Lars Ulrich

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Date of Birth December 26, 1963
Place of Birth Copenhagen, Denmark
Age 57 years old
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Lars Ulrich

Lars Ulrich R is a Danish musician, songwriter, and record producer. He gained worldwide fame as the drummer and co-founder of American heavy metal band Metallica. The son and grandson respectively of tennis players Torben and Einer Ulrich, he played tennis in his youth and moved to Los Angeles at age 16 to train professionally. However, rather than playing tennis, Ulrich began playing drums. After publishing an advertisement in The Recycler, Ulrich met James Hetfield and formed Metallica. Along with Hetfield, Ulrich has songwriting credits on almost all of the band's songs. He was the face of the band during the Napster controversy.

Born: December 26, 1963, Gentofte, Denmark
Genres: Heavy metal, thrash metal, hard rock, speed metal
Occupation(s): Musician, songwriter, record producer
Instruments: Drums, percussion
Years active: 1980–present
Associated acts: Metallica
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About Lars Ulrich

Metallica drummer who was outspoken about music piracy in the early 2000s when Napster was still in business.

Lars Ulrich Before Fame

He received a ticket to watch Deep Purple play after one of his friends could not make it, which inspired him to pursue a drumming career.

Achievement of Lars Ulrich

He was born in Denmark and played tennis as a young man.

Lars Ulrich Family Life

He got married to Debbie Jones in 1988 and, after their divorce in 1990, he remarried Skylar Satenstain on January 26, 1997. He has three children: Bryce, Layne and Myles.

Associations of Lars Ulrich

He is joined by singer/guitarist James Hetfield, bassist Robert Trujillo and guitarist Kirk Lee Hammett in Metallica.

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Latest information about Lars Ulrich updated on April 16, 2021.

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