METALLICA's Hammett: New Songs Are "Very Dissimilar To Anything We've Ever Done"

February 3, 2002

METALLICA's already-completed material for the group's forthcoming studio CD is "very dissimilar to anything we've ever done. We have a lot of new material, and I like to think it's the best stuff we've written in a long time,” guitarist Kirk Hammett revealed in the March issue of Guitar World magazine, which hit the newsstands on February 1st (view cover here). β€œIt's heavy, it's very dynamic, and this time, [guitarist/vocalist] James [Hetfield], drummer Lars [Ulrich] and I wrote together, which is a very, very new thing. Rather than do it as 'Okay, the A part is his, the B part is mine, and we've forced them together,' the new songs have unfolded in a very natural, organic way. We sound like a band, even though we still need a bass player." (source: Inter Sandman)

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