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Metallica (Musical group)

Works: 838 works in 2,490 publications in 6 languages and 26,254 library holdings
Genres: Heavy metal (Music)  Rock music  Documentary films  Rock concert films  Live sound recordings  Biography  Case studies  Rock films  Nonfiction films  Drama 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Producer, Musician, Composer, Originator, Lyricist, Other, Interviewee, Author, Singer, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Publisher
Classifications: M1630.18.M48, 782.42166
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Metallica (Musical group)
Metallica by Metallica (Musical group)( Recording )

47 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metallica's success exploded with their self-titled 1991album. The album features several hits, including Enter Sandman; The Unforgiven; Nothing Else Matters; and more
Master of puppets by Metallica (Musical group)( Recording )

65 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metallica's third album redefined heavy metal, and became a multi-platinum hit, without the benefit of singles or videos. The album does include classic tracks including the title track and Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
Death magnetic by Metallica (Musical group)( Recording )

43 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 9th studio Album from METALLICA features the single "The Day That Never Comes" and is the bands first release with new bassist Rob Trujillo
--And justice for all by Metallica (Musical group)( Recording )

52 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of their most ambitious works. The Grammy-winning album also has the Top 40 hit One, which has become a metal classic
Metallica : Some Kind of Monster by Metallica (Musical group)( Visual )

28 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth look at Metallica, from the formation of the band, to the recording of their 2003 album St. Anger, and their decision to hire a band therapist
Ride the lightning by Metallica (Musical group)( Recording )

72 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metallica turned the metal world on its ear with their debut album, KILL 'EM ALL and then blew its mind with the follow-up, RIDE THE LIGHTNING. The riffs and arrangements are more intricate, the lyrics are more intelligent and biting and James Hetfield's growl is meaner. The set starts out with two tunes that would have been right at home on KILL 'EM ALL, but the next two are slower and more involved. "Ride The Lightning" is a slow (by Metallica's standards) dirge about the futility of war. "Fade To Black" is a ballad (!) that builds to an instrumental coda featuring the guitar melodies that the band would later base their sound around. It's also Hetfield's first attempt at singing in tune. The most ambitious song is a dense instrumental, "The Call Of Ktulu," that starts with a single arpeggiated guitar and slowly adds layer upon layer, building in intensity until it all comes crashing down nine minutes later
Paradise lost 2 : Revelations( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returns to West Memphis, Ark. to re-examine the controversial story of the child murders at Robin Hood Hills, the most notorious murder case in the state's history, revealing startling new evidence and exploring the ironies and ambiguities of a mystery that refuses to go away
Kill 'em all by Metallica (Musical group)( Recording )

77 editions published between 1964 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the biggest releases from one of the biggest metal bands of all time
Hardwired-- to self-destruct by Metallica (Musical group)( Recording )

16 editions published in 2016 in 3 languages and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metallica releases their eleventh studio album. The two disc set is their first studio album since 2008's Death Magnetic
Lulu by Lou Reed( Recording )

20 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally Lulu was created by Lou Reed as a theatrical production in Berlin. After meeting Metallica at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame concerts in New York in 2009, both parties decided that they wanted to make more music together. Reed then asked the band to take his piece to the next level. The end result is this two-CD collaboration
Metallica : through the never( Visual )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary-style film that combines a live concert performance by Metallica with a narrative about Trip, a young roadie who is sent on an urgent mission that turns into a surreal adventure
Reload by Metallica (Musical group)( Recording )

40 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Load by Metallica (Musical group)( Recording )

40 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Load' is Metallica's first album of all-new music in five years and the follow up to the biggest-selling hard rock album of the '90s
St. Anger by Metallica (Musical group)( Visual )

56 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'St. Anger' is Metallica's eighth album and the follow-up to 1997's 'Reload'. Produced by Bob Rock, the eleven track album features former Ozzy Osbourne bassist Robert Trujillo, who replaces original band member Jason Newsted. Resurrecting their old sound of brutal, uncompromising thrash metal, it features double-bass drumming, staccato rhythms and engaging vocal harmonies. Comes complete with a bonus DVD featuring the band playing all eleven tracks in a live setting
S & M by Metallica (Musical group)( Recording )

37 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 1988's ... And Justice for All, Metallica pared down its progressive, heavy metal sound. During the '90s, the band's studio releases grew slicker and more produced, resulting in mostly radio-friendly, good ol' boy metal. By the end of the decade, Metallica was established as the pioneer of modern metal, but the band hadn't done anything innovative, arguably, in ten years. In April 1999, the group performed two concerts with the San Francisco Symphony, and the result was S & M, a two-disc collection of the concerts. Overall, the album successfully pairs violin strings with guitar strings, but it's no surprise that the best tracks here are the older songs; their multi-layered, compositional style works well with symphonic arrangements. "Master of Puppets," "Call of the Ktulu," "One," and "For Whom the Bell Tolls" sound richer and fuller with violin, trumpet, clarinet, harp, trombone, and flute accompaniments, but "Sad but True," "Devil's Dance," and especially "Of Wolf and Man" range from haphazard and melodramatic to uninspired. S & M definitely has its moments, and not just with the pre-Black Album material: "Fuel" surpasses the furious pumping energy of the studio version, "Hero of the Day" stays poignant throughout, and "Until It Sleeps" has a wonderfully sinister feel. James Hetfield maintains his madman persona from beginning to end, laughing maniacally and grunting and growling at all the right moments. Overall, the symphony adds a macabre, ghoulish atmosphere -- it all sounds like a Broadway freak show or a revved-up Danny Elfman nightmare. Which is exactly what a Metallica album should sound like, even if every song isn't the best (or most appropriate) in the band's catalog. Gina Boldman
Metallica through the never : music from the motion picture by Metallica (Musical group)( Recording )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded live during their 2012 performances in Edmonton and Vancouver, Metallica delivers blistering renditions of new and classic tracks including Enter Sandman; Master of Puppets; Nothing Else Matters; and One
Garage Inc. by Metallica (Musical group)( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond magnetic by Metallica (Musical group)( Recording )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metallica brings together four songs from their Death Magnetic recording sessions and offers them up in a brand new EP, which was previously available as a digital download
Rockabye baby! by Metallica (Musical group)( Recording )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heavy metal sounds of Metallica's best-known anthems have been turned into shimmering lullabies for your child. They will enjoy songs like Enter Sandman; One; and more
Guitar hero( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Play on guitar controller or with the whole band as Metallica or one of the guest acts, compose your own music, or engage in a battle of the bands
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