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Metallica Marking 30th Anniversary With Special Concerts

28th July 2011

Heavy metal band Metallica are set to celebrate their 30th anniversary with a string of dates in San Francisco, California specially for members of their fan club.The Enter Sandman stars began rocking out in 1981...

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Metallica Unveil 30th Anniversary Shows

28th July 2011

Metallica will play four shows to celebrate their 30th anniversary.The 'Enter Sandman ' rockers are set to play a quartet of shows for fan club members only on December 5, 7, 9, and 10 at...

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James Hetfield Fence Dispute Leads To New Trail

19th July 2011

Metallica frontman James Hetfield has resolved a longrunning dispute with Californian authorities over his decision to block off a hiking trail which cuts through his land.The Enter Sandman rocker erected a metal fence on his...

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Slipknot Close Sonisphere UK

11th July 2011

Slipknot closed Sonisphere festival in the UK with a "f***ing celebration" last night (10.07.11).The 'Wait and Bleed' group were determined for their last currently scheduled show at Knebworth in Southern England to be both "positive"...

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Metallica And The Big 4 Open Soniphere

9th July 2011

Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax appeared on stage together in England last night (08.07.11). The 'Big 4' of heavy metal joined forces at the Sonisphere festival in Knebworth, Southern England, to play a cover of...

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Justin Bieber And Dad Jeremy 'Bond' In Las Vegas

8th July 2011

Justin Bieber, the 17-year-old pop sensation, spent some quality time with his father Jeremy in Las Vegas recently, according to People Magazine. Pattie Bieber raised her son as a single-mother, but the singer has maintained...

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Metallica Gig Gets Go-ahead

29th June 2011

A concert by Metallica is to go ahead after the promoters resolved a dispute with authorities in Canada.The Enter Sandman hitmakers are due to play a show in Halifax, Nova Scotia next month (Jul11) but...

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Linkin Park Back In The Studio

21st June 2011

Linkin Park have started on the follow up to 'A Thousand Suns' with Rick Rubin. The 'Shadow of the Day' group have "been in the studio writing" with the legendary producer, coming up with new...

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Metallica Record Album With Reed

16th June 2011

Heavy rockers Metallica have recorded an album with music veteran Lou Reed.The band performed with the Perfect Day hitmaker during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25th anniversary concerts in New York City in...

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Metallica Record Album With Lou Reed

16th June 2011

Metallica have recorded an album with Lou Reed. The unlikely pairing of the metal band and the avant-garde former Velvet Underground frontman has resulted in a ten track disc which Lou describes as "a marriage...

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Iron Maiden 'Better' Than Metallica

8th June 2011

Iron Maiden believe they are better than Metallica. Brue Dickinson - frontman with the 'Two Minutes to Midnight' group - has no doubt they are the better heavy metal act, even if they don't sell...

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Fascinating Fact 11544

3rd June 2011

Peter Mensch, who co-manages acts like Metallica and the Red Hot Chili Peppers has wed British Conservative Party Member of Parliament Louise Bagshawe.

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Metallica Named Most Influential Band

1st June 2011

Metallica have been voted the best rock group of the last 30 years. The 'All Nightmare Long' group topped the poll compiled by British magazine Kerrang! of the most influential groups of the last 30...

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James Hetfield Honoured At His High School

30th May 2011

Metallica star James Hetfield has been inducted into the Hall Of Fame at his former high school in California.The guitarist/vocalist was handed the honour by officials at Downey High School on Friday (27May11) - and...

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Metallica Overwhelmed By New Album Material

4th May 2011

Metallica have "two and a half years" of material to sift through before they make their next album.Lars Ulrich - the heavy metal band's drummer - explained songwriter and vocalist James Hetfield has created more...

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Metallica To Work With Rick Rubin On Next Album

26th April 2011

Metallica will work with "zen guru" Rick Rubin on their next album. The heavy metal group made their most well received record in years, 2008s 'Death Magnetic', with the producer and bassist Robert Trujillo is...

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Metallica Close 'The Big 4'

24th April 2011

Metallica wowed fans this weekend with a historic uniting of the most significant bands in heavy metal. Metallica took the main headline slot at the 'Big 4' festival, which was held at the Empire Polo...

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Metallica Won Over By Gordon-levitt's Hesher Performance

22nd April 2011

Actor Joseph Gordon-levitt's portrayal of a troubled heavy metal fan in new film Hesher reminded Metallica so much of tragic guitarist Cliff Burton, they immediately agreed to licence their music for the movie.The Until It...

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Nirvana Fans Most Likely To Have Sex On A First Date

12th April 2011

Fans of Nirvana and Metallica are most likely to have sex on a first date, according to a quirky new survey.Dating website Tastebuds.fm, which matches potential partners based on their music preferences, asked singles how...

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Bad Religion Added To Sonisphere Festival

11th April 2011

Bad Religion and Cavalera Conspiracy are among 28 acts added to the bill for Sonisphere festival.The bands will join headliners Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax, Biffy Clyro and Slipknot on the bill for the three day...

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Metallica Lawyer Warns Fans About Concert Film

24th March 2011

A lawyer for Metallica has warned fans about unauthorised concert footage allegedly set to go on sale, insisting the band "owns and controls" all its performances.Bosses at Writers Group Film Corp. announced on Tuesday (22Mar11)...

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Fascinating Fact 11053

9th March 2011

A charity founded in memory of late rocker Ronnie James Dio is selling off guitars painted by elephants to raise money. The Ronnie James Dio Stand Up And Shout Cancer Fund has teamed with the...

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Download Festival Snubbed 'Boring' Metallica

4th March 2011

The organisers of Britain's Download Festival decided against booking Metallica as this year's (11) headline act because they are convinced the rockers have become "boring" by touring too often.The band took centre stage at the...

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Limp Bizkit Added To Sonisphere UK Line Up

14th February 2011

Limp Bizkit have been added to the line-up of this year's Sonisphere music festival.The 'Rollin' rockers - who were one of the headliners at the event in 2009 - will take to the stage before...

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Ulrich Sued By Former Assistant

10th February 2011

METALLICA star LARS ULRICH has been hit with a lawsuit from his former personal assistant, alleging he failed to pay overtime.Steven Wiig has filed papers in Marin Superior Court, California claiming he worked up to...

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Hammett Pays Tribute To Guitar Hero Moore

10th February 2011

METALLICA star KIRK HAMMETT has added his tribute to late THIN LIZZY star GARY MOORE by calling the editors of Rolling Stone magazine and cooing about his guitar hero.Hammett was on holiday at his home...

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Metallica Explain Single Us Big Four Date

26th January 2011

Metallica will only play one US date on their Big Four tour because they don't want to "overstay" their welcome. The 'Enter Sandman' group have teamed up with fellow thrash metal bands Slayer, Megadeth and...

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Metallica To Headline One-day Only Metal Extravaganza

26th January 2011

METALLICA, the American rock band who have sold more than 85 million records worldwide, have announced plans to headline a one-day only metal 'extravaganza' in California this April. The group will come together to play...

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Big Four Regroup For California Desert Show

25th January 2011

METALLICA, SLAYER, MEGADETH and ANTHRAX are teaming up again for one U.S. Big Four date on the site of the Coachella Festival.The heavy metal groups will come together on 23 April (11) for an outdoor...

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Bon Jovi Highest Grossing Touring Act Of 2010

14th December 2010

Bon Jovi have been named the highest grossing touring act of 2010. The 'It's My Life' rockers top research by industry magazine Billboard's Boxscore, which calculates the rockers grossed $146,507,388 from 69 sell out shows....

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