Metallica's Lars Ulrich Reveals 'Realistic' Timescale
for New Album -
On Friday, new broke of Metallica's plans to begin work on a new album in September. The recently record would mark the tenth studio outing for the thrash metal godfathers.
However drummer Lars Ulrich has now said that a 'realistic' date
for the band's new album to be released is sometime in early
Ulrich was being interview on Vancouver based radio station 99.3 The Fox when he revealed Metallica's timescale for their next album.
"I wouldn't use the word close", said Ulrich (via MetalTalk).
"I mean, obviously, in the context of, say, the age of planet Earth, we're pretty close. But in the context of, say, other things, there may be one or two football seasons, or one or two baseball seasons, or one or two hockey seasons... We've gotta do this movie, and we're gonna get back to writing when we've done this movie."
"I would say late 2013 or early 2014. It's difficult to imagine. I think even late '13 may be a bit optimistic. I would say hopefully we can realistically get a record out probably about a year and half from now, so maybe early '14."
Listen to Lars Ulrich's full interview with 99.3 The Fox at the stations SoundCloud page.