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James Hetfield Creates Sunglasses Line

2nd July 2012

Metallica frontman James Hetfield has launched his own sunglasses line just in time for summer (12).The heavy rocker teamed up with eyewear stylists at Sutro to create his limited-edition sunglasses frame, simply called Hetfield. The...

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Metallica's Lars Ulrich 'Regressed' At Drumming

28th June 2012

Metallica's Lars Ulrich feels he's ''regressed,'' when it comes to playing drums. The sticksman may have been with the band for 30 years, but joked he doesn't feel like he's getting better with age. When...

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Metallica Star Kirk Hammett Shows Off Horror Collection In New Book

21st June 2012

Metallica star Kirk Hammett is set to show off his vast collection of horror memorabilia in a new book.The rocker's first tome, entitled Too Much Horror Business - The Kirk Hammett Collection, features over 300...

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Metallica Join Search For Fan's Killer

14th June 2012

Heavy rockers Metallica have recorded a public service announcement in a bid to help police catch the person who killed a fan after a 2009 concert in Virginia.Frontman James Hetfield and his bandmates offered up...

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Rammstein Win Best Live Band At Golden Gods

12th June 2012

Rammstein won Best Live Band at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards last night (11.06.12). The German metal group beat off competition from Iron Maiden, Metallica, Skindred and Watain to take home the accolade, while...

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Reunited Black Sabbath Close Download Festival

11th June 2012

Black Sabbath closed Download 2012 last night (10.06.12) by wowing fans with a greatest hits set. The rock outfit performed with three of their four original members, singer Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi and bassist...

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Black Sabbath Close Download 2012

11th June 2012

Black Sabbath closed Download 2012 with a stunning greatest hits set last night (10.06.12). The British rockers - who were made up of three original members, singer Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi and bassist Geezer...

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Metallica Headline Download

10th June 2012

Metallica closed the second day of Download festival last night (09.06.12).The iconic 'Master of Puppets' group played a two-hour set which incorporated a performance of their entire iconic self titled album - known to fans...

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Metallica Wow Heavy Rock Fans With Black Album In Reverse

10th June 2012

Metallica wowed heavy rock fans at the Download Festival in England on Saturday night (09Jun12) by performing their landmark Black album in reverse.James Hetfield and his bandmates took fans back to 1991 during their headlining...

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Lars Ulrich Touched By Disabled Fan's Metallica Documentary

8th June 2012

Lars Ulrich has heaped praise on a disabled fan who made a movie about his attempts to meet Metallica, calling the documentary "deeply moving".Rock devotee Tom Spicer - who suffers from Fragile X syndrome, a...

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Arctic Monkeys Are 'Heavy Metal In Disguise'

6th June 2012

Metallica think Arctic Monkeys are a ''heavy metal band disguised as an indie band.''The 'Enter Sandman' group have signed the British rockers to appear at their Orion festival in the US, and while some think...

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Metallica Have Plenty Of Riffs For Next Album

1st June 2012

Metallica have ''846 riffs'' ready for their next album. The ''Enter Sandman' group have been in the studio looking to record the follow up to 2008's 'Death Magnetic' album, and frontman James Hetfield was surprised...

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Metallica Keep Touring Due To Royalty Cuts

29th May 2012

Metallica are under pressure to keep touring continuously as they no longer receive regular royalty cheques to sustain them during their time off, according to guitarist Kirk Hammett.The rocker admits all his bandmates would like...

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Metallica Can't Afford Break

29th May 2012

Metallica can't afford to take time off.The 'Enter Sandman' hitmakers - who earn a reported $90 million from their tours - claim the music industry has changed so much, they are no longer able to...

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Chris Jericho: All Music Goes Back To The Beatles

25th May 2012

Chris Jericho thinks all modern music is influenced by The Beatles.The Fozzy frontman says that even his band's brand of heavy metal stems from the melodies of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo...

