METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Recounts His Beginnings, Talks About His Relationship With TAMA (Video)

February 4, 2014

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich visited Guitar Center in San Francisco to recount his beginnings, sweating it out in the basement with paint buckets and foosball tables, as well as his long-lasting relationship with Tama. Check out the clip below.

METALLICA's 2013 IMAX 3D concert film, "Metallica Through The Never", arrived on DVD, Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray, video on demand and digital on January 28 through the band's own Blackened Recordings label. The $18 million film, which combined concert footage with a fictional narrative, made less than $4 million in its initial U.S. box office run last fall.

Ulrich said that making the "Through The Never" movie re-energized METALLICA's creativity, explaining, "[Working on the film] gave us a chance to experience a whole other way of being creative and having a creative outlet. We were very inspired by making that [movie], and now we're energized to make a record. The film was fun, but it's all about the next record."

METALLICA will hit the European festival circuit this summer, with the band's set lists comprised of requests made online by fans attending each date. One slot at each night's show will be reserved for a new tune.

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