A sixth song, "Don't Tread on Me", was also issued to rock radio shortly after the album's release, but the song did not receive a commercial single release.
The album marked a change in the band's sound from the thrash metal style of the previous four albums to a slower and heavier one rooted in heavy metal.
Released: June 4, 1996 Label: Elektra Load is the sixth studio album by the American heavy metal band Metallica, released on June 4, 1996 by Elektra Records in the United States and by Vertigo Records internationally.
The album showed more of a hard rock side of Metallica than the band's typical thrash metal style, which alienated much of the band's fanbase.
The album's musical approach and lyrics were markedly different from rock's mainstream of the early 1980s and inspired a number of bands who followed in similar manner.
Released: August 25, 1988 Label: Elektra …And Justice for All is the fourth studio album by American heavy metal band Metallica, released on August 25, 1988, through Elektra Records.
It was the first Metallica studio album to feature bassist Jason Newsted after the death of Cliff Burton in 1986. Death Magnetic is the ninth studio album by American heavy metal band Metallica, released on September 12, 2008 through Warner Bros. It was the first Metallica album produced by Rick Rubin, the first since ...
The minute you stop exploring, then just sit down and fucking die".
At 79 minutes, it is Metallica's longest studio album.It is also their first studio album released through Blackened. to Self-Destruct was produced by Greg Fidelman, who engineered and mixed Death Magnetic.