Metallica (commonly known as The Black Album) is the fifth studio album by American heavy metal band Metallica. Released on August 12, 1991 by Elektra Records, it received widespread critical acclaim and became the band's best-selling album. Metallica produced five singles that are considered to be among the band's best-known songs, which include "Enter Sandman", "The Unforgiven", "Nothing Else Matters", "Wherever I May Roam", and "Sad but True"
Reload is the seventh studio album by American heavy metal band Metallica, released on November 18, 1997 by Elektra Records. The album is a follow-up to Load, released the previous year, and Metallica's last studio album to feature bassist Jason Newsted. Reload debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, selling 436,000 copies in its first week. It was certified 3 platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shipping three million copies in the United States.
Snake Pit and Meet & Greet: Entry period starts Monday, May 27 at 10am Pacific time thru Monday, June 3 at 10am Pacific time. July 6 – July 21, 2019. Snake Pit and Meet & Greet: Entry period starts Monday, June 24 at 10am Pacific time thru Monday, July 1 at 10am Pacific time.
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Back in March, Metallica promised a stage design that was "mind-blowing" and "sick as f--" on their upcoming tour. But while much of their stage might be something Metallica fans have never seen before, there will be a blast from their past. Addicted To Vinyl is reporting that the band's newsletter announced that they will resurrect the "Snake Pit" on their upcoming tour. And what would a tour of the Black Album be without a snake pit?? For those of you who were with us almost 20 years ago for the summer of ’92-’93 tours, you might recall that diamond shaped pit extending from the middle of the stage, well it’s baccccckkkk for our little summer vacation! The Snake Pit, which held between 150 and 200 fans a night, was used on their tour supporting the 'Black Album.
Metallica were arguably the biggest underground band in the world when they set upon making the follow-up to 1988's. And Justice for All, but the creative and commercial leap they made with their 1991 self-titled LP - better known as the "Black Album" is still mind-blowing, even in retrospect . Here, in celebration of the record that turned Metallica into a "huge entity" are 10 things you likely didn't know about the Black Album.
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Metallica return with a vengeance, ranking as the best rock debut in two and a half years and the third best debut of the year. Highly Suspect, The Boy Who Died Wolf (300 Entertainment) Debut 16,650. The band’s sophomore album has an excellent debut following their first album’s quiet but steady flow of sales. Prayers for the Blessed Vol. 2 (Eleven Seven) Debut 14,175 sold. This has a slightly lower debut than Vol. 1, which came out back in April. Lamb of God, The Duke EP (Epic) Debut 8,325 sold . Ion Dissonance, Cast the First Stone (Good Fight) 910 sold. Ion Dissonance’s fifth album is their first album in five years. Devilment, II – The Mephisto Waltzes (Nuclear Blast) 650 sold. The band’s second album sold a little less than its predecessor.