Alice in Chains singer / guitarist Jerry cantrell sent words of praise for Metallica, the group’s eponymous fifth studio album, The black album, and the rhythm guitarist and lead singer of the group James hetfield.
Metallica is a Heavy metal group formed in Los Angeles in 1981. Throughout their career in the community, Metallica released 10 studio albums, 10 video albums, 42 music videos, 43 singles, 8 live albums, 3 box sets and much more. The group continued to be an influence with their work for new artists.
Sell more than 125 million albums worldwide, Metallica celebrated its eponymous Black album30th anniversary since October 10. For the anniversary of the album, Metallica had released The Blacklist Album and worked with 53 massive artists in the re-release, including Elton john, Miley Cyrus, J. Balvin, Ghost, Corey taylor, and more.
However, Cantrell made a recent appearance on Guitar world talk about Metallica and the eponymous group The black album. Open up to your honest opinion on Metallica and The black album, the musician has touched his favorite Sad but true moment. He also said that Metallica’s eponymous album was bigger than heavy metal.
“I guess that would be the riff for ‘Sad But True’, which is pretty crazy,” he says. “This record is like a perfect record, though. You’re lucky if you make one in your career, and they did about five, you know?
“This record was bigger than heavy metal. This placed them in the stratosphere of the most successful bands in the world and shattered the ceiling of how far a metal band could go. It is admirable.
“The artistic risk and the sense of growth are what make this a perfect record. That’s why I can’t say ‘Sad But True’ makes more sense to me than ‘Sandman’ or ‘The Unforgiven’ or ‘Nothing Else Matters’ or ‘Wherever I May Roam’.
Cantrell Says Every Metallica Song Is Perfect
When the musician continued to praise Metallica and The black album, he said that every Metallica the songs are perfect. He set an example of his words and said the Unforgiven is so iconic.
“I could go on; each of these songs is perfect, ”he continues. “’The Unforgiven’ is also an incredible piece; it’s like what would happen if Ennio Morricone wrote a piece of metal. That’s what it is, fucking badass! “
Before concluding his words, Jerry sent his words of respect and praise to frontman James Hetfield by referring to his favorite Metallica track, Sad But True.
But back to “Sad But True”. Hetfield’s right hand is something else. There’s no one else who has it, he has the best picking hand in rock. The precision and power of his game are from another world.