are desperate for an upcoming band to "steal their thunder" and knock them off the top of the charts.
The band topped the U.K album charts this week with their new LP Death Magnetic
. However drummer Lars Ulrich
is surprised the band is still popular and hopes a new breed of rockers will replace them in the charts.
He says, "I hope somebody will come and steal the thunder from us. It hasn't happened yet. Its amazing people are still so occupied with us."
"There are some incredible young bands out there... but unlike older guys Iron Maiden
, (Black) Sabbath
they don't have the timelessness or the history which seems to play a factor."
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