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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Interviewed On Korean TV (Video)

Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS) conducted an interview with METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich prior to the band's January 11 concert at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea. You can now watch the chat below. METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett told Today that he felt tremendously excited when the band previously played in Korea in 2013. "In ...

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METALLICA: Pro-Shot Footage Of 'Now That We're Dead' Live Debut

METALLICA performed the song "Now That We're Dead" live for the first time during the band's concert on Wednesday, January 11 at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea. Check out professionally filmed video footage below. METALLICA's setlist for the show was as follows: 01. Hardwired 02. Atlas, Rise! 03. Sad But True 04. Wherever ...

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METALLICA Guitarist On 'Hardwired' Album: 'We Reached Backwards In The Intentions Of Creating Something New'

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett was interviewed by Germany's Radio 21 last November during the promotional tour for the band's new album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct". You can now watch the chat below. Asked if he thinks "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct" is one of the best albums METALLICA has ever made, Hammett said: "I always think that our ...

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METALLICA Frontman Says 'Life Things' Kept KIRK HAMMETT From Being Involved In 'Hardwired' Writing Sessions

In a brand new interview with the U.K. radio station Planet Rock, METALLICA frontman James Hetfield spoke about guitarist Kirk Hammett's lack of songwriting contributions to the band's new album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct". Asked if it's true that Hammett lost his phone with hundreds of riff ideas for the follow-up to 2008's "Death Magnetic" record, ...

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METALLICA Bassist Addresses KIRK HAMMETT's Lack Of Songwriting Contributions To 'Hardwired' Album

France's Metal XS recently conducted an interview with METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett's lack of songwriting contributions to the band's new album, "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct": Robert: "Well, you know, any band that you have, ...

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The Serpent Only Lies - CROWBAR

CROWBAR fans have been rejoicing with the recent return of original bassist Todd Strange following a 17-year hiatus. During this time, he focused on domestic life. The timing couldn't be more fitting since "The Serpent Only Lies", the band's eleventh full-length, is more than just a little bit reminiscent of its classic early material. The ...

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KIRK HAMMETT On TRUMP Presidency: 'As Long As Human Beings Are Still Standing, I Think There's Still Hope'

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett has once again weighed in on underdog Donald Trump's stunning upset of Hillary Clinton in the U.S. presidential election, saying that there is "very little" honesty and integrity in American politics right now. Trump shocked the political establishment and the world by becoming the 45th president in one of the biggest ...

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METALLICA 'Hardwired' Cover Creator Says CROWBAR Similarities Are Coincidental

Dimitri Scheblanov of Herring & Herring, one of the creative directors and photographers of METALLICA's "Hardwired... To Self-Destruct" album, has denied drawing influence from the cover of CROWBAR's 1998 classic "Odd Fellows Rest" for the design of METALLICA's disc. While both covers feature four band dudes with their images superimposed into one hydra-like face, with ...

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METALLICA Frontman Says KIRK HAMMETT's 'Riffs Weren't There' During 'Hardwired' Songwriting Process

James Hetfield says that Kirk Hammett "wasn't involved" in the songwriting process for METALLICA's new album because his "riffs weren't there." Hammett has penned plenty of great instrumental parts over the years for METALLICA alongside the songwriting team of Hetfield and drummer Lars Ulrich, but that's not the case for "Hardwired… To Self-Destruct". Hetfield told ...

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