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Metallica Issue Warning To Fans Over Fake Crypto Scams

Metallica have warned fans about crypto scams offering giveaways for their new music and tour.The heavy metal band made a major announcement last week involving their first album in six years, '72 Seasons', and a...

Lars Ulrich Explains Why Metallica Let Stranger Things Use Master Of Puppets

Lars Ulrich admits seeing 'Master of Puppets' become "a phenomenon" has been "such a mindf***".The Metallica drummer is blown away by the renewed success of the song - which features on the hard rock legend's...

Metallica Are Back! New Album And Mammoth World Tour Confirmed

Metallica have announced their first album in six years, '72 Seasons', and a world tour.The heavy metal titans surprised fans this week by dropping the lead single from the follow-up to 2016's 'Hardwired... to Self-Destruct',...

Metallica Releasing New Album And Heading On Huge World Tour

Metallica are releasing a new album and heading on a huge world tour.The band’s record ’72 Seasons’ – the follow-up to 2016’s ‘Hardwired... to Self-Destruct’ will arrive on April 14, 2023, with the European leg...

Heavy Music Awards Headed To Ovo Arena Wembley In 2023

The Heavy Music Awards are heading to the OVO Arena Wembley next year.The annual music ceremony celebrating the very best in heavy music first launched in 2017 at London's House of Vans, with a capacity...

Megadeth Want Big Four Reunion

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine keeps asking Slayer to "come out of retirement" for a one-off "Big Four" show. The 61-year-old musician has been trying to tempt the 'Raining Blood' band - whose their farewell tour ended...

Metallica, Slipknot And Bring Me The Horizon To Headline Download Festival 2023

Metallica, Slipknot and Bring Me The Horizon will headline next year's Download Festival. The spectacle will celebrate 20 years in 2023, and to mark the milestone there will be four headline sets for the first...

Metallica To Play Special Show To Pay Tribute To Couple Who Signed Them

Metallica are to play a special concert to pay tribute to the couple who signed them. The heavy metal outfit will perform at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood,...

Ozzy Osbourne Wishes He Made More 'Varied' Music

Ozzy Osbourne wishes he had made "more varied" music.The 'Paranoid' rocker is proud of the way Black Sabbath made heavy metal "big" but he admitted he would have like to have explored outside of the...

Metallica And Mariah Carey Set For Global Citizen Festival

Metallica and Mariah Carey will headline Global Citizen's New York festival.The iconic heavy metal band and the 'Hero' hitmaker will be joined by the Jonas Brothers, Rosalía, Måneskin and Charlie Puth at the 10th edition...

J-hope Made History As First South Korean Artist To Headline Lollapalooza

BTS star J-Hope has made history as the first South Korean artist to headline Lollapalooza.The 28-year-old singer stole the show as he topped the bill at Chicago's Grant Park on Sunday night (31.07.22), marking the...

Metallica Axe Swiss Festival Gig Due To Covid-19 Case Within Their Camp

Metallica have cancelled their Switzerland show after someone in the "Metallica family" tested positive for COVID-19.The 'Enter Sandman' rockers didn't say whether it was a band member who had contracted the virus, but either way,...

Bts Star J-hope Makes History As First South Korean Artist To Headline Lollapalooza

BTS star J-Hope is set to make history as the first South Korean artist to headline a major festival in the US at Lollapalooza.The 28-year-old singer has been confirmed as a headliner of the Chicago...

James Hetfield Phones Fan To Congratulate Her On Giving Birth At Metallica Gig

James Hetfield phoned a fan to congratulate her after she gave birth at a Metallica concert.The 'Enter Sandman' legend called Joice M. Figueiro and her husband Jaime to wish them the best after they welcomed...

Enter Newborn: Fan Gives Birth At Metallica's Brazil Gig

A fan gave birth at Metallica's concert in Brazil at the weekend.Heavily pregnant tattooist Joice M. Figueiró was attending the heavy metallers' concert at the Estádio Couto Pereira Stadium in Curitiba on Saturday (07.05.22) when...

James Hetfield's Son: It's A Little Annoying Being Compared To Dad

James Hetfield's son finds it "a little annoying" when he is compared to his famous father. The Metallica frontman's 21-year-old lad Castor Hetfield plays percussion and performs backing vocals in hard rock band Bastardane, and...

