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Lars Ulrich: Metallica Will Be Back Stronger And Healthier

Metallica's Lars Ulrich says his bandmate James Hetfield will be back ''stronger and healthier'' after they were forced to postpone their tour dates so he could seek help in rehab. The 'Nothing Else Matters' rockers...

Lars Ulrich's Top Metallica Alum Is Always 'The Next One'

Lars Ulrich's favourite Metallica album will always be ''the next one''.The 'Enter Sandman' drummer prefers to focus on the future of the heavy metal legends rather than dwelling on what they've done in the past,...

Metallica To Release Children's Book

Metallica are to release a children's book. The heavy metal band - made up of James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo - are to drop 'The ABCs of Metallica' on November 26th,...

Metallica Grateful To The Rolling Stones For Saving The Band

Metallica credit The Rolling Stones with resurrecting the band. The heavy metal outfit's drummer Lars Ulrich says the 'Paint it Black' hitmakers helped bring the band back from the brink after a fallout in 2004,...

Dave Mustaine Diagnosed With Throat Cancer

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine has been diagnosed with throat cancer.The 57-year-old frontman has revealed that he has recently found out he has the disease and he is currently undergoing treatment, which doctors have told him has...

Kerrang! Metallica Pop-up And Exhibition Announced At House Of Vans

A Metallica pop-up and 'Hardwired... And Early Dayz' exhibition is set to hit London in partnership with The Kerrang! Awards and House of Vans.Fans of the heavy metal titans will be able to immerse themselves...

Architects, Bring Me The Horizon And Metallica Lead Kerrang! Award Nominations

Architects, Bring Me The Horizon and Metallica lead the nominations for the Kerrang! Awards 2019.The Brighton metalcore outfit's acclaimed LP 'Holy Hell' - which marked their first record without founding member and main songwriter Tom...

Metallica's Kirk Hammett Takes A Tumble On Slippery Guitar Pedal

Metallica's Kirk Hammett took a tumble at the heavy metal band's concert in Milan on Wednesday night (08.05.19).The guitar legend was performing his epic 'Moths to Flame' solo at the outdoor Snai San Siro Hippodrome...

Metallica Announce 20th Anniversary Live Album Show With Orchestra

Metallica are marking the 20th anniversary of their seminal live LP 'S&M' with a special orchestral show.James Hetfield and co will perform with the accompaniment of the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra - who played on...

Metallica's Next Album Coming 'Sooner' Than Fans Think

Metallica's new album will arrive ''sooner'' than fans expect. The Grammy-winning heavy metal band's bassist Robert Trujillo - who is joined in the 'Nothing Else Matters' band by James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich and Kirk Hammett...

Kirk Hammett: Metallica Fans Love Our Authenticity

Kirk Hammett says Metallica fans admire them for being ''authentic'' and being able to play their instruments live.The heavy metal group's guitarist thinks the reason they have maintained their fanbase over the past three decades...

Dave Lee Roth Hints At Van Halen Stage Return

Dave Lee Roth has hinted Van Halen will return to the stage in 2019. The 'Jump' hitmakers have been inactive since completing their US tour in 2015, but they look set to perform again nearly...

Chris Cornell Tribute Concert Featuring Foo Fighters And More

Chris Cornell is set to be honoured with a tribute concert in 2019.Foo Fighters, Metallica and Ryan Adams are amongst the huge names set for the 'I Am The Highway' show in January next year...

Metallica Have No Plans To Retire

Metallica plan to keep going for at least 20 years.The heavy metal legends have no desire to quit touring or making music like their peers Slayer - who are currently on their 'Final World Tour'...

Metallica Extend Their Worldwired Dates Into Summer 2019

Metallica are truly spoiling their fans having announced yet another series of stadium and arena dates set for next Spring, as they look forward to entering a fourth year of their WorldWired Tour. It will...

Metallica Announce 2018 Europe Worldwired Tour Dates

Metallica will bring their 'WorldWired Tour' to Europe next summer.The heavy metal titans - James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett - will kick off their mammoth run in Lisbon, Portugal, on...

Music News Round-up: New Tenacious D, Thom Yorke Listening Parties And Bands F.c. Launch

TENACIOUS D ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM + ANIMATED SERIES Comedy music duo Tenacious D have announced their grand return to music after six years away. Comprising comedian Jack Black and bandmate Kyle Gass, Tenacious D’s new...

Music News Round-up: New Muse, Razorlight And Cliff Richard Albums, And Metallica Whiskey

MUSE UNVEIL EIGHTH STUDIO ALBUM British rock giants Muse have revealed the title of their new, eighth studio album, as well as its release date. Simulation Theory is set to come out on November 9th,...

Metallica Awarded Polar Music Prize

Metallica have been awarded the prestigious Polar Music Prize in Sweden.The American heavy metal band - founded by drummer Lars Ulrich - was presented with the gong by His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of...

Noel Gallagher Makes Oasis Scissor Pledge

Noel Gallagher won't use a scissors player when he performs Oasis songs live.The 'Holy Mountain' singer was mocked by his brother and ex-bandmate Liam Gallagher when he enlisted the services of Charlotte Marionneau to play...

Kendall And Kylie Jenner Resolve Lawsuit

Kendall and Kylie Jenner have resolved a legal battle over their controversial t-shirt line.The 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' stars were hit with a lawsuit last year over their clothing range - which featured pictures...

Metallica Announce North American Tour

Metallica have announced a North American tour.The Heavy metal titans - who have been touring relentlessly since the release of 'Hardwired... to Self-Destruct' in 2016 - will continue to rock on their 'The WorldWired Tour'...

Metallica Honoured With Sweden's Polar Music Prize

Metallica are set to receive the music industry's answer to the Nobel Prize this Spring; that is, the coveted Polar Music Prize. The award includes a monetary prize, which they are planning on donating to...

Metallica To Receive 2018 Polar Music Prize

Metallica will be awarded the 2018 Polar Music Prize. The Grammy-Award winning rockers will receive the prestigious award, classed as the Nobel Prize for music, alongside the ANIM (Afghanistan National Institute Of Music) and its...

Metallica's Late Bassist Honoured With Cliff Burton Day

Metallica's late bassist Cliff Burton has been honoured with his very own 'Cliff Burton Day' in his hometown of Castro Valley, California.The musician was just 24 years old when he died in a tour bus...

Aerosmith Plan To Make New Music

Joe Perry says Aerosmith are hoping to release new music.The 67-year-old guitarist has said that it's just a matter of him and frontman Steven Tyler finding the time to get into a studio together to...

Slayer To Quit Touring After Farewell Shows

Slayer have announced their next tour will be their last. The heavy metal band - made up of Kerry King, Tom Araya, Paul Bostaph and Gary Holt - confirmed they will head on the road...

James Hetfield 'Wasn't 100 Per Cent' Into Metallica's Load And Reload

James Hetfield wasn't ''100 per cent on with'' Metallica's music from 1996 to 1997. The heavy metal group's frontman - who co-founded the band with drummer Lars Ulrich in 1981 - has admitted he wasn't...

Metallica's Manchester Tribute

Metallica performed Oasis 'Don't Look Back in Anger' in Manchester at the weekend.The song has become an unofficial anthem for the North West England city since Manchester Arena was rocked by a terrorist attack after...

Metallica Break O2 Arena Record

Metallica have broken the attendance record at The O2 arena in London.The 'Nothing Else Matters' rockers performed to 22,211 fans at the venue in the UK capital on Tuesday night (24.10.17), beating the previous record...

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