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Metallica follow up Glastonbury performance with headline slot at Sonisphere

Metallica follow up Glastonbury performance with headline slot at Sonisphere

James Hetfield and co played a 'By Request' setlist voted by fans at the Knebworth event

Metallica: 'We'd love to come back and headline Glastonbury again'

Metallica: 'We'd love to come back and headline Glastonbury again'

Organiser Michael Eavis says US rockers played 'like their lives depended on it'

Metallica bring flag-waving battalion of fans to represent 'heavy music' in Glastonbury debut

Metallica bring flag-waving battalion of fans to represent 'heavy music' in Glastonbury debut

Band released black beachballs into crowd at climax of headline set

Metallica begin Glastonbury headline set with bear-hunting parody video

Metallica begin Glastonbury headline set with bear-hunting parody video

The US metal band topped the bill on the Pyramid Stage

Metallica promise to play the hits at tonight's Glastonbury headline show

Metallica promise to play the hits at tonight's Glastonbury headline show

Following Pyramid Stage debut, Lars Ulrich has set his sights on performing at Superbowl and Academy Awards

Michael Eavis says Metallica 'ring every year' and ask to play Glastonbury

Michael Eavis says Metallica 'ring every year' and ask to play Glastonbury

"They're so polite about it," added the festival founder

Metallica's Lars Ulrich: 'Here come the big bad hard rock band to shake Glastonbury up' – watch

Metallica's Lars Ulrich: 'Here come the big bad hard rock band to shake Glastonbury up' – watch

The drummer also bigs up Kasabian, The Horrors and The Black Keys

Metallica's Kirk Hammett 'thought band had played Glastonbury before'

Metallica's Kirk Hammett 'thought band had played Glastonbury before'

Guitarist confused Worthy Farm festival for Irish gig in 2004

Metallica's Lars Ulrich criticises 'precious' music fans who look down on heavy metal acts

Metallica's Lars Ulrich criticises 'precious' music fans who look down on heavy metal acts

Drummer speaks out ahead of headline appearance at Glastonbury Festival this week

Metallica share new song 'Lords of The Summer – First Pass Vacation' – listen

Metallica share new song 'Lords of The Summer – First Pass Vacation' – listen

The metallers put out a new track ahead of their Glastonbury headline slot next weekend

Metallica's Lars Ulrich accepts drum battle challenge from Will Ferrell and RHCP's Chad Smith

Metallica's Lars Ulrich accepts drum battle challenge from Will Ferrell and RHCP's Chad Smith

'Bring it on!' says the drummer of Metallica about the challenge

Will Ferrell and Chad Smith challenge Metallica's Lars Ulrich to drum-off competition

Will Ferrell and Chad Smith challenge Metallica's Lars Ulrich to drum-off competition

"Lars gets pissed because he gets mistaken for both me and Chad," says comedian

Metallica on Glastonbury criticism: 'There's a point that it just becomes ridiculous' – watch

Metallica on Glastonbury criticism: 'There's a point that it just becomes ridiculous' – watch

The band will be headlining the festival later the month and Lars Ulrich has called some of the criticism 'ridiculous'

'Ban Metallica' organiser says campaign offers band chance to make a statement against hunting

'Ban Metallica' organiser says campaign offers band chance to make a statement against hunting

The online petition started to prohibit US band from playing Glastonbury over support for bear hunting

Metallica defend Glastonbury set: 'The fact that everybody's got an opinion means people still care'

Metallica defend Glastonbury set: 'The fact that everybody's got an opinion means people still care'

The band will be headlining the festival later the month and Lars Ulrich has called the 'hoopla' interesting

Metallica's Lars Ulrich on Glastonbury setlist: 'We'll start with 'Wonderwall'

Metallica's Lars Ulrich on Glastonbury setlist: 'We'll start with 'Wonderwall'

The drummer has joked that they'll repeat Jay Z's opening Oasis cover from 2008

Metallica's James Hetfield to narrate series about bear hunters

Metallica's James Hetfield to narrate series about bear hunters

'The Hunt' will be broadcast Stateside on the History channel later this month

Metallica perform 1988's 'The Frayed Ends Of Sanity' live for the first time – watch

Metallica perform 1988's 'The Frayed Ends Of Sanity' live for the first time – watch

The group played the track at Sonisphere Festival in Helsinki

Johnny Marr on Metallica at Glastonbury: 'It will be funny' – watch

Johnny Marr on Metallica at Glastonbury: 'It will be funny' – watch

Former Smiths guitarist speaks from the red carpet at this year's Ivor Novello Awards

Metallica's James Hetfield covers The Beatles' 'In My Life' at acoustic fundraiser - watch

Metallica's James Hetfield covers The Beatles' 'In My Life' at acoustic fundraiser - watch

The show also saw the frontman playing stripped back versions of two classic Metallica tracks

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