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Metallica’s James Hetfield: ‘I Only Have 846 Riffs’ Written for New Album

As Metallica prepare for their Orion Music + More Festival and upcoming 3D concert film, the band is also busy working on a new album. One could say that Metallica have a ton of songs on the table, as frontman James Hetfield revealed that the band has collected 846 different riffs.

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Dave Mustaine Apologizes to James Hetfield for Megadeth / Metallica Supergroup Comments

After Metallica frontman James Hetfield recently called Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine a ‘big mouth’ for publicly stating that he’d like to form a Metallica / Megadeth supergroup, Mustaine has now apologized to Hetfield, promising that he’ll never speak of the subject again.

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Metallica Looking to Record Next Album with Rick Rubin

Following Metallica’s less-than-popular collaboration with Lou Reed last year, the metal gents are ready to get back into the studio and craft a proper Metallica set. Speaking with Metal Hammer (via Blabbermouth), frontman James Hetfield and drummer Lars Ulrich hinted that the next Metallica album will be another one with producer Rick Rubin in tow.

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New Documentary Depicts Fan’s Quest to Meet Metallica’s Lars Ulrich

A new documentary titled ‘Mission to Lars’ centers on Tom Spicer, a learning disabled man who goes on a quest to meet his hero, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich. Spicer has Fragile X Syndrome, which is a sort of autism, and is helped on his journey by his brother and sister.

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Former Metallica Bassist Ron McGovney Hits Back at Dave Mustaine Over Recent Comments

Ex-Metallica Bassist Ron McGovney just took a verbal swing at his former bandmate Dave Mustaine, after the Megadeth guitarist completely cut McGovney out of Metallica’s history during a recent interview. McGovney feels that Mustaine has continued to show him a lack of respect by “minimizing” his involvement during Metallica’s early stages.

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Metallica to Unveil New Stage at Mexico Shows

Metallica are gearing up for some serious touring this year, including headlining their own Orion Music + More 2012 festival in Atlantic City, N.J. Now, the heavy metal legends have announced two shows taking place in Mexico along with a immense new stage setup.

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Metallica Add Suicidal Tendencies, Sepultura + More Acts to Orion Lineup

Metallica‘s Orion Music + More Festival already featured an incredibly diverse lineup when it was initially announced, but now metal fans are sure to raise their horns in response to some noteworthy new additions to the bill.

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Metallica Tap Acclaimed Director for Upcoming 3D Feature Film

Breaking news about Metallica‘s highly anticipated 3D film: The band just revealed that they’ve chosen director Nimrod Antal (‘Kontroll,’ ‘Vacancy,’ ‘Predators’) and producer Charlotte Huggins (‘Journey 2: The Mysterious Island’) to work with them in creating the film.

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Metallica ‘Beyond Magnetic’ EP to Be Issued on Silver Vinyl

Metallica‘s ‘Beyond Magnetic’ EP will see release in another format: silver vinyl. At first, the EP was digital only and then issued on CD. Now, to celebrate Record Store Day, the metal monoliths will release the EP on wax of the silver sort. Record Store Day is April 21, so look for it at your favorite mom and pop record retailer then, or via their website.

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Lars Ulrich Explains Diversity of Metallica’s Orion Music + More Festival

Many Metallica fans were left asking questions after the announcement of the incredibly diverse lineup for the ‘Orion Music + More‘ festival in Atlantic City, N.J. Ever ready to be spokesman for the band, drummer Lars Ulrich steps up to explain some of those decisions.

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Metallica Orion Music + More Festival Promoter Talks Diverse Lineup

Metallica announced their own Orion Music + More Festival earlier this month, which offers an incredibly eclectic and not exactly metallic lineup. Drummer Lars Ulrich addressed the diversity of the bill immediately, since the band pretty much knew fans might be scratching their heads about a lineup featuring Metallica thrashing about alongside indie acts like Modest Mouse and Best Coast. Ulrich said, “If you took our four iPods and scanned through them, you’d find the biggest variety and diversity of music. So we’re trying to bring that spirit to the festival.” Festival promoter Charlie Walker of C3 also weighed in about the unexpected acts Metallica chose to feature.

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Metallica to Create Music, Arts + Lifestyle Festival [VIDEO]

Metallica has been teasing a big announcement on their website for over a week now, and today the announcement was made. The band is creating a new music, arts and lifestyle festival that they hope will be an annual event. The festival, will be called the Orion Music + More, and will make its debut June 23-24 at Bader Field in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Metallica will, of course, headline both nights of the festival. 20 other bands that will participate including bans like Avenged Sevenfold, Arctic Monkeys, Cage the Elephant, Modest Mouse, Best Coast and the Gaslight Anthem. More bands will be announced in the coming weeks.

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