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35 Years Ago: Dave Mustaine Fired From Metallica

Metallica With Mustaine
Metallica.com

The end of Dave Mustaine's stay in Metallica came on April 11, 1983, and it came without warning.

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Win Up to $5,000 a Day With Us Weekdays in April

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Starting April 2, we will give you three chances to win anywhere from $200 to $5,000 every weekday through April 20.

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5 Dead in NYC East River Helicopter Crash

Credit: Getty Images/Dimitrios Kambouris
Credit: Getty Images/Dimitrios Kambouris

Five people were killed in a helicopter crash in New York's East River on Sunday night, according to CNN. The pilot of the helicopter was reported as the sole survivor.

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Larry Nassar Sentenced to 40 to 175 Years in Prison

USA Gymnastics Doctor Larry Nassar Sentenced On Multiple Sexual Assault Charges
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After seven days of victim statements in an Ingham County courtroom, former Olympic and Michigan State University doctor Larry Nassar has been sentenced.

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22 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Load’

Elektra / Vertigo
Elektra / Vertigo

On June 4, 1996, Metallica issued 'Load,' their follow up to 'The Black Album.'

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35 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica

Metallica 1983
Megaforce Records

On April 1, 1983, Kirk Hammett found out a phone call requesting him to audition for Metallica was not an April Fool's joke.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Pens Tribute to David Bowie

Christopher Polk / Andrew H. Walker, Getty Images
Christopher Polk / Andrew H. Walker, Getty Images

See what Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett wrote about David Bowie.

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Metallica Send Cease and Desist Letter to Canadian Tribute Band [Updated]

Metallica
Blackened Recordings

The legal team for the veteran rockers have called out a Canadian tribute band over the usage of their name and a similar logo in promotion.

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Dave Grohl, Rob Halford, Slash + More Pay Tribute to Lemmy Kilmister at Memorial [Update]

Motorhead
UDR

Dave Grohl, Rob Halford, Slash, members of Metallica and many more paid homage to Motorhead's Lemmy Kilmister at his memorial.

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Lars Ulrich: Metallica Claim That Lemmy Is the Reason They Exist ‘Not Some Cheap Exaggeration’

Ian Gavan / Frazer Harrison, Getty Images
Ian Gavan / Frazer Harrison, Getty Images

The drummer reveals that Metallica's statement about Lemmy Kilmister being the reason for their existence was not just a hollow platitude.

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