Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich shared a recent Instagram post in his official page and praised his ex-bandmate, Metallica bassist Jason Newsted.

He stated that Jason stepped up big time in vocal department when they were playing in Kentucky 15 years ago today.

Here is what Ulrich wrote:

“Looking forward to rolling back to Kentucky tomorrow. it’s been 15 years. Too long!!

Made me think of when we played at the Kentucky Speedway in 2000 on the first Summer Sanitarium Tour and James had thrown his back out a coupla days before and unfortunately couldn’t perform.

Our buddies in @korn, @kidrock and @systemofadown were super gracious and helped out on various vocal and guitar parts, and Jason stepped up big time in the vocal department. Check out the snaps from that night and the setlist with the guests.

We then came back a month later and played a coupla make-up shows in Lexington for free to any one who had been at the Kentucky Speedway show in Sparta earlier.
Those were crazy fucking days!!”

You can see the Instagram photos below:

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Looking forward to rolling back to Kentucky tomorrow.. it’s been 15 years. Too long!! Made me think of when we played at the Kentucky Speedway in 2000 on the first Summer Sanitarium Tour and James had thrown his back out a coupla days before and unfortunately couldn’t perform.. our buddies in @korn, @kidrock and @systemofadown were super gracious and helped out on various vocal and guitar parts, and Jason stepped up big time in the vocal department. Check out the snaps from that night and the setlist with the guests.. We then came back a month later and played a coupla make-up shows in Lexington for free to any one who had been at the Kentucky Speedway show in Sparta earlier.. Those were crazy fucking days!! #wanna #flashbackfriday

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