MONSTER MAGNET’s DAVE WYNDORF On Touring With METALLICA In The ’90s: “The place Are The Ladies?”


In case you’ve ever listened to any Monster Magnet document, you’d discover two important themes working all through – medication and a great deal of intercourse. In an interview with the Urge for food for Distortion podcast, Monster Magnet frontman Dave Wyndorf addressed an absence of the latter when touring with Metallica within the late ’90s.

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Wyndorf stated he is very grateful to Metallica for giving them the possibility to play in entrance of bigger audiences all through Europe, however the lack of ladies in attendance was an issue for the band. Which is such a Wyndorf factor to say, however actually – what else would you count on? Dude has a model.

“We had been by way of Europe many, many instances headlining earlier than, so we would do, like, possibly 5 hundred individuals [a night]. So we had completed actually, very well in Europe, going round. Our information have been promoting more and more higher and higher. We had, like, two information on a serious [label] at that time. And we have been searching for some form of break; you search for that break that you really want.

Metallica, actually, they gave us an opportunity to [play in front of much bigger crowds]. And it was actually cool. The one factor that wasn’t cool about it was that there have been so many dudes [in the audience]. We went by way of all of Japanese Europe [with them], and we have been, like, ‘The place are the women?’ As a result of it was Metallica. And we have been used to having a bunch of ladies on the present. In order that was the one onerous half. It was simply, like, what do you do after the present?”

Monster Magnet is revisiting their early psychedelic materials with the model new Check Patterns: Vol. 1 compilation later this 12 months. Check Patterns: Vol. 1 includes a 2021 remix of the basic EP Tab and the 1988 demo of the title observe initially launched on the Overlook About Life, I am Excessive On Dope demo. Check Patterns: Vol. 1 is out November 11.

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