Ulrich pays respects to rock journalist Muldowney


drummer Lars Ulrich has released a statement regarding the passing of influential heavy metal journalist Bob Muldowney, who died Monday, 5 November after a long battle with cardiomyopathy (heart muscle disease) at the age of 44.

In the statement Lars said: "Bob was one of the early believers in the cause, the metal cause that we all championed and that we all were inspired by. Later, we were fortunate enough that Bob also became a believer in the 'Tallica cause and we in return were inspired by his belief in us and his championing our cause. Bob will be missed..."

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