LARS ULRICH TO HOST HIS METALLICA BANDMATES ON HIS RADIO SHOW IT’S ELECTRIC
ON APPLE MUSIC’S BEATS 1
FIRST EPISODE PREMIERES THIS SUNDAY, JULY 30TH WITH KIRK HAMMETT AND WILL CONTINUE THE FOLLOWING TWO SUNDAYS
LOS ANGELES, CA – JULY 27, 2017 – Lars Ulrich will host his Metallica bandmates on It’s Electric, his online radio show on Apple Music’s Beats 1. The episodes were recorded in Canada earlier this month at various tour stops on the band’s WorldWired North American tour and are unlike anything Metallica fans have ever heard before. The series will kick off this Sunday, July 30th one day after the band rocks the famed Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA and will feature discussions and playlists that have inspired the individual members of Metallica and emphasizes the personalities and dynamics of each of them.
The forthcoming episodes with the members of Metallica will air on the following dates:
Kirk Hammett – Sunday, July 30th
Robert Trujillo – Sunday, August 6th
James Hetfield – Sunday, August 13th
Launched on May 7th, It’s Electric is an unscripted, unfiltered weekly window into the mind of Metallica’s Lars Ulrich. Hear music that excites this great Dane, as well as chats with artists who inspire him…all wrapped in magnificently mindless banter! Since its launch in May the show has featured guests Iggy Pop, Rancid’s Lars Frederiksen, Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows, Royal Blood, Kabul Dreams, Glastonbury Festival co-organizer Emily Eavis, Rolling Stone’s Kory Grow, So What! Magazine Editor Steffan Chirazi, and more.
It’s Electric airs every Sunday at 3:00 PM PST with an encore every Monday at 3:00 AM PST. Listen live at www.apple.co/beats1onair.
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About Lars Ulrich
Lars Ulrich is a the drummer and co-founder of Metallica, one of the most influential and commercially successful rock bands in history. Having sold 110 million albums worldwide while playing to millions of fans on literally all seven continents, Metallica have scored several multi-platinum albums, including 1991’s Metallica (commonly referred to as The Black Album), with sales of nearly 17 million copies in the United States alone, making it the best-selling album in the history of Soundscan. Metallica has also garnered numerous awards and accolades, including nine Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, and multiple MTV Video Music Awards, and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in 2009. Metallica’s latest album Hardwired…To Self Destruct was released on November 18, 2016 on Metallica’s own Blackened Recordings record label and debuted at No. 1 around the world, selling over 800,000 copies worldwide in its first week.
About Beats 1
Beats 1, Apple Music’s global radio station, broadcasts 24/7 to more than 100 countries from studios in Los Angeles, New York, and London. To listen live, go to Radio inside MUSIC and tap PLAY NOW. It’s Electric! with Lars Ulrich broadcasts Sundays at 3PM LA Time, with a repeat edition on Mondays at 3AM. Later that day the show will be available On Demand and the Playlist will be posted to MUSIC.