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Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rise Against + More Set for Orion Fest in Detroit

The music landscape in Detroit is about to get a lot louder this June. Metallica are bringing their Orion Music + More Festival to Belle Isle, along with Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rise Against, electronic artist Bassnectar and more.

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Navy SEAL Who Evidently Shot Bin Laden Talks Military Use of Metallica + Demon Hunter Music

Metallica and Demon Hunter are featured in a fascinating new article about the successful assassination of Osama Bin Laden.

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Metallica To Rock National Anthem + Throw Out First Pitch at San Francisco Giants Game

With a new album in the works, a 3D film set to arrive in the summer, plans for a second Orion Festival and a headlining gig at Revolver’s Golden Gods Awards, Metallica have a busy 2013 ahead of them. And now the year got even more awesome with the announcement that the band will step up to the metal plate by performing the National Anthem and throwing out the first pitch at the San Francisco Giants game May 3 as part of the first ever Metallica Night at AT&T Park.

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Metallica Partner With Vans to Introduce New Band-Designed Four-Piece Shoe Line

The members of Metallica continue their partnership with Vans by introducing four new signature shoes, each designed by one of the members of the band. James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo were all given free reign to choose any Vans style and make it their own by adding their own touches to the design.

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British Columbia Metal Shop Wins Initial Trademark Battle Against Metallica

Metallica have been diligent over the years when defending their trademark, but one small metal manufacturing company has emerged victorious in retaining their name after an initial challenge from the band. The Burnaby metal shop known as Metallica Manufacturing will continue to operate under their title after a recent court ruling.

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Jason Newsted Joins Full Metal Jackie Tonight!

Check out FULL METAL JACKIE tonight as she is joined by ex-Metallica Bassist Jason Newsted!

Also getting to music from Hatebreed, Deftones, and more!

TONIGHT at 10pm on 97.9 WGRD!

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Wrestler Hulk Hogan Clears Up Metallica Rumors, Reveals He Did Seek Out Bassist Position

The world of metal seems to constantly house some strange stories. Although the real stories are often more inconceivable than the fake ones, wrestler Hulk Hogan has finally given a statement about the rumor that he was once asked by drummer Lars Ulrich to become Metallica's bassist.

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Metallica To Headline Japan’s Summer Sonic Fest

With a 3D film and a new album in the works, Metallica may not be able to spend a huge amount of time on the road this year. Given that thought, the announcement that the band will headline Japan's Summer Sonic Festival in August makes that ticket much more valuable.

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Top Worldwide Tours Of 2012

Pollstar have released their list of the top 50 worldwide musical tours of 2012 based on ticket sales and Madonna is #1 after generating 296.1 million dollars over 67 shows. Rock music did very well as it claimed 20% of the list

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Jason Newsted Would Consider Reunion With Metallica Under ‘Brofessional’ Circumstances

Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted may be busy with his new eponymous music project, but the famed bassist has revealed that he'd consider a reunion with metal's biggest band under the right circumstances. For Newsted, the most important factor in a reunion with Metallica is, of course, for the entire deal to be handled in a "brofessional" manner.

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Metallica Obsessed Couple Announce Birth of Baby Orion

Metallica fans Dennis Diaz and his wife Annette Ortiz-Diaz created quite an Internet buzz when they got hitched in 2010. After making their entrance as a married couple, the two joined the wedding band to jam Metallica’s ‘Master of Puppets’ at their own wedding reception and the video, seen below, went viral.

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Wedding Band’s Bossa Nova Rendition of Metallica’s ‘Enter Sandman’ Goes Viral

Nothing says Metallica quite like 'Enter Sandman' at a wedding reception, especially when the metal classic takes on a smooth bossa nova sound.

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