We don't need a reason to celebrate Metallica's "Master of Puppets," so on the latest Ultimate Metallica Show, we did just that. Pulling out the deluxe box set of Master of Puppets, we put together the earliest known demos of the epic title track; it's a combination of several different demo tapes from James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett.

That's how we opened the show, but we had plenty of other surprises lined up, too, including a couple of tracks from Metallica's recent performance in Hamburg, two killer covers from Halestorm and Stone Sour and Metallica's always-awesome take on Alice in Chains' "Would?".

Stream the show 24/7 here and check out the full playlist below.

The Ultimate Metallica Show — Hour 1

READ MORE: This Is Metallica at Their Best — A Review of 72 Seasons

The Ultimate Metallica Show — Hour 2

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Listen to 1985 Demo of Metallica's "Master of Puppets"

AI Generated Art: Metallica Edition

Using simple text prompts like "James Hetfield" or "Kirk Hammett Guitar," the robots have created some bizarre, and kind of cool, AI art. In the gallery below, you'll see the artificial intelligence creations; underneath each graphic is the text prompt that led to the art.

Fans Share Why They're Thankful For Metallica

Regardless of the time of year, it's always good to take a step back and offer gratitude for different things in your life. For the Metallica Family, that "thing" is simple: Music. We recently asked you to share some different reasons why you're thankful for Metallica and their music and we've picked some of our favorites. In the gallery below, you'll see some of the comments we received. You can keep sharing why you're grateful for Metallica on Facebook and Twitter, and you can always send us a message in our app to keep the conversation going.

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