Lars Ulrich-starring film “Radio Dreams” explores the struggles of immigration and the power of music

ABC/Randy HolmesMetallica’s Lars Ulrich makes an appearance in Radio Dreams, a fictional film about an Iranian immigrant working at a Persian language radio station in San Francisco who tries to arrange a meeting between real life band Kabul Dreams and Metallica. Kabul Dreams, Afghanistan’s first rock band, has “an incredible, moving story,” Ulrich feels.

Speaking with ABC Radio, Ulrich explains that Kabul Dreams didn’t have access to the things American and Western artists do: instruments, rehearsal spaces and “infrastructure that supports music and rock ‘n’ roll bands.”

“When you know their whole background, obviously it’s an …read more

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