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Metallica to team up with Rick Rubin again

By | Published on Wednesday 27 April 2011


Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo has confirmed that the band are again working with producer Rick Rubin, who produced their 2008 album, ‘Death Magnetic’.

Speaking to US radio station 93.7 KCLB Rocks!, Trujillo said: “I love working with Rick. Rick, to me, he’s sort of a Zen guru spirit that Metallica needs right now. Not to say that we need it, because we’re getting along incredibly well, we’re really excited to write some new music. There’s no shortage of riffage in Metallica world right now. And I think it’s only gonna get better”.

He continued: “The first album with Rick was the first album with me, so in a lot of ways you’re testing the water. Now that we’re comfortable … it’s a great team. It’s only gonna get better, I’m super excited. I know that we’ve got another couple [of albums] in us, and I think there’s a demand”.