Metallica. Vote for your favorite song now: One, Nothing Else Matters, Battery, Welcome Home (Sanitarium) and The Unforgiven.
**Selection by Metallica fan David Cuadrado Gallego.
As you know, Metallica is an iconic heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California. The band was formed in 1981 when James Hetfield responded to an advert that Lars Ulrich had posted in a newspaper. The current line-up features Hetfield, Ulrich (drums), guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo. Previous members of the band were guitarist Dave Mustaine, bassists Ron McGovney (demos only), Cliff Burton (died in 1986), and Jason Newsted (from 1987 to 2001).
One: it was released as the third and final single from their fourth album …And Justice for All. The song was also the band’s first Top 40 hit single, and it reached number 35 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Nothing Else Matters: it was released in 1992 as the third single from their self-titled fifth studio album, Metallica. It’s recognized as one of Metallica most popular songs. In fact, it has become a staple in live performances. Nothing Else Matters has been covered over forty times.
Video: Metallica – Nothing Else Matters 2007 Live Video Full HD.
Battery: It is the opening track of Metallica album Master of Puppets.. Master of Puppets was released in 1986 and was Metallica last album to feature bassist Cliff Burton. Remember that he died in a bus crash in Sweden while he was promoting the album.
Video: Metallica – Battery (Live in Seattle 1989) HQ audio.
Welcome Home (Sanitarium): it’s based on Ken Kesey’s novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. The balad expresses the thoughts of a patient who is unjustly caged in a mental institution. It belongs to Master of Puppets album too.
Video: Metallica: Welcome Home (Sanitarium) & Sad But True (MetOnTour – Asunción, Paraguay – 2014).
The Unforgiven: it was released as the second single from their eponymous fifth album Metallica. The song two sequels: The Unforgiven II from the album ReLoad, and The Unforgiven III from the album Death Magnetic.
Then, what is your favorite song? Vote now!
Video: The Unforgiven I, II, III.
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