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Metallica's Lars Ulrich doesn't care you think he's a bad drummer: 'I've got nothing left to prove'

Metallica may be one of the most loved and famous rock bands in the world, but if you ask some people, it’s not because of Lars Ulrich’s drumming skills.
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Metallica modeled this part of their career after the Grateful Dead

In an interview with CNBC, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich spoke at length about the impact the Grateful Dead had on their business model. In short, Metallica aims to control as many elements of their brand as possible much like the Grateful Dead did.
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What other Rock bands do we want to see on 'Saturday Night Live' this season?

For a show that often serves up fresh artists, this season of SNL has broken from character and has leaned on some veteran rockers. While it may be uncharacteristic, it’s been more than welcome & our TV’s have been turned up to 11 this entire time.
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You will never unhear this Metallica and Mariah Carey mash-up for Christmas

Mariah’s “All I Want For Christmas” meets Metallica’s “For Whom The Bell Tolls…” This mash-up of two incredibly different classics could be the one, crazy thing that holds the family together this holiday season.
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Foo Fighters, Metallica, and Chili Peppers members have 'epic' jam session with Post Malone

Post Malone is bridging the gap between music generations with his latest collaboration that includes Foo Fighters‘ Taylor Hawkins, Metallica‘s Rob Trujillo and Red Hot Chili Peppers‘ Chad Smith.
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Metallica bassist Rob Trujillo was once smashing pumpkins on a 1982 Halloween episode of 'CHiPs'

Trujillo was 18 years old when he made his appearance on the episode famous for its Kiss-inspired storyline. He played the character, Flippy who, get this, was arrested after he put pumpkins in the street for cars to smash as they ran over it.
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Metallica announces 'S&M2'-inspired edition of Blackened Whiskey

Blackened, which the metal legends first launched in 2018, is made using “Black Noise,” which involves playing Metallica songs during the distilling process.
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Metallica announces special livestream acoustic concert to benefit charity

Unlike the first iteration of the charity concert, Metallica will be holding the 2020 version as a pay-per-view livestream event. The virtual show takes place on Saturday, November 14 at 5 PM ET/2 PM PT and will stream on nugs.tv.
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James Hetfield explains he was 'anxiety ridden' to reunite with Metallica

Metallica frontman James Hetfield spoke about the anxiety he felt preparing for the band’s drive-in concert that was held in August. It was a combination of factors that led to this.
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Rise! Metallica makes 'The Star-Spangled Banner' rock

Part of what would have been the 8th annual “Metallica Night” at San Francisco’s Oracle Park, which has been forced to go virtual this year due to COVID-19 restrictions.
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