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2011-07-05 00:00:30

Website Pipeline, a Greenville, SC based web development firm recently launched the new official website for Metallica. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) July 03, 2011 Website Pipeline, a Greenville, SC based web development firm (http://www.websitepipeline.com), recently launched the new official website for Metallica. Two years ago, Metallica decided to fold all three of their sites (metallica.com, metclub.com, metontour.com) into one definitive source for all things Metallica located at...

2010-11-01 15:25:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Metallica has partnered with Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) to headline the Call of Duty®: Black Ops launch event on November 4 at Santa Monica Airport's Hangar 8. The event will feature a performance by the GRAMMY®-Award winning band, honor the six branches of the Armed Forces and raise $1 million for The Call of Duty Endowment, a non-profit, public benefit corporation founded by Activision...

2009-10-04 11:17:55

An 85-year-old cancer survivor says the heavy metal group Metallica met with her before a show in Tampa, Fla. Margaret Priebe of Largo, Fla., told The St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times that Metallica singer James Hetfield, drummer Lars Ulrich, bassist Robert Trujillo and guitarist Kirk Hammett all visited with her before taking the stage Saturday at Tampa's St. Pete Times Forum. They were just like what I'd thought they'd be -- very nice, Priebe said of Saturday's visit. Preibe's tale of how she...

2009-01-18 13:26:44

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich says his band's new album, Death Magnetic, was not intended to be similar to the U.S. heavy rock band's sound from the 1980s. Ulrich said when he and his fellow Metallica members began working on Death, they were concerned that revisiting their '80s sound would somehow lessen their past accomplishments, the Chicago Tribune reported Sunday. We just wanted to make the best record possible, Ulrich told the newspaper. We had a weird taboo relationship with our early...

2008-10-01 18:00:25

Death Magnetic, the ninth studio album from multi-platinum hard-rock band Metallica, is the best-selling album in the country for the third week in a row. Its continued reign atop the Billboard Top 200 album chart makes Metallica the only artist, aside from Jack Johnson, to enjoy a third consecutive week at No. 1 this year. Death Magnetic is also No. 1 on Billboard's Hard Rock, Modern Rock/Alternative and Rock album charts. Internationally, the album racked up No. 1 chart positions in 32...

2008-09-29 09:00:34

The real Iron Man? It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a rocket man! Swiss daredevil Yves Rossy successfully crossed the English Channel last week by flying across it with a jet pack strapped to him. The 22-mile, 12-minute flight went off without a hitch, and Rossy even had enough gas left over to perform spectacular feats of aerial acrobatics at the white cliffs of Dover. Rossy, who flies commercial flights for Swiss Air, has spent years perfecting his jet-pack technology. He plans to...

2008-09-26 09:00:25

By Nick Hasted Metallica have returned with a back-to-basics album and fans all over the country are in a froth. Nick Hasted pens a suitably gushing tribute to a band who have remained extremely loyal to their original manifesto in the face of fashionable young pretenders Metal doesn't rust. In a career that began when The Specials were at No 1 with Ghost Town and has rumbled on to keep Glasvegas from the top of last week's album chart with Death Magnetic after just two days' sales,...

2008-09-22 21:00:21

By Jim Harrington Metallica is now officially in the running to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year. The Bay Area metal band leads a list of nominees that also includes Jeff Beck, Chic, Wanda Jackson, Little Anthony and the Imperials, Metallica, Run-D.M.C., the Stooges, War and Bobby Womack. Metallica seems as sure a bet as any in the field. The group is one of the most successful and influential rock bands in history. Plus, it's still on top, which is something none...

2008-09-21 00:00:16

By Simon Price Rock Metallica can still top the charts, but they haven't stopped writing puerile lyrics Metallica The O2 LONDON Saint Etienne Queen Elizabeth Hall LONDON If an alien spacecraft on an anthropological field trip were to alight on the roof of the Millennium Dome, and its extra-planetary occupants venture inside when Metallica were performing, one wonders what they'd make of it. A Metallica gig is male bonding in excelsis. Roughly every other song involves a gruff...

2008-09-17 21:00:17

By ETHAN WHITE "Death Magnetic" is Metallica's first album since 2003's disappointment, "St. Anger." Metallic's ninth studio album, which is titled to pay homage to past rock legends, has been two years in the making. "The Day that Never Comes" and "My Apocalypse" were the first singles released from the album. The album was released Sept. 12 in its entirety. "Death Magnetic" sounds great and gives you a feel of old-school Metallica albums, "And Justice for All" (1979) and "Kill 'Em All"...


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