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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...

2011-04-19 10:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Megadeth's vital, Platinum-certified album, Peace Sells... But Who's Buying?, has been digitally remastered for the first time and expanded for a commemorative 25th Anniversary release in multiple configurations on July 12 by Capitol/EMI. All of the versions, including a 2CD lift-top box, digital album, and a deluxe 5Disc+3LP box set, include a previously unreleased 1987 concert from the band's first world tour and new liner notes...

2010-09-28 16:17:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- VH1 was awarded the News & Documentary Emmy® Award in the "Outstanding Arts and Culture Programming" category last night for its VH1 Rock Doc "Anvil! The Story of Anvil." It's the second time that the critically acclaimed VH1 Rock Docs franchise has won a News & Documentary Emmy® Award in five Emmy® nominations. Other nominees in the category included "Finishing Heaven" (HBO); "No...

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2009-10-28 12:30:00

Metallica's Tap Tap Revenge iPhone app is now available to users of Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch. The app challenges players to tap along with classic songs from the band's catalog, such as "One" and "Enter Sandman". "Tap Tap Revenge fans have been wanting an app from us that rocks and no band embodies rock music better than Metallica," said Tim O'Brien, head of business development at Tapulous. "The Tap Tap Revenge: Metallica App really captures the head-thrashing metal of James, Lars,...

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...

2009-03-11 11:13:00

Network To Create Multi-Platform Promotional Campaign In Support Of April 10, 2009 Theatrical Release NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- VH1 has acquired the exclusive rights for the critically acclaimed documentary "Anvil! The Story of Anvil." VH1 will handle the television and DVD release and distribute the film theatrically in association with Abramorama. The world television premiere on VH1 this summer and the subsequent DVD release of the film follow a network-wide, multi-platform...

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2009-03-09 12:44:43

Metallica lead singer James Hetfield was treated at Karolinksa Hospital in Stockholm for a suspected case of food poisoning, The Local said Monday. Hetfield reportedly fell ill after eating a takeout Indian meal during the weekend. He was hospitalized Sunday, but released several hours later. As you can clearly see, one of the members of Metallica isn't with us up here on stage tonight. Unfortunately, I have to let you know that James has had a really, really, bad day and he's on his way to...

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...

2008-09-21 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...


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