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kwolf68 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-26-04 12:18 AM
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29. The only thing re: Metallica and the war

Is the fact Lars was pissed they were playing their music in prisoner interrogation.

Metallica are particularly unhappy about certain actions the U.S. military has taken in Iraq.

Not the ones that resulted in the collapse of Saddam Hussein's empire the ones in which the band's music was played to extract information from terrified Iraqi prisoners who'd never been exposed to heavy metal.

Speaking to the press in Europe, drummer Lars Ulrich told the World Entertainment News Network that he strongly objects to the use of "Enter Sandman" as a device of coercion. "I feel horrible about this," he said. "No one in Iraq has ever done anything to hurt me, and I don't understand why we have to be implicated in that bullsh--."

Ulrich added that if the Army is intent on using loud music to break Saddam's supporters, they should find something really grating on the ears. "What about firing up some Venom or some of those Norwegian death metal bands?" he proposed. "The problem with that is then it wouldn't be a soundbite. Sometimes Metallica become the token heavy metal band that you can talk about."

Despite his unhappiness, Ulrich said there's nothing he can do about the current situation. "What am I supposed to do about it," he asked, "get George Bush on the phone and tell him to get his generals to play some Venom?"

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  - Dave is nuts  kwolf68   Jul-25-04 11:38 PM   #4 
  - sounds like a classic case  jukes   Jul-26-04 12:03 AM   #26 
  - back when I was semi-religious,  phaseolus   Jul-25-04 11:40 PM   #7 
     - LOL - you might be right  flamingyouth   Jul-25-04 11:42 PM   #9 
     - LOL  kwolf68   Jul-25-04 11:42 PM   #10 
        - The day we see Brett Gurewitz praising Bush  flamingyouth   Jul-25-04 11:48 PM   #17 
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  - Isn't he the guy who humiliates himself in the new Metallica  swag   Jul-25-04 11:37 PM   #2 
  - Yes  kwolf68   Jul-25-04 11:40 PM   #6 
  - Too many drugs?  Radical Activist   Jul-25-04 11:38 PM   #3 
  - Here's hoping that Dave relapses back into his smack addiction  mitchum   Jul-25-04 11:39 PM   #5 
  - No wonder they kicked his ass out of Metallica before "Kill'em All" came..  sasquatch   Jul-25-04 11:41 PM   #8 
  - Megadeth has always sucked  ZombyWoof   Jul-25-04 11:42 PM   #11 
  - I wouldn't say sucked  kwolf68   Jul-25-04 11:45 PM   #12 
  - Slayer is with us  ZombyWoof   Jul-25-04 11:51 PM   #20 
     - WAAAAAAAAAR Ensemble  kwolf68   Jul-25-04 11:54 PM   #22 
     - Slayer has never sold out  ZombyWoof   Jul-26-04 12:00 AM   #25 
     - Motorhead is with us too  sasquatch   Jul-25-04 11:56 PM   #23 
        - That stands to reason  kwolf68   Jul-25-04 11:57 PM   #24 
  - I thought that MD's anti-war stance  Argumentus   Jul-25-04 11:46 PM   #14 
     - derivative  ZombyWoof   Jul-25-04 11:52 PM   #21 
  - And in his own words:  countmyvote4real   Jul-25-04 11:45 PM   #13 
  - An eerie resmblance to Brittney Spears (n/t)  Argumentus   Jul-25-04 11:47 PM   #15 
  - Agree with you 100%  kwolf68   Jul-25-04 11:48 PM   #16 
  - If Mustaine ever debates Moore  wtmusic   Jul-25-04 11:50 PM   #18 
  - How stupid.  coloradodem2004   Jul-26-04 12:04 AM   #27 
  - Agreed  kwolf68   Jul-26-04 12:07 AM   #28 
  - The only thing re: Metallica and the war  kwolf68   Jul-26-04 12:18 AM   #29 
  - Lars is probably pissed because he doesn't receive royalties...  mitchum   Jul-26-04 12:28 AM   #30 
  - Well, what can one say...  punpirate   Jul-26-04 12:34 AM   #31 
  - pretty disappointed when I heard that,  NoodleBoy   Jul-26-04 12:53 AM   #32 
  - Okay, so he's telling  Downtown Hound   Jul-26-04 01:03 AM   #33 
  - Again disagree on the music part  kwolf68   Jul-26-04 01:13 AM   #35 
     - I would still take Metallica over Megadeath any day  Downtown Hound   Jul-26-04 01:25 AM   #36 
  - My respones to Davie  kwolf68   Jul-26-04 01:07 AM   #34 

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