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Metallica

Metallica at the O2 arena in 2008. From left to right: Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield and Robert Trujillo.
Background information
Origin Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres Heavy metal, thrash metal, hard rock, speed metal
Years active 1981 – present
Labels Warner Bros., Elektra, Vertigo, Megaforce, Sony (Japan)
Associated acts Megadeth, Echobrain, Spastik Children, Leather Charm, Exodus
Website www.metallica.com
Members
James Hetfield
Lars Ulrich
Kirk Hammett
Robert Trujillo
Former members
Ron McGovney
Dave Mustaine
Cliff Burton
Jason Newsted
.Metallica (pronounced /mɛ.ˈtæ.lɪ.kə/) is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1981. Founded when drummer Lars Ulrich posted an advertisement in a local newspaper, Metallica's line-up has primarily consisted of Ulrich, rhythm guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield and lead guitarist Kirk Hammett, while going through a number of bassists.^ Megadeth is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1983.
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^ Metallica () is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1981.
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^ Metallica is the epitome of heavy metal.
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.Currently, the spot is held by Robert Trujillo.^ Currently, the spot is held by Robert Trujillo.
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.Metallica's early releases included fast tempos, instrumentals, and aggressive musicianship that placed them as one of the "big four" of the thrash metal subgenre alongside Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax during the genre's development into a popular style.^ Metallica below Slayer or Megadeth is not right.

^ Yeah and holy trinity of metal is Slayer, Megadeth and Metallica.

^ Metallica is one of the first groups to popularize what's known as "speed" or "thrash" metal.

[1] .The band earned a growing fan base in the underground music community and critical acclaim, with the 1986 release Master of Puppets described as one of the most influential and "heavy" thrash metal albums.^ His best solos are on Master Of Puppets (album).

^ It was one of the most enjoyable moments on the album.
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^ But I do agree that Metallica are probably the most influential metal (not rock) band ever.

.The band achieved substantial commercial success with Metallica (1991), which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.^ Metallica is still, to this day a number one selling band.
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^ Metallica is still, to this day a number one selling band.” .
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^ It featured new bassist Robert Trujillo, was produced by Rick Rubin, and like St. Anger , Death Magnetic also debuted at #1 on the US Billboard 200 charts.
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.With this release the band expanded its musical direction resulting in an album that appealed to a more mainstream audience.^ With this release the band expanded its musical direction resulting in an album that appealed to a more mainstream audience.
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^ The band earned a growing fan base in the underground music community and critical acclaim, with the 1986 release Master of Puppets described as one of the most influential and "heavy" thrash metal albums.
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^ The band has sold an estimated 100 million records worldwide as of the release of their latest album, Death Magnetic.
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.In 2000, Metallica was among several artists who filed a lawsuit against Napster for sharing the band's copyright-protected material for free without the band members' consent.^ And File Sharing is not illegal, sharing of copyrighted material is.
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^ Metallica was left without a bass player, and after much soul searching, the band elected to continue on.
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^ A very controversial album among fans, it included a song, "Shoot Me Again", which referred to the band's lawsuit against file-sharing company Napster.
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[2] .A settlement was reached, and Napster became a pay-to-use service.^ A settlement was reached, and Napster became a pay-to-use service.
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^ While this stance ultimately doomed Napster (which was reborn as a legal pay-for-play music service similar to Apple’s iTunes ), it generated backlash against the band.
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^ Napster as a illegal download, and when Metallica heard it had been on the radio they decided to sue Napster, forcing Napster to change to a pay-to-use service and providing the songs of artists who approved.
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Despite reaching number one on the Billboard 200, the release of St. Anger alienated many fans with the exclusion of guitar solos and the "steel-sounding" snare drum. A film titled Some Kind of Monster documented the recording process of St. Anger.
.Metallica has released nine studio albums, two live albums, two EPs, twenty-four music videos, and forty-five singles.^ Lyrics of the songs from the album SINGLES By metallica .
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^ Metallica had petered out after an album or two ??
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^ Metallica are in talks to premiere the first single from their next studio album on a new version of the Rock Band video game.
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.The band has won nine Grammy Awards, and has had five consecutive albums debut at number one on the Billboard 200, making Metallica the first band to do so, this record was later matched by the Dave Matthews Band.^ Metallica performed this at the Grammy awards in 1989.
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^ Metallica is still, to this day a number one selling band.
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^ The band achieved substantial commercial success with Metallica (1991), which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.
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[3] .The band's 1991 album, Metallica, has sold over 15 million copies in the United States, and 22 million copies worldwide, which makes it the 25th-highest-selling album in the country.^ Metallica is a great band but they sold out after the black album.

^ And by the way, Metallica has sold over 200 million albums worldwide and not 85 million, as someone incorrectly stated.

^ Heavy metal giant Metallica has won seven Grammys, had five consecutive albums peak at number one including the classics "Metallica" and "Load," and sold an estimated 100 million records worldwide.
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[4] .In December 2009, it became the highest-selling album of the SoundScan era, surpassing 1997's Come on Over by country artist Shania Twain.^ As of September 2008, Metallica is the fourth highest-selling music artist since the SoundScan era began tracking sales on May 25, 1991, selling a total of 51,136,000 albums in the United States alone.
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^ The band's 1991 album, Metallica, has sold over 15 million copies in the United States, and 22 million copies worldwide, which makes it the 25th-highest-selling album in the country.
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^ THE DAY THAT NEVER COMES Album: DEATH MAGNETIC (2008) Artist: metallica .
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[5] .The band has sold an estimated 100 million records worldwide as of the release of their latest album, Death Magnetic.^ Compare the last two albums of the bands: Death Magnetic and ENDGAME...
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^ Metallica's most recent release, "Death Magnetic," went platinum and was called "huge, polished and tough" by Rolling Stone.
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^ Heavy metal giant Metallica has won seven Grammys, had five consecutive albums peak at number one including the classics "Metallica" and "Load," and sold an estimated 100 million records worldwide.
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.As of December 2009, Metallica is the fourth highest-selling music artist since the SoundScan era began tracking sales on May 25, 1991, selling a total of 52,160,000 albums in the United States alone.^ As of September 2008, Metallica is the fourth highest-selling music artist since the SoundScan era began tracking sales on May 25, 1991, selling a total of 51,136,000 albums in the United States alone.
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^ The band's 1991 album, Metallica, has sold over 15 million copies in the United States, and 22 million copies worldwide, which makes it the 25th-highest-selling album in the country.
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^ Metallica - 1991 Elektra 8 (11) Best song: Enter Sandman Y ou can call it "selling out" if you want; I call it "artistic progression."

[6]

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History

Early years (1981–1983)

Metallica was formed in Los Angeles, California, in late 1981 when drummer Lars Ulrich placed an advertisement in a Los Angeles newspaper—The Recycler—which read "Drummer looking for other metal musicians to jam with Tygers of Pan Tang, Diamond Head and Iron Maiden."[7] Guitarists James Hetfield and Hugh Tanner of Leather Charm answered the advertisement. .Although he had not formed a band, Ulrich asked Metal Blade Records founder Brian Slagel if he could record a song for the label's upcoming compilation Metal Massacre.^ Who'd have thought it when, on October 28th, 1981, drummer Lars Ulrich made guitar player/singer James Hetfield an offer he couldn't refuse: "I've got a track saved for my band on Brian Slagel's new Metal Blade label."

^ Megadeth is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1983.
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^ Metallica () is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1981.
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.Slagel accepted, and Ulrich recruited Hetfield to sing and play rhythm guitar.^ I'm in a band my self I play guitar and sing and its all because of metallica they inspired me to want to be a rock star.

^ The two recorded their first track on a cheap recorder with James performing singing duties, rhythm guitar duties and bass guitar duties.

^ Well, actually there is: It's called "singing and playing the guitar at the same time"!
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[7] .The band was officially formed in October of 1981, five months after Ulrich and Hetfield first met.^ Metallica () is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1981.
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^ Their first song "Hit the Lights", performed by original members Hetfield, Dave Mustaine, Ron McGovney, and Ulrich appeared on the compilation album Metal Massacre .
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^ Finally, the lyrics take a dive on this record as well, as all the band members contributed for the first time, as opposed to just Hetfield.

[8]
.Ulrich talked to his friend Ron Quintana, who was brainstorming names for a fanzine.^ Hetfield's friend and housemate Ron McGovney was eventually talked into taking up bass and Dave Mustaine took lead guitar duties.

Quintana had proposed the names Metal Mania and Metallica. .Ulrich used Metallica for the name of his band.^ Metallica has gone from not letting any 1 use their songs 2 freely giving their music to Rock Band POSTED: 11/30/2007 - 03:41 pm / quote .
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^ Metallica sucked with St.Anger, without a doubt the worst album by far I have ever heard from a band I used to enjoy.
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^ Most of today's big metal and heavy rock bands will name Metallica, Maiden, Pantera and Anthrax before Slayer is even brought up.
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A second advertisement was placed in The Recycler for a position as lead guitarist. .Dave Mustaine answered, and, after seeing his expensive guitar equipment, Ulrich and Hetfield recruited him.^ Their first song "Hit the Lights", performed by original members Hetfield, Dave Mustaine, Ron McGovney, and Ulrich appeared on the compilation album Metal Massacre .
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^ Then James had a cry due to him being such a girl and Dave Mustaine left.

^ In Some Kind Of Monster , Ulrich and Hetfield (and their psychiatrist) meet with Mustaine in an effort to work out some unresolved issues.

.In early 1982, Metallica recorded its first original song "Hit the Lights" for the Metal Massacre I compilation.^ I will still argue that "Hit the Lights" is the greatest metal song ever.
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^ Lyrics of the songs from the album POWER METAL (1982 DEMO) By metallica .
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^ The video for the song was Metallica's first.
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.Hetfield played bass on the song and Lloyd Grant was credited with a guitar solo.^ There are parts of songs that are just screaming for a guitar solo.
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^ The album doesn't lack old-style guitar solos and crunching bass lines, but does infuse a bit of new style into this album.
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^ And "Anesthesia" is really cool - sounds more like a guitar solo than a bass one though.

[7] .Released on June 14, 1982, early pressings of Metal Massacre I listed the band incorrectly as "Mettallica". Although angered by the error, Metallica managed to create enough "buzz" with the song and the band played its first live show on March 14, 1982, at Radio City in Anaheim, California with newly recruited bassist Ron McGovney.^ This was the first single released by the band to feature bassist Jason Newsted.
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^ Lyrics of the songs from the album POWER METAL (1982 DEMO) By metallica .
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^ Description: "One" was the first Metallica song for which a music video was created.
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[9] .Metallica recorded its first demo, Power Metal, a name inspired by Quintana's early business cards in early 1982. In the fall of 1982, Ulrich and Hetfield attended a show at the West Hollywood nightclub Whisky a Go Go which featured bassist Cliff Burton in a band called Trauma.^ Lyrics of the songs from the album POWER METAL (1982 DEMO) By metallica .
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^ I saw Metallica with Cliff Burton in 1987.

^ POWER METAL (1982 DEMO) song list .
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.The two were "blown away" by Burton's use of a wah-wah pedal and asked him to join Metallica.^ Two phone calls and one flight later, on April 1, 1983 Kirk Hammett joined Metallica.

^ There's still heavy use of the wah-wah pedal, of course, but it's mixed in well with other tones, and thus it has stronger impact in the moments when it's brought out.

^ I used to not like the title track much at all, and I'm still not blown away by it, but I've come to enjoy it a lot.

.Hetfield and Mustaine wanted McGovney out as they thought that he "didn't contribute anything, he just followed."^ They found an easy way to stop people pirating their music… simply stop recording anything people want to hear.
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^ Their first song "Hit the Lights", performed by original members Hetfield, Dave Mustaine, Ron McGovney, and Ulrich appeared on the compilation album Metal Massacre .
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^ They didn't "sell out" or "go corperate", they're just crap now.
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[10] .Although Burton initially declined the offer, by the end of the year he accepted on the condition the band move to El Cerrito in the San Francisco Bay Area.^ Cliff refused to move to Southern California: it was enough to convince Metallica to relocate to the Bay Area, and Cliff subsequently joined Metallica.

.Metallica's first live performance with Burton was at the nightclub The Stone in March 1983, and the first recording to feature Burton was the 1983 Megaforce demo.^ Metallica Live: Phoenix, AZ, America West Arena, March 8, 2004 [2CD] .
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^ The Garage Demos, which are actually just a live practice from what I can tell, really shine a light on where Metallica got it's 'unique' sound.
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^ They managed to generate enough buzz by using that strategy to land them a deal with Megaforce Records in 1983.
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[10]
.Metallica was ready to record its debut album, but when Metal Blade was unable to cover the additional cost, the band began looking for other options.^ Get ready to thrash with the definitive collection of Metallica's music and over 20 other rocking bands on guitar, drums, vocals and bass.
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^ A few weeks later, I got a package in the mail with a bunch of other albums from the radio station, saying they had canceled their relationship with the record store, and these albums were to compensate.

^ METAL MILITIA Album: METAL UP YOUR ASS (1982 LIVE) Artist: metallica .
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.Concert promoter Johnny "Z" Zazula, who had heard the 1982 No Life 'til Leather demo, offered to broker a record deal with Metallica and New York City-based record labels.^ SEEK & DESTROY Album: NO LIFE 'TIL LEATHER (1982 DEMO) Artist: metallica .
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^ NO LIFE 'TIL LEATHER (1982 DEMO) song list .
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^ A bootleg of Metallica's famous July, 1982 "No Life Til Leather" demo.
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.After receiving no interest from various record labels, Zazula borrowed the money to cover the record's recording budget and signed Metallica to his own label, Megaforce Records.^ The record labels used to make all their money from album sales, but now because of dl-ing they’re bleeding funds.
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^ It goes to the record label, the RIAA, and various other companies involved in the CD. He still Pirated and ripped off the other people involved in its creation, including the other band members.
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^ Mar 05, 2009 at 19:38 by Joe Bob Briggs He does not own the copyright, the record label does.
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[11] .Band members decided to kick Mustaine out of the band due to drug and alcohol abuse and violent behavior.^ Mustaine was kicked out the band and formed Megadeth, which is very successful but nowhere near as popular as Metallica.

^ First of all, mustain was kicked out cuz he was a fucking drunk loser.
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^ Dave mustaine was kicked out of the band because he got into more trouble than he was worth the last thing he did that got him kicked out was when therre bus had broken down he used a stolen u-haul to get them to the show not because of drugs and alchol the band use to be known as alcoholica thay all drank - Jesse , k@!#$&, MO .

