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Metallica Discusses Hall Of Fame Induction Details

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Metallica has issued the following update about their upcoming induction into the rock and roll hall of fame:

"The Hall of Fame induction is just a little over two weeks away and we thought that you just might be interested to know that our friend Flea from the Chili Peppers will be joining us doing the honors of inducting us to the Hall.

"As a refresher, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place at Cleveland Public Hall on April 4, 2009, and will be televised live on Fuse and available on www.fuse.tv. The 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees were chosen by the 600 voters of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation . . . and believe it or not your first recording must be 25 years old or more (how can that be?!?!).

"Our fellow inductees and their presenters are listed below:

* Run-D.M.C. will be inducted by Eminem
* Jeff Beck will be inducted by Jimmy Page (The Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin)
Bill Black will be inducted by Garry Tallent (Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band)
* DJ Fontana will be inducted by Max Weinberg
* Spooner Oldham will be inducted by Paul Shaffer
* Little Anthony will be inducted by Smokey Robinson
* Bobby Womack will be inducted by Ron Wood (Rolling Stones)

"See you from Cleveland next month!"

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1. Defender of the Faith writes:

And let the Metallica bashing begin...

Any bets on what is said first? They're gay? They sold out? Or they just plain suck? Both the bashing and the unoriginality are inevitable.

# Mar 21, 2009 @ 1:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. brandedcfh420 writes:

yea defender, we haters are here. we hate metallica and the metallisheep. fu(k the rrhof as well!!!!

# Mar 21, 2009 @ 1:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Fuck A Name writes:

they sold out their mouths to the highest bidder, so they suck regularly, thus they are gay.

I said all three at the same time. So suck it.

# Mar 21, 2009 @ 2:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. brandedcfh420 writes:

WUHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

# Mar 21, 2009 @ 2:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. D writes:

Branded u have no life everytime i get on this website i swear you have posted on everything multiple times

# Mar 21, 2009 @ 4:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. brandedcfh420 writes:

yep, i do post on multiple things. so what, looks like i got another sheeple mad at me...waaaaa waaaa waaaaa!!!

# Mar 21, 2009 @ 5:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. charest writes:

HA HA! post 3

# Mar 21, 2009 @ 5:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. eddieaddamsfromtorrance writes:

Hey alice the goon from popeye up there, p 4&6 your comments on this whole site especially on metallica are fu***n retarded like your face... eat sh** and die you fu**in worm

# Mar 22, 2009 @ 12:25 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. metallisheep writes:

branded your a douche, why are you always bashing on them i mean come on 26 years over 100 million records sold! they deserve the rock and roll hall of fame, and yes as a metallisheep as you so call it, i will be watching them get inducted into the hall of fame, say something when your there, i say keep that opinion to yourself man.

# Mar 22, 2009 @ 12:38 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Ariel writes:

I know 1 band that must be in the RnR Hall of Fame...
SellouticA.

Douches.

# Mar 22, 2009 @ 1:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. wilco writes:

long live them they diserve it to be in there
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i am amazed not so much bashing going on this time
hail to them

# Mar 22, 2009 @ 5:52 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. alsdjfhskdjfnsdfiu writes:

Branded, you are a f***head. Its that simple. You exist only to shove your hate for metallica down others throats and its incredibly tiring. Do you have nothing better to do with your time? Do you stay up all night just waiting for the sign of a metallica thread so you can comfort your insecurity by acting touch on the net? Or are you that attention deprived you need to make comments that you know will spark responses? Sure if you don't like the band you can let people know, but if the only reason you have for your constant ragging on the band at every thread of theirs that exists is becuase they sold out then just get over it, cause' your not going to change it with your rantng and they are not exactly the first band to ever do it. Labeling fans "metalli-sheep" is pathetic. You have well informed everyone of your feelings towards the band. It does not change the fact that they produced some epic sh** back in their time, which is more than what you have to say.

# Mar 22, 2009 @ 7:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. brandedcfh420 writes:

im not the only one who is that way here. looks like another sheeple is mad.....baaaa baaaa baaaaa waaaa waaaa waaaa

# Mar 22, 2009 @ 10:14 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Jamez writes:

Although I'm not overly excited about anything they've released since Justice (which was 21years ago, as a reminder...) they deserve to be inducted. Nearly 30years together and over 100million albums sold, plus they're still touring and playing OK-ish to good shows. Not bad, Not bad at all.
Besides they haven't released a totally crap album yet (ok, there's that St. Anger thing). Of course they've sold out, but since they're the biggest "metal" band ever, I bet it's been a bit difficult for them to decide where to draw the line simply as they're the 1st metal band there. They've simply taken what's been given to them, and pretty much all of it, which I'm not very happy about. But in any case, congrats Metallica!

