Metallica (Black Album)

‘Enter Sandman’ – Story Behind the Song
As the opening track on 1991’s self-titled album, Metallica’s ‘Enter Sandman‘ is one of the most well-known songs from the band’s last three decades. With a memorable opening guitar riff, the song lays the foundation for what fans affectionately call ‘The Bl…
Metallica, ‘Load’ – Album Overview
When a band has a successful album, the usual plan is to release another one with a reasonably similar sound a couple years later to capitalize on the previous record’s success and keep the momentum going. Metallica has never done it that way. They work on their own timetable, and generally p…
Metallica, ‘The Unforgiven’ – Official Music Video
Making its worldwide debut on Nov. 19, 1991, ‘The Unforgiven’ is the third music video released by Metallica. Like ‘One,’ there are multiple versions of this music video: the standard video that clocks in at six minutes and 24 seconds, and the “theatrical” v…
Metallica, ‘Metallica’ (The Black Album) – Album Overview
With 1991‘s self-titled release, also known as ‘The Black Album,’ Metallica went from being one of the most popular and successful metal bands to being one of the most popular and successful bands, period. It launched their career into the stratosphere. After the long and comple…
Metallica, ‘Enter Sandman’ – Official Music Video
With one of the most recognizable openings of any rock song, ‘Enter Sandman’ invaded Metallica fans’ television sets on July 30, 1991, just two weeks before the band’s self-titled album hit storesheles. ‘Enter Sandman’ marks Metallica’s second music v…