Metallica

  1. Building The Band: Scars On Broadway

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT During a recent European tour to promote its self-titled debut, due July 29 via Interscope, Scars on Broadway guitarist/vocalist Daron Malakian was pleasantly surprised by the reaction he saw from concertgoers. "These fans are singing every s ...

  2. Digital Briefs: Metallica On ‘Guitar Hero,’ UMG Taps Bell

    July 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT -- Every song from Metallica’s upcoming album, “Death Magnetic,” will be available for gamers to download and play on “Guitar Hero III” and its sequel “Guitar Hero World Tour” on the same day that it is released to retail, the band said on its Web ...

  3. New Guns N' Roses Song Heads To 'Rock Band'

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After a letting in a few peeks under the covers here and there in recent weeks, MTV and Harmonix have completely unveiled their plans for "Rock Band 2." "Rock Band 2" will be an Xbox 360 exclusive at launch this September, with ...

  4. No Sellout, But Bonnaroo '08 Considered A Success

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT An ambitious lineup helped the seventh Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival overcome inflated gas prices and a more crowded North American festival scene to post attendance of above 70,000. The festival ran June 12-15 on a 750-acre rural site about ...

  5. Disturbed Scores Third Straight No. 1 Album

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Disturbed claims its third Billboard 200 No. 1 as "Indestructible" bows atop the chart this week. Moving 252,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan, the Warner Bros. set follows in the footsteps of the rock act's 2002 album " ...

  6. Disturbed Rocks At No. 1; Lil Wayne Up Next

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rock band Disturbed starts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 for the third time as "Indestructible" enters with 253,000 ... It's the first of six debuts in the top 10 this week, as it joins the "Now 28" compilation, the latest ...

  7. Metallica Tour To Begin In October

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich revealed last night (May 14) during an intimate Los Angeles benefit concert that the band will follow the September release of its new, as-yet-untitled album with a tour in October. "That was the first show of th ...

  8. Digital Briefs: RIAA, UMG Suit, Metallica

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - A profile of RIAA lawsuit defendant-turned-crusader Tanya Anderson in BusinessWeek . She serves as an interesting test case for how the RIAA's anti-piracy litigation campaign affects the faces behind the subpoenas, as well as the front door ...

  9. RATM, Metallica, Killers Rock On At Reading, Leeds

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT American alternative rock giants Rage Against the Machine, Metallica and the Killers are the headliners for this summer's Reading and Leeds Festivals. The bill for the three-day event, details for which were unveiled today, alternates between ...

  10. Online Exclusive: Five Canadian Acts Burning Their Way To International Stardom

    February 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST While artists as diverse as Michael Buble and Arcade Fire prove Canada's ongoing strength as a source of international talent, rising artists wait in the wings. Here are capsule profiles of five Canadian artists to watch. Basia Bulat Hometown ...

  11. Killing Joke's Raven Dies

    October 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Paul Raven, bass player with influential British post punk group Killing Joke, died in his sleep during the early hours of Saturday morning, at the age of just 46. He was in Geneva, Switzerland, where he had been recording. Born Jan. 16, 1961 in W ...

  12. Metallica's Hammett Teams With Randall Amps

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett has teamed with Randall Amplifiers to help design a line of signature products including amps, heads, combos and preamp modules. "Old-school tones and new-school technology attracted me to the potential that R ...

  13. Live Earth Istanbul Show Cancelled

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Istanbul, Turkey, leg of July 7's Live Earth global concert extravaganza has been cancelled. Organisers are now seeking a site to erect giant screens in the city to take TV feeds from the remaining eight shows around the world. Reports in ...

  14. EMI Music Pub Ups McCarroll

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has promoted Dan McCarroll to senior VP and head of the east coast creative department. He was previously VP of the west coast office. McCarroll, who has already relocated from Los Angeles to New York City, will be responsible ...

  15. Furtado, Billy Talent Win Big At Juno Awards

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With five major wins, Canadian pop star Nelly Furtado swept Canada's Juno Awards over the weekend. A total of 39 Juno trophies were handed out over two nights, Saturday (March 31) and Sunday (April 1) in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Furtado, host ...

  16. Nominees Announced For 2007 Juno Awards

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Leading this year's Juno Award nominee list with five nominations each are Geffen Records' Nelly Furtado -- who will host this year's annual Canadian awards show -- EMI Canada rapper K-os and Atlantic/WEA rock band Billy Talent. The ...

