Metallica regret airing their problems in 2004 movie Some Kind Of Monster, insisting they were "stupid" to go public with therapy sessions and band disputes.
Drummer Lars Ulrich admits the documentary has become the bane of his life - because all his rock star friends have seen it and now they know more about him and his bandmates than he'd like them to.
He says, "Every time I see Noel Gallagher he quotes lines from that movie back to me. That thing has taken on a life of its own. I had to live that s**t for three fucking years. The whole thing was a mindf**k. I am aware a lot of other musicians seem to have lived a lot of those moments. They weren't necessarily stupid enough to film them like we were and share them with the rest of the world."
However, he insists life as a member of Metallica is nothing like it was when Some Kind of Monster was filmed: "There is a good vibe in the band now, everyone's having fun and getting along. Things are real easy and borderline pleasant."