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Black Sabbath Iommi Is Top Guitarist

2nd February 2004

BLACK SABBATH star TONY IOMMI has eclipsed JEMI HENDRIX to the title of Greatest Metal Guitarist Of All Time. Music publication GUITAR WORLD named OZZY OSBOURNE's bandmate Iommi as the top guitarist ahead of...

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Echo Awards Announced

16th January 2004

Germany's ECHO AWARDS nominees have been announced - with American and British stars well represented. The ceremony, which will take place in Berlin's INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS CENTRE in March (08MAR04), will see stars including JUSTIN...

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Slayer Top Live List

13th January 2004

Heavy metal icons SLAYER have topped a new list of the best live hard rock acts. The group beat out SYSTEM OF A DOWN and AC/DC to top the REVOLVER magazine poll. Magazine...

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Bizkit, Creed + Strokes Are 2003'S Worst Bands

5th January 2004

LIMP BIZKIT, CREED and THE STROKES are the unlikely acts at the top of music magazine GUITAR WORLD's Worst Bands of 2003 poll. The groups were one, two and three on the list, with...

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Metallica Unleash A Monster At Sundance

15th December 2003

METALLICA are planning to rock next year's (04) SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL with a new fly-on-the-wall documentary - which they promise is one of the most revealing ever. The film METALLICA: SOME KIND OF MONSTER,...

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Newsted Walks Out On Ozzy

8th December 2003

Guitarist JASON NEWSTED is unemployed again after walking out on OZZY OSBOURNE. The bass player quit METALLICA to tour with Ozzy, but he has left the former BLACK SABBATH star's band for undisclosed reasons....

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Fox Sign Up Metallica + Ashanti For New Year

4th December 2003

FOX TV bosses have signed up METALLICA, ASHANTI, WYCLEF JEAN and OUTKAST to star in their New Year's Eve (31DEC03) celebrations. The acts will perform on a stage outside Las Vegas, Nevada's VENETIAN hotel....

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Coldplay Named Best Band On Spin List

24th November 2003

British rockers COLDPLAY have been named the Band of The Year by top American rock magazine SPIN. In the year's (03) first major Best Of poll, THE WHITE STRIPES' ELEPHANT claimed the Album of...

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Composer Kamen Dies

19th November 2003

MICHAEL KAMEN, who conducted the San Francisco Symphony for METALLICA's live S + M album, died yesterday (18NOV03) in Los Angeles. The music man, who also scored the soundtracks for films like DIE HARD,...

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Luther + 50 Cent Double Up At The Amas

17th November 2003

R+B legend LUTHER VANDROSS and rap superstar 50 CENT were the big victors at last night's (16NOV03) AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS in Los Angeles by being the only double prize winners. Vandross, who is recovering...

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Star-studded Metallica Video In The Works

29th October 2003

The members of legendary rock band METALLICA are currently searching for a selection of celebrities to star in their upcoming music video. The NOTHING ELSE MATTERS rockers have already approached TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY...

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Exhausted Metallica Axe South American Tour

27th October 2003

Rock gods METALLICA have axed their tour of South America - after becoming exhausted and suffering physical injury. The NOTHING ELSE MATTERS rockers had been due to start the current leg of the tour...

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Avril + Sarah Team Up For Tv Gig

21st October 2003

Canadian stars SARAH McLACHLAN and AVRIL LAVIGNE are to team up onstage for the first time - for a TV concert. The singers, who are huge fans of each other, will perform together for...

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Metallica Get Safe

17th October 2003

METALLICA have become the safest group in rock 'n' roll after creating a pyrotechnics crew to keep stagehands, photographers and crew from getting burned by flashes and fireworks. The group love to "light up"...

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Tarantino Defends Kill Bill Violence

3rd October 2003

Cult movie-maker QUENTIN TARANTINO has leapt to the defence of his ultraviolent new movie KILL BILL. The RESERVOIR DOGS director frequently attracts criticism for the extreme violence in his movies, but feels cinema is...

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Hetfield Auctioning Car

22nd September 2003

METALLICA frontman JAMES HETFIELD is putting the car he drove in his music video I DISAPPEAR up for auction on the internet. Hetfield, who has owned and driven the 1967 CAMARO for three...

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Diddy Dresses Up As Frank

17th September 2003

SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS has realised his ultimate dream - after being immortalised as FRANK SINATRA for an ESQUIRE photo spread. The hip-hop mogul, who has been dubbed 'FRANK' by close pals for his...

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Westlife: We Are Metallica

8th September 2003

Hard rockers METALLICA have a shock coming - they're like an early version of WESTLIFE, according to boyband member KIAN EGAN. Egan reckons his Irish fivesome had much in common with the ENTER SANDMAN...

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Kirk Hammett Takes Anti-balding Measures

4th September 2003

METALLICA guitarist KIRK HAMMETT admits he has used lotion to prevent baldness for the last thirteen years. The thinning-on-top ENTER SANDMAN rocker uses talented stylists to make his hair look big - something he...

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Metallica's Heavy Tribute

29th August 2003

METALLICA ended last night's (28AUG03) MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS in style with heavy rock tributes to LENNY KRAVITZ, NIRVANA, THE WHITE STRIPES and MICHAEL JACKSON. The group performed the classic riffs from ARE...

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Death At Reading Festival

26th August 2003

A teenage boy has died at Britain's READING FESTIVAL - but the cause of his death remains unknown. Local police in Berkshire, England, are investigating the death in the early hours of yesterday morning...

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Timberlake + Metallica Double Up With Club Shows

25th August 2003

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and METALLICA will be making the most of their post-MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS parties by staging fan-only club shows after the ceremony. Timberlake has announced he'll be performing with "select friends" at...

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Primal Scream Insult Festival Crowd

25th August 2003

PRIMAL SCREAM singer BOBBY GILLESPIE launched into a tirade against the audience at Sunday (24AUG03)'s CARLING WEEKEND festival in Reading, England - branding them "slaves" and "f***ing spectators". The HIGHER THAN THE SUN band...

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The Darkness Triumph At Kerrang! Awards

22nd August 2003

Hot British band THE DARKNESS scored two awards at last night's KERRANG! awards, which honour the best in rock and metal music. The GROWING ON ME group scooped the Best Live Act and Best...

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The Darkness Ready To Light Up UK Heavy Metal Awards

21st August 2003

British band THE DARKNESS are set to cement their position in the big time at tonight's prestigious KERRANG! AWARDS. The much-hyped rock band are nominated in three categories at tonight's (21AUG03) London ceremony, the...

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Beyonce And Metallica Join Mtv Video Awards

21st August 2003

DESTINY'S CHILD star BEYONCE KNOWLES and rockers METALLICA are the latest additions to the bill for the 2003 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS. They join previously announced performers MARY J BLIGE, 50 CENT, GOOD...

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Planning Issue Threatens UK Music Festival

19th August 2003

LATEST: This year's CARLING WEEKEND: LEEDS FESTIVAL in England could be stopped from going ahead on a planning technicality. Leeds City Council is holding an emergency meeting tonight (19AUG03) after festival organisers failed...

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Beatles Get A Metallica Makeover

8th August 2003

Sixties legends THE BEATLES have been given a heavy metal makeover by two fans of rockers METALLICA. Two anonymous Metallica followers, calling themselves BEATALLICA, have "metalled up" FAB FOUR standards on an EP available...

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