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Metallica Release New Song To Celebrate Glastonbury Set

25th June 2014

Heavy rock legends Metallica have released their first new material in three years to celebrate their summer (14) festival shows.The Enter Sandman hitmakers are scheduled to headline Britain's Glastonbury Festival on Saturday night (28Jun14), marking...

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Metallica Tried To Play Glastonbury For Years

25th June 2014

Metallica have asked to play Glastonbury festival every year.The heavy metal band will make history by headlining the Pyramid Stage on Saturday night (28.06.14) and have apparently been asking to perform at the Worthy Farm...

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Glastonbury Weather 2014: It's Going To Rain. Loads.

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd June 2014

Glastonbury festivalgoers are famously robust whatever the weather, packing willies, umbrellas and waterproof ponchos to ensure their heads don’t drop should the heaven decide to open. It Could Be A Muddy Glastonbury Festival. Photo: Getty...

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Prince Pulled Out Of Glasto Because Of Rumours

23rd June 2014

Prince decided not to headline Glastonbury festival after becoming upset over ''social media rumours''.The 'Raspberry Beret' hitmaker, who is still rumoured to be making a surprise appearance at the event later this week, was discussing...

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5 Things You Can Do With Free Wifi At Glastonbury 2014

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd June 2014

Glastonbury revellers will be able to enjoy free wifi this year thanks to a heard of special cows dotted around the festival. The EE cattle won’t be hard to spot. Artist Hank Kruger decorated them...

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Prince In Talks For Surprise Glasto Set

23rd June 2014

Prince is reportedly in talks to play a surprise set at Glastonbury festival this week. The 'Raspberry Beret' hitmaker, who was rumoured to be headlining the event at Worthy Farm, was ruled out after Metallica,...

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Kasabian Don't Know Much Metallica

21st June 2014

Kasabian's Serge Pizzorno admits he doesn't know any of Metallica's music. The 'Eez-eh' hitmakers will be headlining the Glastonbury festival alongside Arcade Fire and the legendary heavy metal band next week and they think...

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Metallica Release New Song

20th June 2014

Metallica will release a new song today (20.06.14) ahead of their headline set at Glastonbury festival. The 'Enter Sandman' band, who will be the first heavy metal act to top the bill at Worthy Farm...

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Glastonbury Founder Michael Eavis Defends Festival Headliners Metallica

By Sophie Miskiw | 16th June 2014

Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis has defended the decision to have Metallica headline the festival this year. There has been growing opposition regarding Metallica performing at the festival by festival-goers who don’t feel a heavy...

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Metallica Will Be "Fantastic" At Glastonbury, Says Kasabian's Tom Meighan

By Sophie Miskiw | 13th June 2014

Tom Meighan, lead singer of rock band Kasabian, has offered his two cents regarding the fuss that's been surrounding Metallica headlining at Glastonbury Festival. There has been a heated debate over whether the heavy metal...

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Lars Ulrich Accepts Chad Smith And Will Ferrell's Drum Battle Challenge

13th June 2014

Metallica rocker Lars Ulrich has accepted a drum battle challenge from Red Hot Chili Peppers star Chad Smith and Will Ferrell.Last month (May14), Smith and his actor look-alike went head-to-head on The Tonight Show Starring...

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Dutch Festival Organiser Defends Storm-hit Metallica Show

11th June 2014

The organiser of a Dutch music festival has defended the decision to allow Metallica to play through a heavy storm despite severe weather warnings.The heavy metal legends were the headline act at the Pinkpop festival...

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Chad Smith And Will Ferrell Plotting Lars Ulrich Drum Battle

11th June 2014

Red Hot Chili Peppers star Chad Smith and Will Ferrell have set their sights on challenging Metallica rocker Lars Ulrich in a new drum battle.Last month (May14), Smith and his actor doppelganger went head-to-head on...

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Jarvis Cocker: Metallica Could Be A Bit Abrasive

9th June 2014

Pulp's Jarvis Cocker thinks Metallica's forthcoming headline appearance at Glastonbury could be ''a bit abrasive''.The frontman has voiced his concerns about the metal act topping the bill at Worthy Farm later this month and thinks...

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Lars Ulrich: 'Glastonbury Criticism Is Ridiculous'

9th June 2014

Metallica star Lars Ulrich has dismissed the controversy over the band's upcoming appearance at Britain's Glastonbury festival as "ridiculous".The band is set to become the first heavy metal act to headline the fabled music event...

