Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich spoke with Now Toronto about the band’s latest effort, ‘St. Anger’, and the new sound that has yet again had fans split. “Each time we try to do anything, it seems to split the fans,” sighed Ulrich, “so we’ve become used to the whole polarizing thing. For us to remain interested in Metallica, we need to keep challenging ourselves. I can’t go out there and do the same sh** over and over again. A couple of times in the past when we’ve tried to do something really raw, we’ve pussied out. By using Pro Tools to tidy things up we wound up cleaning the life right out of the music. We didn’t do that this time. We kept it raw because that’s what the material dictated.” Read more.
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