'Justin Bieber isn't allowed to wear a Metallica t-shirt' read one particularly sulky tweet
From Brian May on Buckingham Palace's roof to Lady Gaga's plans to play in space
The rock monsters will headline together for the first time in the UK
Kander returns with a triptych of one-act musicals called 'The Landing'
Monopoly has a special place in my heart.
The former MP's music manager husband has influenced the careers of major acts such as Madonna, Foals and Snow Patrol
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Frank Zappa's youngest daughter, Diva, 31, has her first UK show of contemporary knitwear art and "couture canvases".
My parents were ... working class, but very supportive of our family of eight children. They moved from the city to the suburbs after the Second World War to give us a fresh start. They were both from Islington, and the street they lived in had been bombed during the war.
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Everyone has come across at least one Metallica fan this week. You remember those sour-faced Goths at the bus stop? They like Metallica. Those creepy looking kids hanging out in the park? They like Metallica. Those long-haired old blokes talking about guitars in the pub? They really like Metallica.
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