Posts Tagged ‘Metallica’

Review Round-up: It’s a “Lulu”!

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
LuLu

Let’s face it, today’s music scene is more fractured and splintered than ever before. But “Lulu” – the recently released double-album collaboration between Lou Reed and Metallica – seems to have done the impossible, uniting music fans and critics alike.

They all hate it.

So we took a spin around the web and surveyed a few of the reviews that are pouring in. Here’s what we found:

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Kirk Hammett, What Was the First Album You Ever Bought?

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

KirkHammett“It’s kind of embarrassing and it kind of dates me, but it was ‘The Partridge Family Christmas Album.’ I was like five or six years old or something like that, and it was just something that I had to have.

When you’re a kid … or at least when I was a kid, I loved Christmas music. What kid doesn’t? And here were the people from my favorite TV show singing them. So it seemed like a good deal to me at the time.

Of course, you know how fragile vinyl is, and as a kid, I wasn’t too careful with my records. I think I probably destroyed that album within six months. I’m sure it didn’t even survive through the Christmas season before I wore it out.”

Guitarist Kirk Hammett and his bandmates in Metallica roar into the Times Union Center in Albany on Thursday, November 12.

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