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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich: ‘There Was No Musician Like Jon Lord in the History of Hard Rock’

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After the passing of legendary Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord yesterday (July 16), there has been an incredible outpouring from both fans and some of rock most iconic musicians. Most recently, Metallica's Lars Ulrich took some time to write an earnest, in-depth tribute about the influence he took from both Deep Purple and Jon Lord.

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Lars Ulrich Says Human Element is the Key to Metallica’s Live Show

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Fans that made it out to Metallica’s inaugural Orion Festival were served up two nights of meaty Metallica headlining sets. Day one featured their 1984 disc ‘Ride the Lightning’ in its entirety followed by their self-titled 1991 release, more commonly referred to as the Black Album, on day two.

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Metallica’s Orion Festival to Include Drummer Lars Ulrich’s ‘Hit the Lights’ Film Attraction

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

As Metallica have continued to announce additional attractions to their Orion Music + More Festival, the two-day event has become increasingly personal for the band. Although many will attend the festivities for the music, they'll also be able to check out James Hetfield's car show, Kirk Hammett's horror museum, and now, Lars Ulrich's mini film festival.

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Slayer’s Dave Lombardo on His Friendship With Lars Ulrich and the Status of Jeff Hanneman

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Slayer have an intense summer lined up co-headlining this summer’s Rock Star Energy Drink Mayhem festival, but they’ll be doing it without guitarist Jeff Hanneman. Hanneman will be sitting out the tour to continue his recovery process after complications associated with a debilitating spider bite.

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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Discusses Orion Festival and Spiteful Reaction to ‘Lulu’

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Love him or hate him, you can always count on Lars Ulrich to not mince words in an interview -- and true to form, the Metallica drummer didn't hold back during a recent exchange with Spin that covered everything from the male-heavy lineup at the Orion Music + More Festival to the overwhelmingly negative response to last year's 'Lulu.'

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New Documentary Depicts Fan’s Quest to Meet Metallica’s Lars Ulrich

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A new documentary titled 'Mission to Lars' centers on Tom Spicer, a learning disabled man who goes on a quest to meet his hero, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich. Spicer has Fragile X Syndrome, which is a sort of autism, and is helped on his journey by his brother and sister.

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Lars Ulrich Doesn’t Recall Offering Hulk Hogan a Spot in Metallica

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A few months ago, wrestler Hulk Hogan claimed that he and Lars Ulrich from Metallica were friends back in the day, and Ulrich offered the Hulkster the opportunity to play bass for Metallica.

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‘That Metal Show’ Recap: Lars Ulrich + Robb Flynn Kick Off Season 10

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Has it really been 10 seasons of VH1 Classic's 'That Metal Show?' Yes, it has. Season 10 kicked off last night (March 31) with Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich and Machine Head frontman Robb Flynn as the guests on the gab fest. So one might say it was a Bay Area-centric episode. Ain't nothing wrong with that, as its one of the most metallic and fertile regions of the U.S.

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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich Doesn’t Aspire to Be a ‘Next-Level Actor’

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Frazer Harrison, Getty Images

With the films 'Some Kind of Monster' and 'Get Him to the Greek' already under his belt and appearances in two upcoming films, Metallica stickman Lars Ulrich is building quite the IMDB profile. Despite all his big screen activities, Ulrich says he's not actively pursuing an acting career.

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Watch Metallica’s Lars Ulrich in the ‘Hemingway and Gellhorn’ Film Trailer

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Metallica fans were able to get a sneak peak of Lars Ulrich's acting chops when he played a small role in 2010's 'Get Him to the Greek' and on the big screen in Metallica's 2004 documentary 'Some Kind of Monster' (both in which he played himself), but now the famed drummer is taking on a dramatic part in the new HBO film production 'Hemingway and Gellhorn.'

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