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How a Stourbridge lad inspired America's biggest band

WHEN his band Diamond Head folded in 1985, thwarted in their quest for rock stardom, guitarist Brian Tatler, still in his early twenties, must have presumed it was all over.

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Related Topix: West Midlands County, England, Staffordshire County, England, Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom, Diamond Head, Heavy-Metal, James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Metal, California

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Mix

Starlight Relies on Meyer Sound LEO Systems for Heavy Metal Festivals

The Mix Regional section for Mix 's July 2014 issue focuses on Atlanta. Send us your studio news: updates, sessions, new rooms, club performances and installations.

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Related Topix: Metal, Slayer

Ultimate-guitar.com

New Documentary Remembers Metallica's First Headlining Show [News]

A new documentary has been released that reveals the story of Metallica 's first ever headline show in Europe.

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Related Topix: Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, Metal

Guitar World

Metallica in Istanbul, Turkey: Rehearsal, '...And Justice for All' and 'Turn the Page' - Video

As you probably know by now, the staff over at MetallicaTV , like to stay busy. Late last week, they posted the latest behind-the-scenes video from Metallica's never-ending road show.

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Related Topix: Turkey, Metal, World News

MLive.com

Metallica tribute band Q&A: ONE to play rock band's classics in Kalamazoo

The band -- drummer Shane Obershaw, guitarist/vocalist Chris Westfall, guitarist Jeff Winslow and bassist Mike Presley -- will play more than 60 songs from Metallica's early days through its more recent material starting at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 31 at Shakepeare's Pub's Lower Level, 241 E. Kalamazoo Ave. One formed in 2008 and prides itself on ... (more)

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Related Topix: James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, Metal, Kalamazoo, MI, Entertainment

Jerusalem Post

Proving its mettle

Dave Mustaine still doesn't mince his words. The founder of Megadeth one of the world's most enduring heavy metal bands has never shied away from public pronouncements on his past drug and alcohol abuse, altercations with band mates and his unceremonious ousting from his first band, Metallica.

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Related Topix: Metal, Megadeth, Dave Mustaine, Israel, World News, Middle East

Tue Jul 29, 2014

DreadCentrol.com

Rob Zombie to Host 10th Annual Johnny Ramone Tribute

Taking place August 24 at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles, CA, the 10th Annual Johnny Ramone Tribute will bring family, friends, and fans together to celebrate the late punk guitarist's legacy with a special outdoor screening of host Rob Zombie's The Devil's Rejects .

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Related Topix: Steve Jones, The Sex Pistols, Punk, Metal

VH1

Tove Lo, Nico & Vinz and Other Scandinavian Artists You Oughta Know...

When it comes to Europe, Scandinavia is not typically the first region that comes to mind as a producer of chart-topping music acts.

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Related Topix: Nico & Vinz, Pop/Rock, Tove Lo, The Cardigans, Lars Ulrich, Metal, Music, Entertainment

Guitar World

Harp Twins Cover Ozzy Osbourne's 'Crazy Train' - Video

A pair of twins named Camille and Kennerly have come up with a dual-harp cover of Ozzy Osbourne's "Crazy Train."

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Related Topix: Heavy-Metal, Iron Maiden, Metal

ContactMusic.com

Lars Ulrich Fuels Ac/dc Glastonbury Rumour

Metallica star Lars Ulrich has fuelled rumours rock veterans Ac Dc will headline Britain's iconic Glastonbury festival next year .

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Related Topix: Lars Ulrich, Metal

Mon Jul 28, 2014

RollingStone

Fighting Fire With Fire: Metallica Look Back on 'Ride the Lightning'

"We were really broke," drummer Lars Ulrich says, reflecting the state of Metallica as they were making their second album, Ride the Lightning .

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Related Topix: Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield, Metal, World News, Denmark, Rainbow, Hard-Rock, Music, Entertainment

WHTQ-FM Orlando

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Related Topix: James Hetfield, Metal

RTE.ie

Metallica's Hammett guests on new Exodus album

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett is making a guest appearance on Blood In, Blood Out , the upcoming album from his former band Exodus.

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Related Topix: Exodus, Thrash-Metal, Metal, Kirk Hammett

Sat Jul 26, 2014

New York Daily News

Daniel Radcliffe talks 'Horns,' 'Harry Potter' at Comic-Con

The "Harry Potter" star, who celebrated his 25th birthday on Wednesday, was serenaded with "Happy Birthday" by the 6,000-plus fans attending the Friday panel for his new movie "Horns."

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Related Topix: Metal, Megadeth, Movies, Entertainment

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Alabama Live

Before free Huntsville show, Lefty Williams, an expressive, powerful guitarist despite...

Asked what inspired him to cover Thin Lizzy's 1976 hard-rocker "Jailbreak" onstage recently, Atlanta singer guitarist Lefty Williams says, "A lot of people think I'm a blues guy, but I'm really not.

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Related Topix: Thin Lizzy, Pop/Rock, Metal, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Blues, The Allman Brothers, Entertainment

WWBN-FM Burton

Metallica's Kirk Hammett Returns to Roots Playing on Exodus' 'Salt in the Wound'

It's coming full circle for Kirk Hammett , as he'll have the opportunity to appear on a new Exodus song on their upcoming album.

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Related Topix: Kirk Hammett, Metal, Startups, I-play

Motor Trend

Celebrity Drive: Grammy-Nominated Megadeth Frontman Dave...

Quick Stats: Dave Mustaine, Grammy-nominated Megadeth frontman Daily driver: 2006 Aston Martin Vanquish S Other cars: see below Favorite road trip: near Cleveland Car he learned to drive in: mid-1960s Mustang Fastback First car bought: 1964 Renault R8 Rocker Dave Mustaine has a lot of cool rides to choose from these days and that includes his 2006 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Metal, Megadeth, Aston Martin, Coupe, Convertible, Aston Martin Vanquish, Recreational Vehicle, Four Wheel, Huntington Beach, CA, Classical

100.3 WHEB

Metallica's Kirk Hammett Promoting Zombie Toys At Comic-Con This Weekend

Metallica 's Kirk Hammett is once again taking part in San Diego's Comic-Con. But this time he's doing his own thing.

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Related Topix: James Hetfield, Metal, Lars Ulrich

Rock102online.com

More Metallica Concert Footage from European Tour Posted Online

Metallica fans who couldn't make it to the band's summer shows in the Czech Republic, Austria and Poland can now enjoy some select highlights online.

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Related Topix: Kirk Hammett, Metal

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Daily Star

The world's first 'Metalhead' President

Heavy metal music is often associated with angst, hostility, dark emotions and disruptive cacophony, but Indonesians seem to have placed their faith in a man to run their nation, who is a self-declared 'metalhead' .

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Related Topix: World News, Indonesia, Metal

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