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Fascinating Fact 6650

15th January 2009

RUN-DMC's performance at the Rock + Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Ohio in April (09) will be the rap pioneers' first since the death of DJ JAM MASTER JAY in 2002. The rap...

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Ulrich Stunned The Stooges Overlooked For Hall Of Fame

15th January 2009

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH is thrilled with the band's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but shocked fellow nominees, punk icons THE STOOGES were overlooked. The Enter Sandman hitmakers will be honoured...

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Metallica And Jeff Beck Prepare To Enter Rock + Roll Hall Of Fame

14th January 2009

Music icons METALLICA and JEFF BECK will be inducted into the Rock + Roll Hall of Fame in 2009. They'll join Run-DMC, Bobby Womack, Little Anthony + The Imperials and Wanda Jackson when the class...

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Fascinating Fact 6646

14th January 2009

Famed British rock venue the LONDON ASTORIA will close its doors for the last time on Wednesday (14Jan09) after 32 years. The 2,000 capacity venue, which has hosted legendary shows by the ROLLING STONES, U2,...

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Lord: 'Ulrich Won't Be Part Of Any Deep Purple Plans'

7th January 2009

Former DEEP PURPLE star JON LORD has ruled out reforming the rock group's 'Mark III' line-up without drummer IAN PAICE, dashing METALLICA star LARS ULRICH's dreams of playing with his idols. In a post of...

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Ulrich Offers His Services To Deep Purple

5th January 2009

Rocker LARS ULRICH is looking to take a break from METALLICA to tour with members of supergroup DEEP PURPLE. Ulrich has offered to join David Coverdale, Glenn Hughes and Jon Lord if the trio reteams...

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Elbow Album Tops Music Critics' Annual Poll Of Polls

30th December 2008

Mancunian quintet Elbow have crowned a successful 2008 by winning the HMV poll of polls survey.The indie five-piece won the Mercury Music prize earlier this year for The Seldom Seen Kid, with their 18-year career...

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Elbow Album Tops Music Critics' Annual 'Poll Of Polls'

30th December 2008

Mancunian quintet Elbow have crowned a successful 2008 by winning the HMV 'Poll of Polls' survey.The indie five-piece won the Mercury Music Prize earlier this year for The Seldom Seen Kid, with their 18-year career...

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Kings Of Leon Top Album Of The Year Poll

25th December 2008

Only By The Night, the fourth album by Kings of Leon, has been voted the best album of the year by inthenews.co.uk readers.The Followills achieved their first-ever UK number one single this year with Sex...

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Ulrich Pelted With Pies

24th December 2008

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH was pelted with custard pies during a concert in California - to celebrate his 40th birthday. The musician will reach the landmark age on 26 December (08) and the rest of...

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Hetfield In Talks Over Fence Battle

23rd December 2008

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD has met with officials in California in relation to his recent feud with hikers over his plans to block off a famous trail. The Enter Sandman rocker has erected a temporary...

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Fascinating Fact 6455

29th November 2008

The original cover art for METALLICA's 1986 album MASTER OF PUPPETS has been sold at auction in New York for $35,000 (GBP23,300)....

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Metallica Eye Internet Album

26th November 2008

Rockers METALLICA are considering releasing their next album as an internet download - as they are now free from the constraints of their current record deal. The Enter Sandman hitmakers enjoyed a major international hit...

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Fascinating Fact 6359

13th November 2008

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH sold a famous painting by U.S. artist JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT for $13.5 million (GBP9.1 million) in New York on Wednesday (12Nov08) - exceeding its $12 million (GBP8.1 million) estimate....

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Hetfield's Rock Injuries

12th November 2008

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD is counting the ways his rock 'n roll lifestyle has taken its toll on his body. The vocalist, 45, has racked up an impressive array of injuries in more than 25...

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Coldplay Named Biggest Selling Act In World At Wmas

10th November 2008

Coldplay have been crowned the world's best selling recording act at the World Music awards (WMAs) in Monaco.The quartet's latest album Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends smashed British sales records, as...

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The Things They Say 10114

5th November 2008

"LARS ULRICH has enough to open up four METALLICA museums. One with his stuff, one with my stuff, one with KIRK's (HAMMETT) stuff..." JAMES HETFIELD reveals his bandmate hordes band memorabilia....

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Hetfield Insists Hall Of Fame Induction Won't Be A 'Soap Opera'

4th November 2008

METALLICA star JAMES HETFIELD insists he'll invite anyone who has ever played on one of the group's albums to join them at the Rock + Hall of Fame induction ceremony if the rockers get the...

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Foo Fighters Named Band Of Year At Classic Rock Awards

4th November 2008

Foo Fighters and Whitesnake were the major winners at the Classic Rock awards, held in central London on Monday night.Foo Fighters' frontman Dave Grohl sent a video acceptance speech thanking readers after winning band of...

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Hetfield Reaches Out To Former Bandmate Newsted

4th November 2008

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD wants to end his rift with the band's former bassist JASON NEWSTED, and has invited his former pal to rejoin the group if they are inducted into the Rock and Roll...

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Take That Break Ticket Sales Record For 2009 Stadium Shows

31st October 2008

Take That's 2009 British stadium tour has become the fastest-selling in UK history.The Circus Live - Summer 2009 - so named after their upcoming album - sees the legendary boy band take to the stage...

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Glasvegas To Headline Edinburgh Hogmanay Party

26th October 2008

Scottish indie rockers Glasvegas have been added to the bill for Edinburgh's Hogmanay street party on New Year's Eve.The Glaswegian band, whose self-titled debut album was only kept off the top of the UK charts...

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Country Star Kenny Chesney Tops Us Album Chart

23rd October 2008

Kenny Chesney has claimed the top spot on the Billboard 200 album chart, it has been confirmed.The country and western singer's new release Lucky Old Sun claimed the top spot with sales of 176,000 in...

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Fascinating Fact 6197

21st October 2008

METALLICA will tour the U.K. for the first time in 12 years in 2009. The rockers have announced a handful of dates in Britain starting next February (09)....

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Metallica Announce First UK Tour In 12 Years

21st October 2008

Having topped album charts across Europe, Metallica have announced their first full UK tour since October 1996.James Hetfield and friends will perform seven UK dates in 2009, all of which will be performed in the...

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Oasis Fail To Move Metallica Out Of European Top Spot

16th October 2008

Rockers OASIS have failed to topple METALLICA from the top of the European albums chart - the British band's DIG OUT YOUR SOUL has only managed to debut at two. Metallica's Death Magnetic has held...

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T.i. Leaves Paper Trail At Number One

15th October 2008

Rapper T.I. has scored a second week at the top of the U.S. album charts with his PAPER TRAIL, fending off a METALLICA revival. The heavy rockers' Death Magnetic climbs back up the charts from...

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Ulrich Selling Basquiat Painting

10th October 2008

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH looks set to cash in on an artwork by late graffiti artist JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT - the piece is going to auction with an estimated value of $11.1 million (GBP6 million). The...

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Metallica Stand Tall Atop European Albums Chart

4th October 2008

METALLICA are continuing their reign over Europe - their new LP DEATH MAGNETIC has held on to the top spot in the albums chart for a third consecutive week. The rockers hold off competition from...

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Metallica's Hetfield: 'Sorry We're So Slow'

4th October 2008

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD has apologised to the band's fans for releasing so few albums throughout their career. The rock legends have been active for more than a quarter of a century, but have just...

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