Kirk Hammet, guitarist for the legendary Grammy-winning Bay Area heavy metal act, posted a vlog yesterday from the road explaining the inspiration for the band's next video...and it's, um, quite interesting and raises many questions:
Apparently, while on tour in Russia a few years back, the moptopped six-slinger purchased some mysterious film strips at a flea market (for $5 cheap!) that he's been sitting on ever since. When he finally got around to watching 'em, he discovered what appears to be Soviet scientific documentary footage from the 1930s. Yes, according to Hammet, who points out that he is not a conspiracy theorist, the reel-to-reels document mysterious Russian laboratory experiments that the government may or may not have been trying to cover up.
Now, Hammet is not sure if these flicks are even real or not, but points out that they sure look authentic. Either way, he showed the rest of the band theRead More »from Metallica vs. The Russians: Found Soviet Footage Inspires Next Video