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Music, All Shook Down This Week: Lars Ulrich Gets Cold, DMX Gets Scared, Jack White Hangs Out With Santa

This Week: Lars Ulrich Gets Cold, DMX Gets Scared, Jack White Hangs Out With Santa

"We were recording at night and it was freezing sometimes. We had big gas heaters heating up the drum room so Lars wouldn't catch a cold. That studio is now somebody's apartment, by the way. Somebody's living room is…
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Music, All Shook Down This Week: Lana Del Rey's Death Wish, Bieber's Baptism, and Psy and Snoop's Horror Show

This Week: Lana Del Rey's Death Wish, Bieber's Baptism, and Psy and Snoop's Horror Show

"As for any further drum-offs, I'm sure that with a bit of practice, I could give Chad a run for his money. But Will? That's a whole different story ... I mean, you're talking about a guy who's so next…
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Music, All Shook Down This Week: Cloning John Lennon, Honoring Kurt Cobain, and Giving Dandruff to Country

This Week: Cloning John Lennon, Honoring Kurt Cobain, and Giving Dandruff to Country

"If he was here and you asked him to name five of my songs he wouldn't be able to do it. Recently he was like, 'How many albums have you sold?,' and I was like, 'Which album?,' and he was…
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Film, "Metallica: Through the Never": This is What Happens When Metallica Plays Your Town

"Metallica: Through the Never": This is What Happens When Metallica Plays Your Town

Metallica: Through the Never Nimród Antal's IMAX 3D concert film is a valentine to hardcore Metallica fans, and a potentially numbing experience for those who only know "Enter Sandman." Just as the concert is beginning, a young roadie named Trip…
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Music, All Shook Down Lars Ulrich Talks Outside Lands, the Next Metallica Record, and Playing S.F.

Lars Ulrich Talks Outside Lands, the Next Metallica Record, and Playing S.F.

Ahead of Metalica's headlining Saturday-night set at Outside Lands this year, drummer Lars Ulrich held a conference call with reporters to talk about Metallica's preparations for the festival. Answering questions from numerous media outlets, Ulrich spoke about his love for…
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Music, Assessing Metallica After 30 Years and Four Nights at the Fillmore

Assessing Metallica After 30 Years and Four Nights at the Fillmore

Text messages like the one I got from a friend before the third Metallica show last week — "You are dead to me" — were exactly the reason I decided to go to all four of the Bay Area metal…
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Music, All Shook Down Hey, When Did Metallica's Lars Ulrich Turn into a Cool, Funny Guy?

Hey, When Did Metallica's Lars Ulrich Turn into a Cool, Funny Guy?

Over the years, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich just hasn't done a lot of things to make people like him. Let's recount: he's often an obnoxious interviewee; he pulls some of the most annoying faces in drumming history; he played a…
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Music, All Shook Down Big 4 Tour: Are More U.S. Dates Likely for Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax, and Megadeth?

Big 4 Tour: Are More U.S. Dates Likely for Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax, and Megadeth?

Pretty much since the moment we heard about the Big 4 tour, we've been wanting to see it hit the U.S. Interstate system. Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, and Anthrax have played dates all over Europe, so when they announced only…
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Music, All Shook Down A Ke$ha Condom, and Eight More Celebrity-Endorsed Rubbers We'd Use

A Ke$ha Condom, and Eight More Celebrity-Endorsed Rubbers We'd Use

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Music, All Shook Down Metallica's Hetfield Hospitalized, Spinal Tap Rolls On

Metallica's Hetfield Hospitalized, Spinal Tap Rolls On

New Music Express has reported that that Metallica's James Hetfield was hospitalized for "a stomach bug and dehydration," forcing a cancellation of a March 8 Stockholm show .This latest health-related incident parallels a similar incident in Switzerland in 2004…
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Music, Metallica: Metal heroes once more

Metallica: Metal heroes once more

"We will always be a Bay Area band till the day I die," Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett says with heartfelt emphasis. "We pride ourselves as being part of the musical history of the Bay Area." As the metal titans play…
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Music, Reviewed Metallica

Metallica

It's great to hear guitarist Kirk Hammett soloing again, and Lars Ulrich pounding a kit that sound like drums instead of trash-can lids. And hey, James Hetfield's voice has ceased to crack (he's still no crooner, of course). Not to…
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Calendar, Night&Day Poets Invade S.F.

Poets Invade S.F.

Our most recent favorite poet has been Torben Ulrich. Never heard of the great Dane? Guess you weren't at the Litquake blowout at the Regency Center last year, when his son, Metallica's Lars Ulrich, read some of his father's work.…
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Film, Head Trip

Head Trip

Perhaps the most unlikely thing to capture on film is the creative process -- the spinning of gears, the tripping of wires, the breaking of hearts, and the snapping of tempers that goes into the making of art. Movies about…
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Music, Reviewed Metallica

Metallica

Pioneering local thrash-metal quartet Metallica hasn't been the easiest band to keep faith in over the last decade. Between its increasingly spotty albums, the anti-Napster fiasco, James Hetfield's trips to rehab, and two years of musical limbo without a bass…
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Music, Riff Raff Riff Raff

Riff Raff

Free Lars Ulrich! Metallica has done some exceedingly silly things in its time -- we're still trying to figure out that whole San Francisco Symphony thing the band perpetrated last year. In fact, it's pretty easy to write off most…
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Fanfare for the Common Band

April 21 "The magic of all this and the beauty of this is that you don't know what the fuck is going to happen," Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich said about his band's collaboration with the San Francisco Symphony. He was…
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