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Lars Ulrich drum lesson sells for $35,000

Lars

Lars

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Remember a few weeks back we told you a drum lesson with Lars Ulrich was going up for charity auction? Well, the hammer has gone down and one lucky bidder has snapped up the hour-long tutorial - for a cool $35,000 (£21,800).

The Metallica man will give a private lesson to the winning bidder, as well as treating them to the full rock star treatment for the day, taking them to Metallica HQ for a nose around their studio and lunch.

Lars' lesson is one of a host of special lots going up for auction in aid of Andre Agassi's Foundation For Education. Other packages included dinner with Robin Williams and a trip to Grand Cayman with Agassi and Steffi Graf.

Rich is a teacher, one time Rhythm staff writer and experienced freelance journalist who has interviewed countless revered musicians, engineers, producers and stars for the our world-leading music making portfolio, including such titles as Rhythm, Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, and MusicRadar. His victims include such luminaries as Ice T, Mark Guilani and Jamie Oliver (the drumming one).