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Metallica Hire Olympic Back Doctor

22nd August 2008

Rock legends METALLICA are sharing their on-tour chiropractor with the Seychelles Olympic team. The medic, simply named Dr Don, has to jet between dates on the band's current road trip and Beijing, China - where...

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Metallica And Rage Win Heavy Metal Awards

22nd August 2008

Metallica and Rage Against the Machine have won influential awards at this year's Kerrang! Awards.Rage were added to the magazine's Hall of Fame, while Metallica picked up the inspirational award.30 Seconds To Mars went away...

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The Things They Say 9254

22nd August 2008

"I'm 44-years-old. I argue enough with my kids about finishing their vegetables. I don't like to argue about which guitar solo should be on song nine." METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH refuses to argue with his...

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Ulrich Denies Dumping Producer

22nd August 2008

METALLICA star LARS ULRICH denies "turning his back" on longtime collaborator BOB ROCK in favour of music producer RICK RUBIN. The rockers hired Rubin for their tenth studio album Death Magnetic and Ulrich insists they...

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Metallica: 'Film Proved We Were Egomaniacs'

22nd August 2008

METALLICA stars LARS ULRICH and JAMES HETFIELD are pleased they starred in 2004 "rockumentary" SOME KIND OF MONSTER - because it forced them to quit arguing with each other. The rockers took part in the...

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Metallica, Rage + Slipknot Honoured By Kerrang!

22nd August 2008

METALLICA, SLIPKNOT and RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE have been honoured in London at the 2008 Kerrang! Awards. Metallica were handed the night's Inspiration Award for their contribution to heavy metal at Thursday's (21Aug08) prizegiving, while...

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Metallica Announce Cut-price Gigs

21st August 2008

Rockers METALLICA have announced plans to let their fans see them perform for just $10 (GBP5). The band will play two gigs - one in Berlin, Germany on 12 September (08) and another at London's...

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Hetfield Upsets Hikers With Fence

19th August 2008

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD has angered hikers in California by announcing plans to fence off a famous trail. The Enter Sandman rocker has erected a temporary metal fence on his Terra Linda property, situated north...

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The Things They Say 9180

13th August 2008

"I'm a big fan of the 80s and MADONNA. I was a headbanger. MEGADETH's KILLING IS OUR BUSINESS... AND BUSINESS IS GOOD was my first album. METALLICA was the first concert that I ever went...

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Radio Treat For Metallica Fans

10th August 2008

METALLICA have landed their own radio station. The XM satellite radio network will start broadcasting Mandatory Metallica shows next week (16Aug08). The shows will feature the band's entire catalogue as well as rare live recordings....

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Metallica Deny War Link

5th August 2008

Rockers METALLICA have denied their controversial new music video carries a hidden message about war. The promo for new single The Day That Never Comes shows a soldier rescuing an injured comrade and facing up...

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Fascinating Fact 5674

24th July 2008

METALLICA star KIRK HAMMETT, SLAYER'S KERRY KING, SCOTT IAN and JERRY CANTRELL will lead an all-star tribute to slain PANTERA and DAMAGEPLAN guitarist DIMEBAG DARRELL ABBOTT at the Ozzfest festival in Dallas, Texas next month...

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David Gray Warns Of Music Use In Guantanamo Torture

4th July 2008

David Gray has called for greater examination of the playing of loud music - including his own song Babylon - during torture at Guantanamo Bay.Suspected terrorist detainees are repeatedly subjected to loud music during interrogation...

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Metallica Play Secret Show

14th June 2008

Rockers METALLICA prepared for their performance at this weekend's (13-15Jun08) Bonnaroo Festival in Tennessee by performing to 175 lucky fans at Nashville club the Basement on Thursday (12Jun08). The group performed just nine songs at...

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Tenacious D Plan The Who Tribute

6th June 2008

JACK BLACK's crazy rock duo TENACIOUS D are to use their METALLICA support shows in England as a platform to honour their heroes THE WHO. Black and pal Kyle Gass are rehearsing a The Who...

