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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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Kasabian Back Metallica As Glastonbury Headliners

16th May 2014

Rockers Kasabian are convinced Metallica will silence critics who feel heavy metal does not belong at Glastonbury when the band headlines the British festival next month (Jun14).The Enter Sandman hitmakers were confirmed as Saturday night...

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Kelly Osbourne Proud Of Ozzy Osbourne

14th May 2014

Kelly Osbourne is proud of her father for overcoming his addiction issues.The 29-year-old star struggled to fight back tears when Ozzy Osbourne - who briefly relapsed in 2012 after seven years sober - was presented...

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Metallica Unplug At Ozzy Osbourne Tribute

13th May 2014

Metallica unplugged for a rare acoustic performance at the 10th anniversary MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert on Monday night (12May14) to honour Ozzy Osbourne.The heavy rockers performed four songs, including versions of Led Zeppelin's Stairway...

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A Week In News: Met Gala Glamour, Metal At Glastonbury, Meet 'Tammy' Comedy Giggles

By Lauren James | 9th May 2014

Met Gala: This year's Met Gala was even more extravagant than ever before as the biggest names in showbiz arrived in New York clad in "decorations" and finery. Anna Wintour's bash served up some true...

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Say Your Prayers! Enter Metallica For Glastonbury Festival

By Lauren James | 9th May 2014

Pack up your hemp baskets and herbal healing tents and swap 'em for some New Rock boots and a devil's horns salute: Metallica have been announced to headline Glastonbury Festival 2014. The US heavy metal...

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Metallica: Glastonbury Was A 'No-brainer'

9th May 2014

Metallica say deciding to headline Glastonbury was a ''no-brainer''.The heavy metal band have been confirmed as the third and final festival headliner, joining Kasabian and Arcade Fire on Worthy Farm's Pyramid Stage, and claim they...

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Metallica To Become First Heavy Rock To Headline Glastonbury

8th May 2014

Metallica have been announced as the first heavy rock act to headline Britain's Glastonbury festival.The group will fill the summer music event's vacant headline slot on 28 June (14) and join Kasabian and Arcade Fire...

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Metallica Join Kerrang! Award Nominees

7th May 2014

Metallica, You Me At Six and Paramore are among the nominees for this year's Kerrang! Awards.Surrey rockers You Me At Six are up for five gongs for Best Single, Best Album, Best British Band, Best...

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Metallica To Headline Glastonbury

1st May 2014

Metallica are to headline Glastonbury festival.The 'Enter Sandman' hitmakers are set to be announced as topping the bill at Worthy Farm, Somerset, South West England on the second night of the iconic music event this...

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Lars Ulrich Doubles Up As The Face Of Danish Beer

30th April 2014

Metallica star Lars Ulrich has become the face of two beer companies in his native Denmark.The drummer is designing one of six new bottles as part of Carlsberg's Stand Out Collection and appears in a...

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The Things They Say: 4147681

9th April 2014

"Nirvana is a no-brainer for the first year and I'm glad that Kiss is getting the long-overdue recognition that they deserved for everything that they pioneered, and then I got two words: 'Deep Purple!'" Metallica...

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Sammy Hagar And James Hetfield Team Up For Cancer Charity Gig

19th March 2014

Former Van Halen guitarist Sammy Hagar and Metallica frontman James Hetfield are set to team up for a special benefit concert in May (14).The veteran rocker has recruited Hetfield, along with Green Day singer Billie...

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Metallica Showcase New Song

17th March 2014

Metallica have debuted a new track which is ''representative'' of their ''creative headspace''.The group performed eight-minute long 'The Lords of Summer' at their show in Bogota, Colombia, last night (16.03.14) and drummer Lars Ulrich promised...

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Lars Ulrich Illegally Downloaded Metallica Songs

12th February 2014

Lars Ulrich has illegally downloaded his own Metallica songs to investigate how music piracy works.The band famously sued music download site Napster in 2000 over accusations the website hosted their music without permission, and after...

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Heavy Metal Stars Pay Tribute To Ronnie James Dio On New Album

7th February 2014

Motorhead, Anthrax and Metallica are among the heavy metal heavyweights paying tribute to late rock icon Ronnie James Dio on a new album.The three acts have joined the likes of Killswitch Engage, Scorpions and Tenacious...

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Metallica Thought Grammy Loss Was F***Ed Up

28th January 2014

Metallica thought losing their first Grammy nomination was ''f***ed up''. The heavy metal act - who performed at the ceremony on Sunday night (26.01.14) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles - were nominated in...

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Metallica And Lang Lang? 5 More Divergent Musical Collaborations

By Michael West | 27th January 2014

Metallica teamed up with the phenomenally talented Chinese pianist Lang Lang at the 56th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday (January 26, 2013). It was a strange collaboration on paper, though offered a brooding intensity to...

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Metallica Team Up With Classical Pianist Lang Lang For Anniversary Performance Of 'One'

By Victoria Pavlova | 27th January 2014

Since their first appearance at the Grammys exactly 25 years ago, Metallica have often experimented with classical instruments. Back then, they played One, but lost the Hard Rock/Metal Performance award to flute-mongers Jethro Tull. Last...

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Kirk Hammett: 'Metallica Have Run Out Of Excuses To Delay New Album'

17th January 2014

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett is positive the band will be back in the studio in the coming weeks as they have "run out of excuses" to delay work on a new album.The Enter Sandman hitmakers...

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Bbfc Makes Plans To Introduce Music Video Age Ratings To Combat Inappropriate Themes

By Lauren James | 16th January 2014

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has announced plans for a new age-rating system designed to tackle online music videos deemed inappropriate material for young people. The organisation's assistant director, David Austin, said the...

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Paul Mccartney & Ringo Starr Confirmed For Grammy Awards Performance. Does This Spell A Beatles Showcase?

By Joe Wilde | 15th January 2014

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are set to perform at this years 56th Grammy Awards, with their inclusion to the Grammys set list being announced this week by the music awards showcase. Although the organisers...

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Metallica To Hit Grammys Stage With Pianist Lang Lang

7th January 2014

Metallica have signed up for a genre-busting collaboration at the 56th Grammy Awards later this month (Jan14) - the heavy rockers will hit the stage with Chinese concert pianist Lang Lang.The set will mark Metallica's...

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Metallica Play Historic Antarctica Date

10th December 2013

Metallica brought a little heat to Antarctica on Sunday (08Dec13) when the heavy rockers became the first major music act to perform at the southern-most place on earth.The Enter Sandman group performed for a crowd...

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Metallica Scrap U.s. Festival In 2014

3rd December 2013

Metallica have scrapped their Orion Music + More festival in 2014 so they can concentrate on shows in Europe.Frontman James Hetfield recently told Billboard.com that the annual event had become "an expensive barbecue" adding that...

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Metallica And Iron Maiden To Headline Sonisphere 2014

3rd December 2013

Metallica and Iron Maiden will headline Sonisphere festival 2014.The heavy metal titans will appear at the festival in Knebworth, Southern England, between July 4 and 6 next year. The performances will be the only shows...

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