June 15th, 2003


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Looking Ahead in 'Anger'
Its Napster Battles in the Past, Metallica Works Up a New Rage

By Chris Hopfensperger
Washington Post Staff Writer
Sunday, June 15, 2003; Page N06

Metallica couldn't have done much more to alienate fans in the last 10 years.

Starting out by stunning legions of old headbangers, the boys in the band cut their hair and chased the Seattle sound with a pair of uninspired albums. Confusing all the straight-ahead young rockers, they sat down with an orchestra for a two-disc live set that only seemed to soften their edge. And in a move that turned off music lovers of all ages, drummer Lars Ulrich became the leading, greedy face of the anti-Napster music industry.Collapse )