[12] .Exodus guitarist Kirk Hammett flew in to replace Mustaine the same afternoon.^ Them and Avenged Sevenfold have the most amazing guitarists ever,Synyster Gates and Kirk Hammett.

^ Thus a few weeks after arrival, Mustaine was sent packing, roadie Mark Whitakker suggesting Kirk Hammett from Bay Area thrashers Exodus.

^ Ron McGovney was soon replaced by Cliff Burton, then Dave Mustaine was fired and replaced by Kirk Hammett.
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.Metallica's first show with Hammett was on April 16, 1983, at the nightclub The Showplace in Dover, New Jersey.^ Metallica are in talks to premiere the first single from their next studio album on a new version of the Rock Band video game.
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^ He's just pissed because Rick Rubin showed his true colors and Metallica came first, Slayer 2nd....even after all these years.
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^ Metallica - October 22, 2004 - Continental Airlines Arena - East Rutherford, New Jersey http://www.megaupload.com/?d=4PPXH4TR 781.
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[10]
.Mustaine, who went on to found Megadeth, has expressed his dislike for Hammett in interviews.^ Dave, who co-wrote about half this album, went on to form Megadeth , another successful thrash band.
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^ It becomes clear that despite the popularity of Megadeth, Mustaine found it very difficult living in the shadow of his former band.

^ Of course, that riff was apparently written by Dave Mustaine, a former bandmate (and lead guitarist prior to Hammett) who went on to form Megadeth, but who am I to complain?

He said Hammett "stole my job."[13] .Mustaine was "pissed off" because he believes Hammett became popular by playing the guitar leads that Mustaine wrote.^ Of course, that riff was apparently written by Dave Mustaine, a former bandmate (and lead guitarist prior to Hammett) who went on to form Megadeth, but who am I to complain?

^ Kirk Hammett's guitar playing here really impresses me though.

[14] .In a 1985 interview with Metal Forces, Mustaine slammed Hammett saying, "it's real funny how Kirk Hammett ripped off every lead break I'd played on that No Life 'til Leather tape and got voted No.^ NO LIFE 'TIL LEATHER (1982 DEMO) song list .
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^ Kirk Hammett's guitar playing here really impresses me though.

^ No Life 'til Leather .
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1 guitarist in your magazine."[15] On Megadeth's 1985 debut album .Business Is Good!">Killing Is My Business...^ Killing Is My Business......
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^ In the years following this release, such important thrash debut albums as "Show No Mercy", "Fistful of Metal" and "Killing is My Business..."
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^ Killing is My Business was a better debut album than Kill Em All.
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and .Business Is Good!
, Mustaine included the song "Mechanix", which Metallica renamed as "The Four Horsemen" on Kill 'Em All.^ Kill 'Em All Ride The Lightning, Master Of Puppets, Garage Day's Revisated, ...And Justice For All, The Black Album, Load, Re-Load, Garage Inc., S&M Album, And St. Anger.

^ Metal Militia Album: Kill'Em All Artist: metallica .
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^ Sure it's nowhere as good as Kill em all, ride The Lightning, Master Of Puppets, And Justice For All, or their newest album Death Magnetic.

.Mustaine said he did this to "straighten Metallica up", as Metallica referred to Mustaine as a drunk and said he could not play guitar.^ This time a message popped up that said, "You must read the entire license agreement before clicking OK!" So I did.
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^ HE SAID: "Rubin this, Rubin that, we got 2nd fiddle and basically we sucked it up for Metallica releasing DM? Fuck them."
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^ I never said anything about Metallica's arrangements being progressive - I can't even think of a single song in their catalogue that could claim progressive arrangements .

[15]

Kill 'Em All and Ride the Lightning (1983–1984)

.In May 1983, Metallica traveled to Rochester, New York to record its first album, Metal up Your Ass, with production duties handled by Paul Curcio.^ Metallica Vulturous New song from the new Metallica album .
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^ The new metallica album did nothing for me.
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^ Metallica are in talks to premiere the first single from their next studio album on a new version of the Rock Band video game.
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.Due to conflicts with the band's record label and the distributors' refusal to release an album with that name, it was renamed Kill 'Em All.^ In July of 1983 Kill 'Em All was released.
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^ Kill 'em All .
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^ I have followed the band since their beginning, buying "Kill 'Em All" as a new release.
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.Released on Megaforce Records in the United States and Music for Nations in Europe, the album peaked on the Billboard 200 at number 120 in 1988,[16] and although the album was not initially a financial success, it earned Metallica a growing fan base in the underground metal scene.^ The band earned a growing fan base in the underground music community and critical acclaim, with the 1986 release Master of Puppets described as one of the most influential and "heavy" thrash metal albums.
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^ Despite reaching number one on the Billboard 200, the release of St. Anger alienated many fans with the exclusion of guitar solos and the "steel-sounding" snare drum.
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^ The band has won nine Grammy Awards, and has had five consecutive albums debut at number one on the Billboard 200, making Metallica the only band, other than the Dave Matthews Band, to do so.
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.The band embarked on the Kill 'Em All For One tour with Raven to support the release.^ In July of 1983 Kill 'Em All was released.
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^ I have followed the band since their beginning, buying "Kill 'Em All" as a new release.
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^ James, Lars, Kirk and Jason perform a Kill 'Em All classic during their Live Shit: Binge & Purge...
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[17] .In February 1984, Metallica supported Venom on the Seven Dates of Hell tour, where they performed in front of 7,000 people at the Aardschok Festival in Zwolle, Netherlands.^ Disc two comes first chronologically, and most Metallica fans will be happy as hell to be able to hear it (unless, of course, they already own bootlegs of it).

^ Metallica - February 7, 1984 - Hemmerleinhalle - Nuremburg, Germany http://www.megaupload.com/?d=C2EUHNAL 34.
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^ Metallica - February 8, 1987 - Ijsselhallen - Zwolle, Netherlands http://www.megaupload.com/?d=W4CVODNQ 182.
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[18]
.Metallica recorded its second studio album, Ride the Lightning, at Sweet Silence Studios in Copenhagen, Denmark.^ In 1984 Metallica released Ride the Lightning .

^ Metallica - Ride the Lightning (Elektra) 1984 .
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^ In 1984 they went to work with producer Flemming Rassmussen in Copenhagen at Sweet Silence Studios on their second album.

.Released in August 1984, the album peaked at number 100 on the Billboard 200.^ In August 1984, Ride the Lightning was released, and did slightly better than their debut, reaching #100 on the charts.
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^ These charges would only get louder upon the August 1991 release of Metallica , more often referred to as "The Black Album" .
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[16] A French printing press mistakenly printed green covers for the album, which are now considered collectors' items. Other songs on the album include "For Whom the Bell Tolls", "Fade to Black", "Creeping Death" (which tells the biblical story of the Hebrews' exodus from slavery in Egypt, focusing on the various plagues that were visited on the Egyptians), and the instrumental "The Call of Ktulu". Mustaine received a writing credit for "Ride the Lightning" and "The Call of Ktulu".[18]

Master of Puppets (1984–1986)

Damage Inc. Tour 1986
.Elektra Records A&R director Michael Alago, and co-founder of Q-Prime Management Cliff Burnstein, attended a September 1984 Metallica concert.^ Metallica - Ride the Lightning (Elektra) 1984 .
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^ Metallica has been selling Official/Live concert recordings on http://www.livemetallica.com since 2004-03-02.
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.Impressed with what they saw, they signed Metallica to Elektra Records and made the band a client of Q-Prime Management.^ 'Ride The Lightning' proved that Metallica were not some thrash-in-the-pan one trick pony, the writing and sound illustrating a growth, maturity and intensity which saw them immediately targeted by major management in QPrime, and a major label in Elektra.

^ They achieved brief immortality by grafting in the various factors that made them into an insane art-metal machine, but they were not, at heart, an art-metal band.

^ Metallica is one of the few bands to come out in recent years to have sold 85 Million records.

[19] .Metallica's burgeoning success was such that the band's British label Music for Nations issued a limited edition Creeping Death EP, which sold 40,000 copies as an import in the U.S. Two of the three songs on the record (cover versions of Diamond Head's "Am I Evil?", and Blitzkrieg's "Blitzkrieg") appeared on the 1989 Elektra reissue of Kill 'Em All.^ Diamond Head cover.
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^ They are a pair of the worst 80s Metallica songs not from Kill 'em All .

^ Metallica-Kill 'Em All (Elektra) 1983 .
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[20] .Metallica embarked on its first major European tour with Tank to an average crowd of 1,300. Returning to the U.S. marked a tour co-headlining with W.A.S.P. and Armored Saint supporting.^ "The Unholy Alliance Tour" first launched in fall 2004 with a European edition that featured SLIPKNOT , SLAYER , MASTODON and HATEBREED .
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.Metallica played its largest show at the Monsters of Rock festival on August 17, 1985, with Bon Jovi and Ratt at Donington Park in England, playing in front of 70,000 people.^ In 1985, Metallica appeared at the Monsters of Rock festival, appearing fourth on the bill.
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^ What I said was that Metallica can't play 70's hard rock as well as their predecessors.

^ Meanwhile, most people are familiar with Zeppelin, but most don't instantly think of mid-70's KC as examples of great hard rock.

A show in Oakland, California, at the Day on the Green festival saw the band play in front of a crowd of 60,000.[19]
.Metallica's third studio album, Master of Puppets was recorded at Sweet Silence Studios and was released in March 1986. The album peaked at number 29 on the Billboard 200, and spent 72 weeks on the chart.^ His best solos are on Master Of Puppets (album).

^ Metallica - Master of Puppets (Elektra) 1986 .
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^ The band earned a growing fan base in the underground music community and critical acclaim, with the 1986 release Master of Puppets described as one of the most influential and "heavy" thrash metal albums.
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[21] .The album was the band's first to be certified gold on November 4, 1986, and was certified six times platinum in 2003.[4] Steve Huey of Allmusic considered the album "the band's greatest achievement".[22] Following the release of the album, Metallica supported Ozzy Osbourne for a United States tour.^ Metallica is the greatest band of all time.

^ I think Metallica is the greatest band in the world.

^ The Mighty Metallica is the greatest band and will forever be the greatest band of all time!!!!!!

[19] .Hetfield broke his wrist skateboarding down a hill and continued the tour performing vocals, with guitar technician John Marshall playing rhythm guitar.^ The two recorded their first track on a cheap recorder with James performing singing duties, rhythm guitar duties and bass guitar duties.

[23]

Burton's death and Garage Days Re-Revisited (1986–1987)

A memorial for Burton in Ljungby, Sweden
.On September 27, 1986, during the European leg of Metallica's Damage Inc.^ Metallica - April 27, 1986 - Glen Falls Civic Center - Glen Falls, New York http://www.megaupload.com/?d=A6OM8JKT 111.
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^ Metallica - September 25, 1986 - Skedsmohallen - Lillistrom, Norway http://www.megaupload.com/?d=NUBH11RF 146.
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^ Metallica - September 20, 1986 - The Odeon - Birmingham, England http://www.megaupload.com/?d=F5KNG7LD 143.
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tour, members drew cards to see which bunk of the tour bus they would sleep in. Burton won and chose to sleep in Hammett's bunk. .Around dawn near Dörarp, Sweden, the bus driver lost control and skidded, which caused the bus to flip several times.^ While the band was sleeping, the tour bus driver lost control of the vehicle.
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^ In the fall of '86, while touring in Scandinavia with Anthrax , the band's tour bus skid off an icy patch of road and flipped over.
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^ Burton was killed in 1986 when their tour bus skidded off an icy road in Sweden.

.Ulrich, Hammett, and Hetfield sustained no serious injuries; however, bassist Burton was pinned under the bus and was killed.^ Founded when drummer Lars Ulrich posted an advertisement in a local newspaper, Metallica's line-up has primarily consisted of Ulrich, rhythm guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield, and lead guitarist Kirk Hammett, while going through a number of bassists.
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^ Then again every bandmember (James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, and new bassist, Robert Trujillo.

^ Burton was killed in 1986 when their tour bus skidded off an icy road in Sweden.

Hetfield recalls, "I saw the bus lying right on him. I saw his legs sticking out. I freaked. .The bus driver, I recall, was trying to yank the blanket out from under him to use for other people.^ What if I use, say, hotmail to send out song lyrics to all my friends, or maybe to a whole mailing list of people that have signed up to get the lyrics from me.
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^ Killed some, enabled others… you have got to roll with it and figure out how to use it to your advantage.
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^ The reviewer probably just used TPB to search for a bundled list of files and servers he could try to contact to find out where on the Internet he might find people currently sharing those files.
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I just went, 'Don't fucking do that!' I already wanted to kill the guy."[23] .Burton's death left Metallica's future in doubt.^ In August 1988, Metallica came back with its first full album since Burton's death, ...And Justice for All .
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.The three remaining members decided that Burton would want them to carry on, and with the Burton family's blessings, the band sought a replacement.^ With the material on "Death Magnetic" I would not say that the songwriting is better than the band's classic catalog, but I would say that at no point was I bored and wanting to skip songs.
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^ The weaker songs may be passable as background music, but I don't think that's what the band would have wanted said when they were making these songs.

^ It was at that point that the band had decided that three Happy Drunks and one Angry Drunk don't mix.

[24]
.Roughly 40 people tried out for auditions including Hammett's childhood friend Les Claypool of Primus, Troy Gregory of Prong, and Jason Newsted, formerly of Flotsam and Jetsam.^ What if I use, say, hotmail to send out song lyrics to all my friends, or maybe to a whole mailing list of people that have signed up to get the lyrics from me.
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^ The band soon went searching for a new bassist, and finally selected Jason Newsted of Flotsam & Jetsam , who was with them up through "S&M".
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.Newsted learned Metallica's entire setlist, and after the audition Metallica invited him to Tommy's Joynt in San Francisco.^ Metallica performed 2 shows in San Francisco and found the crowds friendlier and more honest than LA's "there to be seen" mob.

