Metallica Drummer Skips to the Loo

Lars Ulrich can't stop hanging out in bathrooms
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 1, 2008 12:03 PM CST
In this May 14, 2008 file photo, Lars Ulrich of Metallica poses backstage before his band plays a benefit concert for The Silverlake Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, file)
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(Newser) – He’s quit cocaine, but Lars Ulrich still likes to hang out in bathroom stalls, the Metallica drummer tells Blender magazine, “Two guys in a bathroom stall—it feels like the most important place in the whole world in that moment.” He pops in to not use the facilities occasionally, he says, "just so I still have a little bit of that bonding."