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Ulrich Remembers Dimebag

13th December 2004

METALLICA rocker LARS ULRICH has paid tribute to guitarist 'DIMEBAG' DARRELL ABBOTT and the other victims of last week's (08DEC04) DAMAGEPLAN concert killings. Drummer Ulrich was devastated when he heard ex-Marine NATHAN GALE had...

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Quest For Metallica Protege

8th December 2004

A young musician is being given the chance to record un-released songs written by late METALLICA bassist CLIFF BURTON. Burton was killed in coach crash in Sweden in 1986 during the band's MASTER OF...

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Iron Maiden Top Charts In Fashion Stakes

21st November 2004

British rock band IRON MAIDEN's infamous EDDIE logo has won them the top spot in the rock'n'roll fashion charts. The TWO MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT group's merchandise featuring Eddie, a skeleton rocker with long hair,...

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Sabbath Named Heaviest Group

2nd November 2004

BLACK SABBATH have topped a new poll of the heaviest groups. The British metal act beat SOUNDGARDEN, LED ZEPPELIN and California group NEUROSIS in the new REVOLVER magazine poll. The top 10 is: 1....

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Heavy Metal Memorabilia Under The Hammer

18th October 2004

Handwritten lyrics and original album art from heavy metal's halcyon days are set to go under the hammer at the biggest hard rock auction ever. Memorabilia linked to acts like OZZY OSBOURNE, ANTHRAX, METALLICA...

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Metallica Worried About Sober Hetfield

27th September 2004

METALLICA rockers LARS ULRICH and KIRK HAMMETT dreaded the moment frontman JAMES HETFIELD returned to the band after recovering from alcoholism - because they didn't want to record an album of "rehab songs". Drummer...

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Hank And Kid Team Up To Pay Their Respects To Outlaws

6th September 2004

Best pals HANK WILLIAMS JR and KID ROCK will join members of METALLICA and LYNYRD SKYNYRD for an upcoming TV special paying tribute to country music's mavericks. The duo will join Metallica frontman JAMES...

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Metallica Pleasantly Surprised With Book-signing Crowd

31st August 2004

The members of METALLICA were left stunned after more than 700 fans attended their book-signing in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The rockers signed copies of their new book SO WHAT! THE GOOD, THE MAD AND THE...

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Darkness And Metallica Win Kerrang! Awards

27th August 2004

British glam rockers THE DARKNESS and veteran group METALLICA were the toast of the KERRANG! AWARDS in London last night (26AUG04). The I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE foursome picked up Best British...

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Slipknot Lead Kerrang! Nominations List

25th August 2004

Rockers SLIPKNOT are heading the list of nominees at this year's (04) KERRANG! awards, after being named in four categories. The Iowa, America band have received nods in the Best Album, Best Video, Best...

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Metallica To Release Latest Set On Vinyl

25th August 2004

Rockers METALLICA are going back in time with their new music box set - by releasing it all on vinyl. VINYL BOX will contain the band's first four albums along with the long-out-of-print GARAGE...

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Metallica Star Splits With Wife

20th July 2004

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH has split with his wife SKYLAR, following reports he's dating actress CONNIE NIELSEN. The NOTHING ELSE MATTERS star was spotted kissing the GLADIATOR beauty in New York recently, sparking fears...

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Metallica Publicise Therapy Sessions

15th July 2004

Rockers METALLICA have spent $2 million (GBP1.1 million) to release footage of their three-year therapy sessions where they battled their "inner-rage" while producing new album ST ANGER. The heavy-metal band have turned the film...

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Hetfield Plans To Sit Down With Mustang

12th July 2004

METALLICA leader JAMES HETFIELD is keen to meet up with former bandmate DAVE MUSTANG after seeing the MEGADETH star venting his frustrations about him in the group's hit new documentary. The film, SOME KIND...

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Nicole Richie Speaks Of Britney Spears Obsession

22nd June 2004

LIONEL RICHIE's daughter NICOLE has such a huge fixation with BRITNEY SPEARS, she often acts like a "teeny-bopper schoolgirl" whenever she hears the pop beauty's music. Nicole - herself an aspiring singer - admits...