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Chris Jericho Is Ready To Party With Anthrax

18th May 2012

Fozzy frontman Chris Jericho can't wait to party with Anthrax at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards.The 'Broken Soul' singer is hosting the ceremony at London's indig02 on June 11 and he says his favourite...

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Golden Gods Awards To 'Liquefy' Fans Brains

9th May 2012

The Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards will make fans brains ''liquefy'' according to Chris Jericho.The 10th annual rock event will return next month, hosted by the retired WWE wrestler and frontman of Fozzy, who is...

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Metallica Perform Entire Black Album At Prague Show

8th May 2012

Rockers Metallica thrilled fans in the Czech Republic on Monday (07May12) by playing all the songs from their eponymously-titled album for the first time ever.The band kicked off its European tour at Prague's Synot Tip...

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Metallica Want To Headline Glastonbury

23rd April 2012

Metallica want to headline Glastonbury. The 'Enter Sandman' heavy metal group would love to headline the British festival - one of the biggest in Europe - but have never been invited by organisers Michael and...

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Ulrich: 'I Didn't Ask Hulk Hogan To Be A Metallica Member'

12th April 2012

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has no recollection of asking U.S. wrestling icon Hulk Hogan to join the band, dismissing remarks the fighter made in January (12).Hogan told The Sun newspaper that Ulrich had once asked...

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Sonisphere Festival Cancelled, Queen Available For Bookings

29th March 2012

The organisers of the UK Sonisphere Festival have confirmed that this year's event has been cancelled. The festival had been due to take place between July 6-8 at Knebworth Park, with headliners Queen (with Adam...

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Fascinating Fact 12999

8th March 2012

Rockers Metallica are set to shoot their own 3D concert movie. The group is teaming up with Predators director Nimrod Antal for the project, which will hit theatres next year (13). The filmmaker tells EW.com,...

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Metallica Exploring Release Strategies

2nd March 2012

Metallica are thinking of ''wacky'' ways to release new music.The 'Enter Sandman' hitmakers' record deal with Warner expired following the release of 2008's 'Death Magnetic', but they have been recording new songs and are currently...

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Corey Taylor To Debut Solo Acoustic Set At Download Festival

1st March 2012

Download Festival has announced a further 22 acts to its line-up; including Cancer Bats, Rise To Remain and Saxon, who will join the headliners The Prodigy, Metallica and Black Sabbath on 8-10 June 2012, which...

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Ulrich: 'Reed Took Metallica Album Criticism Personally'

24th February 2012

Lou Reed struggled to deal with criticism over his recent collaboration with Metallica as he took fans' negative comments "personally", according to Lars Ulrich.The veteran musician teamed up with the heavy rockers to record 2011's...

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Kelly Rowland Lands Music Award

10th February 2012

Kelly Rowland has been honoured at the Black Women in Music awards.The 30-year-old singer performed her Grammy-nominated single 'Motivation' at the annual event, hosted by Essence magazine, and picked up the Rising Icon accolade at...

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Metallica Set Up Festival

8th February 2012

Rockers Metallica have launched their own music festival.The Orion Music + More event will be staged at Bader Field in New Jersey on 23 - 24 June (12) and the band will headline. A post...

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Kirk Hammett Rejoins Exodus To Remember Baloff

6th February 2012

Metallica star Kirk Hammett reteamed with his former Exodus bandmates on Saturday (04Feb12) for a concert honouring late singer Paul Baloff.Guitarist Hammett, Rick Hunolt and original bassist Jeff Andrews joined Exodus' current line-up at the...

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Metallica To Perform Black Album In Full At Download Festival 2012

3rd February 2012

Download Festival is now in its tenth year and to celebrate the milestone, the festival has announced that they are adding a further fourteen acts to the line-up. Joining the headliners Metallica; Black Sabbath and...

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The Cult To Release First Album Since 2007

1st February 2012

British rock band The Cult is set to release their first album in five years. The group's ninth studio album is called Choice of Weapon and will be released on May 21st, 2012. The Cult...

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