# Mar 22, 2009 @ 11:03 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. BoltThrower writes:

I'm on Branded's side here. When even your own current fans acknowledge that you've sold out, exactly what award do you deserve? The only thing they deserve is to die on their bed of cash with the knowledge that they traded not only their own soul but also the hearts of all the fans that truly enjoyed their REAL calling.

The only thing calling for them now is their money manager telling them that they need to open yet another bank account at some other branch in order to ensure that every dollar they sold out for is backed by the FDIC's $250,000 limit. That and the dark cold grave of shame where teenage girls will come by and leave Barbi and Brittney dolls as tribute while crying, "WHYYYY, oh, WHYYYY did they need to die so empty and RIIIIIICH!"

# Mar 22, 2009 @ 5:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Defender of the Faith writes:

Remember that time all the "haters" stepped right into it and proved my point? Yet we "sheep" are the douchebags? Pathetic.

Even though I know it won't do any good to say so, don't bother replying to this as I'm done. I've proved my point and moved on. Maybe the twelve year olds that are hung up on stuff that happened fifteen years ago should consider doing the same.

# Mar 22, 2009 @ 7:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. brandedcfh420 writes:

well defender, are you a douchebag?

# Mar 22, 2009 @ 8:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Defender of the Faith writes:

In as much as I spend more time than you in a vagina, yes, I am a douchebag.

Evidently you're illiterate as well because you totally missed my point about not replying and moving on, which I'm serious about this time. Arguing on the internet is like competing in the Special Olympics...even though you may win, you're still retarded. Please post and prove me right again, it does my ego good.

# Mar 22, 2009 @ 8:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. brandedcfh420 writes:

wow, he needs a thread on a metal site to make his ego feel good.

# Mar 22, 2009 @ 8:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Fuck_A_Name writes:

Ur both douchebags. Get over it. :P

DotF: if we stopped worrying about Hitler because that happened over 50 years ago, would that make you happy too? how long ago an event or turning point occured is irrelevant. The band sold out, is continuing to do so, and former fans, such as branded, feel it is neccesary to constantly keep others on their guard against this band's two-faced intrusion into the genre they had once ruled with an iron fist.

I see branded's ranting and metalli-bashing as a public service. Anyone who wasnt aware, or has become lenient towards, metallica's current place in metal, gets a big whopping dose of it every time they read a post by branded, and at least in this thread, one of my posts too.

Please try and stop being so offended when someone criticizes metallica; the band has done more than enough to earn it, and then some.

Now Playing: Typo Negative- September Sun

# Mar 22, 2009 @ 9:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. Defender of the Faith writes:

Comparing Metallica with Hitler? Come on dude, seriously? Millions of innocent people murdered compared to a few thousand people with their little feelings hurt?

Anyone ever hear of reading comprehension? Where did I ever state that I was offended? I couldn't care less about the opinions of anyone on the internet. Please note my "Special Olympics" reference earlier (for which I apologize to anyone actually mentally handicapped).

I've been reading Blabbermouth and/or Metal Underground for years and this is the first topic I have ever posted to. You, Branded, etc are all more than entitled to your opinions. If you don't like Metallica, fine, so be it. But to continue harping on the same tired old points year after year gets very old, and makes you look like you just can't get past the little disappointments in life. No, I don't like the new material nearly as much as Master, Justice, etc, but what purpose does perpetually compalining about it serve? Nothing, absolutely nothing.

Metallica never, ever claimed they would do whatever the fans wanted, even though they go out of their way to make their real fans happy. From day one, all they have ever said is that they are gonna do what they want to do, no matter what anyone else thinks...and that is exactly what they have done.

FaN, barring the Hitler comparison, I at least give you props for typing out an intelligent response and not relying on, as I metioned in my first post, the old standby slams, ie gay, suck, sold out. If all the haters were so articulate, this discussion wouldn't be taking place.

I hope everyone, regardless of opinion, has a great night. I have beer to drink.

Peace, love, and chicken grease.

# Mar 22, 2009 @ 9:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. brandedcfh420 writes:

Defender of the Faith writes:
but what purpose does perpetually compalining about it serve? Nothing, absolutely nothing.

i never said i was complaining. you along with the fanboy metalli-sheep are the ones complaining that we think different than you!

# Mar 22, 2009 @ 9:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. BoltThrower writes:

As long as Metallica news bites make their way to an otherwise true metal site instead of going straight for the Teen Beat sites, all true metal fans retain the right to crap on their threads. If you don't want crapped on by true metal fans, change your name to Poptallica and quit showing up on our metal site!

