Metallica's Kirk Hammett: "We're Rebelling Against the Boundaries Being Put Upon Us"

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dogg4273

obviously most comments are written by very uncreative mind-limited people, only consuming and daring to criticize new approaches. My ol´ Grampa died mumbling over everything new and different - he was a NAZI ...
Good Night!

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pianoman220

Any Metal band of the last 30 years that says that they haven't either directly or indirectly been influenced by Metallica is LYING!

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pianoman220

For every fan that Metallica loses, they gain ten!!!!

Just look at Metallica, name and all, as the "gateway drug" - a bridge between people who like other styles of music looking to try something new. Metal has always been outsiders music but in order to stay alive, it needs support! Everytime Metallica releases an album, they bring Metal awareness to the mainstream! Stop whining and start shredding!

Lee Ward

Kirk could have perhaps worded what he said a little differently, but I think I understand: versatility and creativity are good for metal; the hindrance of those things is not.

Some metal fans think that Metallica sucks and they have their reasons for saying that, but one of Metallica's biggest contributions to the world of metal is their influence. Whether Metallica sucks or not, there are many professional metal bands who have been influenced by them (and they don't all suck).

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scott rotten

WoW! Kirk The rebel has spoken!

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slayerswine

Metallica = Hypocritical spoiled brats.

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N38

They tried a change, with the pearcing and all that things, and the failed. Then they tried to go with the " no soloing" thing, read "st. Anger" and well, we all know what happened. Then they go with "death magnetic", which I think is totally back to the "cage", I like it by the way. And finally now they are trying to get out of the cage. I think I'll wait until they do another "back to the cage album" to buy it

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fegtri17

Exactly what i think.

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fegtri17

oh, what a harsh comment.

Maybe they should change the name of the band so you would be happy.

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kody2727

Actually I think metallica's fans just want them to not suck, which is the opposite of what they're doing.

What a pretentious fucking idiot, blaming the fans for putting a cage around Metallica? Guess what? YOUR FUCKING NAME IS THE ONE GENRE THAT YOU PLAY! METAL! You put your own cage around yourself years ago in the fucking 80's where nothing seemed beyond the "metal" horizon. Now that Metallica is completely irrelevant to the world, they blame their own fans for putting a cage around them? WOW! Kirk, your band has always had a way with losing huge amounts of fans with every release in the past 20 years. You call Death Magnetic taking a creative direction? Lars plays the same fucking thrash punk beat the entire fucking album. Fuck Metallica, why don't you accept your withered and decrepit fate and burn out rather than fade away, because you're the biggest faders in the world right now and it's weak as hell.

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