This Day In Music History: September 7th, 1988 – Metallica releases “…And Justice For All”

When Metallica released …And Justice For All in 1988, the band was at a crossroads as far as balancing the thrash metal they helped popularize with their mission to become one of the biggest metal bands of all time. Of course, it wasn’t until 1991’s Black Album that they were truly reached that point, but the seeds were certainly sown in the band’s classic early material.

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This Day In Music History: August 12th, 1991 – Metallica infiltrates the mainstream with “The Black Album”

If you look at the Billboard top 200 charts each week, you’ll notice a few familiar albums pop up that rarely seem to leave. You know the ones – iconic albums like Thriller, The Wall, the Titanic soundtrack, and a little record called The Black Album. Released on this day in August 28 (!!!) years ago, the eponymous record from Metallica is one of the highest-selling rock and metal records of all time, and for good reason.

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Anthony Vincent of 10 Second Songs releases Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” in 20 styles

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Anthony Vincent of Ten Second Songs has released his newest video, Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” in 20 Styles. His newest auditory kaleidascope rendors the metal classic in the style of such diverse bands as Owl City, John Denver and The Doors as well as exploring genres as varied as lo fi hip hop, Yodeling, and Synthwave.
” I want to start showcasing more metal and rock songs in non metal styles to show non metal listeners that metal and rock songs are just as good if not better than what they listen to. Or I just want to hear bad things sung in nice ways. Ok, a little bit of both. ” – Anthony Vincent

 

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