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Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich announces his new Beats 1 radio show ‘It’s Electric!’

Posted by on May 3, 2017

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich will debut his own Beats 1 radio show via Apple Music entitled It’s Electric! this Sunday, May 7th at 3 PM PT, with special guest Iggy Pop. An encore episode will air on Monday (8) at 3 AM PT. Lars calls his show: “My 16-year-old self’s wet dream: doing a radio […]

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Iggy Pop and Metallica’s Lars Ulrich reflect on working with Lou Reed

Posted by on April 26, 2017

Whether you hate them or love them for it, Metallica are one of the biggest risk takers in metal. People have been disappointed with them from things ranging from 2003’s St. Anger to cutting their hair and going commercial with 1991’s Black Album, or thinking they went pop when collaborated with Lady Gaga during the Grammy’s. Speaking of […]

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Immigrant Lars Ulrich isn’t in favor of a wall being built

Posted by on March 7, 2017

  Throughout the first 34 years of their career thus far, Metallica really haven’t been that political of a band. Granted, “Disposable Heroes” and “One” are anti-war songs, but “Don’t Tread on Me” is kind of a pro-war one. And while they’re a mass-appeal enough of a band that they probably don’t ever want to […]

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Even James Hetfield thinks the bass on ‘…Justice’ sucks

Posted by on February 21, 2017

You’ve gotta hand it to Metallica. By starting their own label and buying back their masters, they’re not really beholden to anyone. They can do whatever they want, which might be why it took so long for Hardwired… To Self Destruct to come out. And since they can do what the hell they want with their […]

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Lars Ulrich reaffirms that Metallica is goo goo for Gaga

Posted by on February 15, 2017

The A.V. Club spoke with Metallica’s Lars Ulrich about the Grammys and tentative future collaborations with Lady Gaga. He admitted that Metallica doesn’t just pick anyone to share the stage with, as he said, “we try to cherry-pick them a little more.” Metallica was basically curious what they would sound like with James Hetfield sharing […]

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Lars Ulrich talks Grammys on Late Late Show

Posted by on February 15, 2017

Lars Ulrich continued to roam through LA, and last night he stopped by The Late Late Show With James Corden to discuss what went wrong at the Grammys. Looking at the video, Lars remained pretty calm about it.  Corden blatantly asked, “There were some technical issues in James’ mic, how did you feel afterward, I thought you […]

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Lars Ulrich calls Gaga the “quintessential fifth member” of Metallica, suggesting more collaboration

Posted by on February 14, 2017

Hey, did you hear? Metallica played the Grammys on Sunday with Lady Gaga. Just kidding – of course you knew that. People that don’t like metal or pop knew about it because for the first time in a while, something heavy was in the national spotlight. We’re not going to rehash it except to say […]

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Remember When: Spinal Tap confronted Metallica about a certain album cover?

Posted by on February 13, 2017

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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Amoeba asks what’s in Lars Ulrich’s bag

Posted by on January 31, 2017

Remember independent record stores? There’s not that many left, but California chain Amoeba Music is one of the great ones, and they’re still flourishing. One of the things that keeps them vital is that they promote themselves, like their “What’s In My Bag?” series, in which musicians pick out music, books, and more from the store […]

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James Hetfield discusses tour and leaving the past behind in new podcasts

Posted by on January 9, 2017

Now that Hardwired…To Self-Destruct is out for roughly two months now, the question remains, when will the tour begin? For a diehard Metallica fan, it’s easy to empty personal bank accounts following them across the country, or sitting on the loser line in hopes to get a ticket. For Metallica, life on the road isn’t […]

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