Filmmaker: 'METALLICA Are Anything But Greedy'

In a brand-new interview with The Onion A.V. Club, Joe Berlinger, one of the filmmakers behind the METALLICA documentary "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster" spoke about Lars Ulrich's war with Napster. "I gotta be honest with you," Berlinger said. "First of all, I think Lars unfairly has a reputation for being a greedy-motherfucker rock star. ...

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Former MEGADETH Bassist Sues DAVE MUSTAINE For $18.5 Million

Former MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson has filed an $18.5-million lawsuit against the group's mainman, Dave Mustaine, in Manhattan Federal Court, alleging the singer shortchanged him on profits and backed out of a deal to turn Megadeth Inc. over to him when the band broke up in 2002, according to the New York Daily News. Ellefson ...

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PRO-PAIN To Film Video For 'Left For Dead'

PRO-PAIN are in the finishing stages of planning their upcoming video shoot for album track "Left For Dead" from their latest album, "Fistful of Hate". The clip will be in filmed on various locations throughout Sarasota, Florida, where several of the band members have long made their residence. The video is expected to be completed ...

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ETERNAL LIES Acquire New Singer, Begin Work On Sophomore Album

Swedish melodic death metallers ETERNAL LIES have acquired a new singer, Tobias Gustafsson (bassist on EUCHARIST's classic CD "A Velvet Creation"), and are currently busy working on material for their next album. The group, who are currently unsigned, released their debut CD, "Spiritual Deception", in 2002 through the Arctic Music Group. (Thanks: Fredrik Kreem / ...

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RED HARVEST Set U.S. Release Date For 'Internal Punishment Programs'

Candlelight Records has set an October 5 U.S. release date for the new RED HARVEST album, "Internal Punishment Programs". The follow-up to 2002's "Sick Transit Gloria Mundi" was recorded at Subsonic Society studios and was mixed by Fredrik Nordström at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden. A video for album track "Anatomy of the Unknown" has ...

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TESLA Guitarist Enters Rehab For Addiction

TESLA guitarist Tommy Skeoch has entered an undisclosed facility to seek treatment for addiction, "an illness that cannot be defeated without help," according to a statement from the rest of the group. "We hope you will all join us in wishing him a very healthy recovery so that he is able to return to the ...

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