Lars Ulrich

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Lars Ulrich
Ulrich at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con International held on July 19, 2013
Ulrich at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con International held on July 19, 2013
Background information
Birth nameLars Ulrich
Born (1963-12-26) December 26, 1963 (age 58)
Gentofte, Denmark
GenresHeavy metal, thrash metal, hard rock, speed metal
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, producer, actor
InstrumentsDrums, percussion, tambourine, guitar, vocals
Years active1980–present

Lars Ulrich (/ˈʌlrɪk/ UL-rik; born 26 December 1963) is a Danish musician and songwriter best known as the drummer and co-founder of the American heavy metal band Metallica. He was born in Denmark, but moved to Los Angeles when he was seventeen.

Lars Ulrich is also known for his part in the removal of a music-sharing computer program called Napster, which he felt to be illegally using and sharing the music he and Metallica made.

Lars Ulrich stars as himself in the 2010 movie Get Him to the Greek starring Russell Brand. The movie is a spin-off of the 2008 movie Forgetting Sarah Marshall.

Discography[change | change source]

Metallica[change | change source]

Mercyful Fate[change | change source]

James Hetfield | Lars Ulrich | Kirk Hammett | Robert Trujillo
Jason Newsted | Cliff Burton | Dave Mustaine | Ron McGovney
Kill 'Em All | Ride the Lightning | Master of Puppets | Garage Days Re-ReVisited | ...And Justice for All | Metallica | Load | ReLoad | Garage Inc. | S&M | St. Anger | Death Magnetic | Hardwired...To Self-Destruct