Metallica read bad ‘The Black Album’ reviews on ‘Jimmy Kimmel’
In honor of the release of their Blacklist album and the 30th anniversary of The black album, Metallica appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night (September 10), where they performed a few songs, did an interview and read some bad reviews of their iconic self-titled record.
Specifically, they read reviews of the album on Amazon that only received one star. As you can imagine, few reviewers wrote down the real reasons they don’t like the album, but instead just repeated the phrase “Metallica sucks” a bunch of times, called them “ugly” and said. recommended that people buy Foreigner or Dire Straits albums instead.
Additionally, they spoke with Kimmel about their performance with Miley Cyrus earlier this week on Howard Stern’s show, where they played “Nothing Else Matters” and actually got Cyrus to lead the vocals.
“Back then, things were so separate in music and if you were down that particular path no one else would want to know. Especially in the hard rock world there was an undercurrent of conservative views, and if you walked away from them, you were sold out, ”said Lars Ulrich of working with artists of different genres.
Metallica is certainly no longer afraid to merge genres now, as their Blacklist album features artists from all walks of life covering their songs from The black album.
“We encouraged all the artists who we knew had in one way or another been influenced or affected by Metallica along the way: ‘Would you like to cover these songs? “And there were a lot more” Yes “responses than expected, so we thought the smartest thing to do was let them pick their own song,” the drummer explained of the concept for the album. tribute.
Finally, they also performed two songs – “Wherever I May Roam” and “Holier Than Thou”.
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