He was born in Denmark and grew up with a tennis background, but Metallica's Lars Ulrich made a baseball reference when talking about the progress of a new studio album. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Ulrich says, "Right now, we're in the fourth inning."
Last night (March 16) in Bogota, Colombia, Metallica debuted 'The Lords of Summer,' a new song from the thrash legends. Now that we've heard the song, fans are beginning to ponder how 'The Lords of Summer' will fit into Metallica's next album. Now, drummer Lars Ulrich explains how the new song represents Metallica's current creative mindset.
Metallica are taking steps toward a new album, but it still promises to be a lengthy process in completing the effort. Drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist Kirk Hammett tell Rolling Stone that the band is still in the infancy of working on new music.
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich just participated in one of Reddit's 'Ask Me Anything' Q&A sessions yesterday (Jan. 30). The site's AMA sessions are well-known to extract new and fascinating information from the subject themselves, and this instance is no different. During the AMA session, Ulrich responded to fan questions about criticism aimed at Metallica, progress on the band's next album, the drummer's current thoughts on longtime friend / rival Dave Mustaine + much more.
At this point, the members of Metallica are probably very accustomed to being asked the status of their next disc. Their last release was 2008’s ‘Death Magnetic' and fans are clearly hungry for new Metallica music. Not to fear though, drummer Lars Ulrich explains that writing new material has always been part of their game plan.
Of course, we're all pretty familiar with what was happening back in 2000 with Metallica and mp3 file sharing program Napster. There's a new documentary all about Napster coming out soon and Metallica's own Lars Ulrich will be featured.
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has been called every name in the book, both positive and negative, since Metallica began thrashing in 1981. However, even Ulrich's biggest critics couldn't possibly slam him after watching a recent interaction between the drummer and a disabled Metallica megafan during the 2013 Orion Music + More Festival.
Worry not, Metallica fans, for your thrash heroes have officially begun the writing process for a new album. As the follow-up to the band's 2008 album, 'Death Magnetic,' the as-yet-untitled album has so far been described by drummer Lars Ulrich as "heavy," "energetic" and "fast."
We've covered James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo by giving you our favorite live shots of those three members of Metallica. You've seen some of the funniest faces that drummer Lars Ulrich makes, but we would be remiss if we didn't wrap things up and give you some of the best live pictures of the founder of Metallica as well.
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