Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich recently posted a photo on Instagram of the poster of a World War I documentary “They Shall Not Grow Old.”
“Just saw the most incredible film…
‘They Shall Not Grow Old’ features 100 year old documentary footage from the trenches and frontlines of World War One, all stunningly restored by Peter Jackson and his team with meticulous detail to color, re-timing, sound and today’s high technical standards.
You will not believe what you’re seeing, absolutely fucking mind blowing and deeply moving.
Stay for the 20-min post credits extra, where Jackson walks you through the process of the restoration. Way inspiring!!!”
One fan told Lars in the comments, “I heard about this film, but still can’t get to watch it. It is infinitely important and infinitely heartbreaking. But such films need to watch, thanks for this post.”
Another fan said, “It is incredible. In interviews he said that when you see the usual footage, you see jerky black and white characters. Shown in colour at the proper speed you can see the people; the joy, the camaraderie and the suffering. Extraordinarily powerful stuff.”
Lars also recently wrote on Instagram, “On this day in ‘95, pioneering hard rock radio station KNAC in Long Beach, Cali shut down… last song they played was Fade to Black. James and I were there with the emotional crew as an incredible chapter came to end. KNAC was the first commercial station in the US to play next level hard rock 24-7 continuously and became the soundtrack and part of every experience any of us had when we were hanging in SoCal, especially when we recorded the Justice and Black albums. Pictured here with Pounding Pat O’Connor on that sad last day. #wanna #knac #purerock.”