Lars Ulrich Explains Why Metallica Sided With Guitar Hero, Not Rock Band

In an interview with Canadian radio station KBS, Metallica's outspoken and occasionally loathed drummer Lars Ulrich explains — albeit vaguely — why his band is a Guitar Hero » 10/22/08 8:00pm 10/22/08 8:00pm band, not a band. He says that the gang behind was "ready to step up on a number of fronts and it's been great," whatever that means. "We had…

Metallica Drummer On Sound Quality Stink, Blames Internet

Folks are saying that the sound quality of the new Metallica album Death Magnetic » 9/29/08 11:00pm 9/29/08 11:00pm is rotten. The version, however? Much better. (In case you missed the comparison, feel free to judge for yourself .) Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has no clue what people are bitching and moaning about. Dude's been listening to the CD…

Metallica Album A Sonic Disaster, Fans Turn To Guitar Hero For Better…

Metallica fans are pissed » 9/17/08 5:40pm 9/17/08 5:40pm. The release of the metal outfit's latest album, , isn't quite what they were expecting, at least from a sound quality standpoint. Metallica fans contend that the album is overly distorted, that clipping distortion from the album being mastered too loud, are making for bad impressions. Ted…

Metallica's New Album Hits Guitar Hero Friday

Metallica's upcoming ninth studio album Death Magnetic hits Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock in its entirety this Friday, the same day the album goes on sale. Better still the Guitar Hero downloadable album will include two exclusive renditions of Suicide & Redemption with extended solos by James Hetfield and Kirk… » 9/08/08 10:20am 9/08/08 10:20am