“We’re three, four weeks into some pretty serious writing,” he spilled to indie rocker Phoebe Bridgers as part of a ‘Musicians on Musicians’ conversation the two had for Rolling Stone.
“And of all the shit — pandemics, fires, politics, race problems, and just fucking looking at the state of the world — it’s so easy just to so fall into a depressive state. But writing always makes me feel enthusiastic about what’s next.”
Ulrich continued: “It’s like, fuck, there’s an opportunity here to still make the best record, to still make a difference. To still do something that not even turns other people on, but turns me on.”
While you wait, there’s also a Miley Cyrus album of Metallica covers to look forward to (not even fake news).