Hilarious Hypocrisy

march 5, 2009

NEWS FLASH: Lars Ulrich Illegally Downloaded His Own Album.

Now I’ve heard everything. That article also has a clip recorded when their documentary, Some Kind of Monster, came out. I saw that movie primarily to confirm my suspicions that the worst decision Metallica ever made was to let Lars Ulrich be their drummer. I was right.

In the youtube video, Lars admits he’s a control freak, and it comes as no surprise. He has been the posterboy for the industry’s witch-hunt on filesharing. His argument was that filesharing is tantamount to stealing, yet somehow he has the “right to download Death Magnetic for free.” Lars can’t have his cake and eat it too. He wants to infinite control of Metallica even if that means ...

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