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“Iron Maiden are 10 per cent cooler than every other band,” Lars tells K!. The View (Lou Reed & Metallica cover) Play Video stats: 1 : Today Your Love, Tomorrow the World (Ramones cover) Play Video stats: 1 : You Really Got Me (The Kinks cover) Play Video stats: 1 : You're … The next instalment of The K! Metallica originally did Last Caress, The Train Kept A-Rollin', All Day and All of the Night, Iron Man … Neither song, however, makes it into our list of the band’s 10 best covers…. Like any band worth their salt, Metallica love Motörhead. Pit in association with Nordic Spirit is on the way! Neil Young’s Bridge School Benefit in 1997, Lars and James inducted Black Sabbath into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 2006, driving and yelling along to Ace Of Spades, I spent the day in Metallica’s inner circle, Lars Ulrich on how rock and roll ruined his life, The Most Expensive Rock And Metal Albums Of All Time, This Tuesday: Salem Hit The K! Metallica’s contribution to the 2012 Classic Rock magazine-curated Re-Machined: A Tribute To Deep Purple’s Machine Head collection was originally the B-side of Deep Purple’s 1972 single Never Before. Last Caress has remained a staple of their live set for the last three decades. Pit For Their Fifth Show Ever. “We got the whole thing about riffs and structuring, the adventure and liberties from them,” admitted Lars Ulrich, acknowledging that “50 per cent” of Metallica’s original blueprint was lifted from the Stourbridge quartet. Metallica recorded six Ramones covers during the St. Anger sessions. Metallica’s version is heavier than Seger’s, and is accompanied by a gritty video directed by Jonas ‘Lords Of Chaos’ Åkerlund, featuring adult actress Ginger Lynn who plays a stripper and sex worker. “I think that’d be fucking incredible to do that live sometime because I’m a big Dio fan, I’m a big Rainbow fan,” Kirk tells Kerrang!. Just a few weeks ago, Kirk Hammett told K! Nowhere is Metallica’s debt to the NWOBHM more explicit than here, their take on the hard-riffing B-side of Blitzkrieg’s 1981 single Buried Alive. “They were smashing guitars and singing about some horrible stuff – in pop songs,” the singer noted admiringly. : Garage Days Re-Revisited in 1987) and Breadfan (the original appeared on Budgie’s 1973 album Never Turn Your Back On A Friend). Went down pretty good.”. Future Publishing Limited Quay House, The Ambury, offered a template for Metallica’s own multi-part epics, and having performed the song no fewer than 741 times, the San Franciscan band probably have squatter’s rights on it at this point. “1st ever gig,” wrote Lars after the show. Metallica covered Last Caress, The Train Kept A-Rollin', All Day and All of the Night, Iron Man and other songs. Paul Brannigan A. Riff. Heavy as shit.’ Sabbath was everything that the ’60s weren’t. “Whether it was with Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell or Dio, his powerful voice was instantly recognisable and his music inspired and influenced the four of us tremendously. The creepy ‘Mommy, where’s fluffy?’ line was supposed to be at the start of their Diamond Head cover The Prince, but ended up on this song. Monsters Of Rock US 1988: The Making Of Metallica, Riots! It was the first single from Garage Inc. and spent 11 weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. But being on tour as long as we have, I’ve got to say that one song sums up the whole road experience really, really well.”. Played 50-50!!! (Metal Hammer) 23 November 2016, From Misfits to Diamond Head, Metallica have recorded some incredible covers. setlist.fm estimates the song has been performed live a staggering 818 times. : Garage Days Re-Revisited, was one of four Diamond Head songs from Lightning To The Nations passed off as Metallica originals at the band’s first ever show. A highlight from The $5.98 E.P. Louder is part of Future plc, an international media group and leading digital publisher. that Last Caress is one of his favourite covers to perform live. “The obscene publication squad came down on us, they seized all records from our offices and from our distributors,” remembers frontman Animal. Metallica were long-time fans of this Cardiff trio and covered two of the their songs: Crash Course In Brain Surgery (released on The $5.98 E.P. When Lars Ulrich first heard Bob Seger’s Turn The Page (originally featured on the Michigan singer-songwriter’s Back In ’72 album) while driving across San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge he heard “James [Hetfield] all over it.” Recorded for the Garage Inc, album in autumn 1998, Hetfield duly instils a sense of quiet nobility into Seger’s meditative lyric about life on the road for a touring musician. While the band have not performed this tribute live, it’s something that Kirk hopes to visit in the future. Here are their top 10 best cover songs, They might be stadium rock superstars now, but just like every other band Metallica started out playing cover versions in a garage. “Their album covers really drew me in. All rights reserved. It really fits the road.”