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Will Claypool still try to get into the band? I don't think so

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Posted by Dave Wood on March 14, 2001 at 00:42:00:

In Reply to: Re: something about casting the first stone........ posted by Milan on March 13, 2001 at 18:03:17:

: I can't imagine what a Jaco, or Pino Palladino, Rocco Prestia, Alain Caron, or even Billy Sheehan(ya need ROOM to play all those widdly notes...) would do in a band like metallica, other than get the lobotomy, pick the downstrokes, and watch the checks clear......

This reminded me that Primus bassist Les Claypool tried to get into Metallica when the first bassist died. If you're familiar with Claypool's playing style it's a nice laugh to think that he would be in the band. I think Claypool was Hetfield's class mate or something.
When I posted the first message I thought now everybody will tell how great Metallica is and how big fans they are. Instead I notice that there's all these jazz guys and that makes me really happy.

Dave Wood

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