Archive | January, 2009

Metallica – Their Favorite Songs and History Behind Them

Metallica’s 1983 debut, the explosiveKill ’Em All, taught a grateful world a lesson in unbridled thrashing fury. Since then, their sound has passed through numerous stages, but the guttural intensity that was the hallmark of the young Metallica remains the essence of the band today.

Over the past 25 years, Kirk Hammett and James Hetfield have established themselves as metal’s quintessential guitar alliance. In this epic retrospective, Kirk and James take a walk down Metallica memory lane and critique some of the key songs in the band’s harsh, noble history. more