. Metallica are headlining the Etihad Stadium in Manchester on June 18 (get your tickets now) and Twickenham Stadium in London on June 20 (get your tickets now). I killed your baby today.’ Opening lines don’t come much more memorable than that. Nowhere is Metallica’s debt to the NWOBHM more explicit than here, their take on the hard-riffing B-side of Blitzkrieg’s 1981 single Buried Alive. The song – taken from their 1980’s eponymous album – is stripped of its post-punk angst and layered with aggressive thrash riffs. Cliff Burton introduced James Hetfield to New Jersey horror-punks Misfits, and Hetfield discovered Last Caress on the band’s 1980 EP Beware. It was like, ‘Whoa! At The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness in 1991, a guitar-free Hetfield joined Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi and the surviving members of Queen for the song in front of a sold-out Wembley Stadium, as well as TV and radio audiences in 76 countries around the world. “We played Remember Tomorrow as it was basically the blueprint for songs like Fade To Black and Welcome Home (Sanitarium), and some of the more epic ballad-y type of songs that Metallica had done later. Freddie Mercury sings about shooting people with a ‘rubber Tommy water gun’, while James Hetfield’s shooter is ‘fully-loaded’. Lars actually witnessed what was to be Paul’s final show with Maiden in Copenhagen on September 10, 1981. They could probably play it in their sleep, if such a challenge existed. Sloppy as hell, but undeniably charming, Metallica’s live-in-the-studio version of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s travelling man epic, recorded on December 17, 1997, features cameos from Alice In Chains duo Jerry Cantrell and Sean Kinney, ex-Faith No More guitarist Jim Martin, Primus’ Les Claypool, COC’s Pepper Keenan, Blues Traveller man John Popper and Skynyrd’s own last man standing, Gary Rossington. The sixth song, 53rd & 3rd, featured on the all-star compilation We’re A Happy Family: A Tribute To Ramones, alongside the likes of Red Hot Chili Peppers, U2, and Green Day. This medley also features the intro from Iron Maiden’s Run To The Hills, albeit purposefully out of tune. Skynyrd fanatic Cliff Burton would surely have approved. Since forming in 1981, Metallica have worn their influences on their sleeve. It was performed a second time a couple of month’s later during their Don’t Call Us, We’ll Call You unplugged session for San Jose radio station KSJO. The song later also appeared alongside Am I Evil? 5. Gay porn! We had so much fun with this!”. Visit our corporate site. We’re A Happy Family, Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue, Today Your Love, Tomorrow the World, Commando and Cretin Hop appeared as B-sides on the various formats of the title track, which was released as a single in 2003. Dubbed the Ronnie Rising Medley, this thumping tribute to the late vocalist features A Light In The Black, Tarot Woman, Stargazer from Rainbow’s 1976 release, Rising, and Kill The King from their 1978 release, Long Live Rock ‘N’ Roll. “Throughout the years we’ve made no secret of our deep love and admiration for Ronnie James Dio,” wrote Metallica in a post explaining their involvement with the Dio tribute album, Ronnie James Dio: This Is Your Life. Recorded for Iron Maiden tribute album Maiden Heaven during the final weeks of tracking 2008’s Death Magnetic album, Lars Ulrich acknowledges that Steve Harris and Paul Di’Anno’s 1980 power ballad was “basically the blueprint for songs like Fade To Black and …Sanitarium.” Incidentally, Ulrich actually saw Di’Anno’s final show with Maiden, at the Odd Fellows Mansion in Copenhagen, Denmark on September 10, 1981. Receive mail from us on behalf of our trusted partners or sponsors? There was a problem. “I fucking hate Bob Seger, but that song is great,” James Hetfield told Guitar World. Charting Metallica’s best covers of everything from Misfits to Queen! “It’s just one of those songs, man,” he said. “[Frontman] Burke [Shelley] wanted to write a song about nonsense.” According to setlist.fm, Metallica have performed the song 331 times, the most recent being at Target Center, Minneapolis on