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8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

The world's first 'Metalhead' President

Heavy metal music is often associated with angst, hostility, dark emotions and disruptive cacophony, but Indonesians seem to have placed their faith in a man to run their nation, who is a self-declared 'metalhead' .


Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Metal

13 hrs ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

Robert Trujillo Reforms His Pre-Metallica Band Mass Mental? for Two Summer Shows

When Jason Newsted was still Metallica 's bassist, he tried to get his Echobrain side project off the ground, but it was reportedly frowned upon by frontman James Hetfield .


Related Topix: James Hetfield, Metal, West Hollywood (West Hollywood, CA)

16 hrs ago | The Independent

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich claims Noel Gallagher helped him kick his cocaine addiction

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Related Topix: Lars Ulrich, Metal, Pop/Rock, Oasis

19 hrs ago | Houston Press

Five Contemporary Acts the Houston Symphony Should Take On

This Saturday at Jones Hall , the Houston Symphony will take on the music of Led Zeppelin, as arranged by conductor Brent Havens.


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Metal, Hard-Rock, Deep Purple, Progressive-Rock, The Mars Volta

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Erie Times News

Jim Breuer returns to Jr.'s Last Laugh

Animated, ever-expressive comedian Jim Breuer is noted for his impressions of Ozzy Osbourne, Tracy Morgan, Metallica, Joe Pesci and other stars.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Comedy, Crime Movies, Half Baked, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Jim Breuer, Tracy Morgan, Family, Kids

WIGM-AM Medford

Feature: Metallica, Asking Alexandria, Tech N9ne and More on Avenged Sevenfold

Currently, Avenged Sevenfold is laying waste to venues across the United States, while headlining the annual Rockstar Mayhem Festival.


Related Topix: Metal, Entertainment


Metalhead Wins Presidential Election In Indonesia [News]

Jakarta governor and an avid metal fan Joko Widodo has officially been elected president of Indonesia after receiving 53.15% of the votes.


Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Metal, Megadeth, Entertainment

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Guitar World

Metallica's Kirk Hammett to Debut Zombie Action Figure at Comic-Con in San Diego

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett's love for horror films is well known. Now Hammett's company, Kirk von Hammett Toys, has announced a zombie action figure molded in his likeness.


Related Topix: Metal

SF Weekly

What Happens Here Gets Heard: Lessons from Four Years in the Trenches of San Francisco Music

Lars Ulrich is not a scary man. He is short, Danish, and gabby. He often wears gym shorts onstage.


Related Topix: Lars Ulrich, Metal, Pop/Rock, The Velvet Underground, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

WWBN-FM Burton

Metallica's Lars Ulrich: Oasis' Noel Gallagher Inspired Me To Get Off Cocaine

When you're in a band as huge as Metallica , it's not unusual to go through the 'Rockstar 101 experience.


Related Topix: Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield, Metal, Pop/Rock, Oasis

Guitar World

Metallica at Sonisphere in Switzerland: Rehearsal, 'Ride the Lightning' and 'Sad But True' - Video

The gang over at MetallicaTV has posted official, pro-hot video from the band's July 4 show at Sonisphere in Basel, Switzerland.


Related Topix: Metal

WHTQ-FM Orlando

#5: Hail to the King

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Avenged Sevenfold, Orange County, CA, Huntington Beach, CA, Metal

Mon Jul 21, 2014


The Song Remains Insane: For Some Advertisers, Heavy Metal Is a Punchline

They rock hard on a pyrotechnics-filled stage, smash their guitars, run through a frenzied mob of groupies and catch a ride to the next big city.


Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Marketing, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Metal, Slipknot

The Indian Express

Thaikuddam Bridge: Where the Wild Things Are

Thaikkudam Bridge is a little overpass in Kochi. It is also the moniker for a band which has the virtual world in a tizzy with its wild musical mishmash A standard E-minor chord opening, which surfaced somewhere in the middle of 1991, had nothing standard about what it did to a host of headbangers across the world, the ones who paused and paid ... (more)


Related Topix: James Hetfield, Metal

Sun Jul 20, 2014


Metallica Share Bloopers From ESPN Commercial

By now, you've probably seen Metallica's amazing ESPN commercial where the heavy metal gods loaf around the network's offices, offering up free guitar lessons and providing promo music for ESPN's coverage of the PGA Senior Tour.


Related Topix: James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Metal, Music, Entertainment

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Star Tribune

Health briefs: Imprecise medical measurements can cause dangerous mistakes

Frank Bello of American heavy metal band Anthrax performs during the "Big Four" concert at Yankee Stadium in New York, Sept.


Related Topix: Metal, Anthrax, Megadeth, Slayer, Circulation, Medicine, Health, New York University

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Scion Spreads Fear With Kirk Hammett At Comic Con

Exit light, enter night, take my handoff to never-never land. Yes, Scion is partnering with the Sandman, Metallica's guitarist, frontman Kirk Hammett - a huge horror buff - for a one-time event at the giant comic, fantasy and sci-fi convention.


Related Topix: Kirk Hammett, Metal

Guitar Player

ESP Unveils the LTD "Ride the Lightning" Limited Edition Guitar

ESP Guitars unveiled the new LTD "Ride the Lightning" limited edition guitar at Summer NAMM.


Related Topix: James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Metal

Thu Jul 17, 2014


Get 'Soused' with ScottO))) - firing back at Lou Reed & Metallica?

Pitchfork : "A few weeks ago, 4AD confirmed that musician Scott Walker and drone metal outfit Sunn O))) would release a collaborative album.


Related Topix: Metal

The Georgia Straight

20 years ago today: Metallica plays Thunderbird Stadium, Alice in Chains calls in sick

I once lived in a junky basement suite. Such is life and money at times. The people I rented from were doing reno's.


Related Topix: Metal, Dallas, TX