Was Lars Ulrich really right about Metallica?

I try so hard to like Lars because I get that it is becoming a trend to hate on him. I try to look for some positives to his drumming and honestly I just don't see it. That isn't relevant to the question though. Lars Ulrich himself said that if they were auditioning bass players today and Cliff Burton came... show more I try so hard to like Lars because I get that it is becoming a trend to hate on him. I try to look for some positives to his drumming and honestly I just don't see it. That isn't relevant to the question though. Lars Ulrich himself said that if they were auditioning bass players today and Cliff Burton came along he might not have been the guy. Would Metallica even be here without Cliff? Ulrich has such an ego on him and I find it hard to believe that Cliff wouldn't be the guy.
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