Robert Trujillo Recalls Early Metallica Encounters

(Gibson) Ahead of the release of Metallica's collaboration with Lou Reed, bassist Robert Trujillo has reflected on his early encounters with the band back when he was a member of Suicidal Tendencies.

Trujillo told Classic Rock Revisited (via VH1's Dave Basner) that he used to listen to Metallica's Ride the Lightning album on his Walkman to get fired up for Suicidal Tendencies shows while jogging.

Later, in the early '90s, Suicidal Tendencies toured with Metallica. "I remember sharing the stage with them and seeing this band larger than life on a daily basis and just thinking, 'Wow, it's amazing that a band can take it to this level,'" Trujillo said. more on this story

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