Fuse Presents Exclusive Metallica Interview and Performance

Premiering Friday, October 24th at 8PM on URANIUM

New York, NY, October 22, 2003 – On Friday, October 24th, rock veterans Metallica will appear in an up-front and personal interview when Fuse, premieres a special edition of its heavy-metal destination series URANIUM. The entire 30-minute episode of URANIUM is dedicated to the legendary band, Metallica, and includes both a rare sit-down interview with all band members, as well as exclusive performance footage from their sold out August 29th concert at NYC’s Bowery Ballroom.

Fuse’s reigning rock mistress Juliya, conducts this special interview with Metallica. Throughout the interview, Metallica discusses why they are in the rock and roll business, (Guitarist, Kirk Hammett admits, “you can get restaurants to give you reservations when you don’t normally get them”), reveal their admiration for Tony Hawk, Radiohead, Sum 41 and their ability to avoid suffering from fame after 20 years in the business.

The premiere episode of the exclusive Metallica interview will air on October 24th at 8pm followed by a 30-minute block of Metallica videos. The following are the air dates/times for this rare look at Metallica:

Friday, October 24 @ 8pm (premiere)
Saturday, October 25 @ 1am (late-nite Friday)
Saturday, October 25 @ 7pm
Saturday, October 25 @ 12 midnight (early Sunday)
Sunday, October 26 @ 5pm
Sunday, October 26 @ 11pm

URANIUM airs Monday through Friday at 8:00pm with encores at 1am, Saturdays @ 7pm & 12 midnight and Sundays @ 5pm, 11pm and 4am ET.

Fuse’s URANIUM, has already been established as the on-air destination for the ultimate madman of rock. A huge hit with both viewers and advertisers, URANIUM offers fans a glimpse at the heavy metal genre at a level of exposure unseen and unheard of elsewhere on television.

About Fuse
Fuse is the nation’s only all-music, viewer-influenced television network, featuring music videos, exclusive artist interviews, live concerts and specials — all rooted in the music experience. Fuse reflects the rapidly changing interests and attitudes of its 12-34 year-old audience by uniting the media platforms that are at the center of their communication and entertainment – TV, online, and interactive games – and by incorporating their opinions and suggestions into its on-air and online programming. More information about Fuse is available at www.fuse.tv.

For More Information on Metallica

Please visit www.metallica.com

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