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Metallica and Iron Maiden Team Up to Headline Sonisphere

Two of heavy metal’s greatest champions, Metallica and Iron Maiden, have been officially confirmed as headliners for Sonisphere 2014 -- the European continent-touring mega-festival first launched to great success in 2009, but which latter suffered a last-minute cancellation of its UK leg in 2012, and took a year off in ’13.

Now, it appears Sonisphere is ready to return at full strength in 2014, and the UK dates set for July 4 through 6 at Kn

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Metallica to Debut New Song on Next Tour

Metallica plan to hit the road next summer, playing a bunch of dates throughout Europe. And they're letting their fans pick the set lists. Best of all, they're leaving one slot open for a brand new song they plan to play every night.

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‘Metallica: Through the Never’ Coming to DVD

Metallica got in filmgoers' faces with its 3D concert film extravaganza 'Through the Never' earlier this year, and in just a few weeks, they'll bring the movie right into fans' homes.

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James Hetfield Plays ‘Enter Sandman’ With Kids After Receiving Award

A ceremony honoring James Hetfield's work with children in the Bay Area included a free-form jam that found the Metallica frontman onstage with some very lucky kids.

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27 Years Ago: Metallica Plays First Show with Jason Newsted

With their career at a crucial stage, Metallica weren't able to wait very long before replacing original bassist Cliff Burton. On Nov. 8, 1986, roughly 10 weeks after the horrific bus crash that took Burton’s life, the soon-to-be metal giants played their first gig with Jason Newsted at the Country Club in Reseda, Calif.

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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Celebrates Lou Reed in Heartfelt Tribute

Since rock legend Lou Reed passed away on Oct. 27, an incredible amount of musicians have offered their condolences. However, not much had been heard from the members of Metallica, who recorded the collaborative album 'Lulu' with Reed in 2011. However, one day shy of the 'Lulu' album's second anniversary, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has offered a lengthy and heartfelt tribute to Reed.

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Metallica Planning to Perform in Antarctica?!

Are Metallica planning to perform a concert in Antarctica??? According to Coca-Cola Zero, not only will Metallica be transported to the icy continent to play a gig, but one lucky winner and a guest of their choice will witness the groundbreaking performance in person.

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9-Year-Old Plays Solo to Metallica’s ‘One’ – Best of YouTube

It's a pretty defeating feeling when you see all these kids laying waste to an instrument at such a young age while all you can do is watch in awe. Here we have another kid who might be able to light a fire under your keister with his impressive guitar playing.

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Justin Bieber Sings Metallica’s ‘Fade to Black’

Justin Bieber, headbanger?

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Lars Ulrich Won’t Call ‘Metallica Through the Never’ a Flop

In the three weeks since its release, 'Metallica Through the Never' has taken in only $3.2 million. However, drummer Lars Ulrich says that he isn't ready to declare it a flop just yet.

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Metallica Hint at Special Announcement

The guys in Metallica have already shattered the 3D barrier with their new movie 'Through the Never.' What's next for the metal legends? According to drummer Lars Ulrich, they're getting ready to announce a project that will take them to "another frontier."

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Metallica Share Movie Premiere Footage, James Hetfield Discusses New Music + Future Touring

With Metallica’s new flick ‘Through the Never’ premiering last week, members of band made special appearances throughout the country, personally introducing their new movie to fans. Some footage of the premieres that includes Q&A sessions has just been shared too, check it out above.

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