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Big Scrub TX
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re: 25 years ago, today: Metallica shoots "Load."
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Ronnie is an underrated masterpiece.
Yes. It's top 3 for me for sure. One of the greatest grooves ever.

Load is a spectacular album. The only track I would lose is Cure.

The House Jack Built is another hidden gem.

Bleeding Me alone should be enough to shut up the anti-fanboy bandwagon critics.

I personally think it's incredible that Mr. Hetfield was album to put something like this out just 8 short years after AJFA. Of course he's the greatest person who ever lived, so maybe it's not surprising.


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Corso
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re: 25 years ago, today: Metallica shoots "Load."
100% agree with every word. At least St Anger and Lulu were experiments, Death Magnetic, tuning back up to E standard with James voice, and multi millionaires acting thrashy again was more cringy than anything else they've done. I'd love for them to go back down to Eb and take advantage of James' low voice and do more 90s style mid tempo


Big Scrub TX
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re: 25 years ago, today: Metallica shoots "Load."
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100% agree with every word. At least St Anger and Lulu were experiments, Death Magnetic, tuning back up to E standard with James voice, and multi millionaires acting thrashy again was more cringy than anything else they've done. I'd love for them to go back down to Eb and take advantage of James' low voice and do more 90s style mid tempo
Wasn't TBA the first in Eb? It was "cringy" for them to not continue the trend they started on the first album that people like you started hating on them for? Nah. Death Magnetic is fricking great. Not a single other soul in the world could write and pull off a song like All Nightmare Long.



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re: 25 years ago, today: Metallica shoots "Load."
as my friend stated.

The album was a Load of shite.

Metallica post JFA is ass.


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Corso
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re: 25 years ago, today: Metallica shoots "Load."
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Wasn't TBA the first in Eb? It was "cringy" for them to not continue the trend they started on the first album that people like you started hating on them for?


TBA was in E standard and I'm not sure what you mean about starting to hate on them. What made Metallica Metallica and not Slayer or Megadeth is how they were able to evolve and produce original content and ideas. James and Lars reverting back to "thrash" like they're still kids living out of a U-haul and not worth 9 figures a piece just to please the original fanbase was cringy to me


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re: 25 years ago, today: Metallica shoots "Load."
I’m with Corso on this. Metallica will always be my favorite band, but I don’t feel like they’ve done anything truly authentic or taken any chances since St. Anger.


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re: 25 years ago, today: Metallica shoots "Load."
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LOL...I guess that’s why The Black Album sold/sells so poorly***


LOL...So by your logic TBA is better than Puppets since its sold more.


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Big Scrub TX
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re: 25 years ago, today: Metallica shoots "Load."
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TBA was in E standard
Sad But True and The God That Failed (off the top of my head) were not.


ThuperThumpin
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re: 25 years ago, today: Metallica shoots "Load."
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It's amazing how Load so clearly marks the jumping-off point for a lot of fans. "New Metallica" and "Old Metallica" began right here, arguably


I can still remember late summer of 91 when Enter Sandman premiered on MTV and within the first minute I realized something wasnt right..something has changed here. I was a huge thrash metal fan at that point and was seriously pissed off.
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Big Scrub TX
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re: 25 years ago, today: Metallica shoots "Load."
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It's amazing how Load so clearly marks the jumping-off point for a lot of fans. "New Metallica" and "Old Metallica" began right here, arguably.

I can still remember late summer of 91 when Enter Sandman premiered on MTV and within the first minute I realized something wasnt right..something has changed here. I was a huge thrash metal fan at that point and was seriously pissed off.
Yeah, it's weird. The entire buzz around TBA was "ooh, look, more accessible songs".

If someone doesn't like Bleeding Me, then that's on them.


ThuperThumpin
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re: 25 years ago, today: Metallica shoots "Load."
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Yeah, it's weird. The entire buzz around TBA was "ooh, look, more accessible songs".



The album did grow on me and I still prefer it to any of the subsequent albums. I honestly didn't listen to much of anything past TBA until a few years ago. There are songs that are great but its not like the first 4 albums that I'll listen to beginning to end and love every minute of em.


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Corso
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re: 25 years ago, today: Metallica shoots "Load."
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Sad But True and The God That Failed (off the top of my head) were not


That's true but their main tuning at that point both in the studio and live was still E standard.


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madddoggydawg
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re: 25 years ago, today: Metallica shoots "Load."
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All of them are good except for st anger.
It’s a weird deal because even though critics liked Load and St Anger, their fans seem to be harder on them. I think Load got caught at the end of the period where people were allegiant to genres so they thought they couldn’t like hard rock if they were metal fans. So a good album like St. Anger was pretty much what critical fans were saying Metallica should’ve done all along, but somehow they still hated it.
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