METALLICA's JAMES HETFIELD on 'The Good, The Bad and also The Ugly' Movie: CLINT EASTWOOD 'Was The Coolest'

October 10, 20140Comments


METALLICA served as artists In Residence at the 37th yearly Mill sink Film Festival, i m sorry is taking place between October 2 and October 12 in the northern California city. Every of the band"s four members organized a screening that a film the they personal selected because that the event.

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On October 3, guitarist Kirk Hammett — a fear aficionado — gift the 1971 cult film "Dracula Vs. Frankenstein".

On October 6, bassist Robert Trujillo organized a screening that "Jaco", the documentary he assisted produce about late bassist Jaco Pastorius.

Drummer Lars Ulrich took end on October 7 for a screening that "Whiplash", a new indie film around an aspiring drummer and his cruel teacher that won lot of awards at Sundance this year. Ulrich additionally interviewed director and also screenwriter Damien Chazelle after the film.

METALLICA frontman James Hetfield presented an October 8 screening of the classic spaghetti western "The Good, The Bad and also The Ugly". The film"s main theme as served as the opened music because that METALLICA"s live show for decades.

Speaking about "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly", Hetfield said during his intro question-and-answer session (see video clip below courtesy the Davai Report): "I don"t remember the very first time I saw it. I ended up being a Clint Eastwood fan at an early stage in my life, and it"s one of those films that… <Clint"s personality was> among the at an early stage mentors on display screen that I type of want to emulate… the tough, cool, quiet guy. I actually identified with each person in the movie — the ugly one, the an excellent and the bad. Without getting too deep, but, yeah, metaphorically, us all have that in us, we all have the potential to be each one of those."

He continued: "What i liked about the movie, because that me, was that each among had actually their own survival technique — just how they navigated the desert, the war, simply struggling with life… castle all had actually their own method of doing your thing. And, girlfriend know, Clint to be the coolest."

Hetfield also spoke about "The Ecstasy the Gold", the track from "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" which has been opening METALLICA live shows due to the fact that 1983. "There"s a scene, "The Ecstasy that Gold" — maybe you"ve all viewed it, probably you haven"t — but towards the end, something happens, and also there"s a cannon and also Clint… We sort of set that increase in our… We"ve used the intro music from this movie because 1984, possibly… 1983," he said.

"We had actually this really destructive intro tape the was simply this heart beating and also it gained faster and also faster and faster, and then we come out. And also our an initial manager said, "That sucks. You deserve to do far better than that." therefore he played united state "The Ecstasy that Gold", and also that was among the coolest points that our first manager ever before did. that was pretty much the only thing that we kept from him, advice-wise."

METALLICA"s covering of "The Ecstasy that Gold" was released in February 2007 via Sony Classical as component of a tribute to composer Ennio Morricone, additionally featuring some of the best names from the civilizations of modern-day pop, rock, jazz, and also classical music.

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