Monday, October 13, 2008

The Hellacopters-Darling Darling

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The Hellacopters-Darling Darling
The Hellacopters-Darling Darling

most expensive guitar in the world

A signed Fender Standard Series Stratocaster has become the world's most expensive guitar, fetching a massive $2.8 million at auction in Doha, Qatar. Auctioned to aid victims of the 2004 tsunami disaster, the guitar broke the previous record held by Eric Clapton's $959,500.00 black strat.


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Artists who signed:

- Jimmy Page
- Eric Clapton
- Mick Jagger
- Brian May
- Liam Gallagher
- Jeff Beck
- Pete Townshend
- Ray Davies
- David Gilmour
- Bryan Adams
- Tony Iommi
- Mark Knopfler
- Angus Young
- Malcolm Young
- Keith Richards
- Ronnie Wood
- Paul McCartney
- Sting
- Noel Gallagher

You can read more at http://www.fender.co.uk/news/TsunamiGuitar.asp

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Metallica s awards

Metallica have won various awards throughout their career they are detailed below

Grammy's

1989 - 32nd Annual Grammy Awards Best Metal Performance: One
1990 - 33rd Annual Grammy Awards Best Metal Performance: Stone Cold Crazy
1991 - 34th Annual Grammy Awards Best Metal Performance (Vocal Album): Metallica (The Black Album)
1999 - 41st Annual Grammy Awards Best Metal Performance: Better Than You
2000 - 42nd Annual Grammy Awards Best Hard Rock Performance: Whiskey in the Jar
2001 - 43rd Annual Grammy Awards Best Rock Instrumental: Call Of Ktulu (S&M)
2004 - Metallica wins 7th Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance for St. Anger.

Mtv Music Video Awards

1992 - MTV Music Video Awards Best Metal Video: Enter Sandman
1996 - MTV Music Video Awards Best Metal Video: Until it Sleeps

American Music Awards

1993 - American Music Awards ??
1996 - American Music Awards Favourite Heavy Metal - Hard Rock Artist: Metallica (Load)
1996 - American Music Awards Favourite Metal/Hard Rock Song: Until It Sleeps

Bammies

N/A - Bammies Outstanding Drummer: Lars Ulrich
N/A - Bammies Outstanding Hard Rock Album: Re-Load

Billboard Music Awards

1997 - Billboard Music Awards Billboard Rock and Roll Artist of the Year: Metallica (RIAA Diamond Award)

VH1 Music Awards

VH1 My Music awards Los Angeles, CA - perform "Fade To Black"; wins Best Stage Spectacle and Gods of Thunder awards. This would be Jason's last performance with the band. November 30 2000

Other Music Awards

Metallica and Michael Kamen win Arthur M. Sochot award for excellence for S&M. Lars wins California Music Award for outstanding drummer. April 8 2000

Metallica wins for: Favorite Turn -It-Up-Loud CD (S&M), Most Talked About Artist, Internet Hero (Lars), Favorite Group, Best Fan Website. October 27 2000

Metallica wins the Artist Contribution Award at the ESPN Action, Sports & Music awards. April 7 2001

Metallica Awarded MTV Icon May 2003

Metallica receive a Governors Award from the San Francisco Chapter of the Recording Academy for Creative Excellence and Outstanding Achievement. March 15 2004

Metallica awarded the Creative Voice Award by ASCAP for "significant career achievements are equally informed by their creative spirit and by their contributions to the role that a creator can play in their community." May 18 2004

Kirk Hammett wins Outstanding Guitarist award at the California Music Awards. June 6 2004

Metallica Fan Club T-Shirts vary rare

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