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Metallica’s Orion Music + More Festival To Hit Detroit in 2013

It’s no surprise that Metallica’s inaugural Orion Music + More Festival earlier this year in Atlantic City, N.J., was a major success, and now the legendary metal act has announced plans for the 2013 edition of the concert event.

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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Offers Update on ‘Energetic’ New Album Sessions

Metallica are just starting in on their follow-up to the 2008 album 'Death Magnetic' and drummer Lars Ulrich says that the early sessions are revealing a "heavy, energetic" vibe for the forthcoming release.

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Jason Newsted Finishing First Record With New Self-Titled Band

Jason Newsted recently re-announced his presence online with a new website and followed that with the revelation that he was fronting a new band that also shared his name. Now the former Metallica bassist has checked in online to let fans know that things are moving along quickly and that his band is close to finishing a new record.

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Metallica Support Virginia Tech ‘Enter Sandman’ Shirts for Morgan Harrington Scholarship Fund

Metallica are one of the most stringent bands when it comes to usage of their trademark, which makes the new Virginia Tech 'Enter Sandman' shirts something truly special. The group gave the school permission to print the shirts with the idea that the money raised would go to the Morgan Harrington Scholarship Fund.

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Metallica Take Control of Master Recordings, Form New Record Label

Metallica now answer to no one. After a 28-year relationship with Warner Music the hugely popular heavy metal band has formed their own record label, which will now house all of their master ("...master!") recordings, including songs and long form videos. Moving forward all releases will be under the Blackened Recordings banner.

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Metallica Deliver Classic Hits at New Orleans’ Voodoo Fest

Following Neil Young & Crazy Horse's Friday night headlining set at Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in New Orleans, the bar was set high for Metallica. Even before the festival, though, expectations were raised as it was announced that the band would be taking over Green Day's headlining duties while lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong entered a rehabilitation program for alcohol abuse. This meant that Metallica would be returning to the stage for their last show in 2012.

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Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Has No Intention of Retiring

Despite being in the music business for more than 30 years, Metallica's Kirk Hammett has no intention of slowing down. In a new interview, he says that he can envision himself still rocking 20 years from now, as the Rolling Stones are doing.

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Bruce Springsteen, Metallica, Iron Maiden to Headline Rock in Rio 2013

The Rock in Rio Festival will see faces new and familiar next year, as they announced that three of its headliners for 2013 will be Metallica, Iron Maiden and Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. Other headliners will be named at a later date.

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Metallica to Replace Green Day at Voodoo Music + Art Experience

When a superstar band is forced to cancel a festival appearance, they can only be replaced with another major act. That's exactly what Metallica is doing, filling in for Green Day as headliners at the Voodoo Music + Art Experience in New Orleans on Saturday, October 27.

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Metallica Offer Free Download of Orion Music + More Soundcheck

Metallica have been very forthcoming with material from their Orion Music + More festival earlier this year, and they're now sharing a portion of the music weekend that not many got a chance to see -- their soundcheck.

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