^ Metallica then teamed up with Michael Kamen & the San Francisco Orchestra, mixing heavy metal with a classical music ensemble.
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^ Metallica - May 19, 2003 - Fillmore Theatre - San Francisco, California http://www.megaupload.com/?d=47UXMEVT 649.
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.Hetfield, Ulrich, and Hammett decided that Newsted was the one to replace Burton, and Newsted's first live performance with Metallica was at the Country Club in Reseda, California.^ Founded when drummer Lars Ulrich posted an advertisement in a local newspaper, Metallica's line-up has primarily consisted of Ulrich, rhythm guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield, and lead guitarist Kirk Hammett, while going through a number of bassists.
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^ Real Name: James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo & Lars Ulrich Profile: Former band members: Ron McGovney (Bass) Lloyd Grant (Guitar) Dave Mustaine (Guitar) (Band leader of Megadeth ) Cliff Burton (Bass) (Died in a tour bus accident in Sweden in 1986) Jason Newsted (Bass) Metallica is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1981.
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^ Sites: metallica.com , metclub.com , MySpace , livemetallica.com , angelfire.com/mn2/disc Members: Cliff Burton , Dave Mustaine , James Hetfield , Jason Newsted , Kirk Hammett , Lars Ulrich , Lloyd Grant , Robert Trujillo , Ron McGovney Variations: All .
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The members took it on themselves to "initiate" Newsted by tricking him into eating a ball of wasabi.[24]
.After Newsted's drafting into the band, the group left their El Cerrito practice space (dubbed the "the Metalli-mansion", a suburban house formerly rented by sound engineer Mark Whitaker) and relocated to the adjacent cities of Berkeley and Albany[25] before eventually settling in the Marin County city of San Rafael, North of San Francisco.^ They achieved brief immortality by grafting in the various factors that made them into an insane art-metal machine, but they were not, at heart, an art-metal band.

^ Why not congratulate a dirty little band that played in dirty little bars, in front of dirty little teens, in dirty San Francisco, who went on to be DIRTY RICH and Successful.
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^ Newsted left the band because of "Private and personal reasons, and the physical damage I have done to myself over the years while playing the music that I love."

[26]
.Metallica finished its tour in the early months of 1987. In March 1987, Hetfield broke his wrist a second time skateboarding, forcing the band to cancel a Saturday Night Live appearance.^ Metallica is the greatest band of all time.

^ Tom is just jealous that Metallica have sold 100 million albums and is the best heavy metal band of all time.
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^ The Mighty Metallica is the greatest band and will forever be the greatest band of all time!!!!!!

.In August 1987 an all-covers EP titled The $5.98 E.P.: Garage Days Re-Revisited was released.^ This EP has been out of print for years, although all the tracks were re-released on the "Garage Inc."
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^ Both the infamous Garage Days (in the EPs section) and S&M discs one and two (in the Live section) are also here, they're just a bit scattered.
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^ Add Release Title Format Label ↑ Year All Genres edit genres sort Discography .
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.The EP was recorded in an effort to utilize the band's newly constructed recording studio, test out the talents of Newsted, and to relieve grief and stress following the death of Burton.^ Metallica is one of the few bands to come out in recent years to have sold 85 Million records.

^ Megadeth is definitely the most musically talented band out of megadeth, metallica, and slayer.

^ Every song is played with conviction and intensity and some songs, like "Creeping Death", actually sound better than the original studio recordings.
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.A video titled Cliff 'Em All was released in 1987 commemorating Burton's three years in Metallica.^ I saw Metallica with Cliff Burton in 1987.

^ This three disc bootleg also contains a ton of other demo material from the classic, Cliff-years of Metallica as well as an 8-page booklet featuring photos from those early years with Dave Mustaine.
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^ Langas de los Langas (putolangas@hotmail.com) (07/31/05) Cliff Burton, the only true musical genius in Metallica...?

Footage included bass solos, home videos, and pictures.[27]

…And Justice for All (1988–1990)

.…And Justice for All, the group's first studio album since Burton's death, was released in 1988. The album was a commercial success, peaking at number six on the Billboard 200, the band's first album to enter the top 10.[16] The album was certified platinum nine weeks after its release.^ The best metal albums since Justice.
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^ Metallica are in talks to premiere the first single from their next studio album on a new version of the Rock Band video game.
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^ Metallica (Band Tees - Plus Size) This black cotton Metallica t-shirt features the "And Justice for All" design!
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[28] .Newsted's bass was purposely turned down on the album as a part of the continuous "hazing" he received, and his musical ideas were ignored (However, he did receive a writing credit on track one, "Blackened").^ His bass parts are as inaudible as Newsted's in most of the tracks.

^ However, they have prevailed to be one of the most successful bands in music history."
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^ Two tracks later, after Cyanide and Unforgiven III, comes one of my two favorite tracks of the album, The Judas Kiss.

[29] .There were complaints with the production; namely, Steve Huey of Allmusic noted Ulrich's drums were clicking more than thudding, and the guitars "buzz thinly".[30] The Damaged Justice tour followed to promote the album.^ Damaged Justice Tour '88-'89: Yoyogi Olympic Pool, Tokyo, Japan .
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^ They quickly secured a tour with Ozzy Osbourne, and that stint (plus a top 30 album chart position) saw their fan base and name take a quantum leap.

^ Reload - 1997 Elektra 6 (9) Best song: Fuel B elieve it or not, I actually like this album more than its predecessor.

[31]
.In 1989, Metallica received its first Grammy Award nomination for …And Justice for All, in the new Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance Vocal or Instrument category.^ Metallica the best metal band of all time?????
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^ Metallica is the most influental hard rock/metal band in the world.

^ The best metal albums since Justice.
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.Metallica was the favorite to win; however, the award was given to Jethro Tull for the album Crest of a Knave.^ This is my favorite Metallica album.

^ Speaking of which, I still prefer Crest Of A Knave over naything Metallica has ever done.

[32] .The result generated controversy among fans and the press, as Metallica was standing off-stage waiting to receive the award after performing the song "One". Jethro Tull had been advised by its manager not to attend the ceremony as he was expecting Metallica to win.^ A very controversial album among fans, it included a song, "Shoot Me Again", which referred to the band's lawsuit against file-sharing company Napster.
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^ Description: "One" was the first Metallica song for which a music video was created.
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^ Best song: The Judas Kiss or Suicide And Redemption T he first decade of the 21st century was a rough one for Metallica, to say the least.

[32] The award was named in Entertainment Weekly's "Grammy's 10 Biggest Upsets".[33]
.Following the release of …And Justice for All, Metallica released its debut music video for the song "One". The band performed the song in an abandoned warehouse, and footage was remixed with the film, Johnny Got His Gun.^ Metallica is the greatest band of all time.

^ Description: "One" was the first Metallica song for which a music video was created.
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^ Metallica is one of the best bands of all time.

.Rather than organize an ongoing licensing deal, Metallica purchased the rights to the film.^ I may have put them down and stressed their weaknesses more than their strengths at times and that it partly due to my rather negative attitude toward them right now.

The remixed video was submitted to MTV, with the alternate performance-only version held back in the event that MTV banned the remix version. .MTV accepted the remix version, and the video was viewers' first exposure to Metallica.^ Metallica are in talks to premiere the first single from their next studio album on a new version of the Rock Band video game.
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^ Description: "One" was the first Metallica song for which a music video was created.
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^ Posted: April 28, 2006 Description: "One" was the first Metallica song for which a music video was created....
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.It was voted number 38 in 1999 when MTV aired its "Top 100 Videos of All Time" countdown,[34] and was featured in the network's 25th Anniversary edition of ADD Video, which showcased the most popular videos on MTV in the last 25 years.^ Favorite Metallica video of all time!!!
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^ Tom is just jealous that Metallica have sold 100 million albums and is the best heavy metal band of all time.
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^ Also the fact that in my opinion Metallica are one of the most overrated bands of all time POSTED: 11/30/2007 - 05:52 pm / quote .
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[35]

Metallica (1990–1993)

.In October 1990, Metallica entered One on One studio in North Hollywood to record its next album.^ Metallica are in talks to premiere the first single from their next studio album on a new version of the Rock Band video game.
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^ Metallica is one of the few bands to come out in recent years to have sold 85 Million records.

^ I love metallica and really hope this next one is good.
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.Bob Rock, who had worked with the bands The Cult, Bon Jovi, and Mötley Crüe, was hired as producer.^ Also, no-one cares who made Rock Band, who made Guitar Hero III, why etc.
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^ I now bring up the subject of "The Black Album" this would not have sounded the same without Bob Rock, hopefully everyone knows who he is.

^ Who cares I am buying it anyways I get xbox360 fer xmas and i think my mom is gettin me rock band and ozzfest tickets.
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.Metallica (also known as "The Black Album") was remixed three times, cost $1 million, and ended three marriages.^ Metallica lost it with The Black album is bs.

^ Tom is just jealous that Metallica have sold 100 million albums and is the best heavy metal band of all time.
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^ I personally think Metallica should throw some S & M type shit in there, mix in the black album, some ...and justic e for all album guitar parts, and you should be good.
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[36] .Although the release was stalled until 1991, Metallica debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, selling 650,000 units in its first week.^ Metallica is still, to this day a number one selling band.
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^ The band achieved substantial commercial success with Metallica (1991), which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.
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^ Metallica is still, to this day a number one selling band.” .
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[37] .The album was responsible for bringing Metallica to the attention of the mainstream and has been certified 15 times platinum in the United States, which makes it the 26th highest-selling album in the country.^ The band's 1991 album, Metallica, has sold over 15 million copies in the United States, and 22 million copies worldwide, which makes it the 25th-highest-selling album in the country.
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^ As of September 2008, Metallica is the fourth highest-selling music artist since the SoundScan era began tracking sales on May 25, 1991, selling a total of 51,136,000 albums in the United States alone.
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^ Tom is just jealous that Metallica have sold 100 million albums and is the best heavy metal band of all time.
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[38] .The making of Metallica and the following tour was documented in A Year and a Half in the Life of Metallica.^ The following year, Metallica would tour with Guns N' Roses .
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^ Metallica have been making crap for 20 years and then they make an ok album wich is advertised to shit and all of a sudden they are god again for some people.
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^ A Year and a Half in the Life of Metallica...Continued .
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Dubbed the Wherever We May Roam Tour, it lasted 14 months and included dates in the United States, Japan, and the UK.[36]
.On August 8, 1992, during the co-headlining GNR-Metallica Stadium Tour with Guns N' Roses, Hetfield suffered second and third degree burns to his arms, face, hands, and legs.^ Metallica - August 22, 1991 - Nep Stadium - Budapest, Hungary http://www.megaupload.com/?d=H7GEDOXI 323.
  • 824 Metallica Bootlegs - Guitars101 - Guitar Forums 28 January 2010 0:27 UTC www.guitars101.com [Source type: General]

^ Metallica - July 17, 1992 - RFK Stadium - Washington, D.C. http://www.megaupload.com/?d=G67CBHEZ 374.
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^ Metallica - August 2, 2003 - Reliant Stadium - Houston, Texas http://www.megaupload.com/?d=9RUA7R5W 668.
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.There was confusion with the new pyrotechnics setup, which resulted with Hetfield walking into a 12-foot (3.7 m) flame during "Fade to Black". Newsted recalls Hetfield's skin was "bubbling like on The Toxic Avenger".[39] Guitar technician John Marshall, who had previously filled in on rhythm guitar and was now playing in Metal Church, replaced Hetfield for the remainder of the tour as Hetfield was unable to play guitar, although he was able to sing.^ Mar 05, 2009 at 22:46 by memyselfandi Its horrible, musicians will have to make money touring or putting their music up on rockband and guitar hero now.
  • Metallica’s Lars Ulrich ‘Pirates’ His Own Album | TorrentFreak 12 September 2009 15:26 UTC torrentfreak.com [Source type: General]

^ Sure the new album sucks but is there a better Heavy Metal album than Master of Puppets?

^ On August 8, 1992 at a concert in Montreal while touring with Guns 'N' Roses, James Hetfield was burned by the pyrotechnics which burned his entire left side of his body.

.The band's first box set was released in November 1993 called Live Shit: Binge & Purge.^ James, Lars, Kirk and Jason perform a Kill 'Em All classic during their Live Shit: Binge & Purge...
  • Metallica - One | SPIKE 28 January 2010 0:27 UTC www.spike.com [Source type: General]

^ It's unfortunate that Metallica's first cheaply available live album (yeah, Binge and Purge had come out many years before, but that's part of a big mega-expensive set) had to come at this point in their career, because there's a lot of mediocre late-period material to be found here.

^ LewisMasonx wrote: Mail-OrderdMan wrote: Oh and ya Fall out boy is shit First posts involving dissing of bands don't win friends .
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The collection contained three live CDs, three home videos, and a book filled with riders and letters.[39]

Load, ReLoad, Garage Inc., and S&M (1994–1999)

.After almost three years of touring to support Metallica, including a headlining performance at Woodstock '94, Metallica returned to the studio to write and record its sixth studio album.^ Metallica were on tour when the album was mixed and mastered.
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^ Metallica are in talks to premiere the first single from their next studio album on a new version of the Rock Band video game.
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^ Metallica is one of the few bands to come out in recent years to have sold 85 Million records.

The band took a break in the summer of 1995 and played three outdoor shows which included headlining Donington Park in the United Kingdom, supported by Slayer, Skid Row, Slash's Snakepit, Therapy?, and Corrosion of Conformity. .The short tour was titled Escape From The Studio '95. The band spent roughly one year writing and recording new songs, resulting in the release of Load in 1996, which entered the Billboard 200 and ARIA Charts at number one, marking the band's second number one.^ The band still knows how to write decent songs.

^ Ostensibly, these are (for the most part) the odder, more "experimental" songs that the group had done in those sessions, and which hadn't been fully mixed by the time Load was ready for release.

^ Still, I find it a little disappointing that the band reached a point where it was so terrified of trying something new and failing that it decided to cling so tightly to a formula it hadn't used in a studio album in over 20 years.

[16] .The cover of Load was created by Andres Serrano, and was called Blood and Semen III.^ The original artwork on the cover is entitled “Semen and Blood III” and is one of three photos by Andres Serrano, who mixed his own semen with bovine blood between two pieces of Plexiglass.
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Serrano pressed a mixture of his own semen and bovine blood between sheets of plexiglass.[40] .The release marked a change in musical direction for the band and a new look with band members receiving haircuts.^ With this release the band expanded its musical direction resulting in an album that appealed to a more mainstream audience.
  • Metallica Discography at Discogs 28 January 2010 0:27 UTC www.discogs.com [Source type: General]

^ If the music still sounds good, who cares that the band got a haircut?

^ Older fans were unhappy with the band's new style, and new haircuts for the band, famous for their long hair, only added to the charges.
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Metallica headlined the alternative rock festival Lollapalooza in the summer of 1996.[29][41]
.During early production of the album, the band had produced enough material for a double album.^ They certainly aren't my favorite metal band, nor have they produced one of my top five heavy metal albums.

^ Fast-forwarding to early 2001, when I originally wrote my reviews for this page, I enjoyed the band enough to give them the same 3/5 overall rating that I give them now.

