January 17, 2018
Steve and I watch and review Some Kind of Monster, the classic Metallica documentary. We also talk about other Metallica related issues in our review so even if you haven’t seen the movie, we think you’ll still enjoy this monster of a podcast.
And spoiler alert, even though you must know what has happened to the band by now, right?
-Through the Never
-What did Steve think after seeing Some Kind of Monster for the first time?
-What did Steve do after watching SKOM and listening to St. Anger?
-Steve watching SKOM as an adult
-“Non Metallica” moments in the 80s
-This Monster Lives
-James Hetfield and Mustaine’s image
-The tough guy exterior
-Hetfield missing his son’s first birthday
-Putting yourself first
-Ulrich and Hetfield’s personalities
-Skylar Ulrich and Good Will Hunting
-The bass player auditions
-Geordie White and rape accusations
-The small world of Metal
-Trujillio and Jason Newsted in Ozzy Osbourne’s band
-Ulrich and “Fuuuuuuuck!”
-The music business
-Ulrich and Hetfield’s politics
-Feeling the discomfort
-St. Anger’s creative process compared to now
-If Hammett left the band, would Metallica stay together?
-If Trujillo left the band, would Metallica stay together?
-Hammett’s work on Hardwired . . .
-Ulrich’s experimenting (“regular” and “solid”)
-What if Hammett died instead of Cliff?
-Hammett and Cliff Burton
-Burton’s influence and personality
-To Live is to Die lyrics and Excalibur
-Hammett as the glue
-Finishing St. Anger and SKOM
-Mike and Steve’s opinions on St. Anger
-St. Anger live DVD
-Fixing St. Anger
-Coffee is great
-Seeing the emotion
-What makes a good therapist
-Zone It and life coaching
-HBO’s In Treatment
-The investment in Towle
-The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
-Newsted’s relationship with Metallica now
-Even if you’re not a Metallica fan . . .
-No one is not a human being
-Star Wars: The Last Jedi and “mine”
-Back to “My Metallica”
Tofumofo https://tofumofo-nyc.bandcamp.com This is Steve’s album, called “Songs in the Key of Fuck You (The Angry Commuter’s Companion). If you hate your job and/or commute, you will like this album.
Enjoy the commentary and please excuse the portions where I talked with my mouth full. I was really hungry.
-Cliff ‘Em All just might be next.
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