Metallica’s ‘St. Anger’ Makes New Ranking of Horrible Albums by Brilliant Artists

Metallica’s St Anger It’s on Rolling Stone’s new list of 50 Truly Horrifying Albums By Brilliant Artists, along with a scathing recap of the 2003 LP.

It addresses the addiction issues of Metallica singer James Hetfield, the departure of bassist Jason Newsted and the sound of Lars Ulrich. St Anger snare drum.

The album ranked number 43 on the charts, which includes works by rock and metal artists such as Aerosmith, KISS, Pantera, Van Halen, Weezer, and more.

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St Anger Of course, hate is nothing new. Ultimately, this is arguably Metallica’s most controversial studio work, garnering controversy with some listeners over its reliance on blaring snare drums for a musical direction that’s arguably the best of any metal band before or since. Unlike most works in

Ulrich’s infamous St Anger drum sound

we metal fans know St Anger They often trap us, whether we like it or not. When creating Bob Rock-helmed St Anger, Ulrich experimented with the snare off on his snare drum. By removing the wires from the bottom head of the drum, the tone became livelier and more like a tom than a regular snare.

Three years ago, Ulrich was still in favor of the decision. “I’m always looking ahead and always thinking of what’s next,” Drummer explained. “Even if Metallica is always thinking ahead, in my personal life, in my relationships, in whatever I do.”

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Robert Mora, Getty Images

Last year, Netflix’s stranger 4 It gave the band new visibility in the mainstream. Eddie Manson plays “Master of Puppets” on guitar in a pivotal scene. Metallica then welcomed new fans before seemingly trying to “cancel” the group.

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Metal fans may not want to take Rolling Stone’s summary with a grain of salt. Given that the legendary rock rag is quick to admit that the list doesn’t include his U2 album, song of experience and October” is written. “These are arguments for some, and I’m sure many readers have a problem with this list. True inferiority complex, like true greatness, is a subjective quality.” .”

Anyway, Metallica keeps going. 72 seasonstheir next album arrives April 14. The band already has tour dates scheduled through 2024. Get your Metallica tickets here.

From Rolling Stone:

Thanks to James Hetfield’s chronic alcoholism, bassist Jason Newsted’s defection, and uncertainty about their place in the post-Napster music world, Metallica are at their absolute lowest point as a band. When they reached their LP’St. Fury, they brought in a camera crew. ‘ This led to the stellar documentary Some Kind of Monster and a very disappointing album. It’s no surprise that fans are fixated on Lars Ulrich’s decision to put a mic on the snare drum, and while it sounds like he’s banging on tin cans throughout the album, “Cent” has a deeper There is a problem. anger. ‘ The song seems unfocused and unfinished, and the lyrics straight out of rehab (“I want my anger to be healthy”) could have given more thought. The band gets very defensive whenever fans or journalists raise these issues, but their setlist tells a different story. played in concert more than any other album.

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