# Mar 22, 2009 @ 10:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. Netromancer writes:

Truly, the worst and most creatively destructive thing that can happen to a band is to be surrounded by those who will not honestly criticize their art. A band needs to be told when they do badly. The works of the past cannot be excuse to f*** up in the present. For the love of metal itself, please, congratulate them when they do good, but please, PLEASE, bash them when they f*** up. I say this not only for Metallica, but for all creative processes in general.

This is how artists grow and evolve. Devotion inspires the art. Blind devotion destroys it. All criticism, good or bad, is a positive influence on the artist.

# Mar 23, 2009 @ 2:37 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. citrus_tea writes:

I'm with Wilco here, they deserve recognition for their contribution to and influence on the metal genre.
As for the haters, perhaps they can take comfort in the fact that it is doubtful that metallica have another 25 working years left in them.

# Mar 23, 2009 @ 8:54 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. Chuck_Norris writes:

Pfft. The term "sold out" sold out years ago. Ultimately, every artist on this planet will appear "sold out" to someone somewhere.

Metallica, deserving or not, will be inducted into the RRHOF, and there ain't none of us here who can do anything about it. So will other bands that other people love and other people hate. And we still can't do anything about it.

# Mar 23, 2009 @ 9:58 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. brandedcfh420 writes:

yes chuck we know they will be inducted. thank you for telling us something we already know...

# Mar 23, 2009 @ 10:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. Chuck_Norris writes:

Damn right they are.

Waaa waaa waaa... Pffft.

# Mar 23, 2009 @ 11:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. brandedcfh420 writes:

im sure you'll be there in your little dress screaming like girls scream for boy bands.

# Mar 23, 2009 @ 11:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. Chuck_Norris writes:

Boy bands?

Pfffft.

Waaa waaa waaa. Blllllpppp.

# Mar 23, 2009 @ 4:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. brandedcfh420 writes:

lol

# Mar 23, 2009 @ 4:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. RICK the BRICK writes:

Haha post 28.....

# Mar 23, 2009 @ 6:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. IWrestledABearOnce writes:

the only thing I'm going to say on this matter, is I just wish we could all get past the fact that Metallica has sold out and just enjoy the music we like. Let's not bash them for being famous douchers =P I still like a few of their albums

# Mar 23, 2009 @ 9:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. IWrestledABearOnce writes:

I think we are all missing the fact that a rapper is going to be in the RRHOF. Wtf. Eminem is inducting Run-DMC, Rap is the worst style of music their is. There is no talent involved except the use of vocal cords and a creative lyricist. There are very few exceptions where the instruments are not controlled by computers and their are actual PEOPLE playing for the rapper. Like Hollywood Undead...

But seriously, Rap is Crap without the C

# Mar 23, 2009 @ 9:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. brandedcfh420 writes:

we have already covered that one jake. we are almost all in agreement, FU(K RUN-DMC

# Mar 23, 2009 @ 9:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. RICK the BRICK writes:

If there was a rap hall of fame...which i dont know if there is....RUNDMC should have been 1 of the first ones to get in....but the RR hall of fame?......i think ol NUBBINS 36 ^ up above is more deserving than they our..or maybe spinal tap

# Mar 23, 2009 @ 11:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. Blindgreed1 writes:

Rick: BTW... IWABO is you about 6 months ago.

# Mar 23, 2009 @ 11:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. brandedcfh420 writes:

RICK the BRICK writes:
up above is more deserving than they our

lay off the crack man, you are making no sense at all

# Mar 23, 2009 @ 11:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. Blindgreed1 writes:

IWABO: Sorry man. I'm trying to make a point here. If anybody can explain it; certainly you can brother.

# Mar 23, 2009 @ 11:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. RICK the BRICK writes:

^NUBBINS what your point....read my thread until you comprehend....do you need a fuc**N translator or what dipS**T......
BG your losing your luster...dont defend this pric.......its career suicide for you bro......he aint fUC*** worth it

# Mar 24, 2009 @ 12:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. RICK the BRICK writes:

For all you members or new clones to the site...branded 420...aka NUBBINS has been talkin sH** about metallica and or credible metal bands and or topics on this site all day.....please browse and check his horseS**T comments...as for BLIND GREED itll sink in shortly for him....he stillthinks its an attaack on his cyber family when i n reality its facts hitting NUBBINS aka branded 420 in the face....

# Mar 24, 2009 @ 12:17 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. crackerjack writes:

lol...nubbins, that guy is a flaming bag of dog sh**

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