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Metallica Offers Advise To Aspiring Musicians

01/11/2016
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(Classic Rock) Metallica's Robert Trujillo says aspiring musicians should focus their efforts entirely on having fun and forget about fame and fortune. The bass player believes the music industry has changed so much in recent years that chasing the big bucks is the wrong way to set about a career in rock.

Trujillo tells the Huffington Post: "The most important thing that I tell young people is to have fun. Back in the day in the music business, bands would get these multi-million dollar record deals and that was the big thing, 'We got a record deal! We got a record deal!'

"That's not the way it is anymore, it's about making music and having fun. Don't make music to make money, because that's not why you should be doing it. Have fun, be creative, and embrace the past.

"I would start from there, have fun, soak it all in and take a journey with this music in the past because a lot of that stuff doesn't exist anymore. People aren't writing stuff like that anymore." Read more here.

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