Metallica's Lars Ulrich Celebrates His Bachelor Party

This rock ‘n’ roller is getting hitched!

Drummer Lars Ulrich, one of the founding members of Metallica, celebrated his upcoming nuptials to model Jessica Miller with a boys’ weekend in San Francisco.

Metallica 'Looking for Work' After Yankees Pitcher Retires Their Theme Song (VIDEO)

Exit Sandman?

New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera famously used Metallica’s ominous “Enter Sandman” whenever he stepped up to the mound, and now that he’s retired, it looks like the band doesn’t have much to do, at least according to this SportsCenter promo.

Metallica 'Psyched' for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Hello, Cleveland!

After 28 years together, Metallica is amped for its induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday in Cleveland. “It’s mind-blowing. It’s very, very cool,” drummer Lars Ulrich, 45, tells PEOPLE. “We’re ready for this and we’re psyched.”

The legendary hard-rock band – which also includes singer James Hetfield, 45; guitarist Kirk Hammett, 46; and bassist Robert Trujillo, 44 – will join the ranks of only a handful heavy acts when they take the stage this weekend.

Connie Nielsen, Lars Ulrich Welcome a Son

Gladiator actress Connie Nielsen and Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich have welcomed their first child together, a son.

“His name is Bryce Thadeus Ulrich-Nielsen,” Nielsen’s manager tells PEOPLE. “He was born on May 21.”

Nielsen, 42, told the Danish newspaper BT, “We are ecstatic. Everything is fine with him. He is eating, and he’s just so fine.”

And according to a post on, “Mother’s doing well, Dad’s in awe, and brothers Layne, Myles, and Sebastian are psyched!”

Lars Ulrich and Connie Nielsen welcome another boy to the brood

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich, 43, and his girlfriend of two years, actress Connie Nielsen, 41, welcomed their first child together on Monday, May 21st. Bryce Thadeus Ulrich-Nielsen was born in San Francisco – no birth details were released.

Bryce joins big brothers Sebastian, 16, Myles, 8, and Layne, 6, from Connie and Lars’ previous relationships – according to the statement, they’re psyched!

Of Bryce, Connie says,

Connie Nielsen, Lars Ulrich Expecting

Gladiator actress Connie Nielsen and Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich are expecting their first child together, PEOPLE has confirmed.

“They are ecstatic,” Nielsen’s rep, Joy Limanon, tells PEOPLE. The baby is due in the early summer.

This year, the Danish-born, New York-based Nielsen, 42, appeared as Detective Dani Beck on NBC’s Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. She costarred with Russell Crowe in 2000’s Gladiator and will next be seen playing a journalist in Iraq in the February drama The Situation.

Jet-Setting with Ja Rule

Ja Rule had a bit of fun in New York City this week, attending the premiere of The Day After Tomorrow, chatting up the action-thriller’s young star Jake Gyllenhaal, and later hitting trendy Spice Market for dinner. But we’re told he was looking forward to returning to work in Toronto the next day, where he’s filming Assault on Precinct 13 with Ethan Hawke, Laurence Fishburne, Drea de Matteo and John Leguizamo. “All of (the stars) are mostly in the same scenes, so they are a close-knit family,” says a source.