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Metallica Would've Worked With Lou Reed Again

Metallica had contemplated working with Lou Reed again before his untimely death.Drummer Lars Ulrich, 56, has revealed the 'Enter Sandman' rockers were interested in hitting the studio again with the late Velvet Underground legend -...

Metallica Hail Lady Gaga A 'Fearless Artist'

Metallica have described Lady Gaga as a ''fearless artist''.The heavy metal legends - comprising James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo and Lars Ulrich - joined forces with the 'Sour Candy' singer for a performance of...

Metallica Having 'Fun' Making Album In Lockdown

Robert Trujillo says Metallica are having ''fun'' coming up with new ideas for their next record.The heavy metal legends' bassist has admitted it's been easier to work on new music remotely via Zoom during the...

Metallica Working On New Album Ideas Over Zoom

Metallica have started working on their next album over Zoom in lockdown.In April, drummer Lars Ulrich said there was a ''very good chance'' the heavy metal legends could make a quarantine album.He revealed he and...

Alice Cooper Hails Metallica For Being A 'Threat' And Having Hits

Alice Cooper has hailed Metallica for paving the way for angry metal bands.The 'Poison' rocker has heaped praise on the Grammy-winning metal legends - comprising of James Hetfield, Robert Trujillo, Kirk Hammett and Lars Ulrich...

Lars Ulrich Hints At Metallica Quarantine Album

Metallica's Lars Ulrich says there is a ''very good chance'' the band could make a quarantine album.The heavy metal group's drummer has revealed he and his bandmates - James Hetfield, Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett...

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...

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 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'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 Light Up 'The Late Show' With 'Now That We're Dead'

Metallica hit 'The Late Show' this week for a live performance with a song from their latest album 'Hardwired... to Self-Destruct', which they are currently promoting on a massive worldwide tour. 'Now That We're Dead'...

Korn Recruit Metallica Bassist's 12 Year Old Son For South American Tour

Korn have announced that they have recruited a 12 year old bass player for their upcoming South American tour, in the shape of Tye Trujillo, the son of Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo.The youngster is a...

Metallica Are Getting Europe Wired Over New Tour Dates

With Spring and Summer 2017 set up for their extensive North American dates, Metallica have finally announced the schedule for the European leg of their WorldWired Tour which will take them into 2018. Also, they...

Metallica To Takeover America In The Coming Months For Worldwired

Metallica are heading to North America for the next leg of their WorldWired Tour, marking their first major US comeback in eight years. They'll be setting out in Spring, and the name of the tour...

Young Drummer Thrills Metallica With Flawless 'Atlas, Rise!' Cover

Metallica sure have some talented young fans out there. They recently put out a request to all their social media followers to send them their own cover versions of songs from their tenth studio album...

James Hetfield: Adele 'Blows My Mind'

Metallica's James Hetfield says Adele ''blows his mind''.The 'Nothing Else Matters' hitmaker has gushed about the 'Hello' singer's ''unbelievable'' live shows and praised her ''candour and coolness'' up on stage.He told BBC Radio 6 Music:...

This Is What Metallica's 'Enter Sandman' Sounds Like On Classroom Instruments

Metallica's 'Enter Sandman' is super fun to try and play on any instrument, but nothing compares to watching James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich try and re-create it with The Roots on only classroom instruments. Alas,...

Metallica Are Finally Set To Return With A New Album 'Hardwired... To Self-destruct'

Metallica announced yesterday (August 18th 2016) that they will be releasing their long-awaited new album 'Hardwired... To Self-Destruct' this Fall, and have now unveiled the very first track from the new collection. It's been eight...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Had To Pretend To Be Metallica At Airport Customs

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea was stopped at customs and forced to sign Metallica merchandise after a mix-up at an airport in Belarus over the weekend. Despite the fact that he tried to insist...

Gloria Gaynor Anthem Will Survive In U.s. Song Library

The track, which was adopted as an anthem by the gay community after its 1978 release, was joined by Metallica's album Master of Puppets and Billy Joel's song Piano Man among the 25...

Tributes Pour In For MotöRhead Frontman Lemmy, Who Has Died Aged 70

Tributes are being paid to Motörhead frontman Lemmy, who died yesterday after a short battle with an extremely aggressive form of cancer. The rock legend’s passing was announced in a post on the band’s official...

Vince Neil Hangs Up On Radio Host Over Motley Crue/metallica Feud Questions

Neil's bandmate Tommy Lee reignited the war of words with the heavy rockers earlier this month (Sep15) when he poked fun at fellow drummer Lars Ulrich's talents on social media. The feud...

Keith Richards: 'Metallica And Black Sabbath Are Jokes'

The guitarist is not a fan of heavy rock and he cannot understand the appeal of the genre's top acts. He tells the New York Daily News, "(Rock music) sounds like a...

Disturbed Make U.s. Chart History As Immortlized Debuts At Number One

Only Metallica and Dave Matthews Band have previously achieved the chart feat. Immortalized, the band's first album since ending an 18-month hiatus, opens with 98,000 equivalent album sales, including 93,000 pure album...

Metallica Return To Reading Festival With Triumphant Set

After arriving onstage to music and footage from the classic Western movie The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, the rockers opened with Fuel while 40 fans danced in a huge pen onstage....

Kirk Hammett Close To Giving Up On Missing Phone Packed With Guitar Ideas

The rocker spent weeks trying to track down the lost phone, but despite the best efforts of friends around the world, he has accepted he'll never see it again. Appearing on The...

Lars Ulrich Got Thick-skinned After Napster Furore

The Enter Sandman hitmakers declared war on online file-sharing services when they launched a lawsuit against Napster in 2000 for copyright infringement, which contributed significantly to the site's closure the following year (01)....

Lars Ulrich Wanted Free Skis From Snow-wear Deal

The Enter Sandman hitmakers revealed in February (15) that they had teamed up with designers at Armada Skis to create their own line of equipment and cold-weather clothing, including windbreaker jackets and gloves....

The Libertines Performed Secret Glasto Gig

The Libertines performed a secret set at Glastonbury last night (26.06.15).The London-based band took to The Pyramid Stage - which had simply read 'To Be Announced' to fill the gap left vacant when Florence +...

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