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METALLICA's 'Black Album' Subject Of New Book

Bloomsbury Publishers will publish author David Masciotra‘s book on METALLICA‘s self-titled record as part of its much-celebrated and acclaimed 33 1/3 series.

Says Masciotra: “For the book, I have already interviewed the principal players in the making of the album, including current members of METALLICA — James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich and Kirk Hammett, former bassist Jason Newsted, and METALLICA‘s former producer, Bob Rock. 217 more words


No Leaf Clover - Metallica 1999

Som så mange andre, fik jeg øjnene op for Metallica i 1991, da “Metallica” – bedre kendt som “The Black Album – udkom.
Selvfølgelig talte musikken til mig, omend den er en noget anden stil end min daværende præferencer, som lå tættere op ad punk-genren. 420 more words


On August 12, 1991.

On August 12, 1991, label “Elektra Records” released “Metallica” (best known as “The Black Album”), the fifth studio album Metallica. The album material was recorded in the period between October 6, 1990 and June 16, 1991at “One on One Recording Studios” and was produced by Bob Rock, James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich. 229 more words

"The Black Album" scene ... from "Boyhood" (2014) dir. Richard Linklater

One of my favorite scenes from “Boyhood.” The father played by Ethan Hawke gives his son a mix CD and tries to explain why it’s so great. 61 more words


Album Rank: Metallica

The past few days I’ve been on a huge Metallica kick. So I thought it would only be fitting that I do an album rank of Metallica’s albums. 38 more words

Album Rank

Into the Black: The Inside Story of Metallica 1991-2014 (book review)

Wow! What a well researched book this is. This is the second book taking you from the years 1991 all the way to present 2014. Writers Paul Brannigan and Ian Windwood were present at a lot of Metallica’s most famous moments and have a tremendous collection of interviews with all the members of the band. 228 more words

Jay-Z The Grey Album

What do you get when you combine Jay-Z’s Black Album with The Beatles The White Album? The Grey Album, which uses Jay-Z’s vocals from his Black Album over heavily ‘cut & pasted’ beats from The Beatles, The White Album.