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30th anniversary

EP: Metallica – Beyond Magnetic

January 23rd, 2012

Metallica astronauts Thrash Hits

Metallica
Beyond Magnetic
Vertigo Records
30 January 2012

by Tom Doyle

If we follow the chronology of that famous T-shirt, we appear to currently be in the “death” phase of Metallica’s career. I recently took to these very pages to explain why Lulu was not the worst album of 2011 but that should not be taken as a defence – the record was an unmitigated disaster and will surely be looked back on in years to come as real emperor’s new clothes moment of folly from the yes-men who now surround the biggest heavy band ever. But in truth Metallica fans haven’t had a lot to shout about for a long time now. St Anger‘s problems were well-documented, and it said a lot about the sorry state of affairs that the band were in that Death Magnetic – an LP which was average by any standard let alone when compared to the bands monolithic back catalogue – was met with a “this isn’t THAT bad” pat on the head from fans and critics.

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Win Whitesnake’s 30th Anniversary Collection

June 10th, 2008

Whitesnake

Not content with releasing a brand new album, Good to Be Bad in their 30th anniversary year, Whitesnake have returned with a magnificent three-CD set imaginitively titled 30th Anniversary Collection. We’ve got three copies to give away.

Released by EMI, the career-spanning tracklist includes huge radio-friendly classic rock anthems such as ‘Here I Go Again’ and ‘Is This Love’ as well as a fantastic live acoustic version of the Deep Purple classic ‘Soldier of Fortune’.

Watch an acoustic version of ‘Here I Go Again’ by Whitesnake

To enter this great competition to win a a copy of 30th Anniversary Collection by Whitesnake, just enter the competition by answering the following question.

What is the name of Whitesnake’s lead singer?

Email your answer with your name and a contact telephone number to competition@thrashhits.com with “Whitesnake” as the subject. The closing date for entries is 10am Monday, 21 July 2008. The winner will be notified by telephone.

The London hard rockers are going on tour with the mighty Def Leppard and Black Stone Cherry (June only) as well. Check out the tour dates.

June
17
Glasgow SECC
18 Birmingham NEC
20 Manchester MEN
21 Belfast Odyssey Arena
23 Sheffield Arena
24 Newcastle Arena
26 London Wembley Arena

July
14
Cardiff International Arena
15 Liverpool Echo Arena
17 Nottingham Arena

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