“It’s funny talking about some of these songs and remembering my learning curve in understanding what Metallica were all about. While I was helping them be the best band they could be, I was gaining so much insight into what made them tick. Each day brought discovery on both sides, theirs and mine.
“It took me a while to realize what was good in Through The Never, but once I did, I realized that it was quite good. And what’s good is there’s a bit of a fiery punk rock vibe to it. A new shade, a new color - that was exciting!
“Previously, I thought their influences were all metal, but talking to them and understanding that they had other sides to them really opened my eyes. Once I saw where they were coming from, the song made total sense.”