The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper


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Live Review: Metallica

The heavy metal legends wage a long-awaited war on Manchester

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Live: Megadeth

Megadeth falter after a stellar set from the support, but rebuild their moment with their intense musicality

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Interview: Korn

Donald Spencer chats with James “Munky” Shaffer, guitarist and founding member of Korn

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Feature: Lou Reed

Tom Ingham takes a look back at the impressive career of Lou Reed


From the vault: Metallica – Kill ‘Em All

Thirty years on, Metallica’s incendiary debut continues to occupy a crucial place in metal history

This year's Download line-up.

Preview: Download Festival

Loud, crammed and for the most part jolly, though there may be a few more shouts of “SLAYER!!!” at 5am.

Metallica's The Black Album

Classic album: Metallica – Metallica

An album more than worthy of ‘classic’ status.


Opinion: Why I hate Two Door Cinema Club

I’ll always have infinitely more respect for Lou Reed collaborating with Metallica than any indie clone band.

Lou Kids on the Block

Column: Loutallica

Is this worst possible collaboration album in the history of mankind?