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Metallica Score a Major Fan in Shakira
Latin pop star Shakira -- in case you are not familiar, she sings that ubiquitous 'Hips Don't Lie' song that your girlfriend probably liked -- is a rocker at heart. You have more in common with the pint-size pop star than you might think. In a recent Google Music interview, the lovely and talented Shakira confessed to being a huge Metallica fan.
Metallica + Lou Reed Go Black and White in Darren Aronofsky-Directed Video For ‘The View’
Darren Aronofsky, the director of redemption-themed, Oscar-nominated films such as 'The Wrestler' and 'Black Swan,' got behind the camera to shoot the video for the Lou Reed and Metallica single 'The View.' While the Loutallica collaboration, which yielded the 'Lulu' album, has been the subject of much criticism and even lower sales, Aronofsky breathed new artistic life into the project with this
Metallica and Lou Reed Perform ‘Lulu’ Songs on French TV
Metallica's Lars Ulrich and Robert Trujilio appeared with Lou Reed on the French show, 'Taratata,' which aired on Nov. 25. The episode was taped on Nov. 9, and in addition to the trio sitting down to field questions about and discuss their collaborative 'Lulu' album, the band and Reed performed two songs from the record.
Metallica’s ‘Wherever I May Roam’ Sampled by Rihanna
Metallica? Sampled by Rihanna? On her new album? That appears to be the case. The Barbados-born pop star has allegedly sampled Metallica's 'Wherever I May Roam' from their 1991-released, self-titled 'Black' album on her new platter, 'Talk That Talk.' The pop diva reportedly borrows some of the James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett riffery that defines the song in her track 'Red Lipstick,' which will app
Metallica Concert Organizers Arrested in India
Metallica's first-ever show in India was canceled at the 11th hour yesterday. The band issued a statement about the security concerns pertaining to the show and riots even broke out. Now, the organizers of the concert, which was set to take place in Gurgaon, have been arrested.
‘That Metal Show’ Recap: Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Talks ‘Lulu’
Lars Ulrich appeared on last night's episode of 'That Metal Show,' and hands down, he is this season's "big get," and quite possibly the "big get" of the entire series! Ulrich was engaging, interesting and incredibly chatty and revealed lots of tidbits about the music he loves, and of course, about his own band.
Metallica Reportedly Planning 3D Feature Film
Metallica are returning to the big screen albeit not in the same capacity as their "let it all hang out" rock doc 'Some Kind of Monster.' With that film, viewers were able to witness 'Tallica in a new and almost too intimate light, since the band members let the cameras in on band therapy sessions and it changed the way many fans, both diehard and casual, saw them. Perhaps they are looki
Indian Concert Organizers Warn Against Fake Metallica Tickets
Last week one of Metallica's concerts in India seemed to be in jeopardy, due to organizers failing to properly secure approval. Now more concerns have arisen about the band's first-ever trek to the region, this time involving the ticketing process. With Indian Metallica fans clamoring for a chance to finally see the band, promoters and organizers of the shows are taking care to warn against ticket
Metallica’s First-Ever Show in India in Jeopardy
Metallica are set to play their first-ever show in India on Oct. 30, dubbed 'Rock in India.' Indian fans of the band responded in droves, as tickets to the event, to be held at the Palace Grounds in Bangalore, are sold out and are commanding high prices on the scalper market. However, there is a glitch and the show might not go on as planned due to some bureaucratic red tape that threatens the eve
Lou Reed Moved Metallica’s James Hetfield + Kirk Hammett to Tears
Much of the fan feedback on the single 'The View' by the Metallica and Lou Reed project has not been overwhelmingly positive. The jagged song, which lives on the 'Lulu' album due out on Nov. 1, combines Metallica's signature, face-melting metal bluster with Reed's gravelly, spoken word-style vocal delivery over top. But Metallica were able to pull off a seemingly disjointed collaboration such as t