Classic Cover: Doro – “The Four Horsemen” (original by Metallica)

Doro has prepared a special New Year's gift for her fans and is excited to announce the digital release of a cover of Metallica's classic "The Four Horsemen". This track will also be included on the forthcoming digital EP Conqueress - Extended, due to be released on March 1st. Doro’s cover of "The Four Horsemen" … Continue reading Classic Cover: Doro – “The Four Horsemen” (original by Metallica)

Classic Cover: Elimination – “Dyers Eve” (original by Metallica)

While researching for Elimination's upcoming Bloodstock appearance (which involved watching loads of YouTube videos and listening to all the bands on Spotify, oh what a hardship), I came across this cover of one of my favourite Metallica tracks that the band released last year. It's a simple one, the band not trying to put any … Continue reading Classic Cover: Elimination – “Dyers Eve” (original by Metallica)

Classic Cover: Andre Antunes – Master of Puppets (in the style of Muse), original by Metallica

I found this track randomly on YouTube and it really blew me away. The whole song has been created by Andre Antunes and he has absolutely nailed the Muse sound in this rendition of Metallica's classic "Master of Puppets". Amazingly, none of it sounds forced. It doesn't sound like a "Muse version", it sounds like … Continue reading Classic Cover: Andre Antunes – Master of Puppets (in the style of Muse), original by Metallica

Classic Cover: Twisted Mist – For Whom The Bell Tolls (original by Metallica)

French pagan folk metal band Twisted Mist release their folk version of Metallica's "For Whom The Bell Tolls". The band shares this cover on Youtube, waiting for the next album! You can listen to it by scrolling down. In the meantime, the album Orbios is available on Music-Records, in points of sale and on all … Continue reading Classic Cover: Twisted Mist – For Whom The Bell Tolls (original by Metallica)

Album Review: The Metallica Blacklist

Metallica’s Black Album claims its place in musical history for numerous reasons, all of which have been discussed to death for the past three decades. Whilst its critical response and subsequent legacy has become overblown at this stage, it features Metallica at a crossroads. It would go onto to become the last good Metallica release … Continue reading Album Review: The Metallica Blacklist

Metallica to release remastered “Black Album” and “The Metallica Blacklist” featuring 53 artists

Metallica marks the 30th anniversary of its self-titled fifth album — aka The Black Album — with two landmark releases, both out September 10th on the band’s own Blackened Recordings. The Black Album is one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed records of all time. Its 1991 release not only gave Metallica its … Continue reading Metallica to release remastered “Black Album” and “The Metallica Blacklist” featuring 53 artists