The second song on Metallica’s 1986 great Master of Puppets, “Master of Puppets” was portrayed by Hetfield, Ulrich, Cliff Burton, Kirk Hammett. “Although any recent live video of Metallica will show a very different output from Hetfield these days, it speaks volumes of this album where he can still make all those memorable chorus lines sound great even with his current, squeaky clean technique.
It goes without saying that James Hetfield is as iconic a frontman and vocalist as is possible. Hell, the fact that he’s gone through several internet memes already is a good indication of how recognisable he is.Download Our App
A work of adoration, “Master of Puppets” was sung each and every day in the studio for a week until the end of the week when James Hetfield, strained and dry, thumped it right out of the recreation center with a vocal execution whose force is just completely perceived in the studio recording you’re going to listen.
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