By now, many Metallica fans know that co-founder Lars Ulrich's two adult sons, drummer-guitarist Myles Ulrich (23) and bassist-vocalist Layne Ulrich (21), have their own rock band called Taipei Houston. This week, the duo released their debut single as Taipei Houston, the noisy alt-rock banger "As the Sun Sets."

It emerged on Tuesday (July 26) alongside a video for the tune, helmed by director Victor Grossling . "As the Sun Sets" was written and produced by Myles and Layne themselves.

Though "As the Sun Sets" — dubbed an "intoxicatingly thrilling track" in a press release — is Taipei Houston's official debut, the group has already logged huge milestones such as opening for their father's band.

Myles and Layne are Lars' children with his second wife, Skylar Satenstein. The Metallica drummer also has a son with actress Connie Nielsen. Lars has been married to fashion model Jessica Miller since 2015.

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Watch the video for "As the Sun Sets" below. Taipei Houston will tour throughout the summer, including with The Melvins — see those under the clip. Find Taipei Houston on Instagram and at

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Taipei Houston, "As the Sun Sets" (Music Video)

Taipei Houston 2022 Tour Dates

July 28 – Chicago, Ill. @ Lollapalooza Aftershow
July 29 – Chicago, Ill. @ Lollapalooza
Aug 24 – London, England @ Camden Assembly
Aug 27 – Reading + Leeds, England @ Reading + Leeds Festival
Aug 28 – Reading + Leeds, England @ Reading + Leeds Festival
Sep 5 – San Francisco, Calif. @ Great American Music Hall *
Sep 6 – San Jose, Calif. @ The Ritz *
Sep 7 – Bakersfield, Calif. @ Temblor Brewing Company *
Sep 8 – Petaluma, Calif. @ The Mystic Theatre *
Sep 9 – Felton, Calif. @ Felton Music Hall *
Sep 10 – Fresno, Calif. @ Strummers *
Sep 22 – Louisville, Ky. @ Louder Than Life Fest
Oct 8 – Sacramento, Calif. @ Aftershock Fest
Oct 9 – Austin, Texas @ Austin City Limits Fest
Oct 16 – Austin, Texas @ Austin City Limits Fest

* with The Melvins

Rock Star Kids Then and Now

Photos of famous children of musicians. What are they doing now?

Gallery Credit: Todd Fooks

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