Metallica‘s bass guitarist Robert Trujillo joined an interview with Rocket Beans TV and answer questions about the new album. Robert Trujillo said he contributed vocal records to a song called “You Must Burn!” on the latest Metallica album ‘72 Seasons.’ He also mentioned which Metallica records were his favorite of all time.
Metallica’s bassist Robert Trujillo shares his favorite Metallica song and album
Robert Trujillo, born October 23, 1964, is a well-known American musician and bassist who made an unforgettable impression on the heavy metal world as a member of Metallica. Trujillo has become an essential element of Metallica’s powerful sound and iconic live performances. They are still touring and Metallica‘s M72 tour will consist of 2 years around the world.
Trujillo’s career in music began even before he joined Metallica in 2003. His bassist talents by performing with notable bands like Suicidal Tendencies, Infectious Grooves, and Ozzy Osbourne. These experiences shaped Trujillo’s individual approach, which is distinguished by his powerful bass lines, complex technique, and ability to seamlessly blend several musical genres.
Robert Trujillo also provided new energy and innovation to Metallica when he joined the band. His contagious energy and impressive abilities immediately won over fans and bandmates alike. Metallica’s contributions to their sound may be heard on albums such as “St. Anger” (2003), “Death Magnetic” (2008), “Hardwired… to Self-Destruct” (2016), “M72” (2023), and “S&M2” (2020).
So, which Metallica record is Robert Trujillo‘s favorite? Trujillo reveals being a great fan of the thrash classic Master Of Puppets in an interview with Rocket Beans TV. He also takes 72 Seasons out of the equation and he shared which Metallica album and song is favorite.
“Well, I’m gonna take ’72 Seasons’ out of the equation right now because that’s not fair. Because that would be the album I would choose right now. But I would have to say…
That’s a tough one right there. I’m gonna go for ‘Master Of Puppets’. I feel ‘Master Of Puppets’ has a lot of everything. It’s got instrumentals, it’s got great segues, great riffs. It’s got one of my favorite songs ever by Metallica, and that song is ‘Disposable Heroes’. So any time I can hear that particular song, count me in. ‘Battery’ is an amazing song. So it’s just got everything that I love about Metallica.”
Here are the upcoming Metallica concerts in 2023:
- 5/17/23 Paris FR Stade de France (w/ Five Finger Death Punch & Ice Nine Kills)
- 5/19/23 Paris FR Stade de France (w/ Architects & Mammoth WVH)
- 5/26/23 Hamburg DE Volksparkstadion
- 5/28/23 Hamburg DE Volksparkstadion
- 6/16/23 Gothenburg SE Ullevi Stadium (w/ Volbeat)
- 6/18/23 Gothenburg SE Ullevi Stadium
Opening acts with Pantera & Mammoth WVH, Five Finger Death Punch & Ice Nine Kills.
- 8/4/23 East Rutherford NJ MetLife Stadium
- 8/6/23 East Rutherford NJ MetLife Stadium
- 8/11/23 Montreal QC Stade Olympique
- 8/13/23 Montreal QC Stade Olympique
- 8/18/23 Arlington TX AT&T Stadium
- 8/20/23 Arlington TX AT&T Stadium
- 8/25/23 Inglewood CA SoFi Stadium
- 8/27/23 Inglewood CA SoFi Stadium
- 9/1/23 Glendale AZ State Farm Stadium
- 9/3/23 Glendale AZ State Farm Stadium
Metallica released “72 Seasons” on April 14th, 2023. The 12-track “72 Seasons,” produced by Greg Fidelman with guitarist/vocalist James Hetfield and drummer Lars Ulrich, clocks in at over 77 minutes and is Metallica’s first full-length compilation of new material since 2016’s “Hardwired…To Self-Destruct.”
You can watch the full interview below!