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Metallica To Be Hailed As Computer Guitar Heroes

3rd June 2008

Rockers METALLICA are set to follow AEROSMITH's lead and release their own video game in collaboration with the makers of GUITAR HERO. According to internet reports, Metallica's version of the hit game franchise will be...

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Grohl Denies Writing Letter To Metallica

27th May 2008

LATEST: FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has denied writing an open letter to METALLICA begging them not to release their new album until its ready. The drummer-turned-singer was reported to have penned a public note...

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Metallica To Play Surprise Show

15th May 2008

METALLICA have stunned Los Angeles fans by announcing a surprise benefit show to aid RED HOT CHILI PEPPER star FLEA's Silverlake Conservatory of Music. The heavy rockers have been a last-minute addition to the show,...

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Metallica To Launch Album Online

12th May 2008

LATEST: METALLICA are moving forward with plans to release their forthcoming album online - starting with the launch of material on their new website on Monday (12May08). The site, Mission: Metallica, will provide downloads of...

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Grohl's Plea To Metallica

9th May 2008

FOO FIGHTERS frontman DAVE GROHL has written an open letter to rockers METALLICA - urging them not to release their new album until it's "kick-ass". The Whiskey In The Jar hitmakers are set to release...

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Metallica Consider Online Album

25th April 2008

Heavy metal rockers METALLICA are considering following in the footsteps of RADIOHEAD and releasing their music online. The Whiskey In The Jar hitmakers are set to release their highly anticipated ninth studio album later this...

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Metallica Thrill Camping Fans

22nd April 2008

More than 400 fans of heavy rockers METALLICA spent three days camping out in a rain-soaked parking lot to make sure they got the chance to meet their heroes on Saturday (19Apr08). The Enter Sandman...

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Lee Denies Metallica Collaboration

20th April 2008

EVANESCENCE singer AMY LEE has denied she is to record a collaboration with METALLICA for the heavy metal band's forthcoming album. Lee was rumoured to have teamed up with the legendary rockers to rework their...

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Fascinating Fact 5133

7th April 2008

METALLICA will break performance fee records when they perform in Sofia, Bulgaria in July (08) by becoming the first act to be paid $1.6 million (GBP800,000) to play. The heavy rockers will headline at the...

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Reading And Leeds Festivals Sell Out In Record Time

4th April 2008

Tickets for the Reading and Leeds Festivals have sold out in record time with 200,000 being sold within 24 hours of going on sale.The tickets went on sale at 19:00 BST on March 31st and...

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Reading And Leeds Festivals Sells Out In Record Time

3rd April 2008

Tickets for the Reading and Leeds Festivals have sold out in record time with 200,000 being sold within 24 hours of going on sale.The tickets went on sale at 19:00 BST on March 31st and...

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Killers, Metallica And Rage To Headline Reading, Leeds

31st March 2008

The Killers, Metallica and Rage Against the Machine have been announced as this year's headline acts for the Reading and Leeds festivals.The three groups will stagger performances across the main stages at each venue during...

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Ulrich Fears Ruining Album

19th March 2008

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH is desperate to release the legendary band's new album - fearing they'll "f**k it up" if they tweak it too much. The Enter Sandman rockers are infamously fractious in the studio...

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Metallica Sign Up For Record Store Day

17th March 2008

METALLICA will make a rare in-store appearance to mark America's Record Store Day in April (08). The heavy rockers will host a signing and meet-and-greet session at Rasputin Music's Mountain View store, near San Francisco,...

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Arctic Monkeys Take Three Prizes At 2008 Nme Awards

29th February 2008

Arctic Monkeys have claimed three prizes at the 2008 NME awards including the best British band prize.The Sheffield indie kids also claimed the best track award for their fan favourite Fluorescent Adolescent while the video...

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