The Boomerang

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On April 3, 2016, I published the following post on Book Riot.

Songs by Metallica Inspired by Literature


Metallica is arguably one of the biggest bands in the world today. Since their debut album, Kill ‘Em All, released in 1983, the band is estimated to have sold over 110 million albums worldwide. With younger generations continuing to discover the catalogue of this Bay Area thrash metal band, their popularity only keeps increasing.

One of the reasons why Metallica has such lasting appeal is their amazing songwriting skills. Not only do they write songs that are progressive as well as catchy, their lyrics are often based on literary classics.

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In the words of my friend, the Australian, I shall return.

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