Glastonbury, Says Kasabian's Tom Meighan

By Sophie Miskiw | 13th June 2014

Tom Meighan, lead singer of rock band Kasabian, has offered his two cents regarding the fuss that's been surrounding Metallica headlining at Glastonbury Festival. There has been a heated debate over whether the heavy metal...

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Should Metallica Be Removed From Glastonbury Headline Slot?

By Stephanie Chase | 6th June 2014

Over 14,000 people have signed an online petition to have Metallica removed from this year’s Glastonbury line up. But why? Is the idea of ‘Enter Sandman’ ringing out across the festival fields really just too...

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Mogwai Laugh Off "Sh*te" Metallica, Call Lars Ulrich "Terrible" Drummer

By Michael West | 5th June 2014

Of course, anyone who's remotely interested in music would choose to see Scottish post-punk heroes Mogwai over Metallica at the Glastonbury Festival 2014 and the Glaswegian band have been doing their best to pull the...

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Metallica To Cover 'Wonderwall' At Glastonbury, But What Are The Best Oasis Covers?

By George Percival | 4th June 2014

In a similar fashion to the announcement of Jay Z in 2008, metal titans Metallica’s headline slot at the iconic Glastonbury Festival has been met with a wave of criticism and derision from commentators who...

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Metallica At Glastonbury: 10 Acts More Deserving Of The Headline Slot

By George Percival | 19th May 2014

Metallica have been festival mainstays since their appearance in the original incarnations of Monsters of Rock festival in the 1980’s- a celebration of all things hairy and leather-clad that takes place on the same Derbyshire...

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A Week In News: Met Gala Glamour, Metal At Glastonbury, Meet 'Tammy' Comedy Giggles

By Lauren James | 9th May 2014

Met Gala: This year's Met Gala was even more extravagant than ever before as the biggest names in showbiz arrived in New York clad in "decorations" and finery. Anna Wintour's bash served up some true...

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Say Your Prayers! Enter Metallica For Glastonbury Festival

By Lauren James | 9th May 2014

Pack up your hemp baskets and herbal healing tents and swap 'em for some New Rock boots and a devil's horns salute: Metallica have been announced to headline Glastonbury Festival 2014. The US heavy metal...

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Metallica And Lang Lang? 5 More Divergent Musical Collaborations

By Michael West | 27th January 2014

Metallica teamed up with the phenomenally talented Chinese pianist Lang Lang at the 56th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday (January 26, 2013). It was a strange collaboration on paper, though offered a brooding intensity to...

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Metallica Team Up With Classical Pianist Lang Lang For Anniversary Performance Of 'One'

By Victoria Pavlova | 27th January 2014

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...

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

By Lauren James | 16th January 2014

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...

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Paul Mccartney & Ringo Starr Confirmed For Grammy Awards Performance. Does This Spell A Beatles Showcase?

By Joe Wilde | 15th January 2014

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are set to perform at this years 56th Grammy Awards, with their inclusion to the Grammys set list being announced this week by the music awards showcase. Although the organisers...

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

By Lauren James | 27th September 2013

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...

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

By Joe Wilde | 22nd July 2013

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...

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Dane Dehaan Stars In Metallica 'Through The Never' Teaser [Trailer]

By Contributor | 28th May 2013

You know you’re making it as an actor when you appear in a Metallica music video, right? That’s what the up and comer Dane DeHaan must be reckoning, after the star of the forthcoming Amazing...

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Metallica's Orion Festival Reveals 2013 Line-up, Including Red Hot Chili Peppers

By Contributor | 25th February 2013

Metallica have revealed the line-up for their second annual Orion Music + More Festival, and as you’d expect from the ageing veterans of heavy metal, it’s one that bristles with more noise and riffs than...

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The Toys Are Back In The Pram - Metallica Back Catalogue Launched On Spotify

By Hayley Avron | 7th December 2012

Twelve years after waging war with Napster, Metallica have finally softened their approach to allowing fans to access their music online. The long-lasting metal band will be making their back catalogue available to stream on...

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Spotify Proves Financial Worth To Artists, And Give Qanda About New Features

By Lorna Greville  | 7th December 2012

Every single publishing industry, from music, to academic journals, to books have fretted enormously over the impact that digital publishing and online streaming may have on their revenues. Spotify has been part of revolutionising the...

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Cmt Awards 2012 - Results Are Top Secret For First Time Ever

By Hayley Avron | 5th December 2012

The 2012 CMT Country Music Awards took place on Monday (December 3, 2012) in Nashville but this year, the winners will be kept top secret until Saturday December 8, when the star-studded show will be...

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