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Should Metallica Be Removed From Glastonbury Headline Slot?

By Stephanie Chase | 6th June 2014

Over 14,000 people have signed an online petition to have Metallica removed from this year’s Glastonbury line up. But why? Is the idea of ‘Enter Sandman’ ringing out across the festival fields really just too...

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Mogwai Laugh Off "Sh*te" Metallica, Call Lars Ulrich "Terrible" Drummer

By Michael West | 5th June 2014

Of course, anyone who's remotely interested in music would choose to see Scottish post-punk heroes Mogwai over Metallica at the Glastonbury Festival 2014 and the Glaswegian band have been doing their best to pull the...

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Lars Ulrich Vows To Prove Glastonbury Critics Wrong

4th June 2014

Rockers Metallica are desperate to prove the doubters wrong with their headline slot at Britain's Glastonbury festival, insisting the controversy around their inclusion is "a good thing".The Enter Sandman hitmakers were unveiled last month (May14)...

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Metallica To Cover 'Wonderwall' At Glastonbury, But What Are The Best Oasis Covers?

By George Percival | 4th June 2014

In a similar fashion to the announcement of Jay Z in 2008, metal titans Metallica’s headline slot at the iconic Glastonbury Festival has been met with a wave of criticism and derision from commentators who...

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Slash: Rock 'N' Roll Can Save Politics

4th June 2014

Slash thinks rock 'n' roll can save British politics. The former Guns N' Roses star previewed his new album 'World On Fire' at London's Houses Of Parliament and MPs rocked out to an acoustic performance,...

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Animal Rights Activists Attempt To Ban Metallica From Glastonbury

3rd June 2014

Animal rights activists have launched an online petition to ban Metallica from headlining the Glastonbury festival in England at the end of June (14) over frontman James Hetfield's love of hunting.The Enter Sandman singer, an...

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Jimmy Page: Led Zep Could Play Glasto

2nd June 2014

Jimmy Page hasn't ruled out Led Zeppelin headlining Glastonbury Festival in the future. The guitarist has responded to comments made by festival boss Michael Eavis, who claimed he was ''sure'' the band would one day...

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Bruce Dickinson: 'Iron Maiden Will Never Play At Bourgeois Glastonbury'

30th May 2014

Iron Maiden will never be tempted to follow Metallica to Britain's Glastonbury festival, according to frontman Bruce Dickinson.James Hetfield's band will become the first heavy metal act to headline the fabled event when they take...

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Metallica's Black Album Marks 16 Million Sales Milestone

29th May 2014

Metallica's self-titled 1991 album has become the best-selling release in U.S. chart history after surpassing the 16 million sales mark.The disc, widely referred to as The Black Album due to its plain cover art, continues...

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Mick Jagger Backs Metallica For Glastonbury

28th May 2014

Sir Mick Jagger has become the latest star to voice support for Metallica as the rockers prepare to headline Britain's iconic Glastonbury festival for the first time.Jagger's band The Rolling Stones were the big draw...

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Metallica's James Hetfield Voicing New Wildlife Series

26th May 2014

Metallica frontman James Hetfield is set to narrate a new documentary series about the hunting of brown bears.The heavy metal rocker lends his voice to new show The Hunt, which charts the history of brown...

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Fleetwood Mac Would Play Glastonbury

23rd May 2014

Fleetwood Mac star Christine McVie says the band are open to headlining Glastonbury in the future. The 70-year-old singer yesterday (22.05.14) confirmed that she had rejoined the band as she accepted her Lifetime Achievement gong...

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Alex Turner: Metallica For Glastonbury Doesn't Add Up

20th May 2014

Alex Turner thinks Metallica headlining Glastonbury ''doesn't add up''. The Arctic Monkeys frontman, who has been top of the bill twice with his band mates Matt Helders, Jamie Cook and Nick O'Malley, aren't impressed by...

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Metallica At Glastonbury: 10 Acts More Deserving Of The Headline Slot

By George Percival | 19th May 2014

Metallica have been festival mainstays since their appearance in the original incarnations of Monsters of Rock festival in the 1980’s- a celebration of all things hairy and leather-clad that takes place on the same Derbyshire...

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