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Glastonbury 2014 countdown

It's just two weeks until the Glastonbury Festival, when some of the biggest names in music from around the world will gather in Somerset. Metallica, Kasabian and Dolly Parton are among the acts which will perform over the weekend at Worthy Farm.

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Metallica confirmed as Glastonbury headline act

The organisers of Glastonbury have confirmed Metallica as the final headline act of this year's festival. The metal band top the bill alongside Kasabian and Arcade fire and will play the Pyramid stage on the Saturday night of the weekend.

James Hetfield (left) and Kirk Hammett of Metallica Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Metallica have sold more than 100 million albums around the world and were formed by James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich in 1981,

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