The Black Album came first in the ’90s, which was also the first one Bob Rock produced. This was a time when Metallica started to see the light. That they could not just scream about the stage forever, and stay at the same decent levels of fan support. Much to the dismay of one James Hetfield, it seems, judging by some of his remarks that still float about the YouTube multiverse.
So, a somewhat painful time of trial and error commenced. A timespan filled with big controversies that should last the better part of a decade. Of strange metal … [...] Click to raid more!