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Lars Ulrich: Metallica will be back stronger and healthier

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 were due to perform in Australia and New Zealand from October 19 through to November, but they axed the shows in September as the frontman had returned to reh... »

Lars Ulrich’s top Metallica alum is always ‘the next one’

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, and he thinks "that attitude" plays a role in the group’s longevity 36 years after debut album ‘Kill ‘Em All’. He told P... »

Metallica to release children’s book

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, and a portion of the proceeds will go to the ‘One’ hitmaker’s foundation All Within My Hands. In a post on their official website, Metallica said: "We ... »

Metallica grateful to The Rolling Stones for saving the band

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, when they invited the ‘Nothing Else Matters’ group to support them on two dates of their ‘A Bigger Bang’ tour in San Francisco in 2005, which were... »

Dave Mustaine diagnosed with throat cancer

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 a "90 per cent success rate". Announcing the news on Instagram on Monday (17.06.19), Mustaine wrote: "I’ve been diagnosed with throat cancer. It... »

Kerrang! Metallica pop-up and exhibition announced at House of Vans

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 in the ‘Enter Sandman’ hitmakers’ history as exclusive never-seen-before images taken by the rock magazine’s photographer Tom Barnes are set to go on ... »

Architects, Bring Me The Horizon and Metallica lead Kerrang! Award nominations

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 Searle, following his death in August 2016 – is up for Best Album along with Oli Sykes and co’s genre-hopping ‘Amo’... »

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett takes a tumble on slippery guitar pedal

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 in the Italian city when he slipped on his guitar pedal, which was soaking wet from the heavy rain. Kirk laughed off the fall and posted a video of the moment ... »

Metallica announce 20th anniversary live album show with orchestra

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 the heavy metal legends’ live album and DVD – at the opening of the Chase Center in the US city on September 6. Announcing the concert, which has ... »

Metallica’s next album coming ‘sooner’ than fans think

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 – has teased fans that their follow-up to 2016′s ‘Hardwired… to Self-Destruct’ will have a shorter release g... »

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