Hulk Hogan, Metallica: Lars Ulrich Has No Memory of Wrestler Almost Joining
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It's a great story, but according to Ulrich, it's not true.
"You know what?! I'm blessed or cursed, depending on how you look at it, with having more or less a photographic memory for pretty much anything that I've been a part of," Lars said in a recent interview with Howard Stern, Blabbermouth.net reports. "That one, when that showed up two or three months ago, I was scratching my head over that one."
While Ulrich left open the possibility that he somehow crossed paths with Hogan -- who also claims to have lobbied for a spot in the Rolling Stones -- he's dubious, to say the least.
"I don't know enough about him ... I'm not a huge wrestling [fan]," he said. "Unless he went by, like, his Christian name or something, and I don't know if anybody knows what his Christian name was -- Dave Smith or something -- if there was a whole thing that we had with him under a different name, but I certainly have no recollection of doing anything with quote Hulk Hogan endquote."
*Yes, we know that is Hetfield, and not Ulrich, in the photo above.
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