September 4, 2018. “Budgie wrote great songs, abstract songs about life [but] Breadfan is about nonsense,” drummer Ray Phillips told the BBC. Recorded for the B-side of the Creeping Death single, the Leicester band’s titular anthem was actually the first cover song Metallica played in front of a paying audience, at their debut show in Anaheim, on March 14, 1982 [The Hetfield/Ulrich original Hit The Lights, appropriately, was the world’s introduction to the then LA-based band] BA1 1UA. Only just recently, James Hetfield posted an Instagram video of him driving and yelling along to Ace Of Spades. Both Lars and James inducted Black Sabbath into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 2006. Dave [Mustaine] broke a string on the first song. This Maiden song – taken from their 1980 self-titled debut – was recorded by Metallica especially for Kerrang!’s cover-mounted tribute album Maiden Heaven in 2008. Thank you for signing up to Metal Hammer. What. Lars Ulrich spent the summer of 1981 in England and struck up a friendship with singer and guitarist, Sean Harris and Brian Tatler. With themes of bestiality, sexual diseases, fellating elderly gentlemen and visits to England’s southeastern coastal towns, this song originally appeared on the Anti-Nowhere League’s 1981 debut single Streets Of London. The recordings, as the kids say, slap. ‘I’ve got something to say. Bob Seger’s song Turn The Page is an emotionally raw look at the life of a touring musician and featured on his 1973 album Back In ’72. Recorded for the B-side of the Creeping Death single, the Leicester band’s titular anthem was actually the first cover song Metallica played in front of a paying audience, at their debut show in Anaheim, on March 14, 1982 [The Hetfield/Ulrich original Hit The Lights, appropriately, was the world’s introduction to the then LA-based band]. And is it possible to pick just one Diamond Head cover without getting a headache? It wasn’t until the band introduced Jason Newsted by way of the The $5.98 E.P. I hated The Beatles, Jethro Tull, Love and all that other happy shit.”, The band paid tribute to the fathers of heavy metal with a cover of Sabbra Cadabra (and part of A National Acrobat placed in the mid-section), taken from their 1973 album Sabbath Bloody Sabbath. It got us thinking, what are their most memorable tributes? The recording was dusted off eight years later as a bonus track for their three-disc version of Hardwired… To Self-Destruct. : Garage Days Re-Revisited, Metallica revisited the cult Welsh proto-metallers’ catalogue when settling into LA’s One On One studio for the recording of the …And Justice For All album. You will receive a verification email shortly. Their music was so cool because it was completely anti-hippie. Bath Lars Ulrich heard the song while driving through San Francisco and remarked that it had “James Hetfield all over it”. “It’s just so quick and to the point.” Thanks to Cliff Burton – who’d play Misfits cassettes while on tour – Metallica introduced the New Jersey horror punks to the wider world in the mid ’80s, when he sported a Crimson Ghost tattoo on his arm; Hetfield can also be seen wearing a Misfits T-shirt on the back of the Master Of Puppets album. Torture! “Very nervous. The performance – which found its way onto Garage Inc. – features Skynyrd’s Gary Rossington, Corrosion Of Conformity’s Pepper Keenan, Blue Traveler’s John Popper, Primus’ Les Claypool, Alice In Chains’ Jerry Cantrell and former Faith No More guitarist Jim Martin. Over the course of their career, the band have recorded myriad covers for single B-sides, The $5.98 E.P. “Track two side two of this record contains some of the ruder everyday English expressions,” reads a sticker on the 12-inch. England and Wales company registration number 2008885. © The song later appeared on the B-side of their Enter Sandman single the following year, and scooped a GRAMMY for Best Metal Performance. The latter appeared as a B-side on their 1988 Harvester Of Sorrow 12-inch single and the Eye Of The Beholder seven-inch, which enjoyed a U.S.