Apple Music’s Beats 1 radio DJ Zane Lowe just lately conducted an interview with METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich. Now you can hearken to the chat at this location.
Talking in regards to the 8-year gap between METALLICA’s 2008 album “Death Magnetic” and the group’s newest effort, “Hardwired… To Self-Destruct”, Ulrich mentioned: “I am speaking to you from Bogota, Colombia, and we’re out right here, we’re playing some gigs and we’re doing a variety of interviews. We have been up in Mexico Metropolis the opposite day for a full day of interviews, abd all people’s, like, ‘8 years. What have you ever been doing?’ it is, like, ‘Excuse me?’ We have been busier within the last eight years than we ever have in our lives. Typically I sort of go, ‘Wait a minute.’ We spent three years touring ‘Death Magnetic’, we put two extremely exhausting years into making of the ‘Via The Never’ film project, we did the entire dance with Lou Reed, and we have performed each single festival on this earth multiple times within the last 8 years, we have been to continents which can be primarily inhabited by penguins. So it has been a pretty busy 8 years. And we have managed to record a record. [Laughs]”Download Our App
He continued: “You possibly can in all probability throw this back in my face 8 years from now, however I’ll exit on a limb right here and say that it has been such experience to do that record and the entire vibe of getting these songs [together], I hereby officially predict — or ‘hope,’ perhaps could be a greater word — that it isn’t gonna [take us] one other 8 years [to release] one other record. So there you go. I said it. Okay, throw it back at me 8 years from now.”
As beforehand reported, three songs from “Hardwired… To Self-Destruct” have landed on Billboard’s Mainstream Rock Songs airplay chart dated November 19: “Atlas, Rise!” (No. 22), “Moth Into Flame” (No. 6) and “Hardwired” (No. 23). In response to Billboard, this feat marks the primary time that an artist has charted at the very least three songs on Mainstream Rock Songs concurrently since September 2008 when METALLICA’s “The Day That By no means Comes”, “Cyanide” and “My Apocalypse” made the list. It additionally marks the first time that an act has tripled up within the prime 25 since GREEN DAY in August 2005.
“Atlas, Rise!” debuted at No. 35 on the Rock Airplay chart with 1.8 million viewers impressions, in keeping with Nielsen Music. “Moth” ranks at No. 18 (3.6 million) and “Hardwired” at No. 46 (1.four million).
“Hardwired… To Self-Destruct” is due out November 18. It consists of two discs, containing a dozen songs and almost 80 minutes of music.
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