Metallica on Lemmy Kilmister and Motörhead's Role in Their Formation
<p>&quot;The reason I wanted to be in a band was pretty much because of Motörhead,&quot; drummer and founding Metallica member Lars Ulrich says. &quot;When James [Hetfield] and I hooked up and started Metallica,&nbsp;Motörhead was omnipresent. It wasn&#39;t just the music -- it was the attitude.&quot;</p> <p>Ulrich adds, &quot;[Lemmy and Metallica] crossed paths so many times all over the world and had&nbsp;so many different experiences.&nbsp;He&#39;s a part of our DNA and our whole M.O.&quot;</p> <p>Watch Metallica remember Lemmy above (interview conducted by Zack Ruskin) and read <a href="/articles/news/magazine-feature/7564746/metallica-hardwired-to-self-destruct-cover-story" target="_blank">Billboard&#39;s Metallica cover story here.</a></p>
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