^ But alas, two double albums with barely enough solid material to fill out one doesn't really qualify.

.It was decided that half of the songs were to be released, and the band would continue to work on the remaining songs and release them the following year.^ The weaker songs may be passable as background music, but I don't think that's what the band would have wanted said when they were making these songs.

^ I think it's weird that this story follows a story bout a band called fandeath and a song called reunited… .
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^ If you took the best songs off this and Load, I'd give it something like a 9(12), but they decided that ALL 27 SONGS they recorded were good enough for release, which is a shame, since only about half of them were.

.This resulted in the follow-up album, ReLoad.^ In June 1996 Load was released, once again bringing in a #1 album for the band, followed a year later by their third straight #1, Reload .
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^ I'm determined to stick up for this album and Caress Of Steel for all eternity in the Underrated Albums Hall Of Fame, even if no one else but me follows that opinion.

.The cover was created by Serrano, this time using a mixture of blood and urine.^ Obviously, Napster wasn't created with or used for pure goodness, but there will come a time when a pure site is used for bad things, and then we've got ourselves a distinction to make.
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[40] .ReLoad peaked at number one on the Billboard 200, and number two on the Top Canadian Album chart.^ Despite reaching number one on the Billboard 200, the release of St. Anger alienated many fans with the exclusion of guitar solos and the "steel-sounding" snare drum.
  • Metallica Discography at Discogs 28 January 2010 0:27 UTC www.discogs.com [Source type: General]

^ The band has won nine Grammy Awards, and has had five consecutive albums debut at number one on the Billboard 200, making Metallica the only band, other than the Dave Matthews Band, to do so.
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^ It featured new bassist Robert Trujillo, was produced by Rick Rubin, and like St. Anger , Death Magnetic also debuted at #1 on the US Billboard 200 charts.
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[16] .Hetfield noted in the 2004 documentary film Some Kind of Monster that the songs on these albums were initially thought by the band to be of average quality, and were "polished and reworked" until judged to be releasable.^ A very controversial album among fans, it included a song, "Shoot Me Again", which referred to the band's lawsuit against file-sharing company Napster.
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^ Let's face it, it is hardly the case that the band's strengths were only conducive to quality prog thrash; this was a band with masterful guitar interplay and a knack for writing solid riffs and solid vocal melodies, and these are ideal ingredients for the kind of hard pop metal that the band pursued on this album.

^ All of the songs on this album have some flaw, but not this one, no sirree.

[42] .To promote ReLoad, Metallica performed on NBC's Saturday Night Live in December 1997, performing "Fuel" and "The Memory Remains" with Marianne Faithfull.^ Metallica - December 6, 1997 - Saturday Night Live - New York, New York http://www.megaupload.com/?d=G2SK36HS 546.
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^ Metallica - December 8, 1997 - Billboard Music Awards - Las Vegas, Nevada http://www.megaupload.com/?d=0LRZZOEC 547.
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^ I haven't heard Reload in its entirety, but I liked most songs (yeah, even The Memory Remains and The Unforgiven II, which I adore).

[43]
In 1998, Metallica compiled a double album of cover songs titled Garage Inc.. .The first disc contained newly recorded covers by bands such as Diamond Head, Killing Joke, The Misfits, Thin Lizzy, Mercyful Fate, and Black Sabbath.^ (Also, the second side disc ends with what's essentially an extension of the first; a bunch of Motorhead covers, done while the band was putting together Choad and Rechoad .

^ Surely this can be said for loads of bands e.g Led Zeppelin, Nirvana, AC/DC, The Ramones, Cream, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, the list goes on!

^ Some of them totally rule - From the first disc, the Mercyful Fate medley kicks ass and lots of it (who says Metallica can't play thrash anymore?

.The second disc featured the original The $5.98 E.P.: Garage Days Re-Revisited, which had become a scarce collectors' item.^ Both the infamous Garage Days (in the EPs section) and S&M discs one and two (in the Live section) are also here, they're just a bit scattered.
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^ In August 1987 Metallica released their first post-Burton project, an EP titled The $5.98 E.P.: Garage Days Re-Revisited , followed by their second appearance at the Monsters of Rock festival.
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^ Garage Days Re-Revisited .
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.The album entered the Billboard 200 at number two.^ The band has won nine Grammy Awards, and has had five consecutive albums debut at number one on the Billboard 200, making Metallica the only band, other than the Dave Matthews Band, to do so.
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^ The band achieved substantial commercial success with Metallica (1991), which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.
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^ Hitting my number two (for the album, not the band) spot is "Fade to Black."

[43][44]
.On April 21 and April 22, 1999, Metallica recorded two performances with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra conducted by Michael Kamen.^ Berkley Center San Francisco 1999 .
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^ Metallica then teamed up with Michael Kamen & the San Francisco Orchestra, mixing heavy metal with a classical music ensemble.
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^ Metallica Live: Nassau Coliseum , Uniondale, NY- April 21, 2004 [2CD] .
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.Kamen, who had previously worked with producer Rock on "Nothing Else Matters", approached the band in 1991 with the idea of pairing Metallica's music with a symphony orchestra.^ Megadeth is definitely the most musically talented band out of megadeth, metallica, and slayer.

^ No, the band hadn't become the absolute greatest in the world at any one of these facets, but in aggregate, Metallica briefly reached a place in rock music whose very existence probably hadn't even been considered by anybody else.

^ Bands like Megadeth, Metallica, Testament just keep on putting out some of the best music in the industry.

Kamen and his staff of over 100 composed additional orchestral material for Metallica songs. .Metallica wrote two new Kamen-scored songs for the event, "No Leaf Clover" and "-Human". The audio recording and concert footage were released in 1999 as the album and concert film S&M.^ LordThon wrote: NEW Metallica?
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^ Metallica are in talks to premiere the first single from their next studio album on a new version of the Rock Band video game.
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^ All of the songs on this album have some flaw, but not this one, no sirree.

.It entered the Billboard 200 at number two, and the Australian ARIA charts and Top Internet Albums chart at number one.^ Despite reaching number one on the Billboard 200, the release of St. Anger alienated many fans with the exclusion of guitar solos and the "steel-sounding" snare drum.
  • Metallica Discography at Discogs 28 January 2010 0:27 UTC www.discogs.com [Source type: General]

^ The band has won nine Grammy Awards, and has had five consecutive albums debut at number one on the Billboard 200, making Metallica the only band, other than the Dave Matthews Band, to do so.
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^ Two tracks later, after Cyanide and Unforgiven III, comes one of my two favorite tracks of the album, The Judas Kiss.

[16]

Napster controversy (2000–2001)

.In 2000, Metallica discovered that a demo of its song "I Disappear", which was supposed to be released in combination with the Mission: Impossible II soundtrack, was receiving radio airplay.^ After discovering that Metallica’s entire back catalogue could be found on the service he could hardly contain his anger and by July 2000 he was testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
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^ I'm looking forward to the next album when it comes out (Newstead free, unfortunately), even though I hate that damn "I Disappear" song from the Mission Impossible II soundtrack.

^ They only had a problem because of the fact that a song of their's (i think it was i disappear) was being downloaded before it was ever finished or released.

.Tracing the source of the leak, the band found the file on the Napster peer-to-peer file-sharing network, and also found that the band's entire catalogue was freely available.^ After discovering that Metallica’s entire back catalogue could be found on the service he could hardly contain his anger and by July 2000 he was testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
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^ In 2000, Metallica was among several artists who filed a lawsuit against Napster for sharing the band's copyright-protected material for free without the band members' consent.
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^ Napster is probably the only possible file sharing system that is absolutely, authentically non-commercial with respect to its users' activities.
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[45] .Legal action was initiated against Napster with Metallica filing a lawsuit at the U.S. District Court, Central District of California, alleging that Napster violated three areas of the law: copyright infringement, unlawful use of digital audio interface device, and the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO).^ Metallica once brought legal action against the online Napster service, putting them out of business because Napster gave out samples of Metallica's music, and made money from advertising.

^ Fair use is a doctrine in United States copyright law that allows limited use of copyrighted material without requiring permission from the rights holders, such as use for scholarship or review.
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^ In April 2000, Lars Ulrich launched his vocal campaign against file-sharing service Napster.
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[29][46]
Ulrich led the case against Napster
Though the lawsuit named three universities for copyright infringement, the University of Southern California, Yale University, and Indiana University, no individuals were named. Yale and Indiana complied and blocked the service from its campuses, and Metallica withdrew the universities' inclusion in the lawsuit.[47] .Southern California, however, had a meeting with students to figure out what was going to happen with Napster.^ I would have to predict that Napster is going down, they will be shut down and out of business in six months time.
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.School administrators wanted it banned as its usage accounted for 40% of the bandwidth not being used for educational purposes.^ Mar 06, 2009 at 03:40 by joe Because no one else buys his album nor would want to waste bandwidth downloading it.
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[48]
.Metallica hired online consulting firm NetPD to monitor the Napster service for a weekend.^ Metallica once brought legal action against the online Napster service, putting them out of business because Napster gave out samples of Metallica's music, and made money from advertising.

.A list of 335,435 Napster users who were believed to be sharing Metallica's music was compiled, and the 60,000 page document was delivered to Napster's office as Metallica requested the users be banned from the service.^ Metallica once brought legal action against the online Napster service, putting them out of business because Napster gave out samples of Metallica's music, and made money from advertising.

^ Any of these words followed by the word "ALL" in the user's termination request will cancel all of the user's registered wireless services with Spike.
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^ JimPrenier_11 : Metallica= Good music The Who= Great Music The Rolling Stones= great music Fall out Boy= Pop shit that should be pushed off the Grand Canyon .
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[49] The users were banned, and rap artist Dr. Dre joined the lawsuit against Napster, which resulted in an additional 230,142 Napster users banned.[50]
.Ulrich provided a statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding copyright infringement on July 11, 2000.[45] Federal Judge Marilyn Hall Patel ordered the site place a filter on the program in 72 hours or be shut down.^ After discovering that Metallica’s entire back catalogue could be found on the service he could hardly contain his anger and by July 2000 he was testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
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^ We therefore employ multiple measures to prevent copyright infringement over this Site and to promptly end any infringement that might occur.
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^ Eventually all torrent sites will get shut down, even if it takes some time.
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[51] .A settlement was reached between Metallica and Napster when German media conglomerate Bertelsmann AG BMG showed interest to purchase the rights to Napster for $94 million.^ A settlement was reached, and Napster became a pay-to-use service.
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^ Napster didn't ask permission from Metallica, Metallica was perfectly within their rights to sue them for it.

.Under the terms of settlement, Napster agreed to block users who shared music by artists who do not want their music shared.^ It's nice to know that if you're an artist not involved in the case, you're "commercially insignificant" and as such not deserving of the right to use Napster to distribute your music.
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^ But I support my local music shops and the artists who’ve never let me down.
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^ Thus, under Diamond, a computer is not a covered device, and a copy made by one Napster user of an MP3 file residing on another Napster user's computer hard drive is not a copy of a digital musical recording, and is not covered by Section 1008.
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[52] .However, on June 3, 2002 Napster filed for Chapter 11 protection under U.S. bankruptcy laws.^ In 2000, Metallica was among several artists who filed a lawsuit against Napster for sharing the band's copyright-protected material for free without the band members' consent.
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On September 3, 2002, an American bankruptcy judge blocked the sale to Bertelsmann and forced Napster to liquidate its assets according to Chapter 7 of the U.S. bankruptcy laws.[53]
.At the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards, Ulrich appeared in a skit with host Marlon Wayans that blasted the idea of using Napster to share music.^ In 2000, Metallica was among several artists who filed a lawsuit against Napster for sharing the band's copyright-protected material for free without the band members' consent.
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^ It's nice to know that if you're an artist not involved in the case, you're "commercially insignificant" and as such not deserving of the right to use Napster to distribute your music.
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^ (Score:2) Tuesday August 01 2000, @12:23PM Re: If Napster used Microsoft's wiles?
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.Marlon played a college student sitting in his dorm room listening to Metallica's "I Disappear". Ulrich walked in and asked for an explanation.^ So the older songs will always be better...to listen and also to play...I know that Metallica's new album will be much better than Load, Re-Load and St. Anger (S &M and Garage Inc.

.On receiving Wayans' excuse that using Napster was just "sharing", Lars retorted that Marlon's idea of sharing was "borrowing things that were not yours without asking."^ In 2000, Metallica was among several artists who filed a lawsuit against Napster for sharing the band's copyright-protected material for free without the band members' consent.
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^ It just proved a correlation, ie: people who use Napster buy more CDs than those who don't.
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^ It's nice to know that if you're an artist not involved in the case, you're "commercially insignificant" and as such not deserving of the right to use Napster to distribute your music.
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.He called in the Metallica road crew, who proceeded to confiscate all of Wayans' belongings, leaving him almost nude in an empty room.^ A lot of these kiddies tend to go with the flow, but when all is gone, we know who will be left standing, Lars and Metallica!
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^ In fact I knew that this could be a great album as soon as I heard that he was in charge; and I think Metallica fans (who are very pleased by now) have a lot to thank him.

^ To all who Love Metallica...Keep loving them as they love you.

.Napster creator Shawn Fanning responded later in the ceremony by presenting an award wearing a Metallica shirt, saying, "I borrowed this shirt from a friend.^ You can then say you are true metallica fans.

^ I have been a huge Metallica fan since Master of Puppets was released and like some over their later stuff but to say they did not sell out is just silly.

^ I will say this one more time: Metallica is not and never has been about the money, they are about the music and their fans.

.Maybe, if I like it, I'll buy one of my own."^ If its really like "Ride the Lightning" like its rumored to be, that'll just make my year.

^ I'm sure your answer would be to arrogant and ignorant questions like your own one "Coz we fucking want to!"
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[54]

Newsted's departure and St. Anger (2001–2005)

.As plans were being made to enter the recording studio, Newsted left the band on January 17, 2001. His statement revealed his departure was based on "private and personal reasons, and the physical damage I have done to myself over the years while playing the music that I love."^ Newsted left the band because of "Private and personal reasons, and the physical damage I have done to myself over the years while playing the music that I love."

^ Their music changes coincided with various personality changes throughout the years.

^ I kinda want to rate it higher, as it's one of the first records I ever really fell in love with (due to me being completely saturated with it for a long time), but on a purely musical basis, I can't give it any higher.

[55] .During a Playboy interview with Metallica, Newsted revealed intentions he wanted to release an album with his side project, Echobrain.^ "Risk", but Metallica have'nt released a good album sice the black album.

