The Weekend Woodshed

Lars talks new Metallica movie
Lars talks new Metallica movie


Lars Ulrich has been talking about Metallica's forthcoming movie, Metallica Through The Never.

The movie centres on a'tallica roadie who is sent on a mysterious mission while the group plays an arena gig - with live footage of the band alongside the story narrative.

Speaking about the movie, he said: "As a band we have an inbuilt fear of repetition or stagnation or irrelevance and we just like to throw ourselves into all this crazy s**t all the time.

"Making a movie at this level has been a little overwhelming. In the musicworld, you get very used to controlling your environment and in the film world there is nothing to control… it's just like a complete clusterf**k… and there's a bizarre beauty in that."

Asked whether he fancies having a go at directing a film himself, Lars said:

"I would love to do something. I have actually been offered the chance to both direct and produce as well as write and I've acted in a couple of films so I do what I can. Metallica is the main thing in my life and I'm not going to turn my back on that."


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