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26th October 2011

"It's really great to be doing things for the first time, to come here and then go to India after this for the first time also, it keeps things fresh. I travelled many places and...

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Heavy Metal Fan Jamie Cullum

19th October 2011

Jamie Cullum started off as a heavy metal fan. The jazz pianist and singer was initially drawn to an altogether darker music as a teenager, and thinks it gave him a good base to move...

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Lars Ulrich Rues Refusing Kill Bill Score

18th October 2011

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich regrets turning down the opportunity to compose the score for Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill, branding it the "biggest mistake" he's ever made.Tarantino approached Ulrich, explaining how he had choreographed the movie's...

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Kat Von D Record An Album

4th October 2011

Kat Von D is recording an album.The 'LA Ink' star - who recently split from her fiance Jesse James - has decided to make a career change and has begun laying down tracks in the...

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Ramones Star Almost Became Metallica Bassist

4th October 2011

Former Ramones star Christopher Ward has revealed he twice turned down the chance to replace bassist Jason Newsted in Metallica.The rocker, aka C.J Ramone, admits he was honoured to be asked but family issues forced...

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Lars Ulrich Remembers Burton On Death Anniversary

29th September 2011

Metallica star Lars Ulrich has paid tribute to the band's late bassist Cliff Burton to mark the 25th anniversary of his death.Burton joined the group in 1982 and played with the rockers until his death...

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Reed & Metallica's Lulu Posters Banned From London's Underground

21st September 2011

Promotional posters for Metallica and Lou Reed's new album Lulu have been banned from London Underground stations - because officials fear they'll encourage graffiti art.The billboards feature the picture of an armless, dirty mannequin bust...

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Metallica To Headline Indian Formula One Concert

20th September 2011

Metallica are to play their first show in India.The heavy rockers will headline the upcoming F1 Rocks concert in Uttar Pradesh on 28 October (11) - two days before the inaugural Indian Formula One Grand...

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Metallica Reduced To Tears By Lou Reed

26th August 2011

Metallica were reduced to tears by Lou Reed during the recording of 'Lulu'.The legendary New York musician teamed with the Californian heavy metal group for the collaborative album, and guitarist Kirk Hammett admitted he started...

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James Hetfield And Hammett In Tears Over Reed Song

24th August 2011

Metallica rockers James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett broke down in tears when they first heard an emotional track Lou Reed penned for their joint album.The Enter Sandman hitmakers teamed up with the former Velvet Underground...

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Metallica Eye Reed Tour

24th August 2011

Rockers Metallica are considering heading out on tour with music veteran Lou Reed to promote their joint album.The Enter Sandman hitmakers shocked fans in June (11) when they announced they have been laying down tracks...

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Metallica Announce 'Lulu' Release

22nd August 2011

Metallica and Lou Reed's 'Lulu' album will be released on October 31. The 'Enter Sandman' group collaborated with the former Velvet Underground singer earlier this year -which Lou described as "a marriage made in heaven"...

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Megadeth's Mustaine Puts Forward Metal Supergroup Idea

11th August 2011

Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine is reaching out to Metallica's James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich with a view to forming the ultimate heavy rock supergroup.Mustaine reveals he's already spoken to the duo about the idea and...

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Kings Of Leon's Costly Tour Cancellation

3rd August 2011

Kings of Leon's cancelled US tour could cost up to $15 million. The band pulled out of 29 scheduled dates in North America earlier this week citing exhaustion and voice problems on the part of...

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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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