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Alan Berry
#034 Lars Ulrich (Metallica) interview from 1997
23 minutes Posted Jul 21, 2020 at 9:01 pm.
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Show notes
In the interview, Ulrich talks about:
- Pat Boone’s version of “Enter Sandman”
- Metallica’s songwriting process
- How the internet can be a “frightening instrument.”
- Being on the Ferrall on the Bench show and whether he and Scott Ferrall are friends
- What motivates him
- The challenges of touring with a huge stage
- The cover art for “Load”
- The weirdest encounter he has ever had with a fan
- Whether he’s enjoying himself on tour
- How he’s looking forward to “some of that horseradish down at the old St. Elmo’s joint” (an Indianapolis insider tidbit)
In this episode, we have Metallica’s co-founder and drummer Lars Ulrich. At the time of this interview in 1997, Ulrich was 34 years old and was promoting the band’s concert date in Indianapolis. In the interview, Lars talks about Metallica’s songwriting process, the weirdest encounter he has ever had with a fan, what motivates him, and how the internet can be a “frightening instrument.”  

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