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Hetfield Donates Estate Land To Conservation

16th December 2009

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD has donated a massive area of his Marin County, California estate to conservation groups.The Marin Independent Journal newspaper reports the move effectively forbids anyone from building on or developing over 300...

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Big Four Shows Planned For Europe

15th December 2009

Heavy metal's dream tour is one step closer to happening - ANTHRAX, METALLICA, SLAYER and MEGADETH will all be on the same bill at the Sonisphere festival in Poland and the Czech Republic in June...

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Hammett Pulls In Profit On Mansion

11th December 2009

METALLICA star KIRK HAMMETT has pulled in a multi-million dollar profit on his Californian mansion, making a reported $6.43 million (£4 million) in the sale.The guitarist paid $2.56 million (£1.6 million) for the luxury home...

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The Things They Say 14639

11th December 2009

"I had a guy... who after he tried to discredit me, he says, 'Besides, I'm a METALLICA fan anyways.' And I thought, 'What a t**t.' 'Cause, I mean, I am part METALLICA, so what are...

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Fascinating Fact 8445

1st December 2009

MEGADETH frontman DAVE MUSTAINE is preparing to rock one fan's Christmas. The former METALLICA rocker's creative fans will have until 06 December (09) to submit designs for a Christmas card contest, and win the top...

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Jimi Hendrix Has Greatest Riff

27th November 2009

Jimi Hendrix's 'Voodoo Child (Slight Return)' has been voted as having the best guitar riff of all time.The 1970 track beat Guns N' Roses classic 'Sweet Child O'Mine' - which topped the poll five years...

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Trujillo Devastated By Missing Metallica Fan

19th November 2009

The disappearance of METALLICA fan MORGAN HARRINGTON has "crushed" the band's bassist ROBERT TRUJILLO.The female student went missing following a Metallica concert in Virginia on 17 October (09) and the band members were quick to...

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The Things They Say 14255

18th November 2009

"I thought I was going to be a rock chick... I used to listen to NIRVANA and METALLICA." Singer SHAKIRA insists she's an unlikely pop star.

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Metallica To Rock Peru With Country's Largest Concert

13th November 2009

Rockers METALLICA are preparing to make history in Peru next year (10) - with the biggest concert in the country's history.The Enter Sandman hitmakers will play in the capital of Lima on 9 January (10),...

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Fascinating Fact 8339

12th November 2009

METALLICA star LARS ULRICH and colourful TWISTED SISTER frontman DEE SNIDER have landed cameo roles in RUSSELL BRAND's new comedy GET HIM TO THE GREEK.

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Metallica Tour Raises $28,000 For Canadian Charities

5th November 2009

Heavy metal rockers METALLICA have turned their Canadian tour into a charity mission - the band has donated over $28,000 (£17,500) to good causes across the country.The Enter Sandman hitmakers donated a portion of the...

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The Things They Say 13986

3rd November 2009

"One of my favourite moments was when LOU REED turned around to the monitor guy and said, 'Hey, I need more Kirk Hammett in my monitor!' Lou Reed wants to hear more of me! That’s...

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Hogan Wanted To Play Rock Bass With Metallica

3rd November 2009

Former wrestling star HULK HOGAN has confessed he almost quit the ring to become METALLICA's bass player.The 56-year-old star played bass guitar in his high school band, and would have turned his back on fighting...

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Hammett 'Sad' To Hear About Missing Fan

30th October 2009

METALLICA star KIRK HAMMETT has become the first band member to publicly speak out about the hunt for missing fan MORGAN HARRINGTON.The band has offered a $50,000 (£31,250) reward for information that leads to her...

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Eric Clapton Cancels Over Gallstones

28th October 2009

Eric Clapton has been forced to cancel a show because of gallstones.The legendary singer has pulled out of this week's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 25th anniversary concert in New York - which would...

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Metallica Also Fell Victim To Timberlake 'Stalker'

27th October 2009

METALLICA and JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE share a creepy common bond - the rockers obtained a restraining order in March (09) against the woman accused of stalking the pop superstar.Karen MCNeil was arrested at the Cry Me...

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Metallica Offer Reward To Find Missing Fan

26th October 2009

METALLICA has offered a $50,000 (£33,300) reward for information leading to the whereabouts of a 20-year-old fan who went missing following the group's concert on 17 October (09).Morgan Harrington disappeared after the band's Charlottesville gig...

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Davies To Join Metallica

22nd October 2009

METALLICA have landed another big name bandmate for their upcoming Rock & Roll Hall of Fame show - THE KINKS' RAY DAVIES has signed up to perform with the heavy rockers.Ozzy Osbourne has already agreed...

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Metallica Appeal For Missing Fan

21st October 2009

METALLICA have appealed to the public for help finding a fan who has been missing since their concert in Virginia on Saturday (17Oct09).Morgan Dana Harrington was attending the band's show at the John Paul Jones...

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Osbourne Joins Metallica

21st October 2009

BLACK SABBATH star OZZY OSBOURNE is set to join METALLICA for the rockers' upcoming concert in New York to celebrate 25 years of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The Enter Sandman hitmakers, who were...

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Trujillo Jams With Rodrigo Y Gabriela

19th October 2009

Fans of Mexican guitar duo RODRIGO Y GABRIELA were given a shock on Friday (16Oct09), when METALLICA guitarist ROBERT TRUJILLO joined the musicians onstage for a jam.Rock legends Metallica enjoyed a day off from their...

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Hammett: 'Big Four Tour Will Never Happen'

17th October 2009

METALLICA rocker KIRK HAMMETT has pulled the plug on plans for a world tour with metal rivals SLAYER, ANTHRAX and MEGADETH, insisting conflicting personalities would make it impossible.Slayer guitarist Kerry King revealed last month that...

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Mustaine Fuming Over Interview

16th October 2009

MEGADETH star DAVE MUSTAINE has blasted a Norwegian reporter for asking him about his days in METALLICA during an interview - threatening to put the journalist "in a hospital".The rocker open up about his past...

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Mustaine: 'Hetfield Kicked My Dog'

15th October 2009

The long-running feud between former METALLICA bandmates DAVE MUSTAINE and JAMES HETFIELD has taken a new twist - the Megadeth star has alleged he was kicked out of the band for fighting with the frontman...

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U2 Want A Video Game

8th October 2009

Rock icons U2 are desperate to follow in the footsteps of THE BEATLES and METALLICA and land their own video game.Bassist Adam Clayton admits he and his bandmates are impressed with the recently-released The Beatles:...

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Metallica Launch Iphone Application

8th October 2009

Heavy rockers METALLICA have launched a new iPhone application to allow fans to listen to its live show recordings on the move.The band has teamed up with Apple to allow subscribers to its website, which...

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Hetfield Thinks Big Four Concert Tour Would Be Great

5th October 2009

METALLICA} star JAMES HETFIELD has added weight to a proposed world tour with Slayer, Anthrax and Megadeth by insisting the 'Big Four' show is a good idea.Bandmates Lars Ulrich and Robert Trujillo have already dismissed...

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Metallica Shows Raise $20,000 For Charity

24th September 2009

Heavy rockers METALLICA have donated $20,000 (£13,666) to a local charity in Canada.The group played two sold-out shows in Montreal, Quebec at the weekend (19-20Sep09) and gave the box office takings - totalling 21,462 Canadian...

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Metallica Raise Funds With First Ever Hometown Gig

21st September 2009

Heavy rockers METALLICA have raised $200,000 (£133,333) to help their local community in California, by playing their first ever hometown concert.The group played a sold-out show at the Marin Veterans Memorial Auditorium in San Rafael...

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