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Parents of Slain Metallica Fan Thankful for Band’s Continued Support

In 2009, Virginia Tech college student Morgan Harrington was murdered shortly after disappearing from a Metallica concert in Charlottesville. Three-plus years later, the band is still involved with the search for the 20-year-old student's killer and her parents are thankful for the continued support.

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Metallica + Red Hot Chili Peppers Among Highest Grossing Touring Acts of 2012

The numbers are in for the highest grossing touring acts of 2012, and there are a few surprises peppered into the list. What isn't surprising, however, is that Metallica were the biggest draw of any hard rock act in 2012, followed closely by bands such as Red Hot Chili Peppers and Nickelback.

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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’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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Lars Ulrich Confirms Metallica Have Begun Work on 10th Studio Album

Worry not, Metallica fans, for your thrash heroes have officially begun the writing process for a new album. As the follow-up to the band's 2008 album, 'Death Magnetic,' the as-yet-untitled album has so far been described by drummer Lars Ulrich as "heavy," "energetic" and "fast."

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Jason Newsted Posts Letter Revealing His Self-Titled Band’s ‘Metal’ EP

Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted is getting into this whole Internet thing! The rocker, who recently re-entered the music world by announcing his presence on a newly launched website, has unveiled his new self-titled band and kept fans up to date on their rapid progress toward a new album in the month the site has been in operation. Now comes word that the first batch of music from Newsted has a title -- 'Metal' -- and it will arrive early next year.

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Avenged Sevenfold to Join Iron Maiden + Metallica at Rock in Rio 2013

Avenged Sevenfold are starting to map out their 2013 plans that includes the likely release of a new album and a return to the road. One of the major stops on their upcoming itinerary will be at the Rock in Rio festival, which has become a favorite stopping place over the years.

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Metallica Join Spotify as Lars Ulrich and Former Napster Foe Sean Parker Make Peace

 today (Dec. 6) announced that all nine of their studio albums are now available on the streaming service Spotify. In addition, there will also be some live material, singles, remixes and collaborations.

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Metallica Unveil ‘Quebec Magnetic’ Footage of ‘Master of Puppets’ Performance

Metallica fans are a devoted bunch and you get to see their passion for the band in full effect in the newly posted video of 'Master of Puppets' that's part of the upcoming 'Quebec Magnetic' DVD.

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Metallica Take Full Ownership of Master Recordings, Launch Own ‘Blackened’ Label

Metallica have just revealed the beginning of a new era in their history. Not only has the band launched their own record label, Blackened Recordings, but as of today, Metallica have taken ownership of all of their master recordings.

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