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

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...

Metallica Reduced To Tears By Lou Reed

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...

James Hetfield And Hammett In Tears Over Reed Song

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...

Metallica Eye Reed Tour

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...

Metallica Announce 'Lulu' Release

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"...

Kings Of Leon's Costly Tour Cancellation

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...

Metallica Marking 30th Anniversary With Special Concerts

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...

Metallica Unveil 30th Anniversary Shows

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...

James Hetfield Fence Dispute Leads To New Trail

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...

Metallica And The Big 4 Open Soniphere

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...

Linkin Park Back In The Studio

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...

Metallica Record Album With Reed

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...

Metallica Record Album With Lou Reed

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...

Iron Maiden 'Better' Than Metallica

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...

Metallica Named Most Influential Band

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...

Metallica To Work With Rick Rubin On Next Album

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...

Metallica Close 'The Big 4'

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...

Metallica Won Over By Gordon-levitt's Hesher Performance

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...

Nirvana Fans Most Likely To Have Sex On A First Date

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...

Bad Religion Added To Sonisphere Festival

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...

Metallica Lawyer Warns Fans About Concert Film

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)...

Limp Bizkit Added To Sonisphere UK Line Up

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...

Hammett Pays Tribute To Guitar Hero Moore

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...

Metallica To Headline One-day Only Metal Extravaganza

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...

Metallica Become Family Friendly

Metallica singer James Hetfield has made his band's live shows "more family-friendly" since becoming a father. The heavy metal singer has toned down his language when the group play live for the sake of his...

Metallica Will Write New Album In 2011

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH has confirmed reports the band will begin working on a new album next year (11).Ulrich tells Pulse Radio that bandmates James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo "really want to begin...

Metallica To Start Writing New Album

Metallica are planning to start writing a new album in 2011. The 'Enter Sandman' group are presently finishing touring their ninth record, 'Death Magnetic', and drummer Lars Ulrich said he's looking forward to getting back...

U2 Dominate Billboard Touring Awards

Rock acts including U2, METALLICA and AC DC were the toast of the Billboard Touring Awards in New York on Thursday (04Nov10), taking the night's top prizes.The Irish band's 360 Degree trek was named Top...

Metallica Drum Up Charity Sum

A Metallica fan paid $35,000 for an hour-long drumming lesson with Lars Ulrich.The one-on-one class with the heavy metal star was auctioned off for the huge sum as part of a charity fundraising scheme by...

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