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Metallica

Metallica

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
August 12th, 1991
Catalog ID:
9 61113-2
Label:
Elektra Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
21 reviews (avg. 75%)
1. Enter Sandman 05:31   Show lyrics
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2. Sad but True 05:24   Show lyrics
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3. Holier Than Thou 03:47   Show lyrics
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4. The Unforgiven 06:26   Show lyrics
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5. Wherever I May Roam 06:44   Show lyrics
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6. Don't Tread on Me 04:00   Show lyrics
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7. Through the Never 04:03   Show lyrics
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8. Nothing Else Matters 06:28   Show lyrics
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9. Of Wolf and Man 04:16   Show lyrics
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10. The God That Failed 05:08   Show lyrics
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11. My Friend of Misery 06:47   Show lyrics
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12. The Struggle Within 03:54   Show lyrics
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Band members
James Hetfield Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Guitars (lead on "Nothing Else Matters")
Jason Newsted Bass, Vocals (backing)
Lars Ulrich Drums
Kirk Hammett Guitars (lead)
Guest/Session
Michael Kamen (R.I.P. 2003) Orchestral arrangement
Scott Humphrey Keyboards
Miscellaneous staff
Ross Halfin Photography
Don Brautigam (R.I.P. 2008) Cover illustration
George Marino (R.I.P. 2012) Mastering
Mike Tacci Engineering (assistant)
Randy Staub Engineering
Lars Ulrich Producer
James Hetfield Producer
Bob Rock Producer
James Hetfield Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Guitars (lead on "Nothing Else Matters")
Jason Newsted Bass, Vocals (backing)
Lars Ulrich Drums
Kirk Hammett Guitars (lead)
Michael Kamen (R.I.P. 2003) Orchestral arrangement
Scott Humphrey Keyboards
Ross Halfin Photography
Don Brautigam (R.I.P. 2008) Cover illustration
George Marino (R.I.P. 2012) Mastering
Mike Tacci Engineering (assistant)
Randy Staub Engineering
Lars Ulrich Producer
James Hetfield Producer
Bob Rock Producer
Read Hey, it could be worse... 72% Brainded Binky July 3rd, 2014
Read This is the end 23% Metal_Thrasher90 May 28th, 2014
Read Hoo boy... 70% SirMetalGinger March 21st, 2013
Read A landmark in heavy music 90% MetalSupremacy January 24th, 2012
Read Metallica - Metallica 95% Orbitball July 30th, 2011
Read My body lie, but still I roam 80% extremesymphony March 13th, 2011
Read One of the best Metallica... 94% Metallideath November 25th, 2010
Read Fade To Black 53% televiper11 August 11th, 2010
Read Metallica Evolution 83% MetalMasterBlaster February 16th, 2008
Read Free speech for the dumb 90% TheKidSolano January 25th, 2008
Read "Open mind for a different... 77% PriestofSadWings February 6th, 2007
Read ...I would call it a... 95% abatzkon January 16th, 2007
Read A sellout, but undeniably... 70% caspian November 26th, 2006
Read Bringing The Heaviest Metal... 80% Erin_Fox October 28th, 2006
Read The Last Great Metallica... 86% erickg13 October 20th, 2006
Read Polished, Refined, yet... 69% hells_unicorn September 12th, 2006
Read It Blackened Their Career! 67% Fatal_Metal November 8th, 2005
Read Another Paradigm Shift 75% OlympicSharpshooter January 2nd, 2004
Read Hey, this is pretty catchy. 69% Nightcrawler February 24th, 2003
Read Not a thrash album, but a... 92% skolnick February 10th, 2003
Read Where the shit hit the fans 42% UltraBoris August 3rd, 2002

A.k.a. "The Black Album". The album cover is simple with the logo on the upper left hand corner and a snake on the bottom right hand corner. The reason for this cover is basically for people to just get into the music without examining what the symbolism behind the cover represents. Metallica just wanted people to appreciate the music, not the CD contents.

This album introduced a significant change in Metallica sound, losing most of the thrash element which defined the band's previous output and replacing the complex structures with a more streamlined, accessible approach.

Michael Kamen composed the symphonic parts in "Nothing Else Matters".

The Japanese edition includes the following bonus track: So What (Anti-Nowhere League cover) (3:09).

Video clips were made for "Enter Sandman," "Sad but True," "The Unforgiven," "Wherever I May Roam," and "Nothing Else Matters".

A "Classic Albums" documentary has been made for "The Black Album", chronicling its inception, recording process and legacy. It includes several anecdotes and reconstructions pertaining to the songs included (or not) on the album.

Recording information:

Recorded at One On One Recording, Los Angeles, October '90 - June '91.

Identifiers:

Barcode: 0 7559-61113-2 4

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