Metallica’S Charity Raises $500k For Food Supplies For UKrainians

Metallica’s charity has donated $500,000 (£382,000) towards food supplies for Ukrainian refugees.The heavy metal legends' All Within My Hands Foundation made a generous donation to the World Central Kitchen, the non-profit providing meals to victims...

Tony Iommi Teases Ozzy Osbourne Collaboration

Tony Iommi has teased his "really good" upcoming collaboration with Ozzy Osbourne.The 'Scent of Dark' musician has written a track for his former Black Sabbath bandmate's upcoming solo album, on which he also plays guitar,...

Ozzy Osbourne 'Very Happy' Ex-bassist Robert Trujillo Features On New Solo Lp

Ozzy Osbourne is thrilled that his old bass player Robert Trujillo is on his new solo album.Before he replaced Jason Newsted as Metallica's bassist in 2003, the 57-year-old rocker had a stint touring with the...

Nicki Sixx Shocks People With Sobriety

Nikki Sixx thinks people are always surprised he’s sober.The 62-year-old rocker insisted he has lived a “pretty clean lifestyle” for two decades but whenever fans see him out in public, they are keen to offer...

Lars Ulrich: Metallica's New Music Isn't Cohesive Yet

Lars Ulrich has insisted there is new Metallica music - but "nothing cohesive" yet.The heavy metal behemoths - also comprising James Hetfield, Robert Trujillo, and Kirk Hammett - recently re-released their landmark self-titled album ('The...

September 2021 Favourites: A Stunning Array Of More Than 60 Artists Feature In Our Pick Of The Top 5 New Releases From September

In a month that saw 18 year old qualifier Emma Raducanu win the coveted U.S Women's Open Tennis Championship without even dropping a set, Cristiano Ronaldo returned to Manchester United and got off to a...

Ghost's Tobias Forge: Working With Metallica Is A Pinch-yourself Moment

Ghost's Tobias Forge says he has to pinch himself when he thinks about working with Metallica.The Swedish rock band recorded their cover of 'Enter Sandman' for James Hetfield and co's 'The Black Album' 30th-anniversary compilation,...

Metallica To Headline First-ever Download Germany

Metallica are set to headline the inaugural Download Festival Germany.James Hetfield and co will rock Hockenheimring racing track in the Rhine valley on June 24, 2022.The heavy rock and metal festival will also see performances...

James Hetfield: The Black Album Was Metallica's Master Key

James Hetfield believes Metallica's 'Black Album' was the "master key" to their popularity and success.The 58-year-old singer admits the self-titled record led to the heavy metal outfit becoming a "force to be reckoned with" in...

Metallica Credit Bob Rock With Getting James Hetfield To 'Open Up'

Metallica credit Bob Rock with getting frontman James Hetfield to "open up".The iconic Canadian producer, engineer and musician was brought in to oversee the thrash metal icons' 1991 self-titled album (more commonly known as 'The...

Lars Ulrich's Sons Form New Rock Duo Taipei Houston

Metallica's Lars Ulrich's sons have formed a new rock duo.The 'Enter Sandman' drummer's offspring, Myles Ulrich, 23, is on drums, and his brother, Layne, 20, plays bass and vocals in Taipei Houston.The 57-year-old thrash metal...

Slipknot Lead Joey Jordison Tributes

Joey Jordison's Slipknot bandmates have led tributes to the late star.The 'Before I Forget' band's former drummer sadly passed away peacefully in his sleep aged 46 on Monday (26.07.21).In a statement, Joey’s family said: “Joey’s...

Weird Music Story Of The Week: Mom Names Kids After Metal Bands

How much do you love metal? Whatever your answer, we guarantee you don’t love it as much as this New Zealand mom, who named her three children after her favourite bands.James Hetfield performed with Metallica...

Kirk Hammett's Guitar From Metallica's One Music Video Goes Under The Hammer

Kirk Hammett's guitar used in Metallica's 'One' music video is being auctioned. The axe-slayer's ESP 400 Series S-Type, which is signed by the 58-year-old musician and comes with an official document of authenticity, is being...

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