Band on a Couch

There is a scene midway through the documentary ''Some Kind of Monster'' that defines the film's vision; it's arguably the movie's most emotional moment and certainly its most archetypal. We see the rock group Metallica -- commercially the biggest heavy-metal success in history -- sitting around a table with a therapist, trying to establish how the band will finish recording its next album.

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June 20, 2004 In the Press

Slipknot save Metallica at Download!

With the festival sold out and the sunshine boiling frustrations, it could have ended in a riot if Metallica had cancelled. Lesser bands would have folded in the face of such adversity, but Metallica were not going to let a 'sick' drummer spoil the party.

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June 9, 2004 In the Press