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Metallica announces tribute album with Elton John, Ghost and more

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Metallica announces tribute album with Elton John, Ghost and more

Metallica will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their classic album “Black Album” also known as “Metallica” with a “definite re-release,” that is the remastered version of the album. The band also announced that a tribute album called “The Metallica Blacklist” will be released with more than 50 artists covering the band’s songs.

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Available on digital & streaming on September 10th and arriving on vinyl & CD on October 1st, all profits will be donated to charities of each contributing artist’s choice along with Metallica’s own foundation, All Within My Hands.

“The Metallica Blacklist” tracklist with Ghost, Miley Cyrus, Elton John and more:

1. Alessia Cara & The Warning – “Enter Sandman”
2. Mac DeMarco – “Enter Sandman”
3. Ghost – “Enter Sandman”
4. Juanes – “Enter Sandman”
5. Rina Sawayama – “Enter Sandman”
6. Weezer – “Enter Sandman”
7. Sam Fender – “Sad But True (Live)”
8. Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit – “Sad But True”
9. Mexican Institute of Sound feat. La Perla & Gera MX – “Sad But True”
10. Royal Blood – “Sad But True”
11. St. Vincent – “Sad But True”
12. White Reaper – “Sad But True”
13. YB – “Sad But True”
14. Biffy Clyro – “Holier Than Thou”
15. The Chats – “Holier Than Thou”
16. OFF! – “Holier Than Thou”
17. PUP – “Holier Than Thou”
18. Corey Taylor – “Holier Than Thou”
19. Cage The Elephant – “The Unforgiven”
20. Vishal Dadlani, DIVINE, Shor Police – “The Unforgiven”
21. Diet Cig – “The Unforgiven”
22. Flatbush Zombies feat. DJ Scratch – “The Unforgiven”
23. Ha*Ash – “The Unforgiven”
24. José Madero – “The Unforgiven”
25. Moses Sumney – “The Unforgiven”
26. J Balvin – “Wherever I May Roam”
27. Chase & Status feat. BackRoad Gee – “Wherever I May Roam”
28. The Neptunes – “Wherever I May Roam”
29. Jon Pardi – “Wherever I May Roam”
30. SebastiAn – “Don’t Tread on Else Matters”
31. Portugal. The Man – “Don’t Tread on Me”
32. Volbeat – “Don’t Tread on Me”
33. The HU – “Through the Never”
34. Tomi Owó – “Through the Never”
35. Phoebe Bridgers – “Nothing Else Matters”
36. Miley Cyrus feat. WATT, Elton John, Yo-Yo Ma, Robert Trujillo, Chad Smith – “Nothing Else Matters”
37. Dave Gahan – “Nothing Else Matters”
38. Mickey Guyton – “Nothing Else Matters”
39. Dermot Kennedy – “Nothing Else Matters”
40. Mon Laferte – “Nothing Else Matters”
41. Igor Levit – “Nothing Else Matters”
42. My Morning Jacket – “Nothing Else Matters”
43. PG Roxette – “Nothing Else Matters”
44. Darius Rucker – “Nothing Else Matters”
45. Chris Stapleton – “Nothing Else Matters”
46. TRESOR – “Nothing Else Matters”
47. Goodnight, Texas – “Of Wolf and Man”
48. IDLES – “The God That Failed”
49. Imelda May – “The God That Failed”
50. Cherry Glazerr – “My Friend of Misery”
51. Izïa – “My Friend of Misery”
52. Kamasi Washington – “My Friend of Misery”
53. Rodrigo y Gabriela – “The Struggle Within”

The original album

Metallica (commonly known as The Black Album) is the fifth studio album by Metallica, released on August 12, 1991 through Elektra Records. It was recorded in an eight-month span at One on One Recording Studios in Los Angeles. The recording of the album was troubled, however, and during production the band frequently came into conflict with their new producer, Bob Rock. The album marked a change in the band’s sound from the thrash metal style of the previous four albums to a slower and heavier style.

Metallica promoted Metallica with a series of tours. They also released five singles to promote the album: “Enter Sandman”, “The Unforgiven”, “Nothing Else Matters”, “Wherever I May Roam”, and “Sad but True”, all of which have been considered to be among the band’s best-known songs. The song “Don’t Tread on Me” was also issued to rock radio shortly after the album’s release but did not receive a commercial single release.

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