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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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Fascinating Fact 8015

18th September 2009

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame bosses have lined-up an all-star list of honourees including BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, U2, STEVIE WONDER, METALLICA and ARETHA FRANKLIN to perform at the organisation's 25th anniversary concert in New York...

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Trujillo Casts Doubt Over Heavy Rock Supertour

17th September 2009

METALLICA bassist ROBERT TRUJILLO has cast doubt on plans for a heavy rock supertour with MEGADETH, SLAYER and ANTHRAX - insisting the rockers will never agree on who gets to headline the shows.Slayer guitarist Kerry...

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Lemmy Rocks Out With Metallica In Nashville

15th September 2009

Rock icon LEMMY KILMISTER made a shock appearance at a METALLICA concert in the U.S. on Monday night (14Sep09) when he joined the band onstage.The Motorhead frontman appeared during Metallica's encore at Nashville, Tennessee's Sommet...

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Fascinating Fact 7952

7th September 2009

METALLICA stars JAMES HETFIELD and LARS ULRICH have turned reporters for the day to interview ALICE IN CHAINS for a special U.S. radio broadcast. The rockers questioned the band for the upcoming Inside Alice In...

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Ulrich Planning Heavy Rock Mega-tour

3rd September 2009

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH is secretly plotting a heavy rock supertour, which will include his band, SLAYER, MEGADETH and ANTHRAX.Slayer guitarist Kerry King has let it slip that negotiations have started during an interview with...

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Mustaine Blasts Ulrich Over Hall Of Fame Snub

26th August 2009

DAVE MUSTAINE has blasted his former METALLICA bandmate LARS ULRICH for leaving him out of the band's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.Mustaine wasn't among the Metallica members, past and present, in...

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Metallica Moviemaker Shoots Rainforest Horror Documentary With Styler

26th August 2009

The director behind METALLICA's gripping movie SOME KIND OF MONSTER has teamed up with STING's wife TRUDIE STYLER to shoot a new documentary about the destruction of the rainforest.The film, Crude, chronicles an eye-opening trip...

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Stars To Compete For Tattoo Prize

19th August 2009

GREEN DAY, METALLICA and LINKIN PARK lead the list of tattooed rockers up for the Best Band/Artist honour at the first Inked True Colors Awards.The rockers will compete for the top prize at the event,...

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The Things They Say 13139

11th August 2009

"I played drums on TRAIN KEPT A'ROLLIN' with JIMMY PAGE and RON WOOD and JEFF BECK. It was a mindf**k. I kept waiting for the real drummer to show up." METALLICA star LARS ULRICH on...

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The Things They Say 13058

4th August 2009

"We're just four dudes having fun onstage and sometimes I feel kind of guilty about that." Rocker JAMES HETFIELD is conscious of his charmed life in METALLICA.

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Slipknot's Double Win

4th August 2009

Slipknot won double at the Kerrang! awards last night (03.02.09).Lead singer Corey Taylor - who was also co-host of the event - picked up the awards for Best Live Band and Best International Band, on...

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Fascinating Fact 7772

4th August 2009

METALLICA, TOOL and the FOO FIGHTERS are among the heavy rock acts contributing to a new KILLING JOKE tribute album.

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