^ During the interview, Araya was asked if he has heard METALLICA 's new album, "Death Magnetic" , and what he thinks of it.
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^ One of my problems with Metallica during their golden 80s years is that every album they released in that time was topped by another from the year.

.Hetfield was against the idea and said, "When someone does a side project, it takes away from the strength of Metallica" and a side project is "like cheating on your wife in a way".[29] Newsted countered his statement by saying Hetfield recorded vocals for a song in the film South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut, and appears on two Corrosion of Conformity albums.^ A few weeks later, I got a package in the mail with a bunch of other albums from the radio station, saying they had canceled their relationship with the record store, and these albums were to compensate.

^ I have been a huge Metallica fan since Master of Puppets was released and like some over their later stuff but to say they did not sell out is just silly.

^ After hitting a bit of a standstill on side two with Trapped Under Ice and Escape, we come to my second favorite of the album.

Hetfield replied, "My name isn't on those records. And I'm not out trying to sell them", and pondered questions such as, "Where would it end? Does he start touring with it? Does he sell shirts? Is it his band?"[29]
Robert Trujillo was announced as Metallica's new bassist on February 24, 2003
.In April 2001, filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky began following Metallica to document the recording process of the next studio album.^ Metallica are in talks to premiere the first single from their next studio album on a new version of the Rock Band video game.
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^ It documented the recording of their album St. Anger , and shows how personal differences can hinder the recording process.

^ So wat ur saying is Metallica should now make 20 more studio albums and give em out for free?
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.Over two years, more than 1,000 hours of footage was recorded.^ Aprentice (nikus80@hotmail.com) (12/15/03) To me, this is much more of a sell out than any of the other records.

^ It could be shown that Napster users buy a more-than-average number of records in the first place, and that Napster is causing them to buy fewer than they would, although still more than average.
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^ The album's biggest coup is the complete rebirth of Kirk Hammett, whose soloing is more diverse and more inspired than it's been in years.

.On July 19, 2001, before preparations to enter the recording studio, Hetfield entered rehab due to "alcoholism and other addictions". All recording plans were put on hiatus and the band's future was in doubt.^ Hetfield entered an Arizona rehab center in 2001 to treat his drug and alcohol addictions.

^ However, perhaps the best track on the record is "The Unnamed Feeling," where Hetfield just pours out all of his bottled up emotional feelings for over seven minutes.

^ If the media or any other outlet, be it public or private distributes the material without the permission of the band AND the Recording Company, then it is called "Piracy" "Theft" "Stealing"..

[56] .However, when Hetfield returned on December 4, 2001, the band returned to the recording studio and Hetfield was required to work four hours a day, noon to 4 PM, and spend the rest of his time with his family.^ However, perhaps the best track on the record is "The Unnamed Feeling," where Hetfield just pours out all of his bottled up emotional feelings for over seven minutes.

^ Metallica are currently holed up in the studio working on their ninth studio record.
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^ Also the fact that in my opinion Metallica are one of the most overrated bands of all time POSTED: 11/30/2007 - 05:52 pm / quote .
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.The footage recorded by Berlinger and Sinofsky was compiled into the documentary, Some Kind of Monster, which premiered at the Sundance film festival.^ In Some Kind Of Monster , Ulrich and Hetfield (and their psychiatrist) meet with Mustaine in an effort to work out some unresolved issues.

^ I was never a big Metallica fan (familiar with all of their stuff, intimate with none of it) when I saw "Some Kind of Monster."

^ Then came all the stuff that happened during the recording of St. Anger , captured in all of its gory detail in the documentary Some Kind of Monster (a fine way to spend a couple of hours, by the way).

In the documentary, Newsted described his former bandmates' decision to hire a therapist to help solve their problems which they could have solved on their own as "really fucking lame and weak".[42]
.Metallica held auditions for Newsted's permanent replacement in early 2003, after St Anger 's completion, for which Bob Rock recorded bass.^ To orion - Bob Rock played bass for St. Anger not Rob.

^ It documented the recording of their album St. Anger , and shows how personal differences can hinder the recording process.

^ And then the band made a relatively awkward attempt to get back to its "roots" with St. Anger , which I actually enjoy, but which seems to be hated by the overwhelming majority of Metallica and metal fans.

Bassists that auditioned included Pepper Keenan, Jeordie White, Scott Reeder, Eric Avery, Danny Lohner, and Chris Wyse. .Following three months of auditions, Robert Trujillo, formerly of Suicidal Tendencies and Ozzy Osbourne's band, was chosen as the new bassist.^ Then again every bandmember (James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, and new bassist, Robert Trujillo.

[42] .As Metallica moved on, Newsted joined Canadian thrash metal band Voivod in 2002, and was Trujillo's replacement in Osbourne's band during the 2003 Ozzfest tour, which included Voivod as part of the touring bill.^ Metallica's early releases included fast tempos, instrumentals, and aggressive musicianship that placed them as one of the "big four" of the thrash metal subgenre alongside Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax.
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^ You see, after letting Newsted leave (replaced by some guy named Rob Trujillo), word came out that Metallica wanted to get back to its roots and be a thrash band with long songs again.

^ And then the band made a relatively awkward attempt to get back to its "roots" with St. Anger , which I actually enjoy, but which seems to be hated by the overwhelming majority of Metallica and metal fans.

[57]
In June 2003, Metallica's eighth studio album, St. Anger, debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, and drew mixed reaction from critics.[58] .Ulrich's "steely" sounding snare drum, and the absence of guitar solos received particular criticism.^ Despite reaching number one on the Billboard 200, the release of St. Anger alienated many fans with the exclusion of guitar solos and the "steel-sounding" snare drum.
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^ Attempting to repeat that kind of sound, especially with the lack of guitar solos, wouldn't have worked out well at all.

^ And "Anesthesia" is really cool - sounds more like a guitar solo than a bass one though.

[58] Kevin Forest Moreau of Shakingthrough.net commented that "the guitars stumble in a monotone of mid-level, processed rattle; the drums don't propel as much as struggle to disguise an all-too-turgid pace; and the rage is both unfocused and leavened with too much narcissistic navel-gazing",[59] and Brent DiCrescenzo of Pitchfork Media described it as "an utter mess".[60] However, Blender magazine called it the "grimiest and grimmest of the band's Bob Rock productions", and New York Magazine called it "utterly raw and rocking".[58] The title track, "St. Anger", won the Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance in 2004, and was used as the official theme song for WWE's SummerSlam 2003.[61]
.Before the band's set at the 2004 Download Festival in England, Ulrich was rushed to hospital with a mysterious illness, and was unable to perform.^ Metallica - June 2, 2004 - Download Festival - Glasgow, Scotland http://www.megaupload.com/?d=63NGRU11 732.
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^ Metallica - June 6, 2004 - Download Festival - Donnington, England http://www.megaupload.com/?d=WK03D1SH 734.
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^ Metallica - June 10, 2006 - Download Festival - Donnington, England (2nd Source) http://www.megaupload.com/?d=YHKNHICT 817.
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[62] Hetfield searched for volunteers at the last minute to replace Ulrich. .Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo, and Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison volunteered.^ Dave Lombardo and Paul Bostaph of Slayer would tear Lars apart.

.Lombardo performed the songs "Battery" and "The Four Horsemen", Ulrich's drum technician Flemming Larsen performed "Fade to Black", with Jordison performing the remainder of the set.^ Kill 'Em All - 1983 Megaforce 8 (12) Best song: The Four Horsemen O h my, did I ever underappreciate this album when I first reviewed it.

^ Their first song "Hit the Lights", performed by original members Hetfield, Dave Mustaine, Ron McGovney, and Ulrich appeared on the compilation album Metal Massacre .
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^ My logic was since Mustaine has a song-writing credit to a lot of great early Metallica songs (Ride the Lightning, The Four Horsemen, etc.

[62] Having toured for two years in support of St. Anger on the Summer Sanitarium Tour 2003 and the Madly in Anger with the World tour, with multi-platinum rockers Godsmack in support, Metallica took a break from performing and spent most of 2005 with friends and family. .However, for two shows on November 13, 2005, and November 15, 2005, Metallica opened for The Rolling Stones at AT&T Park in San Francisco.^ JimPrenier_11 : Metallica= Good music The Who= Great Music The Rolling Stones= great music Fall out Boy= Pop shit that should be pushed off the Grand Canyon .
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^ My two cents on Slayer vs. Metallica posted by : Chainedown 11/17/2008 8:13:26 PM .
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^ Metallica - March 15, 1985 - Kabuki Night Club - San Francisco, California, United States Of America http://www.megaupload.com/?d=WCLI2A81 87.
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[63]

Death Magnetic (2006 onward)

Hammett performing live in 2007
.In December 2006, Metallica released a DVD containing all the music videos from 1989 to 2004. The DVD, titled The Videos 1989–2004, sold 28,000 copies in its first week, and entered the Billboard Top Videos chart at number three.^ Description: "One" was the first Metallica song for which a music video was created.
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^ The Videos 1989-2004 .
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^ Favorite Metallica video of all time!!!
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[64] .Metallica recorded a cover of Ennio Morricone's "The Ecstasy of Gold" for a tribute album titled We All Love Ennio Morricone, released in February 2007. The cover received a Grammy nomination at the 50th Grammy Awards for the category "Best Rock Instrumental Performance".[65] A recording of "The Ecstasy of Gold" has been played as the introduction for Metallica performances since the 1980s.^ I really loved Metallica since the Black Album came out.
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^ The band has won nine Grammy Awards, and has had five consecutive albums debut at number one on the Billboard 200, making Metallica the only band, other than the Dave Matthews Band, to do so.
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^ Tom is just jealous that Metallica have sold 100 million albums and is the best heavy metal band of all time.
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.However, this new version features the band itself performing the piece, giving a new guitar-based interpretation to the music.^ Metallica are in talks to premiere the first single from their next studio album on a new version of the Rock Band video game.
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^ I don't know anything about Rock Band but I am sure it will be a fun game, but probably won't hit as big as guitar hero because guitar hero was first and this is not anything too new.
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^ Plus Rock Band's guitar is the worst piece of videogame hardware ever made.
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[66]
.In 2006, Metallica announced on its official website that after 15 years, long-time producer Bob Rock was stepping down and would not be producing Metallica's next studio album.^ Metallica are in talks to premiere the first single from their next studio album on a new version of the Rock Band video game.
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^ Metallica stopped being cool 15 years ago, that is for people that ever considered them "cool" to begin with POSTED: 11/30/2007 - 07:02 pm / quote .
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^ And people think Metallica are so gready but if they really were they wouldnt have changed their formulas as they have done over the last 15 years.
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.Metallica chose to work with producer Rick Rubin, who has produced albums for the bands Danzig, Slayer, Slipknot and System of a Down.^ It featured new bassist Robert Trujillo, was produced by Rick Rubin, and like St. Anger , Death Magnetic also debuted at #1 on the US Billboard 200 charts.
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^ Metallica are in talks to premiere the first single from their next studio album on a new version of the Rock Band video game.
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^ Megadeth is definitely the most musically talented band out of megadeth, metallica, and slayer.

[67] Metallica set the release date for the album Death Magnetic as September 12, 2008, and they filmed a music video for the first single "The Day That Never Comes".
.On September 2, 2008, a French record store began selling copies of Death Magnetic nearly two weeks ahead of its scheduled worldwide release date,[68] which resulted in the album being made available on peer-to-peer clients.^ It remains their biggest-selling album to date.
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^ Five years later, on September 12, 2008, Metallica released their ninth album, Death Magnetic .
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^ Death Magnetic is a real good release...
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.This prompted the band's United Kingdom distributor, Vertigo Records, to officially release the album two days ahead of schedule, on September 10, 2008. It is currently unconfirmed whether Metallica or Warner Bros.^ Death Magnetic - 2008 Warner Bros.

^ As of September 2008, Metallica is the fourth highest-selling music artist since the SoundScan era began tracking sales on May 25, 1991, selling a total of 51,136,000 albums in the United States alone.
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^ With this release the band expanded its musical direction resulting in an album that appealed to a more mainstream audience.
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will be taking any action against the retailer, though drummer .Lars Ulrich has made such responses to the leak as, "…We're ten days from release.^ You understand, acknowledge and agree that we have the right to delete, re-format and/or change your Postings in any manner that we may determine (although you will not be responsible for any such changes made).
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I mean, from here, we're golden. If this thing leaks all over the world today or tomorrow, happy days. Happy days. Trust me,"[69] and, "By 2008 standards, that's a victory. .If you'd told me six months ago that our record wouldn't leak until 10 days out, I would have signed up for that."^ If you aren't signed up, sign up now.
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^ I hope modern day Metalheads know that being jealous of a band that makes more money than you equals selling out.
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^ What if I use, say, hotmail to send out song lyrics to all my friends, or maybe to a whole mailing list of people that have signed up to get the lyrics from me.
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[70]
.Death Magnetic debuted at number one in several countries to make it top the Australian, Canadian, Mexican[citation needed] and European album chart.^ Death Magnetic is leaps and bounds better than The Black Album.
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^ So no, this album isn't going to break my top 100, it's not going to get the nod as Metallica's best, and it's not going to make me into a total metalhead all by its lonesome.

^ Make no mistake, the last couple of sentences are just mild quibbles: this album is easily one of my favorites of the 1980's (and definitely my favorite of 1986), and a solid inclusion into my overall top 100.

.Selling 490,000 units in the United States to debut at number one, Metallica became the first band to have five consecutive studio albums debut at number one in the history of the Billboard 200.^ Metallica is still, to this day a number one selling band.
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^ The band achieved substantial commercial success with Metallica (1991), which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.
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^ The band has won nine Grammy Awards, and has had five consecutive albums debut at number one on the Billboard 200, making Metallica the only band, other than the Dave Matthews Band, to do so.
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[71] After a week of its release, Death Magnetic remained at number one on the Billboard 200, the European album chart, and became the fastest selling album in Australia for 2008.[72]
Kirk Hammett and James Hetfield performing in London in 2008
.Death Magnetic stayed at number one on the Billboard 200 album chart for three consecutive weeks.^ Despite reaching number one on the Billboard 200, the release of St. Anger alienated many fans with the exclusion of guitar solos and the "steel-sounding" snare drum.
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^ The band has won nine Grammy Awards, and has had five consecutive albums debut at number one on the Billboard 200, making Metallica the only band, other than the Dave Matthews Band, to do so.
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^ It featured new bassist Robert Trujillo, was produced by Rick Rubin, and like St. Anger , Death Magnetic also debuted at #1 on the US Billboard 200 charts.
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.Metallica became the only artist, aside from Jack Johnson with the release of the album Sleep Through the Static, to remain on the Billboard 200 for three consecutive weeks at number one in 2008. Death Magnetic had also remained at number one on Billboard's Hard Rock, Modern Rock/Alternative and Rock album charts for five consecutive weeks.^ Death Magnetic only has the Metallica sound to me at times.
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^ Death Magnetic - 2008 Warner Bros.

