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Metallica Overwhelmed By New Album Material

Metallica have "two and a half years" of material to sift through before they make their next album.Lars Ulrich - the heavy metal band's drummer - explained songwriter and vocalist James Hetfield has created more...

Lars Ulrich To Star In Ernest Hemingway Film

Lars Ulrich is swapping his drum sticks for a camera to play a documentary-maker in a new movie about famed writer Ernest Hemingway.The Metallica rocker has signed on to star alongside Nicole Kidman, Clive Owen,...

Ulrich Sued By Former Assistant

METALLICA star LARS ULRICH has been hit with a lawsuit from his former personal assistant, alleging he failed to pay overtime.Steven Wiig has filed papers in Marin Superior Court, California claiming he worked up to...

Metallica Explain Single Us Big Four Date

Metallica will only play one US date on their Big Four tour because they don't want to "overstay" their welcome. The 'Enter Sandman' group have teamed up with fellow thrash metal bands Slayer, Megadeth and...

Lars Ulrich's 'Too Healthy' Lifestyle

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich thinks his life is a "little too healthy" for a rock star. The heavy metal sticksman - who is 46 - said he doesn't get to live as much of a...

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...

Ulrich Planning More 'Big Four' Shows

METALLICA's historical supertour with heavy metal's other 'Big Four' acts ANTHRAX, SLAYER and MEGADETH will happen once again, according to rocker LARS ULRICH.The four groups performed on the same bill for the first time in...

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...

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...

Ulrich Offering Tuition For Agassi's Auction

METALLICA rocker LARS ULRICH is offering up a private drumming lesson to one lucky fan as part of an all-star charity auction run by former tennis champion ANDRE AGASSI.The Danish musician has donated the prize...

Ulrich Delighted With Movie Debut

METALLICA star LARS ULRICH jumped at the chance to make his acting debut in new movie GET HIM TO THE GREEK - because he relished the challenge of relinquishing "control" on the movie set.The Danish...

Ronnie James Dio Dies

Heavy metal legend Ronnie James Dio has died.The musician - who replaced Ozzy Osbourne as the frontman of Black Sabbath in 1979 - passed away yesterday (16.05.10) at the age of 67 at a hospital...

Ulrich Pens Moving Tribute To Dio

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH has penned a moving tribute to RONNIE JAMES DIO, while rock stars including SLASH and OZZY OSBOURNE have also honoured the rocker, who died on Sunday (16May10).The heavy metal legend lost...

Metallica Drummer's Sock Demands

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich doesn't even put his own socks on. The US heavy metal drummer is so demanding, he even likes to have a member of road crew put his socks on for him,...

Ulrich Planning Heavy Rock Mega-tour

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH is secretly plotting a heavy rock supertour, which will include his band, SLAYER, MEGADETH and ANTHRAX.Slayer guitarist Kerry King has let it slip that negotiations have started during an interview with...

Mustaine Blasts Ulrich Over Hall Of Fame Snub

DAVE MUSTAINE has blasted his former METALLICA bandmate LARS ULRICH for leaving him out of the band's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.Mustaine wasn't among the Metallica members, past and present, in...

Ulrich 'Proud' To Crush Napster

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH is "proud" he helped to destroy internet file-sharing website NAPSTER - but insists he doesn't revel in "glory".The Enter Sandman hitmakers made headlines around the world in 2000 when they prompted...

Ulrich Hunts Missing Pendant

METALLICA rocker LARS ULRICH is begging fans to help him find a pendant he lost during the band's tour of Spain.The drummer claims he lost the jewellery while jogging before the band's gig in Madrid...

Ulrich & Hetfield Plan Hometown Concert For Museum

METALLICA bandmates LARS ULRICH and JAMES HETFIELD are to rock their adopted Marin, California for the first time in a bid to raise funds for a planned museum exhibit.The two musicians have stepped in to...

Ulrich: 'Norwegian Death Metal Music Is Much Better For Torture'

METALLICA star LARS ULRICH has urged the military minds who use his group's music as a torture device to check out Norwegian death metal. He insists the dark music of Scandinavian rockers is far more likely...

Ulrich Wins Kids Over As Guitar Hero

Rock legend LARS ULRICH has finally earned his kids' respect - after appearing as a video game star in METALLICA's Guitar Hero. The drummer has won nine Grammy Awards and repeatedly hit the top of the...

Ulrich: 'Metallica Will Not Sell Out To Live Nation'

LARS ULRICH has no plans for METALLICA to follow in the footsteps of U2 by signing a deal with concert promoters Live Nation - insisting the group will never "sell out". U2 were one of the...

Ulrich Downloads Metallica Album

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich has revealed that he illegally downloaded the band's latest album DEATH MAGNETIC.The revelation is something of a volte face for the rock musician, who has been one of the most vocal...

By on 10 March 2009

Metallica Cancel Stockholm Show After Singer's Illness

Rock legends Metallica were forced to disappoint 16,000 fans and cancel a concert in Sweden after frontman James Hetfield fell ill.A band statement said the lead singer had contracted a stomach bug on Sunday and...

By on 10 March 2009

Metallica And Linkin Park To Headline New Rock Festival

Rock legends Metallica are to headline a brand new touring rock festival this summer, it has been announced.Sonisphere, created by the minds behind the Monsters of Rock and Download festivals, will tour Europe through June...

By on 10 February 2009

Metallica Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

Rock legends Metallica and guitar great Jeff Beck are among the new inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.The metal four-piece - who have sold more than 90 million albums - will be...

By on 15 January 2009

Ulrich Stunned The Stooges Overlooked For Hall Of Fame

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH is thrilled with the band's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but shocked fellow nominees, punk icons THE STOOGES were overlooked. The Enter Sandman hitmakers will be honoured...

Lord: 'Ulrich Won't Be Part Of Any Deep Purple Plans'

Former DEEP PURPLE star JON LORD has ruled out reforming the rock group's 'Mark III' line-up without drummer IAN PAICE, dashing METALLICA star LARS ULRICH's dreams of playing with his idols. In a post of...

Ulrich Offers His Services To Deep Purple

Rocker LARS ULRICH is looking to take a break from METALLICA to tour with members of supergroup DEEP PURPLE. Ulrich has offered to join David Coverdale, Glenn Hughes and Jon Lord if the trio reteams...

Ulrich Pelted With Pies

METALLICA drummer LARS ULRICH was pelted with custard pies during a concert in California - to celebrate his 40th birthday. The musician will reach the landmark age on 26 December (08) and the rest of...

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