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Alice In Chains Reuniting For Tour

25th February 2006

The surviving members of ALICE IN CHAINS are hitting the road this summer for the first time since former frontman LAYNE STALEY's death from a drug overdose in 2002. The band will reunite for...

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Guns N' Roses To Play Europe

23rd February 2006

Rock heavyweights GUNS N' ROSES are heading to Europe in June (06) - they will headline England's Download Festival and put on a stadium show in Ireland. The PARADISE CITY hitmakers will take to...

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Rubin To Produce Metallica Album

22nd February 2006

Heavy metal rockers METALLICA have enlisted RICK RUBIN to produce their next album. Rubin, who has worked with the BEASTIE BOYS, PUBLIC ENEMY and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, is also producing the new disc...

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Metallica To Stick With Bob Rock

22nd February 2006

Rock veterans METALLICA have rubbished rumours they plan to sack longterm producer BOB ROCK and hire RICK RUBIN to make their new album. Drummer LARS ULRICH insists Rock with be in the driving seat...

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Ulrich Slams Mustaine

17th February 2006

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH has attacked former bandmate DAVE MUSTAINE, accusing him of using the band to promote his own group MEGADETH. Mustaine recently complained about a recent Metallica documentary he appeared in -...

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Lost Entwistle Tracks Unearthed On New Tipton Release

30th January 2006

Lost tracks recorded by late THE WHO star JOHN ENTWISTLE have been unearthed by JUDAS PRIEST star GLENN TIPTON for a new album release. Tipton teamed up with veteran drummer COZY POWELL and Entwistle...

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Page's Stairway Tops Guitar Solo Survey

17th January 2006

Rocker JIMMY PAGE's guitar solo in LED ZEPPELIN classic STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN has been voted the greatest of all time in a new online poll. Page's playing on the 1971 track topped the survey...

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Tommy Lee Set For Another Reality Check

13th January 2006

Rocker TOMMY LEE is set for another reality experience after signing up to allow cameras to follow him as he tackles life and love. The MOTLEY CRUE drummer will start shooting the untitled project...

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More Solos For Metallica

23rd December 2005

Rockers METALLICA have vowed to re-instate their legendary guitar solos on forthcoming albums - after fans voiced their disappointment with recent records. The ENTER SANDMAN hitmakers plan to begin work on their ninth album...

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Fascinating Fact 689

20th December 2005

WEEZER star RIVERS CUOMO once fronted METALLICA, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN and KISS tribute bands....

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Homme Accuses Metallica Of Copying

7th December 2005

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE rocker JOSH HOMME has accused METALLICA of copying music he recorded with his former band KYUSS. Homme makes his attack in an interview with American rock magazine Decibel....

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Metallica Fulfill Stones Dream

24th November 2005

Rock legends METALLICA fulfilled a lifetime ambition last week (ends18NOV05) when they performed alongside their music heroes THE ROLLING STONES. The band took to the stage in their hometown of San Francisco, California, on...

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Green Day Top Radio Music Awards Nominations

7th November 2005

GREEN DAY's amazing year continues - the rock trio has picked up eight Radio Music Award nominations. The Grammy Award-winning group lead the way for the Las Vegas, Nevada prizegiving next month (19DEC05)....

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This Is Spinal Tap Tops Rock Movie List

14th October 2005

Cult rockumentary THIS IS SPINAL TAP has topped a new poll of classic rock 'n' roll movies. The 1984 film beat SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER and METALLICA's acclaimed documentary SOME KIND OF MONSTER to take...

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Hetfield's Horror At Seeing Burton Killed

26th September 2005

METALLICA guitarist JAMES HETFIELD is still haunted by the violent death of the band's former bassist CLIFF BURTON in 1986. Burton was killed when the band's tourbus crashed in Sweden. The bassist was thrown...

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Fascinating Fact 251

23rd September 2005

The members of METALLICA have contributed their voices to an episode of THE SIMPSONS, which will air next May (06)....

