Professional Athlete Gets Replica of Metallica’s Lars Ulrich’s Drum Kit!!

Metallica Lars Ulrich Gives His Drum Kit to NHL Goalie For His 500th Game

The goalie for the Boston Bruins named Tuukka Rask recently played his 500th game , goalie for the NHL’s Boston Bruins, recently reached the massive milestone of playing in his 500th game and becoming the team’s winningest goaltender of all time. Rask is a huge Metallica fan so his teammates bought him a replica of Lars Ulrich’s drum kit and even Lars drum tech Jimmy Clark presented the kit to Rask and shared the photos on Facebook.

Josh Klinghoffer Gives First Interview Since Leaving the Chili Peppers

We found out earlier this week how former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Josh Klinghoffer was let go from the group

but it appears now that the guitarist has given his first interview since leaving the group. In an exclusive interview with Ultimate Guitar he revealed some of his favourite moments from the band and his feelings on being let go rom the band. The exchange went as follows;

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Is there a song, a riff, or a solo, that you’re most proud of contributing to the RHCP catalog? How about in the span of your entire career?

“From a guitar standpoint? Maybe ‘The Longest Wave’ or the end of ‘Goodbye Angels.’ The solo for ‘Dark Necessities’ is a good one.

“I still have a penchant for the song ‘Never Is a Long Time’ but no one knows that one. ‘First in Forever’ from Dot Hacker’s second record is still one of my favorite songs.”

What are some lessons you will take away from your years in the Red Hot Chili Peppers?

“Ask me that another time.”

Are there any hard feelings between you and the RHCP camp and/or John?

“I don’t think so. Not from me.”

LarsVonTrump Puts Out His Best Work With “Give It Away” By The Red Hot Chili Peppers

Today, one of my favourite YouTubers Lars von Retriever who puts out videos of President Donald Trump singing famous rock and metal songs put out his best work so far. Today’s upload see’s the commander in chief singing The Red Hot Chili Peppers single “Give It Away.” Check it out below!

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ush See’s a Huge Spike In Streams and Record Sales

As expected when a famous musician passes away, their record sales and streams see a dramatic spike. With last week’s news of Rush drummer Neil Peart passing away the group’s online streams have spiked 776%, while their record sales have shot up 2,000% just in the United States. This is according to Billboard, News borke of Peart’s death a week ago on Friday, January 10th and according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data, between Jan. 10–13 on-demand audio and video streams of Rush’s catalog saw a huge spike to a combined 24.53 million, up over 776 percent — compared to the previous three days – which tallied 2.8 million streams.

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Following Peart’s death (between Jan. 10-13) the group’s most streamed song was the 1981 Moving Pictures single “Tom Sawyer,” with a whopping 2.83 million streams compared to 698,000 streams between Jan. 6-9.
Rush saw even a bigger spike in sales on their songs seeing a 2,300% increase going from 1,000 to 19,000, while album sales grew 1,800% to more than 6,000 copies being sold.

Billboard also reported that the news of Peart’s death will result in the group’s best of collection The Spirit of Radio: Greatest Hits 1974=1987 showing up on the Billboard 200 charts.