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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Metallica: New Lars Ulrich 18 Min Video Interview

Paul "Neanderpaul" Marshall and Brian "Sludge" Haddad of the Arizona radio station 93.3 KDKB Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich at the April 23 "Big Four" concert at the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, California. You can now watch the chat below.

With Metallica scheduled to enter the studio later this month, the band has been tight-lipped on what kind of project they're going to be recording. But whether it's a whole new album or not - which is unlikely - Ulrich told Metal Hammer magazine that there will be no shortage of material when studio album number 10 does get underway. He explained, "James told me in Australia that he had over 700 (new) riffs. That was slightly overwhelming. When I spoke to him yesterday, he told me that he'd been playing guitar again in the last couple of weeks. And listen, when James tunes his guitar, he comes up with three to five usable guitar riffs. It's kind of frightening. James is not allowed to play guitar without being recorded. Literally! There are also hours and hours of jams and tuning-room shindigs."

Ulrich added, "We're gonna sit down and wade through two and half years' worth of riffs and jams and hopefully a lot of the seeds for the next Metallica record will be in that . . . We can use the rest of the riffs for ringtones or... I don't know. Set up a web site:"
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