Yet, Kirk Hammett thing “it’s one of the best things we’ve ever done.”
In a new interview with that wretched magazine Revolver, Hammett said working on Lulu “showed me that we could still be truly spontaneous and in the moment. We haven’t been spontaneous like that for years and years and years, probably since the ’80s.”
So that’s what we’re calling “awful” these days — spontaneous?
If that was the result of spontaneity, then that means Metallica need to plan shit out way more. Not that I’ve heard the whole of Lulu, but I just know its going to suck.
“We were all out of our comfort zone, and because of that, we came up with stuff we wouldn’t normally come up with,” Hammett added. “It’s largely an artistic endeavor for ourselves. And we’re just inviting everyone else along for the party. This is something that most people won’t be expecting from us. All I have to say is don’t judge it by heavy-metal standards and maybe you’ll understand it better.”