  17. AGI Booking Supernova Tour

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Rock Star' act to play theaters/arenas this January. Artists Group International (Billy Joel, Metallica, Motley Crue) will book the upcoming tour by Supernova, featuring former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted, Motley Crue drummer Tommy ...

  18. Eagle Vision, CinemaNow Pact For 'Burn To DVD' Service

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U.K. video distro extends international digital strategy. Eagle Vision, the London-based independent music DVD and program distributor, is extending its international new media ambitions with an agreement with CinemaNow Inc., the U.S.-based Intern ...

  19. Universal Motown Names Senior Video VP

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gina Harrell previously held roles at Elektra. Gina Harrell has been appointed senior VP of Video Production for the Universal Motown Records Group (UMRG). Harrell reports to Mel Lewinter, chairman/CEO of UMRG; Sylvia Rhone, president of Universal ...

  20. Q&A: JAMES HETFIELD & BILL SILVA

    May 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT It's 9 a.m. and James Hetfield is on his way to the recording studio where his band, Metallica, is working with producer Rick Rubin on a new album. Five years ago, Hetfield would not have been awake o It's 9 a.m. and James Hetfield is on ...

  21. Lee, Newsted, Clarke Search For 'Rock Star'

    March 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Show will premiere this summer Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee, former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted and former Guns N' Roses guitarist Gilby Clarke have formed a new band, Supernova, and will utilize the CBS reality show "Rock Star" ...

  22. Sabbath, Blondie Lead Rock Hall's 2006 Class

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Event will be broadcast March 21 on VH1. Iconic heavy metal quartet Black Sabbath, new-wave pop crossover combo Blondie, late jazz legend Miles Davis, southern rock mainstays Lynyrd Skynyrd, notorious punk outfit the Sex Pistols and A&M Record ...

  23. Voivod's 'Piggy' D'Amour Dies

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Guitarist was 45. Voivod guitarist Denis D'Amour, better known to fans as Piggy, died Friday (Aug. 26) at a Montreal hospital after a battle with colon cancer. He was 45. Although it was the group's futuristic lyrics on which fans most f ...

  24. Franz Take Two At Ireland's Meteor Awards

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Franz Ferdinand added two more trophies to their mantelpiece last night (Feb. 24) at Ireland's fifth annual Meteor Music Awards, held at the Point in Dublin. Franz Ferdinand added two more trophies to their mantelpiece last night (Feb. 24) at ...

  25. Franz Take Two At Ireland's Meteor Awards

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Franz Ferdinand added two more trophies to their mantelpiece last night (Feb. 24) at Ireland's fifth annual Meteor Music Awards, held at the Point in Dublin. Franz Ferdinand added two more trophies to their mantelpiece last night (Feb. 24) at ...

  26. Stars To Come Out For George Jones

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT November PBS special to feature top acts. George Jones will be the subject of an all-star tribute to air Nov. 25 on PBS. Alan Jackson, Kenny Chesney, Harry Connick Jr., Aaron Neville, Martina McBride and Wynonna are among the artists scheduled to ...

  27. U2 Readies iTunes Release If New Album Pirated

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Irish rock band U2 might rush-release its upcoming album as a legal download on Apple's iTunes music store if unfinished material from a CD copy that went missing ends up pirated on the Internet, a so Irish rock band U2 might rush-release its ...

  28. Fuse Broadcasts Free 'Downloads'

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-video network Fuse is encouraging its viewers to download songs without paying for them. But there's nothing illicit going on. In an industry first, the network is giving away legal downloads as Music-video network Fuse is encouraging i ...

  29. The Beat

    May 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Metallica's Lars Ulrich looks forward to the band's move from Elektra to sister label Warner Bros. Read Melinda Newman's column. Metallica's Lars Ulrich looks forward to the band's move from Elektra to sister label Warner ...

  30. Metallica Launches Live Download Site

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Following in the footsteps of bands such as Pearl Jam and Phish, Metallica will begin offering unedited soundboard recordings of shows from its upcoming North American tour for sale via the Internet. Following in the footsteps of bands such as Pea ...

  31. The Hives To Play CCE's Download Fest

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Swede band joins Metallica, Linkin Park, and others. Swede band joins Metallica, Linkin Park, and others. News ...

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