^ Death Magnetic is a real good release...
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.Internationally, the album peaked at number one in 32 countries including the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia.^ Anyway, there were a bunch of albums that I never would have chosen in the package, including this one.

^ The band's 1991 album, Metallica, has sold over 15 million copies in the United States, and 22 million copies worldwide, which makes it the 25th-highest-selling album in the country.
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[73]
.Death Magnetic is a return by Metallica to their mid-eighties heavy/thrash metal roots.^ Metallica are the kings of heavy metal!

^ Metallica to me is the bedrock of all Heavy Metal.

^ Slayer are doing fine and do what they wanna do and their albums sound way better then most metallica albums, and much better then Death Magnetic.
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[74][75] .It is more similar to Master of Puppets and ...And Justice for All rather than their more recent albums.^ His best solos are on Master Of Puppets (album).

^ Master of Puppets, ride the lightning and justice.

^ You say they have no respect for their fans, but i bet they have a lot more than all the shitty "image based" bands of today.
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.Since this album's success, MTV Europe nominated Metallica in two categories (Rock Out and Headliner) of their Music Awards edition and also MTV Latin America invited them to perform in their Music Awards edition.^ I really loved Metallica since the Black Album came out.
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^ Metallica are in talks to premiere the first single from their next studio album on a new version of the Rock Band video game.
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^ Megadeth is definitely the most musically talented band out of megadeth, metallica, and slayer.

[76] .Metallica performed "The Day That Never Comes."^ The Day That Never Comes (Single) ◄ (2 versions) .
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^ The Day That Never Comes (CD, Single) .
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^ The Day That Never Comes (CD, Single, Promo) .
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.On October 21, 2008, Metallica started their World Magnetic Tour.^ Metallica - October 21, 1996 - Westfalenhalle - Dortmund, Germany http://www.megaupload.com/?d=QPTH6JGU 489.
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^ Metallica - October 21, 1988 - Desmeyerhalle - Munich, Germany http://www.megaupload.com/?d=3J6P3JIM 239.
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.In November 2008, Metallica came to the end of their record deal with Warner Bros., and the band is now considering their options for the future and, according to Ulrich, one of their options is to release their next album through the internet.^ Death Magnetic - 2008 Warner Bros.

^ The band earned a growing fan base in the underground music community and critical acclaim, with the 1986 release Master of Puppets described as one of the most influential and "heavy" thrash metal albums.
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^ With this release the band expanded its musical direction resulting in an album that appealed to a more mainstream audience.
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[77] .Recently, James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett were added to "Chop Shop's" list of "Top 100 Most Complete Guitar Players of All Time" at number fourteen and twenty-six, respectively.^ James Hetfield is better than kirk at guitar..

^ Tom is just jealous that Metallica have sold 100 million albums and is the best heavy metal band of all time.
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^ The guitar is so compressed that at times the melody is completely stripped out and seems like bursts of percussion ("Dirty Windows").

[78]
.On January 14, 2009, it was announced that Metallica would be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 4, 2009,[79] and that former bassist Jason Newsted (who left the band in 2001), would perform with the band at the ceremony.^ On April 4th at 9pm/8c METALLICA will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
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^ Join FUSE for the 2009 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony of heavy metal legends Metallica...
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^ Metallica started sucking when Jason Newsted left the band...

[80] .Initially, it was announced that the matter had been discussed, and that current bassist Robert Trujillo had agreed not to play, as he "wanted to see the Black Album band".[81] However, during the band's set of "Master of Puppets" and "Enter Sandman", both Trujillo and Newsted were on stage.^ His best solos are on Master Of Puppets (album).

^ Metallica - 1991 Elektra 8 (11) Best song: Enter Sandman Y ou can call it "selling out" if you want; I call it "artistic progression."

^ They are a very creative band and are not afraid to try new things, as they showed with the black album and st. Metal music is supposed to be about no rules or restriction, yet "fans" want their bands to remain on a predetermined path.

[82] .Ray Burton, the father of late bassist Cliff Burton accepted the honor on his behalf.^ They performed at the ceremony with their former bass player Jason Newsted, and Ray Burton spoke in honor of his son Cliff.

.Metallica also invited Dave Mustaine to take part in the induction ceremony, but he declined, citing his touring commitments in Europe.^ And i don't care about the dave mustaine/metallica controversy, seriously just get over with it..and listen it the music.

^ Join FUSE for the 2009 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony of heavy metal legends Metallica...
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^ FYI: metallica is constantly ridiculed for being "sell-outs", while dave mustaine is praised for staying "tr00".
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[83]
.On May 27, 2009, it was announced on Metallica's website that a new live DVD will be filmed at the Mexico City, Mexico and Nimes, France shows.^ Mar 05, 2009 at 18:57 by WB @88 “Could you show me the figures of the sales from Metallica and the rest of the bands/artist?” .
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^ ALso, Metallica has always encouraged their fans to bring devices to record their live shows and they still do.

^ Metallica - August 28, 1983 - University Of New Mexico - Las Cruces, New Mexico http://www.megaupload.com/?d=LX3QE24V 18.
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[84] The Nimes concert will be released as Francais Pour Une Nuit on October 19, 2009.[85]
.In a June 2009 interview with Italy's Rock TV, Ulrich stated that Metallica plans to continue touring through August 2010. He also stated that there are currently no plans for a tenth album, but is sure that they are going to do one with Rick Rubin again.^ Metallica were on tour when the album was mixed and mastered.
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^ Founded when drummer Lars Ulrich posted an advertisement in a local newspaper, Metallica's line-up has primarily consisted of Ulrich, rhythm guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield, and lead guitarist Kirk Hammett, while going through a number of bassists.
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^ When they realized that they had to evolve, they released their heaviest album - Metallica (AKA The Black Album) - but it was called a "sell-out" by many thrash fans and they continue to provoke hate and love in the same degree.
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[86] According to Blabbermouth.net, the band may start thinking about recording their next album in the second half of 2011.[87]
According to Billboard magazine's year-end issue of 2009, Metallica's "World Magnetic Tour" ranks at #11 on the Top 25 Tours of 2009 chart, earning a total gross of $76,613,910. In that same issue, they have earned a total gross of $227,568,718 and rank at #20 on the Top 25 Decade-End Tours chart, from 2000 to 2009.

Style and lyrical themes

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.Influenced by early heavy metal and hard rock bands such as Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin and Manowar and New Wave of British Heavy Metal bands such as Venom, Motörhead, Diamond Head, Judas Priest, and Iron Maiden, early Metallica releases contained fast tempos, harmonized leads, and nine-minute instrumentals.^ But I do agree that Metallica are probably the most influential metal (not rock) band ever.

^ Metallica is the most influental hard rock/metal band in the world.

^ Metallica are the kings of heavy metal!

.Steve Huey of Allmusic said that Ride the Lightning featured "extended, progressive epics; tight, concise groove-rockers".[88] Huey felt Metallica expanded its compositional technique and range of expression to take on a more aggressive approach in following releases, and lyrics dealt with more personal and socially conscious issues.^ In 1984 Metallica released Ride the Lightning .

^ Ride the Lightning through till Re-Load will always be my favourite Metallica years.

^ My logic was since Mustaine has a song-writing credit to a lot of great early Metallica songs (Ride the Lightning, The Four Horsemen, etc.

[88] .Lyrical themes explored on Master of Puppets included religious and military leaders, rage, insanity, monsters, and drugs.^ I mean, as much as I like Master of Puppets I often cringe at the schoolboy lyrics about death and madness.

[89]
.In 1991, with new producer Bob Rock, Huey felt Metallica simplified and streamlined its music for a more commercial approach to appeal to the mainstream audience.^ I can't wait to hear Metallica's new music.
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^ Metallica are in talks to premiere the first single from their next studio album on a new version of the Rock Band video game.
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^ Metallica To Premiere New Song In 'Rock Band' , date: november 30 , 2007 .
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[90] .The band abandoned its aggressive, fast tempos to expand its music and expressive range, said Robert Palmer of Rolling Stone.^ With this release the band expanded its musical direction resulting in an album that appealed to a more mainstream audience.
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^ The weaker songs may be passable as background music, but I don't think that's what the band would have wanted said when they were making these songs.

^ Artists that have contributed tracks to Rock Band , which hit the shelves at the start of November, include The Who, The Rolling Stones, Fall Out Boy, Radiohead and Nirvana.
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[91] .The change in direction proved commercially successful as Metallica was the band's first album to peak at number one on the Billboard 200.^ Metallica is still, to this day a number one selling band.” .
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^ Metallica has to be one of the greatest bands.

^ Metallica is still, to this day a number one selling band.
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.Metallica noticed changes to the rock scene created by the grunge movement of the early 1990s.^ Metallica isn't just a band - they're the creators of rock music as it is today.

^ In 1992 Metallica should have changed their name, because they no longer create Masterpiece after Masterpiece.

.In what has been described as "an almost alternative [rock]" approach, the band focused on non-metal influences and changed musical direction.^ The band earned a growing fan base in the underground music community and critical acclaim, with the 1986 release Master of Puppets described as one of the most influential and "heavy" thrash metal albums.
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^ With this release the band expanded its musical direction resulting in an album that appealed to a more mainstream audience.
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^ But they didn't change Rock Band's visuals...it's the first one, they can't change what wasn't there.
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[92] .Moving away from lyrical themes dealing with drugs and monsters, Metallica's new lyrical approach focused on anger, loss, and retribution.^ So the older songs will always be better...to listen and also to play...I know that Metallica's new album will be much better than Load, Re-Load and St. Anger (S &M and Garage Inc.

^ I don't like the new style of Metallica (St Anger) the slower songs will always be great.

.Some fans and critics were not pleased with this change, which included haircuts, the cover of Load, and headlining the alternative rock concert Lollapalooza.^ For Load and Reload they added a more bluesy sound, akin to artists like Lynyrd Skynyrd, but this change in direction was met with mixed reviews by fans.
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[41] .David Fricke of Rolling Stone described the move as "goodbye to the moldy stricture and dead-end Puritanism of no-frills thrash" and called Load the heaviest record of 1996.[41] With the release of ReLoad in 1997, the band displayed more blues and early hard rock influences, incorporating more rhythm and harmony in song structures.^ The band earned a growing fan base in the underground music community and critical acclaim, with the 1986 release Master of Puppets described as one of the most influential and "heavy" thrash metal albums.
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^ When they realized that they had to evolve, they released their heaviest album - Metallica (AKA The Black Album) - but it was called a "sell-out" by many thrash fans and they continue to provoke hate and love in the same degree.
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^ With this release the band expanded its musical direction resulting in an album that appealed to a more mainstream audience.
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[92]
St. Anger marked another large change in the band's sound. .Bored with guitar solos, Hammett chose to omit them from the album, leaving a "raw and unpolished sound".[58] The band used drop C tuning, and Ulrich's snare drum received particular criticism.^ Despite reaching number one on the Billboard 200, the release of St. Anger alienated many fans with the exclusion of guitar solos and the "steel-sounding" snare drum.
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^ Attempting to repeat that kind of sound, especially with the lack of guitar solos, wouldn't have worked out well at all.

^ The production isn't great, yes - the bass is virtually inaudible, and one of the drums on Lars' kit sounds like he's banging on a steel water pipe (and he uses that drum a LOT on the album).

.New York Magazine's Ethan Brown noted it "reverberates with a thwong". Lyrics on the album dealt with Hetfield's stint in rehab, including references to the devil, anti-drug themes, claustrophobia, impending doom, and religious hypocrisy.^ Hetfield entered an Arizona rehab center in 2001 to treat his drug and alcohol addictions.

[93][94] .At the advice of producer Rick Rubin, for their ninth studio album, Death Magnetic, the band returned to E tuning and guitar solos, and adapted Middle Eastern influences.^ Metallica are in talks to premiere the first single from their next studio album on a new version of the Rock Band video game.
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^ The band has sold an estimated 100 million records worldwide as of the release of their latest album, Death Magnetic.
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^ Slayer are doing fine and do what they wanna do and their albums sound way better then most metallica albums, and much better then Death Magnetic.
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[95]

Legacy and influence

.Metallica has become one of the most influential heavy metal bands, and is credited as one of the "big four" of thrash metal, along with Slayer, Anthrax, and Megadeth.^ Metallica is the most influental hard rock/metal band in the world.

^ Metallica are the kings of heavy metal!

^ Megadeth is definitely the most musically talented band out of megadeth, metallica, and slayer.

[1] .The band has sold more than 100 million records worldwide,[96] including 57 million in the United States, which makes Metallica the most commercially successful thrash metal band.^ Metallica is the most influental hard rock/metal band in the world.

^ But I do agree that Metallica are probably the most influential metal (not rock) band ever.

^ I’m pretty sure that even Beethoven is more sold than Metallica.
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[3] The writers of The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll felt Metallica gave heavy metal "a much-needed charge".[97] Stephen Thomas Erlewine and Greg Prato of Allmusic said Metallica, "expanded the limits of thrash, using speed and volume not for their own sake, but to enhance their intricately structured compositions", calling the band "easily the best, most influential heavy metal band of the '80s, responsible for bringing the music back to Earth."[90]
.Jonathan Davis of Korn respects Metallica as his favorite band and comments, "I love that they've done things their own way and they've persevered over the years and they're still relevant to this day.^ Metallica is still, to this day a number one selling band.
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^ Metallica is still, to this day a number one selling band.” .
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^ That is a great band, they've got talent.

.I think they're one of the greatest bands ever."^ I think Metallica is the greatest band in the world.

^ Metallica has to be one of the greatest bands.

^ Im 14 and this band is really the best band ever, hopefully if they make a new album, it will be like the older ones also - josh , idontknow, FL .