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Jordison Thrilled To Replace Ulrich

18th June 2004

SLIPKNOT drummer JOEY JORDISON was thrilled when he was asked to temporarily replace METALLICA's legendary sticks man LARS ULRICH who was too ill to perform. Ulrich became ill on the plane journey to the...

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Slipknot And Slayer Plan To Trash Europe

11th June 2004

Rockers SLIPKNOT and SLAYER are joining forces again to tour Europe together this autumn (04), when the two bands plan to "lay waste to the entire continent". Slipknot drummer JOEY JORDISON and his SLAYER...

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The Darkness Enjoy Metal Awards Victory

8th June 2004

British rockers THE DARKNESS have added to their extraordinary awards collection by winning the best video gong at London's METAL HAMMER AWARDS yesterday (07JUN04). The flamboyant group won the award for their hit...

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Metallica Await Ulrich Test Results

8th June 2004

LATEST: METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH is anxiously awaiting the results of hospital tests after being taken ill while on tour in Europe. The musician was forced to pull out of the rockers' gig at...

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Metallica Saved By Slipknot

7th June 2004

METALLICA's headline show at Britain's DOWNLOAD 2004 festival yesterday (06JUN04) was thrown into chaos when drummer LARS ULRICH fell ill - forcing the band to turn to relative newcomers SLIPKNOT to rescue their performance....

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Metallica Still Relevant In 2004

7th June 2004

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD refuses to drag out their classic hits for concert performances, preferring instead to play new songs to maintain their standing in contemporary heavy rock. The metal outfit - who first...

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Metallica's Pre-performance Tantrum

3rd June 2004

Heavy metal rockers METALLICA horrified Scottish concert organisers this week (ends4JUN04) - by throwing a tantrum over the stage layout just hours before their performance. The legendary trio, LARS ULRICH, JAMES HETFIELD and KIRK...

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Avril: Durst Tried To Bed Me

3rd June 2004

Rocker FRED DURST tried to seduce teen pop star AVRIL LAVIGNE by buying her fast food - and was furious when she rebuffed him. The COMPLICATED beauty, 19, was backstage at a recent METALLICA...

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Troy Star's Hygiene Is The Pitts

18th May 2004

Hollywood star BRAD PITT may scrub up well on the big screen - but in real-life he has been voted as the least hygienic star in the world. The TROY actor, 40, has...

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Slash Guitar Riff Tops Poll

2nd May 2004

GUNS N' ROSES axeman SLASH's riff in the classic hit SWEET CHILD O' MINE has been named the greatest guitar moment ever. The opening bars to the classic 1988 song has topped a...

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Marines Turn Up Ac/dc To Rout Rebels

21st April 2004

US Marines are using AC/DC's rousing SHOOT TO THRILL to force Iraqi rebels out of their homes. Troops in Fallujah, Iraq, have reportedly been blasting the rock anthem through loudspeakers in an effort to...

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Nirvana Top Video Poll

9th April 2004

NIRVANA have topped a poll to find the best rock videos of all time, ten years after the death of frontman KURT COBAIN and the subsequent demise of his band. The pioneering group's promo...

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Metallica Fans Ask For Burton Memorial

1st April 2004

METALLICA fans in Sweden are trying to convince government officials to erect a stone in memory of the band's late bassist CLIFF BURTON. The fans have named the project CLIFF IN OUR MINDS....

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Sugababes Take On Britney At Rock In Rio

22nd March 2004

Britain's top all-girl band SUGABABES are set to do battle with the princess of pop - they've signed up to perform on the same stage as BRITNEY SPEARS at this summer's ROCK IN RIO FESTIVAL...

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Newsted Rocks For The Kids

10th March 2004

Former METALLICA and OZZY OSBOURNE bassist JASON NEWSTED is playing music for the kids - after agreeing to record an album of songs composed by elementary school children. The rocker's new group VOIVOD and...

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