Various Artists – The Metallica Blacklist

If you’ve been following my blog you’ll have seen my post a few weeks ago marking the 30th anniversary of Metallica’s landmark self titled album, aka The Black Album - for some reason the Bay Area thrash titans have chosen to wait until September 10th to officially mark this birthday, but boy have they’ve gone all out, with not just a multi-format reissue of the album with a tonne of extras but also this, a rather unique official and endorsed tribute compilation, The Metallica Blacklist...

Metallica and San Francisco Symphony – S&M2

Back in 1999 Metallica, the so-called ‘the biggest metal band in the world’, were heading rapidly towards something of a career crossroads that eventually manifested in St Anger and the controversial Some Kind Of Monster documentary. In that period between the Load and Re-Load albums and St. Anger they looked like a band spinning their... Continue Reading →

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