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Rock Stars Nickelback Leading The Way At Juno Awards

4th February 2009

Nickelback are leading the field at the Juno awards, with five nominations in Canada's national music honours.The Rock Star band is nominated for best single, best group, best producer and best album of the year.And...

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Police Officer In Metallica Show Urination Scandal

27th January 2009

A drunken off-duty cop has been accused of urinating in the audience at a METALLICA concert. According to the Cape Cod Times, Joseph Houston was booted from Metallicas 18 January (09) concert in Boston, Massachusetts for...

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Trujillo's Family Gang Warfare

24th January 2009

Family get-togethers were dangerous affairs for METALLICA rocker ROBERT TRUJILLO growing up - his cousins were all in rival California gangs. The bassist was born and raised in Culver City, California, and most of his...

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Slipknot Aim To Better Metallica

22nd January 2009

SLIPKNOT star CHRIS FEHN is adamant the band will eventually become more successful than METALLICA. Frontman Corey Taylor announced earlier this month (Jan09) he is taking a break from performing with the rockers so he...

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Hammett Offers Heartfelt Thoughts About Burton In New Metallica Book

15th January 2009

METALLICA star KIRK HAMMETT has written the foreword for a new biography about the band's late bass player CLIFF BURTON. Joel MCIver's new tome, To Live Is To Die: The Life And Death Of Metallica's...

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The Things They Say 10795

15th January 2009

"JEFF BECK has been one of my heroes since I first picked up a guitar which is really exciting. It would be exciting to play guitar with him at some point." METALLICA guitarist KIRK HAMMETT...

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Metallica Pay Tribute To Late Bassist Burton

15th January 2009

Rockers METALLICA have paid tribute to their late bandmate CLIFFORD BURTON - 22 years after his tragic death. Burton died aged 24 during the European leg of the band's tour in 1986 in a horrific...

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Metallica Consider Tour With Guns N' Roses

15th January 2009

METALLICA would consider a rock supertour with GUNS N' ROSES - after hailing the group's comeback album CHINESE DEMOCRACY. The Enter Sandman hitmakers are big fans of their rock counterparts, who they rose to fame...

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Metallica Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

15th January 2009

Rock legends Metallica and guitar great Jeff Beck are among the new inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The metal four-piece - who have sold more than 90 million albums - will be...

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The Things They Say 10788

15th January 2009

"We probably would've found some clever way to say that we don't care, that we don't give a f**k." METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH admits the rockers would've been angry had they been overlooked as inductees...

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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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