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              THE ENCYCLOPEDIA METALLICA NEWSLETTER
                      ISSUE #182, 19 Sep 2002
                     http://www.encycmet.com/
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EDITORIAL. I last weeks survey I asked you if you were a member of 
the official fanclub. 25% of you said yes, while 20% of you said that
you would join soon. I can highly recomend the club, so go to the URL 
below and sign up today http://www.encycmet.com/news/fanclub/

I am currently working updating the message forums on the sitet, and 
I will re-introduce tablatures again soon. Yes, the number one 
Metallica site is alive, check it out at http://encycmet.com

                                           Sem Hadland (Editor)
                                           http://www.encycmet.com



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==== JAMES THE BENEFACTOR =========================================
James Hetfield is officially a benefactor of Marin County's park 
system. Marin County supervisors agreed to accept a 438.5-acre 
easement from Hetfield. 

By giving property rights to the county's Department of Parks, Open 
Space & Cultural Development, Hetfield is guaranteed the land will 
be preserved and its care will be the responsibility of the county. 

The area includes a highly visible ridge line separating Lucas Valley 
to the north and portions of the upper Ross Valley and San Geronimo 
Valley. 

Hetfield and his wife, Francesca, plan to build a 14,000-square-foot 
house, swimming pool and another 6,000-square-foot building that 
would house a music studio, garage and caretaker's residence on part 
of the land they kept for development. 

"I'm very excited about this easement and I consider it to be a 
generous offer on the part of the Hetfields," Supervisor Steve Kinsey 
said Tuesday. "It puts another nail in the coffin for suburban sprawl 
in Lucas Valley." 



==== NEW QUIZ! WIN COOL PRIZES ====================================
After a summer break, the popular quiz is back up on the site with
new prizes. Test your Metallica knowledge and get a chance to win 
some pieces of Metallica history.

This time there are 6 prizes, the first prize contains:
- Metallica t-shirt from the MetalliBash event this summer 
- Original backstagepass from a previous tour 
- Echobrain poster with Jason 
- Black album CD cover with signatures printed in gold
- B/W Promo Metallica photo. 

Enter the quiz at http://www.encycmet.com



==== METALLICA TRIBUTE CD =========================================
In Flames, Nevermore, Primal Fear, Sinner and Dark Tranquillity are
among the artists set to appear on A Tribute To The Four Horsemen,a 
Metallica tribute CD currently being compiled by Nuclear Blast 
Records for a December 2nd worldwide release. 

The following is a list of the artists and song selections that have 
thus far been confirmed for the upcoming CD: 

01. IN FLAMES - Eye Of The Beholder 
02. NEVERMORE - "Ride The Lightning" 
03. PRIMAL FEAR - "Seek & Destroy" 
04. SINNER - "Wherever I May Roam" 
05. DESTRUCTION - "Whiplash" 
06. APOCALYPTICA - "Harvester Of Sorrow" 
07. CREMATORY - "One" 
08. DARK TRANQUILLITY - "My Friend Of Misery" 
09. SONATA ARCTICA - "Fade To Black" 
10. THERION - "Fight Fire With Fire" 
11. RAGE - "Motorbreath" 

In addition, Anthrax, Cannibal Corpse and Motorhead have been 
contacted about contributing to the album, although their 
participation has yet to be confirmed at this time. 



==== GREATEST BAND OF ALL TIME ====================================
Listeners at ksjo92 radio voted for the best band of all time. The 
station played all the 92 bands on the list over the Labor Day 
holiday when the list was published. Why do I print it on a Metallica 
fansite? Well, look for yourself, here is the top ten. 

1 METALLICA
2 LED ZEPPELIN
3 AC/DC
4 OZZY OSBOURNE
5 AEROSMITH
6 VAN HALEN
7 PINK FLOYD
8 TOOL
9 BLACK SABBATH
10 JIMI HENDRIX



==== LIVE SHIT DVD ================================================
Metallica.com reports that the box set "Live shit: binge and purge" 
finally will be released on DVD. Released in 1993, the box set now 
includes 3 live concerts on 3CDs and 3 VHS video cassettes, plus a 
book, backstagepass and scary guy stensil. The new DVD version will 
come in a much smaller box and without the book. The book will be 
on one of the DVD's to download and print. The DVD set is scheduled 
to hit your record store on November 12, 2002. 

Metallica.com also reports about the new lyrics book which we wrote 
about last month 




==== WEEKLY SURVEY ================================================
As mentioned in the editorial, last week we asked if you Are you a 
member to the fanclub? The results were
. 
Yes 481  
No 1781  
Soon 395 

I can not understand why so many people are not a member of the club,
it is soo cool, there are no excuses. For more info please go to
http://www.encycmet.com/news/fanclub/ and join now.

There is a new question up on the main ste at http://www.encycmet.com



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