[98] Godsmack drummer Shannon Larkin said Metallica has been the biggest influence on the band stating, "they really changed my life when I was 16 years old - I’d never heard anything that heavy."[99] Vocalist and guitarist Robb Flynn of Machine Head said that when creating the band's 2007 album, The Blackening, "What we mean is an album that has the power, influence and epic grandeur of that album [Master of Puppets] – and the staying power - a timeless record like that".[100] Trivium guitarists Corey Beaulieu and Matt Heafy said that when they heard Metallica they wanted to start playing guitar.[101][102] M Shadows of Avenged Sevenfold stated touring with Metallica was the band's career highlight, and said "Selling tons of records and playing huge shows will never compare to meeting your idols [Metallica]."[103] God Forbid guitarists Doc and Dallas Coyle grew up with Metallica as an inspiration, and the band's bassist John Outcalt admires Burton as a "rocker".[104] Ill Niño drummer Dave Chavarri finds early Metallica releases as "heavy, raw, rebellious. .It said, 'fuck you'",[105] and Adema drummer Kris Kohls says the band is influenced by Metallica.^ You can then say you are true metallica fans.

^ You say they have no respect for their fans, but i bet they have a lot more than all the shitty "image based" bands of today.
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^ All that I can say is fuck Lars, fuck James, fuck Kirk and fuck Metallica!!!!!

[106]
Kerrang! released a tribute album with the April 8, 2006, edition of the magazine, titled Master of Puppets: Remastered, which celebrated the 20-year anniversary of Master of Puppets. .The album featured cover versions of Metallica songs by the bands Machine Head, Bullet for My Valentine, Chimaira, Mastodon, Mendeed, and Trivium, all who are influenced by Metallica.^ Metallica is the greatest band of all time.

^ Metallica Vulturous New song from the new Metallica album .
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^ Metallica will allways be my soul's band.

.Over 15 Metallica tribute albums have been released.^ Metallica has released nine studio albums, two live albums, two EPs, twenty-four music videos, and forty-five singles.
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^ One of my problems with Metallica during their golden 80s years is that every album they released in that time was topped by another from the year.

^ The band's 1991 album, Metallica, has sold over 15 million copies in the United States, and 22 million copies worldwide, which makes it the 25th-highest-selling album in the country.
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.On September 10, 2006, Metallica guest starred on The Simpsons' eighteenth season premiere "The Mook, the Chef, the Wife and Her Homer",[107] and Hammett's and Hetfield's voices were used in three episodes of the animated television series Metalocalypse.^ Metallica - June 10, 2006 - Download Festival - Donnington, England (2nd Source) http://www.megaupload.com/?d=YHKNHICT 817.
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^ Metallica - September 10, 1986 - Saint David's Hall - Cardiff, Wales http://www.megaupload.com/?d=A5SW2JY3 135.
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^ Metallica - June 10, 2006 - Download Festival - Donnington, England (1st Source) http://www.megaupload.com/?d=9BOU6GLD 816.
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[108]
.Finnish cello metal band Apocalyptica released a tribute album, Plays Metallica by Four Cellos, which featured eight Metallica songs recorded with cellos.^ Metallica Vulturous New song from the new Metallica album .
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^ The band earned a growing fan base in the underground music community and critical acclaim, with the 1986 release Master of Puppets described as one of the most influential and "heavy" thrash metal albums.
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^ With this release the band expanded its musical direction resulting in an album that appealed to a more mainstream audience.
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.A parody band named Beatallica plays music using a combination of The Beatles and Metallica songs.^ Metallica To Premiere New Song In 'Rock Band' , date: november 30 , 2007 .
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^ Metallica has gone from not letting any 1 use their songs 2 freely giving their music to Rock Band POSTED: 11/30/2007 - 03:41 pm / quote .
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^ I think he was referring to the news story on this site, stating that Metallica WAS suing the makers of Guitar Hero 3, for using a song that they gave them permission to use.
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.Beatallica faced legal troubles when the Sony Corporation, who own The Beatles' catalogue, ordered a cease-and-desist claiming "substantial and irreparable injury"—ordering the group to pay damages.^ Napster might get more visitors when people saw the illegal shirts, but Napster sent off their own cease-and-desist letter....
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A fan of Beatallica, Ulrich asked Metallica lawyer Peter Paterno to help settle the legal case.[109]
.Metallica was ranked by MTV as the third "Greatest Heavy Metal Band in History",[98] was listed fifth on VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock,[110] and was number one on VH1's 20 Greatest Metal Bands list.^ But I do agree that Metallica are probably the most influential metal (not rock) band ever.

^ Metallica is the greatest band of all time.

^ I think Metallica is the greatest band in the world.

[111] .Master of Puppets was ranked number 167 on Rolling Stone's "500 Great Albums of all time", and Metallica was number 252.[112] Master of Puppets was named in Q Magazine's "50 Heaviest Albums Of All Time",[113] ranked number one on IGN's "Top 25 Metal Albums",[114] and number one on the Metal-rules.com "Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums" list.^ Tom is just jealous that Metallica have sold 100 million albums and is the best heavy metal band of all time.
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^ His best solos are on Master Of Puppets (album).

^ Metallica is the greatest band of all time.

[115] The song "Enter Sandman" was ranked number 399 on Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time".[116]
.On March 7, 1999, Metallica was inducted into the San Francisco Walk of Fame.^ Metallica - March 15, 1985 - Kabuki Night Club - San Francisco, California, United States Of America http://www.megaupload.com/?d=WCLI2A81 87.
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^ Metallica performed 2 shows in San Francisco and found the crowds friendlier and more honest than LA's "there to be seen" mob.

^ Metallica - May 19, 2003 - Fillmore Theatre - San Francisco, California http://www.megaupload.com/?d=47UXMEVT 649.
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The mayor of San Francisco, Willie .Brown, proclaimed the day "Official Metallica Day".[117] Metallica was awarded the MTV Icon award in 2003, and a concert was held paying tribute to the band with artists performing Metallica songs.^ Metallica To Premiere New Song In 'Rock Band' , date: november 30 , 2007 .
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^ Anyway, magnificient band, one that i could actually listen to all their songs in a day or two at least once.

^ Heck, I'm not really familiar with or crazy about most of the bands Metallica paid tribute to on this album.

Performances included Sum 41 with a medley of "For Whom the Bell Tolls", "Enter Sandman", and "Master of Puppets". Staind covered "Nothing Else Matters", Avril Lavigne played "Fuel", hip-hop artist Snoop Dogg performed "Sad But True", Korn played "One", and Limp Bizkit performed a rendition of "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)".[118]
.The popular Guitar Hero series added many of Metallica's songs into their games.^ I do enjoy Guitar Hero 3 (65EUR for a game?
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^ LinkinParkOakle : I loved the song list of Guitar Hero 3.
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^ ZeRoGuY : awesome that game is way better than Guitar Hero.
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.The first instance was Guitar Hero III when "One" was a track in the game.^ I do enjoy Guitar Hero 3 (65EUR for a game?
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^ ZeRoGuY : awesome that game is way better than Guitar Hero.
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^ RedOctane does not develop games, they publish them, and also make custom peripherals (they designed the guitars used in the Guitar Hero games).
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.In the sequel, Guitar Hero: World Tour, the song "Trapped Under Ice" was used.^ LinkinParkOakle : I loved the song list of Guitar Hero 3.
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^ After hitting a bit of a standstill on side two with Trapped Under Ice and Escape, we come to my second favorite of the album.

^ Guitar Hero was successful, so they made a sequel with Activision.
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.Eventually in 2009, Metallica collaborated to make Guitar Hero: Metallica, in which several of Metallica's songs were included.^ LinkinParkOakle : I loved the song list of Guitar Hero 3.
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^ Mar 05, 2009 at 22:46 by memyselfandi Its horrible, musicians will have to make money touring or putting their music up on rockband and guitar hero now.
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^ Zakk Mylde : LinkinParkOakle wrote: I loved the song list of Guitar Hero 3.
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.Harmonix's Rock Band series included "Enter Sandman," with "Ride the Lightning," "Blackened," and "...And Justice For All" released as downloadable songs.^ Metallica - 1991 Elektra 8 (11) Best song: Enter Sandman Y ou can call it "selling out" if you want; I call it "artistic progression."

^ I think "Enter Sandman" is one of the best songs of all time.

^ They only had a problem because of the fact that a song of their's (i think it was i disappear) was being downloaded before it was ever finished or released.

.Later in the sequel game, Rock Band 2, Metallica's song "Battery" was used.^ MTV senior vice president of home entertainment, Paul DeGooyer , made the announcement that Rock Band manufacturer Harmonix and MTV are planning to premier a string of new songs on updated versions of the hit computer game, the biggest draw of which is Metallica.
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^ Metallica are in talks to premiere the first single from their next studio album on a new version of the Rock Band video game.
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^ I haven't played Rock Band and probably never will (150$ for a game?
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Awards

  • 1996: Favorite Artist: Heavy Metal/Hard Rock: Metallica – Load
  • 1996: Favorite Metal/Hard Rock Song – "Until It Sleeps"
  • 1997: Billboard Rock and Roll Artist of the Year – Metallica (RIAA Diamond Award)
  • 1999: Catalogue Artist of the Year – Metallica
  • 1999: Catalogue Album of the Year – Metallica
  • 2003: Hall of Fame – Metallica

Band members

Current members
Former members

Timeline

Discography

See also

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  • Steffan Chirazi and Metallica (2004).^ Metallica are the kings of heavy metal!

    ^ Metallica to me is the bedrock of all Heavy Metal.

    ^ Tom is just jealous that Metallica have sold 100 million albums and is the best heavy metal band of all time.
    • BLABBERMOUTH.NET - SLAYER's TOM ARAYA On New METALLICA Album, OBAMA's Election Victory 28 January 2010 0:27 UTC www.roadrunnerrecords.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    So What!: The Good, The Mad, and The Ugly. Broadway. ISBN 0767918819. 
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External links


Quotes

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikiquote

Metallica are famous for their slang, translations below.

Members

  • "No life 'til leather / We're gonna kick some ass tonight!" - Hit the Lights (Kill 'Em All)
  • "Exit light / Enter night" - Enter Sandman (Metallica - 1991)
  • "But we'll never stop / We'll never quit / 'Cos we're Metallica' - Whiplash (Kill 'Em All)
  • "Fortune fame, mirror vain, gone insane / But the Memory Remains" - The Memory Remains (ReLoad - 1997)
  • "Hold my breath as I wish for death / oh please God wake me!" - One (...And Justice for All - 1988)
  • "What I've felt, what I've known, never shined through in what I've shown / Never be, never see, won't see what might have been / What I've felt, what I've known, never shined through in what I've shown / Never free, never me, so I dub thee Unforgiven" - The Unforgiven (Metallica - 1991)
  • "It hates you so hold me / until it sleeps" - Until It Sleeps (Load - 1996)
  • "Rover, wanderer, nomad, vagabond / call me what you will!" - Wherever I May Roam (Metallica - 1991)
  • "Mirror stares back hard / Kill, it's such a friendly word, seems the only way for reaching out again." - Welcome Home (Sanitarium) (Master of Puppets - 1986)
  • "Gimme fuel / Gimme fire / Gimme that which I desire" - Fuel (Reload - 1997)
  • "Do you bury me when I'm gone? Do you teach me while I'm here? Just as soon as I belong, then it's time I disappear!" - I Disappear
  • "Then it comes to be that the soothing light at the end of your tunnel was just a freight train comin' your way" - No Leaf Clover (S&M - 1999)
  • "Forever trusting who we are and nothing else matters" - "Nothing Else Matters" (Metallica - 1991)
  • "Yesterday seems as though it never existed / Death greets me warm, now I will just say good-bye" - Fade to Black (from Ride the Lightning - 1984)
  • "Take a look to the sky, just before you die / It's the last time you will" - For Whom the Bell Tolls (Ride the Lightning - 1984)
  • "Who made you God to say / I'll take your life from you" - Ride the Lightning (Ride the Lightning - 1984)
  • "So let it be written / So let it be done / I'm sent here by the Chosen one / So let it be written / So let it be done / To kill the first born Pharaoh's Son / I'm Creeping Death!" - Creeping Death (Ride the Lightning - 1984)
  • "Seeking no truth / Winning is all / Fighting so grim, so true, so real!" - ...And Justice for All (...And Justice for All - 1988)
  • "This is the voice of silence no more" - Some Kind of Monster (St. Anger)
  • "Master of puppets / I'm pulling your strings / twisting your mind and smashing your dreams" - Master Of Puppets (Master Of Puppets - 1986)
  • "The higher you are| the farther you fall| the longer the walk| the farther you crawl" - The House Jack Built (Load - 1996)
  • "Fuck it all and fucking no regrets." - St. Anger (St. Anger - 2003) / Damage Inc. (Master of Puppets - 1986)
  • "Wildness is the preservation of the world / so seek the wolf in thyself!" - Of Wolf and Man (Metallica - 1991)
  • "When a man lies he murders some part of the world / These are the pale deaths which men miscall their lives / All this I cannot bear to witness any longer / Cannot the kingdom of salvation take me home" - To Live is To Die - borrowed from the chronicles of Thomas the Unbeliever by Stephen R. Donaldson (...And Justice For All - 1988)
  • "Dear mother, dear father / You clipped my wings before I learned to fly / Unspoiled, outspoken / I've outgrown that FUCKING lullaby!" - Dyers Eve (...And Justice for All - 1988)
  • "Freedom of choice is made for you my friend / Freedom of speech is words that they will bend / Freedom no longer frees you!" - Eye of the Beholder (...And Justice for All - 1988)
  • "Darkness / Imprisoning me / All that I see / Absolute horror / I cannot live / I cannot die / Trapped in myself / Body, my holding cell... / Landmine / Has taken my sight / Taken my speech / Taken my hearing / Taken my arms / Taken my legs / Taken my soul / Left me with life in hell" - One (...And Justice for All - 1988)
  • "I was born for dying!" - Disposable Heroes (Master of Puppets - 1986)
  • "Send me money, send me green / Heaven you will meet / Make a contribution / And you'll get a better seat / Bow to leper messiah" - Leper Messiah (Master of Puppets - 1986)
  • "Slamming through, don't fuck with razorback / Stepping out? .You'll feel our hell on your back!"^ When I walk out of your house with whatever I feel like, I'll just say "the internet was based on freedom" when I do it.
    • Comments on “Metallica sticksman gloats over Napster downfall” • The Register 12 September 2009 15:26 UTC www.theregister.co.uk [Source type: General]