-only release the same year. “To be able to play that stuff live sometime would be pretty cool.”, “I discovered Black Sabbath by digging through my older brother’s record collection,” James Hetfield told Guitar World in 1992. “If there was no Black Sabbath, there’d be no Metallica,” Lars told the audience. : Garage Days Re-Revisited in 1987, that they would record and release this Misfits medley. : Garage Days Re-Revisited, this Killing Joke cover was debuted at Metallica’s legendary 100 Club show in August 1987, a warm-up for their Monsters Of Rock appearance at Castle Donington. Please refresh the page and try again. Only band. We’re A Happy Family, Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue, Today Your Love, Tomorrow the … Step forward, Creeper frontman Will Gould’s new project Salem…, This website requires Javascript to be enabled. Please deactivate your ad blocker in order to see our subscription offer, The world’s biggest and best metal magazine, (Image credit: Koh Hasebe/Shinko Music/Getty Images). Metallica are hugely indebted to this Stourbridge metal band. Last Caress was taken from the 1980 Beware EP, while the thunderous Green Hell can be found on the 1983 album Earth A.D. : Garage Days Re-Revisited, the Garage Inc. compilation and limited edition EPs. The song, originally taken from their 1974 album Sheer Heart Attack, showed a heavier side to the British band. Indeed, their early show setlists were populated by their British metal heroes Blitzkrieg, Diamond Head, Savage and Sweet Savage – their first show featured no less than seven covers and two original compositions. This song features Lars sharing vocal duties with James. Receive news and offers from our other brands? When we were asked to be a part of a tribute album for Ronnie, of course we immediately said, ‘Fuck yeah!’ Choosing a song to record, however, was a much harder decision… so we did four!”. This faithful cover was included as a B-side on the 1984 single Creeping Death, and latterly as part of the band’s 1998 compilation, Garage, Inc. Like Last Caress, this NWOBHM classic has been performed hundreds of times. Released on the B-side of the Harvester Of Sorrow single, this thundering anti-money screed (originally recorded on 1973’s Never Turn Your Back On A Friend album) remains a live Metallica staple. Recorded by Greg Fidelman at the tail-end of their Death Magnetic sessions, the band add their own crunching intro to this Steve Harris and Paul Di’Anno composition. Metallica contributed this Queen banger to a 1990 compilation album Rubáiyát: Elektra’s 40th Anniversary. Mike Shinoda, Joe Hahn and Brad Delson re-live Linkin Park’s ground-breaking debut album as it turns 20. The song, written by bassist Dee Dee Ramone, recounts the story of a young male prostitute in a salubrious part of Manhattan, described by the New York times as “the Loop, where young male hustlers hang out out and older men cruise to buy sexual favours”. This ballad, taken from Lynyrd Skynyrd’s debut album, Pronounced ‘Lĕh-’nérd ‘Skin-’nérd, was first performed during Metallica’s set at Neil Young’s Bridge School Benefit in 1997. "It's Electric" (Diamond Head) Metallica has recorded tons of Diamond Head covers of the years, but oddly this one always hit me the hardest. It also appeared on the cassette single of Sad But True, where a further sticker informs the listened which colourful words appear in the song: fucking (2), sucked (3), pox (1), cunt (4), piss (1), prat (1), cock (2), scabs (1), fucked (5), jacked (1), spewed (1) and crabs (1). You can’t put a price on creativity… or can you? Once upon a time Lars Ulrich slept on Diamond Head guitarist Brian Tatler’s bedroom floor: royalties from Metallica’s four recorded Diamond Head covers have since bought Tatler a new house. Having previously tackled Budgie’s Crash Course In Brain Surgery on The $5.98 E.P. What a world. on the B-side to Creeping Death. And there’s a couple of ‘fuck’s added for good measure. The secrets of Metallica’s Black Album revealed, How the Garage Days EP pulled Metallica back from the brink, We put together the ultimate Master Of Puppets covers album, Sodom’s Genesis XIX: thrash veterans strip away the fuss – and the thrills, Hatebreed’s Weight Of The False Self: bulldozing optimism from hardcore’s moshpit kings, Lars Ulrich: Phil Towle 'saved' Metallica, Every Within Temptation album ranked from worst to best, The crazy laughing televangelist from the US election has been turned into a metal song. Metallica’s version, however, added even more crunch and changes the original lyrics for a more violent perspective. “It’s a movin’ on song. Released (alongside Blitzkrieg) on the B-side of the Creeping Death 12 inch single, the labyrinthine Am I Evil? Sign up below to get the latest from Metal Hammer, plus exclusive special offers, direct to your inbox! You’re off doing your own thing. The song that introduced Jason Newsted to Metallica fans, the opening cut on The $5.98 E.P. The B-side to this Leicester metal band’s 1981 debut single Buried Alive was covered by Metallica at their very first show on March 14, 1982, at Radio City in Anaheim, California, appearing second on the setlist after Hit The Lites (sic).

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