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For questions about the American band Metallica, formed in Los Angeles in 1981. Current members are James Hetfield (vocals, guitar), Lars Ulrich (drums), Kirk Hammett (lead guitar), Robert Trujillo (bass guitar).

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Is Metallica's lyrics considered to be great by native speakers?

I'm not a native English speaker so despite I'm able to understand what a particular song lyrics is about I can't determine how good it is in terms of poetry. I'm well aware that for instance Bob ...
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Weird sound at the end of unforgiven II

At the last part of Metallica - Unforgiven II (5:46-5:49) there is a weird 'bubble-like' sound. it also sounds like some skype notification to me. does anybody know what makes this sound? as far as I ...
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Why is Metallica's "Hardwired... to Self-Destruct" issued on two CDDAs?

"Hardwired... to Self-Destruct" comes on two CDDAs, but entire length of music on these two could fit on single CDDA (37:10 and 40:18 makes 77:28). I haven't noticed any obvious difference between ...
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Why Kirk Hammett didn't seem to help in Hardwired...To Self-Destruct?

By seeing making-of videos of the new Metallica's album Hardwired...To Self-Destruct, Kirk Hammett didn't seem to help at all in the making. He appeared in the studio only for his solos and they never ...
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What is the third note in the Devil's Tritone?

I am a self taught musician (guitar/keyboards) with a limited knowledge of written music theory. For example if you asked me to play an augmented fourth I wouldn't know what you meant but if I observe ...
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What does "Fortune fame mirror vain" mean in Metallica's The Memory Remains?

I was wondering what does chrous of The Memory Remains mean? "Fortune Fame, Mirror Vain, Gone Insane, But The Memory Remains" I asked this because it doesn't mean what it looks.
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Why was Dave Mustaine fired from Metallica?

I know Dave was in Metallica at first and wrote many of the songs on Kill 'em All and Ride the Lightning. The thing is, they were great, so why was he fired? I heard he had a bit of a drinking problem,...
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What's up with Metallica's "St. Anger" album?

Why do people hate the St. Anger album so much? I as a Metallica fan find it quite interesting.
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