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'Untold Stories' of METALLICA Bassist Cliff Burton Addressed In New Film

'The Salvation Kingdom' is a new, 90-minute film about the life and tragic death of original METALLICA bass player, CLIFF BURTON . The iconic musician played on the first 3 Metallica albums-"Kill 'Em All", "Ride The Lightning" and "Master Of Puppets",' and was the co-writer of Metallica classics, "...
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Legends Collide! DEEP PURPLE & JUDAS PRIEST To Tour Together!

2 of the BIGGEST , hard rockin' heritage Rock bands have announced a joint tour that will begin in late Summer, and they'll play 25 dates before wrapping up a little more than a month later. JUDAS PRIEST & DEEP PURPLE have both released new music in the last 12 months- Deep Purple 's 'Infinite...
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BLACK SABBATH 'Singles' Box Set Coming In June

From the very beginning of their career, BLACK SABBATH never considered themselves a 'singles band,' going so far as to impose a ban on releasing any 45 releases in the early 70's. The reasons for the ban? Well, for one, guitarist Tony Iommi claimed that "We didn't go in to the studio to make...
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METALLICA Urges Fans To Volunteer At Food Banks

Hunger in America is an ongoing problem, despite our nation's enormous food production capabilities and supplies, and the always community-minded guys in METALLICA are asking their fans to help in addressing the problem. Through the band's 'All Within My Hands' charitable foundation, The...
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MEGADETH Re-releasing 1985 Debut w/ New Mix & Extra Features!

MEGADETH 's 1985 debut album, 'Killing Is My Business … and Business Is Good!,' is set for re-release in June to mark the 35th anniversary of the pioneering Thrash Metal band. The new edition, 'The Final Kill, ' features a new album mix, and a slew of alternate takes, demos, and live selections.(...
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Sabbath's TONY IOMMI & Judas Priest's ROB HALFORD? It COULD Happen!

Let's say you're a legendary, talented, well-respected, and iconic guitar player who has just wrapped up a career in probably the most influential Heavy Metal band ever, and now that the band has played it's final show....what does one do? Why, he proposes working together with another iconic Metal...
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METALLICA To Receive Sweden's Polar Music Prize!

The Swedish News site, The Local has announced that Heavy Metal Icons (and all around swell dudes) METALLICA will receive this year’s Polar Music Prize ! The Polar Music Prize is often considered ‘Music’s Nobel Prize,’ and The Metallicats join a very distinguished group of previous winners that...
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JUDAS PRIEST'S Rob Halford Addresses Glenn Tipton's Departure.

Fans of Heavy Metal Icons JUDAS PRIEST are still reeling from the recent announcement that long time guitarist GLENN TIPTON will "step back" from the band due to the advancing effects of Parkinson's disease on his performing and playing. Tipton had been diagnosed with early onset of the...
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Health Issue Forces Judas Priest Guitarist GLENN TIPTON From Tour.

JUDAS PRIEST has just shared some very disappointing news about guitarist GLENN TIPTON , namely, the band's long-time axe man has been forced to withdraw from the legendary metal band's upcoming tour. Tipton has Parkinson's disease, and although the original diagnosis of the degenerative illness...
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(Original) METALLICA Bassist Cliff Burton Honored By His Cali Hometown.

Although original METALLICA bass player CLIFF BURTON died tragically some 32 years ago, he is still very much in the hearts and minds of the people in his homeotwn of Castro Valley, California. So much so, that the late musician's birthday of February 10th has officially been designated 'Cliff...
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