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Home Depot Locals Upset About Green Day Concert

2nd May 2005

Locals living close to California's Home Depot Center are furious with the concert venue's officials after they ditched a ban on GREEN DAY to welcome the punk trio this summer (05). The AMERICAN IDIOT...

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Garbage Refused Therapy To Resolve Band Crisis

24th March 2005

Rockers GARBAGE were urged to consider group therapy when relations among bandmembers hit rock bottom. Frontwoman SHIRLEY MANSON decided to take time out from the band because as the situation had become a "nightmare"....

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Metallica Fans Petition For Removal Of Producer

23rd March 2005

METALLICA fans have launched a new campaign, urging members of the band to ditch their longtime producer BOB ROCK. The fans have set up an online petition in their efforts to have Rock removed...

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Queen Track Tops Funeral List

12th March 2005

QUEEN's 1991 hit THE SHOW MOST GO ON is the most popular song at European funerals - a new poll has found. Digital TV station MUSIC CHANNEL questioned 45,000 adults across the continent and...

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Six Spirits For Sideways

27th February 2005

Wine-drinking comedy SIDEWAYS was the toast of the 20th annual INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS in California yesterday (25FEB05), claiming six of the ceremony's prizes. The film's stars THOMAS HADEN CHURCH, VIRGINIA MADSEN and PAUL GIAMATTI...

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Metallica's Ulrich 'Breakdown' On Plane

24th February 2005

METALLICA's LARS ULRICH pulled out of a major British rock festival last year (04) after suffering a mental collapse in a plane on the way to the event. Two drummers - SLAYER's DAVE LOMBARDO...

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Ulrich: 'I Am An Obsessive Perfectionist'

23rd February 2005

METALLICA rocker LARS ULRICH is doing his best to control his quest for perfection, because his obsessive behaviour often alienates those around him. The ENTER SANDMAN drummer, who was shown in therapy with the...

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Ulrich Confirms Metallica Computer Game

23rd February 2005

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH has confirmed the heavy metal band will be immortalised in a computer game. Poking fun at last year's (04) Metallica documentary SOME KIND OF MONSTER, Ulrich has also made it...

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Ulrich: 'Some Kind Of Monster Outtakes Are A Possibility'

22nd February 2005

Rocker LARS ULRICH has hinted METALLICA are considering releasing outtakes from their documentary SOME KIND OF MONSTER - featuring lengthy sessions of the band in therapy. Drummer Ulrich is keen to allow fans to...

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Velvet Revolver, Usher + Kanye Pick Up Playboy Prizes

15th February 2005

VELVET REVOLVER, KANYE WEST, USHER and RAY CHARLES have more to celebrate after picking up GRAMMYS on Sunday night (13FEB05) - they've all claimed PLAYBOY honours too. Velvet Revolver have claimed the Best Rock...

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Prince Is Music's Biggest Earner

10th February 2005

PRINCE's comeback last Spring (04) has placed him at the top of ROLLING STONE magazine's list of 2004's top earning music acts. The PURPLE RAIN singer made a staggering $57 million (GBP30 million)...

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Nielsen Still Smoking

3rd February 2005

CONNIE NIELSEN has started smoking again even though she's campaigning to raise awareness of heart disease amongst women. The GLADIATOR beauty, who is dating METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH, gave up the unhealthy habit for...

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Bardem's Tuna And Metal Must-haves

26th January 2005

Spanish actor JAVIER BARDEM is an easy man to please on a film set - he needs only heavy metal music and tuna sandwiches. The BEFORE NIGHT FALLS OSCAR nominee insists on listening to...

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Hetfield Designs More Guitars

25th January 2005

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD has designed the fifth in his series of custom guitars with manufacturer ESP. The new model, dubbed the TRUCKSTER, is based on the guitar Hetfield used on the rockers' recent...

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