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  • Most Popular Metallica Song
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    Like Led Zeppelin before it, Metallica combined relentless touring and an uncompromising musical approach with a carefully cultivated air of mystery to achieve enormous commercial success. That it has become one of rock's most popular groups is made all the more amazing by the fact that not one of its peer bands which were also playing a sped-up, harder-edged take on heavy metal has succeeded, or survived, for that matter. And even those who don't care for Metallica's music recognize that few ba...
  • Most Resilient And Successful Rock Bands
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    Heavy metal in the 1980's is hard to describe. Its static style did not change much from the 1970's, but the lyrics, image, and theatrics took a step forward. Heavy metal had a huge impact in the 1980's and there were many successful bands. Van Halen took heavy metal to new heights. After more than two decades of playing sold-out concert halls, selling millions of albums and enduring various lineup changes and solo projects, Van Halen is recognized as one of the most resilient and successful roc...
  • Low Quality Bands Like Metallica
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    Megadeth and Metallica: A Comparison An essay by: Nick Conley Intro Ah yes the age old question, comparing the 2 most influential bands in metal history (of course this is in past tense considering even Metallica has admitted to no longer being a metal band). I write this essay to help give an understanding to those pathetic drones whom remain chained to the oversized bandwagon that are known of as the Metallica "fans". I am an experienced musician who has been playing for over 5 years. I have a...
  • Original Members Of The Band
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    Metallica Introduction Metallica was a band that that started out in the garage of one of the members when they were in high school. The band went through many changes and tragedies and found solutions for them and somehow remained playing. They started in 1980 as one of the first, if not the first Black / Metal band. Their popularity decreased in 1987 and form there they went on to become really popular later on. Summary Metallica started playing in 1980 and are still a band to this day. They h...
  • Metallica's Next Album
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    "If you came here to see spandex and big hair, this ain't your band", Metallica's "war cry" throughout the early eighties. While the rest of the hard rock bands wanted to get rich and a lot of women, Metallica, as in the words of former lead guitarist Dave Mustaine, "Our hole existence pretty much was guitar, dominating the world and getting liquored up". During the late 1970's and early 1980's, there was a new wave a British Heavy Metal entering the cassette and 8-track decks of people everywhe...
  • Combining The San Francisco Symphony And Metallica
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    S & M: No Leaf Clover The talent of an artist rests in the ability to recreate a sense of reality, and to communicate such an experience. When such timeless thoughts are offered to the audience in an honest manor, it is the result of a true artist. Artists such as Pablo Picasso, Langston Hughes, and the Beatles thrived off of taking such honest risks. In 1999, the San Francisco Symphony and the hard rock band Metallica redesigned the concept of risk taking in the reality for the artists' world. ...
  • Tremendous Metallica Cover Band
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    With an unusual talent that attracts teenagers, Metallica had everything going, along with the appeal of black leather and long hair in the early-eighties. Their fans are so hardcore, and so in to them, it is almost like a religion (Metallica). If you are looking for hard-hitting heavy metal, a Metallica concert is where you want to be (Moshers). At the heart of Metallica's success lies the unity and collective strength of its four single personalities (Metallica). James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, K...
  • Band's Second Album
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    Metallica have easily been arguably the best, most influential and most respected Heavy Metal band of the 80's and the 90's. Instead of drifting off in their own success, they brought the music back down to Earth, back to the street, where it belongs. The band formed after a series of events in 1981: Lars Ulrich, a Danish born drummer living in the Bay Area of San Francisco, was looking for someone to 'jam' with. He put an add in the local Trading Post, 'The Recycler,' stating that he was intere...
  • Songs On Metallica Albums
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    A successful twenty years in the music industry is an amazing accomplishment. Bands come and go all the time. They shine brightly for a while, but eventually disappear. So how has the metal band, Metallica, stayed in the running? Metallica has been able to stay in the mainstream because of its members, music, and financial stability. This legendary band has broken new ground and continues to stay one step ahead of everyone else. In the late 70's and early 80's, there was a new wave of music that...

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