    ^ You love Metallica back in the day, but once there's a slight change (acoustic guitars in Fade to Black) ya'll jump right off.
    • Orlandoweekly.com - MUSIC: Why Metallica sucks 3 February 2010 16:59 UTC www.orlandoweekly.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I haven’t forgotten about your site, by the way, I will hit you back with feedback soon.
    • Metallica | ishootshows.com 3 February 2010 16:59 UTC ishootshows.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    - Damage, Inc. (Master of Puppets - 1986)
  • "The brightest flame burns quickest" - Mama Said (Load - 1996)
  • "Outta my way, Outta my day, Out of your mind and into mine; Into no one, Into not one, Into your step but out of time" - Ain't my bitch(Load - 1996)
  • "Master, Master / Where's the dreams that I've been after?
Master, Master / You promised only lies/ Laughter, Laughter / All I hear and see is laughter Laughter, Laughter / Laughing at my cries" — Master Of Puppets (w:Master of Puppets - 1986)
  • "Black heart scarring darker still" - The Unforgiven II (Reload - 1997)
  • "Anger, Misery, You'll suffer unto me" - Harvester of Sorrows (And Justice For All - 1988)
  • "Renew our faith which way we can, To fall in love with life again" - Fixxxer (Reload - 1997)
  • "I've fucked a sheep, I've fucked a goat, I rammed my cock right down it's throat, so what" - So What (Garage, Inc. - 1997) - Originally recorded by: the Anti-Nowhere League - 1981
  • "Caught under wheels roll, Oh the bleeding of me..." - Bleeding Me (Load - 1996)
  • "Damn it all down, Damn it unbound, Damn it all down to hell again" - Ain't my Bitch (Load - 1996)
  • "And I can't bear to see, what I've let me be, so wicked and worn" - Low Man's Lyric (Reload - 1997)
  • "I'm madly in anger with you!"-St. Anger (St. Anger - 2003)
  • "My life-style determines my death-style"-Frantic (St. Anger - 2003)
  • "Get the fuck out of here / I just wanna get the fuck / away from me / I rage, I glaze / I hurt I hate / I hate it all/ why why why me?" - The Unnamed Feeling (St. Anger - 2003)
  • "Life it seems to fade away / Drifting further everyday / Getting lost within myself / nothing matters no one else" - Fade to Black (Ride the Lightning - 1984)
  • "No more can they keep us in / listen, damn it! We will win" - Welcome Home (Sanitarium) (Master of Puppets - 1986)
  • "Blood will follow blood / Dying time is here / (whispering) Damage, Incorporated." - Damage Inc. (Master of Puppets - 1986)
  • "Shoot me again, I ain't dead yet." - Shoot Me Again (St. Anger - 2003)
  • "All the shots I take / I spit back at you. / .All the shit you fake / Comes back to haunt you.^ Something tells me if you are performing on a stage with musicians and you are being asked to come back again next week you are doing a good enough job.
    • Metallica’s Lars Ulrich ‘Pirates’ His Own Album | TorrentFreak 12 September 2009 15:26 UTC torrentfreak.com [Source type: General]

    ^ File sharers are here to put a stop to all this BS, and you can come up with whatever retarded excuses and claim we are just justifying stealing..
    • Metallica’s Lars Ulrich ‘Pirates’ His Own Album | TorrentFreak 12 September 2009 15:26 UTC torrentfreak.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Tell you what then, just please get God Hates us All, buy it, download it whatever, pump that shit through your subs and tell me it's not good!
    • BLABBERMOUTH.NET - SLAYER's TOM ARAYA On New METALLICA Album, OBAMA's Election Victory 28 January 2010 0:27 UTC www.roadrunnerrecords.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    / All the shots, all the shots. / All the shots I take / What difference did I make? / .All the shots I take / I spit back at you."^ You gotta think they were a lot younger back then and full of anger just like all young people.
    • Enter Sandman by Metallica Songfacts 3 February 2010 16:59 UTC www.songfacts.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Take your comments back to your GED class, maybe you'll pass this time.
    • BLABBERMOUTH.NET - SLAYER's TOM ARAYA On New METALLICA Album, OBAMA's Election Victory 28 January 2010 0:27 UTC www.roadrunnerrecords.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    - Shoot Me Again (St. Anger - 2003)
  • "Are we the people / Some kind of monster / Some kind of monster / Some kind of monster / This monster lives!" - Some Kind of Monster (St. Anger - 2003)
  • "Searching, seek and destroy!" - Seek & Destroy (Kill 'Em All )
  • "Smashing through the boundries / Lunacy has found me / cannot stop the BATTERY!" - Battery (Master of Puppets)
  • "BACK TO THE FRONT! / You will do, what I say, when I say / BACK TO THE FRONT! / You will die, when I say, you must die / BACK TO THE FRONT! / You coward, you servant...you blindman." - Disposable Heroes (Master of Puppets - 1986)
  • "Then it all crashes down / And you break your crown / And you point your finger but there's no one around! / .Just want one thing, just to play the king / Then the castles crumble and you're left with just a name / Where's your crown, King Nothing?!"^ So if you want to trade for them just ask!
    • 824 Metallica Bootlegs - Guitars101 - Guitar Forums 28 January 2010 0:27 UTC www.guitars101.com [Source type: General]

    ^ The one who can buy a farm is Kerry King Nothing.
    • BLABBERMOUTH.NET - SLAYER's TOM ARAYA On New METALLICA Album, OBAMA's Election Victory 28 January 2010 0:27 UTC www.roadrunnerrecords.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ (Score:1) Wednesday August 02 2000, @06:19AM Re:Getting what you want in America by cryosis (Score:2) Wednesday August 02 2000, @06:20AM Re:Napster is going down...
    • Slashdot | RIAA Responds to Napster - Raises Serious Questions 12 September 2009 15:26 UTC slashdot.org [Source type: General]

    - King Nothing (Load - 1996)
  • "I'll die if I let go/ control is love / love is control" - All Within My Hands (St. Anger)
  • "She holds my hand and I lie to get a smile" - Sweet Amber (St. Anger)
  • "Mama they try and break me" - Hero of the Day (Load)
  • "The window burns / To light the way back home" - Hero of the Day (Load)
  • "Soldier boy/ Made of clay / Now an empty shell / Tewnty-one / Only son / but he served us well / bred to kill / not to care / Do just as we say / Finished here/ Greetings death / He's yours to take away" - Disposable Heroes (Master of Puppets)
  • "Suicide / I've already died / you're just the funeral I've been waiting for / Cyanide / Living dead inside / break this empty shell forever more." - Cyanide (Death Magnetic)
  • "Love is a four-letter word / And never spoken here / Love is a four-letter word / here in this prison." - The Day That Never Comes (Death Magnetic)
  • "Hey hey hey, here I go now, here I go into new days." - I Disappear
  • "Birth is pain / Life is pain / Death is pain / It's all the same" - Frantic (St. Anger)
  • "I suffer this no longer / I'll put an end to / This I swear / This I swear / the son will shine / This I swear! / This I swear! THIS! I! SWEAR!!" - .The Day That Never Comes (Death Magnetic)
  • "Deadly vision / Prophecy reveal / Death Magnetic / Pulling closer still" - My Apocalypse (Death Magnetic)
  • "Say is that rain, or are they tears?^ MY APOCALYPSE Album: DEATH MAGNETIC (2008) Artist: metallica .
    • Lyrics - metallica All songs, words of songs FREE, At lyrics and songs - METALICA METALLECA METALECA : Lyrics And Songs 28 January 2010 0:27 UTC www.lyricsandsongs.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Metallica - 2008 - Death Magnetic/04 - The Day That Never Comes.mp3 [11MB] .
    • Metallica - Discography 1983-2008 (19 Albums, 23 CDs) Torrent - btjunkie 3 February 2010 16:59 UTC btjunkie.org [Source type: General]

    ^ I think it's crap to say Metallica sold out, I have been listening to them ever since I was born and I must say they never sell out.

    / .They stain your concrete face for years /The crying weeping shedding strife / Year after year, life after life" - Cyanide (Death Magnetic)
  • "We hunt you down without mercy / hunt you down all nightmare long" - All Nightmare Long (Death Magnetic)
  • "How can I be lost if I've got nowhere to go?^ All Nightmare Long 2008 .
    • METALLICA music, discography, MP3, videos and reviews 28 January 2010 0:27 UTC www.progarchives.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Has going without affected my life?
    • Metallica Finally Realizes That Some People Like To Get Music Online | Techdirt 28 January 2010 0:27 UTC www.techdirt.com [Source type: General]

    ^ ALL NIGHTMARE LONG Album: DEATH MAGNETIC (2008) Artist: metallica .
    • Lyrics - metallica All songs, words of songs FREE, At lyrics and songs - METALICA METALLECA METALECA : Lyrics And Songs 28 January 2010 0:27 UTC www.lyricsandsongs.com [Source type: General]

    / Search for Seas of Gold, how come it's got so cold? / How can I be lost? In rememberance I relive / So how can I blame you, when it's me I can't forgive?" - The Unforgiven III (Death Magnetic)
  • "They scratch me / They scrape me / They cut and rape me!" - Brocken, Beat, & Scarred (Death Magnetic)
  • "Same thing I've always heard from you / do as I say not as I do!" - Dyers Eve (...And Justice for All)
  • "Almost like your life / almost like your endless fight / curse the day is long / realize you don't belong / disconnect somehow / never stop the bleeding now / almost like your fight / and there it went / almost like your life!" - That Was Just Your Life (Death Magnetic)
  • "Wash your back so you don't stab mine." - Sweet Amber (St. Anger)
  • "The motherfuckers got in my head / tried to make me someone else instead" - My World St. Anger)
  • "I'm your dream, make you real / I'm your eyes when you must steal / I'm your pain when you can't feel / sad but true" - Sad But True (Metallica - 1991)
  • "Open my eyes just to have them closed again." - The House That Jack Built (Load)
  • "Guilty as charged, but damn it, it ain't right!" - Ride the Lightning (Ride the Lightning)
  • "Careful what you wish / Careful what you say / Careful what you wish, you may regret it / Careful what you wish, you just might get it!" - King Nothing (Load)
  • "Drop the hourglass of time / Spilling sand, we will not find / As we gather here today / We bid farewell / The slave becomes the master..." - The End of the Line (Death Magnetic)
  • "Forgive me... / Forgive me not... / Forgive me... / Forgive me not... / Forgive me... / Forgive me not... / Forgive me... / Forgive me! Why can't I forgive me?!" - .The Unforgiven III (Death Magnetic)
  • "Ash to ash / dust to dust / fade to black" - The Memory Remains (Reload)
  • "Tyrant awaken my apocalypse!^ MY APOCALYPSE Album: DEATH MAGNETIC (2008) Artist: metallica .
    • Lyrics - metallica All songs, words of songs FREE, At lyrics and songs - METALICA METALLECA METALECA : Lyrics And Songs 28 January 2010 0:27 UTC www.lyricsandsongs.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Death Magnetic is leaps and bounds better than The Black Album.
    • Metallica’s Lars Ulrich ‘Pirates’ His Own Album | TorrentFreak 12 September 2009 15:26 UTC torrentfreak.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Two tracks later, after Cyanide and Unforgiven III, comes one of my two favorite tracks of the album, The Judas Kiss.

    / Demon awaken my apocalypse! / Heaven awaken my apocalypse! / Suffer forever MY APOCALYPSE!" - My Apocalypse (Death Magnetic)
  • "You live it or lie it." - Frantic (St. Anger)
  • "Still lies / immolation / still lies / infamy / Hallucination / Heresy / Still you run / What's to come / What's to be?" - All Nightmare Long (Death Magnetic)
  • "Death Contagious Deity" - The End Of The Line (Death Magnetic)
  • "You rise / You fall / You're down and you rise again / What dont kill ya make ya more strong " - Broken, Beat, & Scarred (Death Magnetic)

See also

External links

Wikipedia
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Simple English

Metallica is an American thrash metal/heavy metal band. They came together in Los Angeles in 1981 and helped to invent the thrash sub genre of heavy metal. They are well known for many of their songs, including "Master of Puppets", "The Unforgiven", "One", "Enter Sandman", and "Nothing Else Matters" Since then they have become one of metal's most popular and successful bands, and have sold over 100 million albums worldwide.[1] The band's fifth album, Metallica, has sold over 15 million copies, making it the twenty-fifth biggest selling album of all time in America.[1]

Band history

The band got started after drummer Lars Ulrich bought an advertisement in a newspaper saying that he was looking for some musicians to play [heavy metal]] with. James Hetfield, a guitar player who would become the lead singer of Metallica, answered the advertisement. Ulrich bought another advertisement, and Dave Mustaine, another guitar player, responded. Ulrich, Hetfield, Mustaine, and bass player Ron McGovney began playing in the band. Ulrich and Hetfield saw another bass player, Cliff Lee Burton, playing at a concert, and asked him to join the band to replace McGovney, who was having trouble getting along with other band members. Burton later joined the band, which moved to San Francisco. In 1983, Mustaine was kicked out of the band and replaced with guitar player Kirk Hammett. (Mustaine then started his own band called Megadeth, which also became very popular).

In 1983, the band released their first studio album Kill 'Em All, with some songs written by Dave Mustaine. One year later, Metallica released their second studio album Ride the Lightning, also with songs written by Mustaine.

In 1986, Metallica released their third studio album Master of Puppets, which is dubbed as one of the greatest heavy metal albums of all time. On September 27, 1986, Burton was killed when the band's tour bus crashed in Sweden. Later, Jason Newsted joined the band.

With Newsted as bassist, Metallica released their fourth studio album ...And Justice for All, which reached #6 in the Billboard 200, the album features the song "One", which won the Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance in 1990.

Metallica reached the success with their self-titled fifth studio album, which debuted at #1 in the Billboard 200 and have sold over 15 million copies in the United States. The album won a Grammy for Best Metal Performance in 1992, being Metallica's third consecutive Grammy (the second being Queen's cover of "Stone Cold Crazy").

Metallica's music changed towards a hard rock style, and continued their success with Load and ReLoad, released in 1996 and 1997, both debuted at #1 in the Billboard 200.

In 2001, Jason Newsted left Metallica. Their eighth studio album, St. Anger was released, with producer Bob Rock playing bass after the departure of Newsted, St. Anger also debuted at #1 in the Billboard 200. Shortly after the release of St. Anger, bassist Robert Trujillo joined the band.

Death Magnetic, the band's ninth studio album, was released in 2008, and debuted at #1 in the Billboard 200, making Metallica the first band to achieve five consecutive #1 albums in United States. Death Magnetic shows a sightly return to the band's thrash metal roots.

Discography

References

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Metallica
James Hetfield | Lars Ulrich | Kirk Hammett | Robert Trujillo
Jason Newsted | Cliff Burton | Dave Mustaine | Ron McGovney
Albums
Kill 'Em All | Ride The Lightning | Master Of Puppets | Garage Days Re-ReVisited | ...And Justice For All | Metallica | Load | ReLoad | Garage Inc. | S&M | St. Anger | Death Magnetic


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