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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich discusses influences in ‘The Rise of LA Thrash Metal’ documentary

Posted by on January 10, 2018

A new clip has surfaced of drummer Lars Ulrich discussing the early influences of Metallica in the new documentary, The Rise of LA Thrash Metal. Ulrich discusses the “kinship” between the punk and metal scenes and how Metallica nested between them. The first part of the two-part series will be released on January 19th and focuses on […]

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The Dillinger Escape Plan’s final interview: ‘I don’t have any regrets’

Posted by on December 19, 2017

Sadly, the time is nearing where The Dillinger Escape Plan will no longer be making music and no longer coming around to a venue near you. The band announced that they were retiring back about a year ago and posted their final shows at NYC’s Terminal 5. Metallica drummer, Lars Ulrich had the privilege to […]

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Metallica’s “Orion” was originally part of “Welcome Home (Sanitarium)”

Posted by on December 7, 2017

With the recent reissue of (re)Master of Puppets, Metallica has been sharing fun facts about the album. Drummer, Lars Ulrich was speaking to radio host Andy Hall and mentioned how the instrumental track “Orion” was originally at the end of “Welcome Home (Sanitarium)” and discussed why they separated the two. “For Metallica making records is […]

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Denmark’s Prime Minister surprises Indonesia’s President with a Metallica box set

Posted by on November 28, 2017

Metalheads rejoiced when their fellow metalhead Joko Widodo was elected as Indonesia’s next President back in 2014. Widodo has been previously spotted wearing Napalm Death shirts and he doesn’t keep his musical taste a secret. According to The Jakarta Post, Denmark Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen surprised Widodo with an unusual gift. Typically, one would […]

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Watch Metallica’s Lars Ulrich interview Dave Grohl for his ‘It’s Electric!’ show

Posted by on September 14, 2017

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich recently interviewed Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl as part of his It’s Electric! Series on Apple’s Beats 1. They discussed multiple topics including Grohl recalling the time he felt nervous about being a guitar player and singer. The frontman mentioned how he felt comfortable as a drummer and it was David […]

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Volbeat joined onstage by Metallica, Kreator, Napalm Death, and more at hometown gig

Posted by on August 28, 2017

Volbeat recently finished supporting Metallica on their North American WorldWired trek and now they are on a European tour. Over this past weekend (26), the Danish rockers stopped in their hometown at Telia Parken in Copenhagen, Denmark for one memorable performance. Not only did the group pay a tribute to the late Chris Cornell and […]

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Chester Bennington laid to rest at private funeral, ex-wife and more continue to pay tribute

Posted by on July 31, 2017

Chester Bennington was laid to rest in a private funeral this past Saturday (29th). TMZ reports, the Linkin Park frontman’s family and closest friends gathered near his home in Palos Verdes, CA. There were a couple hundred people who attended the service at the South Coast Botanic Garden including several musicians who once played or […]

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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich would like to see Phil Rudd play “Enter Sandman”

Posted by on July 20, 2017

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich recently spoke with Forbes discussing a handful of topics, from the return to stadiums after sixteen years to admiring bands who still rock out in their seventies from acts including The Who, Paul McCartney, and The Rolling Stones. Later in the conversation, Ulrich was hypothetically asked, if he had to watch […]

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BMG will release a book on Metal Blade Records’ history in August

Posted by on June 26, 2017

Metal Blade Records recently celebrated its thirty-five year anniversary with a North American tour including bands such as Whitechapel, Cattle Decapitation, Allegaeon, and Necromancing the Stone. It wasn’t too long ago when we found out label and publishing company BMG was starting to get into the book business, and would soon release founder and CEO Brian […]

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Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich reveals his 15 favorite hard rock and metal albums

Posted by on June 22, 2017

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich’s next episode of his Apple Music Beats 1 radio show It’s Electric will be focused on fifteen of his favorite hard rock and metal albums of all time. Ulrich revealed his list to Rolling Stone and his choices will surprise you. It has a decent variety, ranging from Black Sabbath’s 1975 […]

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