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Metallica: Moth Into Flame
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Metallica: Moth Into Flame

Metallica has given another preview of their upcoming album Hardwired… to Self-Destruct, due out November 18th. Similar to “Hardwired“, “Moth Into Flame” is another thrasher anchored by bassist Robert Trujillo, who also handles backup vocals. Trujillo recently said that the albums sounds crushing. “Sound-wise, it’s got a lot of firepower,” he said. “I’m excited about the songs, but I’m also...

Robert Trujillo Says New Metallica Sounds Crushing
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Robert Trujillo Says New Metallica Sounds Crushing

Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo has shared a little more insight into the band’s upcoming album Hardwired… to Self Destruct, due November 18th. The first single, entitled “Hardwired”, was released to fans and Trujillo says its a good indicator of what’s to come. “‘Hardwired’ is the perfect statement to lead into this body of music. I think this album sounds crushing,”...

2015 Reader Favorites – #1: Robert Trujillo
2015 Reader Favorites

2015 Reader Favorites – #1: Robert Trujillo

Robert Trujillo gave us an incredible gift in November – his 6-year effort and labor of love, Jaco: the Film. The award-winning film went on to be the #1 best selling documentary on Amazon opening weekend. The film’s soundtrack was also released, with contributions by the man himself. The busy Metallica bassist also spent time in the studio, working on...

“JACO” Documentary and Soundtrack Available
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“JACO” Documentary and Soundtrack Available

JACO: The Film, has finally arrived. The Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo-produced film about groundbreaking electric bassist Jaco Pastorius is now available on DVD and Blu-ray. The film can be downloaded on iTunes on Dec. 1. The soundtrack is available, too. Jaco’s influence on bass playing cannot be overstated. His work with Weather Report, solo, and as a sideman — most...

Mass Mental Debuts Its Take on “Come On Come Over” From “Jaco” Soundtrack
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Mass Mental Debuts Its Take on “Come On Come Over” From “Jaco” Soundtrack

Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo’s documentary about the late Jaco Pastorius, who revolutionized electric bass playing, before dying tragically at age 35, is almost here — the film and its soundtrack are set for a Nov. 27 release. The first single from the Jaco soundtrack is Trujillo side project Mass Mental’s version of “Come On Come Over” from Pastorius’ 1976 debut...

Jaco Documentary and Soundtrack Get November Release Date
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Jaco Documentary and Soundtrack Get November Release Date

Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo’s documentary about legendary bassist Jaco Pastorius, “JACO,” has a release date — Nov. 27. The film will be available as video on demand, streaming, as a digital download, and on DVD/Blu-ray. The film’s soundtrack, Jaco: Original Soundtrack will be released on the same day, which is Record Store Day and Black Friday. Trujillo, a longtime Pastorius...

“Jaco’s World” with Felix Pastorius, Robert Trujillo & Will Lee Live at Hollywood Bowl
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“Jaco’s World” with Felix Pastorius, Robert Trujillo & Will Lee Live at Hollywood Bowl

On August 12th, an all-star lineup gathered at the Hollywood Bowl to celebrate the music of Jaco Pastorius. The event also included clips from Robert Trujillo’s documentary on Jaco. Brian James was in the audience and captured some of the show for the rest of us to enjoy. This clip starts off with Jaco’s son Felix Pastorius impressing the audience...

More “Jaco” Documentary Screenings Scheduled; Joni Mitchell Footage Added
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More “Jaco” Documentary Screenings Scheduled; Joni Mitchell Footage Added

Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo’s labor of love film about the late, legendary bassist Jaco Pastorius, Jaco — A Documentary Film, is getting two small-scale advance screenings this summer: Aug. 14 at the Frida Theater in Santa Ana, California and Aug. 16 at Arclight Cinema in Hollywood, with a few other additional dates to be announced soon. According to some reports,...

Groove – Episode #1: Robert Trujillo
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Groove – Episode #1: Robert Trujillo

Robert Trujillo is known to millions of people – all over the world – as Metallica’s bass player. Fans of Metallica know Trujillo as the guy who replaced Jason Newsted in 2003. Both Trujillo and Newsted had tough boots to fill after original Metallica bassist, Cliff Burton, was killed in a tour bus accident in 1986. Prior to Metallica, Trujillo...

2014 Reader Favorites – #6: Robert Trujillo
2014 Reader Favorites

2014 Reader Favorites – #6: Robert Trujillo

Robert Trujillo is one busy man. Not only is he working on music with Metallica, he’s also funding a film on Jaco Pastorius – which has been in the works for about four years or so, and is set to be completed this year. Robert’s video with Rodrigo y Gabriela, plus all the Jaco news, landed him on the list...

Robert Trujillo’s “Jaco: The Film” Available for Pre-Order
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Robert Trujillo’s “Jaco: The Film” Available for Pre-Order

If you’ve been anxiously awaiting the Robert Trujillo produced film on Jaco Pastorius like we have, then here’s some good news. The film is now available for pre-order, via a crowdfunding campaign on Pledge Music. Pre-ordering the film helps to make it a reality. Trujillo shared this update: “Hola everyone, thanks for checking out our project. Jaco has always been...

“Jaco” Documentary to Get Sneak Peek at Mill Valley Film Festival
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“Jaco” Documentary to Get Sneak Peek at Mill Valley Film Festival

We’ve been waiting for this. Robert Trujillo is hosting a “work-in-progress screening” of his Jaco documentary next month at the Mill Valley Film Festival. The film, which has been in production since 2012, is described as one capturing “the story of his restless, indestructible spirit” of Jaco Pastorius. The event is part of MVFF Artists in Residence series, with members...