“That tour is not gonna happen. I’ve been hearing that, we’ve all been hearing that for awhile. I get asked [about] it regularly. And as far as a tour going on, it’s not gonna happen. Conflicting schedules, conflicting personalities, [a lot of] conflicting things. It’s a good idea, though. And personally, I can see the significance of playing a tour like that, but… it’s not gonna happen.”

— Metallica’s Kirk Hammett on why the much rumored “Big Four” tour featuring Metallica, Anthrax, Megadeth, and Slayer was probably a waste of time writing about (via Metal Hammer).