Lars Ulrich

Watch This Hardcore Metallica Fan with Autism Meet His Idol, Lars Ulrich

Metallica has been melting faces at their live concerts for decades. But in a short documentary on the YouTube channel Real Stories , we learn that the band is equally as talented at melting hearts. Meet Tom, a hardcore Metallica fan from England who also has Fragile X Syndrome, a form of autism...
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Lars Ulrich Shares Notes and Setlist from Metallica's First Gig 37 Years Ago

Time flies when you're having fun. And in Lars Ulrich's case, he's been having a lot of fun since Metallica played its first gig 37 years ago. Lars shared some photos, notes and the setlist from Metallica's first ever show at Radio City in Anaheim, CA. 37 years ago today, March 14 ’82, the ‘Tallica...
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16 Years Ago, Robert Trujillo Joined Metallica

In 2001, Metallica was in a dark place. James Hetfield entered a rehabilitation facility to get treatment for alcoholism, Lars Ulrich was constantly stressed out, and after Jason Newsted quit, the band came close to splitting up for good. But on February 24th, 2003, Metallica made one of its best...
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18 Years Ago: Jason Newsted Quits Metallica

On January 17th, 2001, Jason Newsted walked away from one of the biggest musical acts on the planet. After original bassist Cliff Burton was killed in a bus accident on December 27th, 1986, Newsted was brought on to take over the bass duties. Since his joining, a part of him always felt like the...
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Metallica Accussed of Stealing "One" from Dark Angel's "Darkness Descends"

For decades, Led Zeppelin was tied to allegations of stealing guitar riffs from "Taurus" from Spirit and putting them in "Stairway to Heaven." It went so far that they ended up taking it to court where Led Zeppelin was found "not guilty" of copyright infringement. Now Metallica is the latest band...
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Joan Jett Calls For More Women In Rock with Lars Ulrich on 'It's Electric!'

Joan Jett has been a powerful female voice in the rock world since her early days in The Runaways, and she continues to stand behind her belief that women can rock just as hard as the guys. "Women can play rock and roll, and women can have success doing it," says Jett in a recent interview with...
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32 Years Ago: Metallica's Cliff Burton Dies In Tragic Bus Crash

As Metallica skyrocketed to stardom in the '80s, prematurly losing one of its key members dealt the metal band an enormous blow many thought they would be unable to recover from. With albums like Kill 'Em All, Ride the Lightning and Master of Puppets already massive successes, James Hetfield , Lars...
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30 Years Ago: Metallica Releases '...And Justice For All'

With three consecutive knockout albums in a row (Kill 'Em All, Ride The Lightning, Master of Puppets), Metallica was banging on all cylinders. They expanded the realm of thrash metal and ascended to new heights with songs like "Fade to Black", "The Call of Ktulu", and the instrumental "Orion." On...
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27 Years Ago, Metallica Unleashes "The Black Album"

Although technically it was titled Metallica , today (August 12, 2018) marks the 27th anniversary of the game-changing "Black Album" by Metallica. While they spend their first seven years trying to be heavier, faster and louder than anybody else, after the release of And Justice For All in 1988,...
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Tom Morello Wants 'Atlas Underground' To Be The Hendrix of Today

Tom Morello is the kind of guy that doesn't sit still for very long. When he's not touring with the Prophets of Rage, he'll be touring with Bruce Springsteen. Or maybe he'll be working on another project like Atlas Underground , which boasts a huge guest list of artists from musical genres like...
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