Lars Ulrich

35 Years Ago: Metallica Brings Thrash To The Masses With 'Kill 'Em All'

It was a time when Metallica was going through a bit of a transition phase. Guitarist Dave Mustaine was out. Kirk Hammett was in. But before he left, Mustaine told James Hetfield not to use any more of his material. A request the band did not live up to. It's unknown whether they moved forward with...
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Watch Ghost Cover 'Enter Sandman' In Honor of Metallica Receiving The Polar Music Prize

The Polar Music Prize is kind of a big deal. Think of it as the musical Nobel Peace Prize of Sweden given to artists for international recognition of excellence in the world of music. Each year the award is given to both a classical musician and a modern-day musician, and drummer Lars Ulrich and...
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Billy Corgan Rips Hipsters For Dumping On Metal In Full "It's Electric!" Interview

With the Smashing Pumpkins 75% reunited, fans and music lovers are often wondering what happens behind-the-scenes of their favorite records and the work ethic that has made the band as large as they are since hitting mainstream success in the '90s. While appearing on It's Electric! with Lars Ulrich...
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Hip-Hop Fans Listen To Metallica For The First Time And Get Hooked

Reaction videos are all the rage on YouTube. Ever since the Fine Brothers reacted an online franchise with their REACT channel, suddenly everyone is jumping on the bandwagon and recording reaction videos of themselves. A common reaction category is with music, and a trend within this sub-genre of...
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Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins

WATCH: Billy Corgan Talks Smashing Pumpkins, Kurt Cobain on 'It's Electric'

During his visit on ' It’s Electric' with Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich , Billy Corgan opened up about the Pumpkins, Kurt Cobain, and more.
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Billy Corgan Says Smashing Pumpkins Reunion Would Turn Into A "Sh**ty Reality Show" With D'Arcy

In a short clip from his podcast It's Electric! , Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich spoke with Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan on the seemingly unending wave of drama that occurs between himself and former bassist D'arcy Wretzky. After being separated for over fifteen years, Billy was slowly...
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'Long Live Rock' Documentary Puts Corey Taylor, Jonathan Davis, Lars Ulrich With Regular Fans

"I'll be at something like Comic-Con, and the actors are like 'Oh my God. This is insane with all of these fans and there's so much interaction!' This is like every f**king day out on tour," Rob Zombie says in the trailer for Long Live Rock : Celebrate the Chaos . Directed by Jonathan McHugh, the...
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Maynard James Keenan Explains The Long Wait For New A Perfect Circle & Tool Albums On 'It's Electric' With Lars Ulrich

It has been 14 long years since A Perfect Circle put out a record. But as of April 20th, 2018, Eat The Elephant has finally been released, After appearing on It's Electric! with Lars Ulrich of Metallica, they joked about how it took just as long to make as Chinese Democracy by Guns N' Roses. "There...
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35 Years Ago: Metallica Fires Dave Mustaine

35 years ago two things happened that changed the direction of Metallica forever: Kirk Hammett was enlisted into the band (He thought it was an April Fool's joke!) Dave Mustaine was fired Mustaine was Metallica's lead guitarist since the beginning. It was just him, James Hetfield , Lars Ulrich and...
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Watch The Touching Story Behind The Guitar James Hetfield Had Made From Metallica's Old Garage

When you see James Hetfield's new guitar "Big Carl," at first glance you'll see a cool-looking guitar. But it turns out that there are multiple layers of history and memories artistically embedded into the instrument. Named after 3132 Carlson Boulevard, the garage where Metallica wrote both Master...
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