The End Of The Line 2. The Day That Never Comes 05. You could cram Whiplash on there, I suppose. That serves fans no benefit. I think the remasters they are doing are a nice replacement for a greatest hits. I think you have all the best intentions here.
The release of 1983's Kill 'Em All marked the beginning of the legitimization of heavy metal's underground, bringing new complexity and depth to thrash metal. It sad, but true that casual listeners miss mid album songs pun intended. They have their own label and complete control of their catalog. For Whom The Bell Tolls 17. Reload was the songs they hadn't completed close enough to the Load release date. Metallica - Enter Sandman 3.
But that's why I said after Black album would have been a perfect time to release an album like that. Master and Lightning are loaded with amazing music, but growing up these were notch groups of people that listened to this music. No bands put out a Greatest Hits compilation for the sake of it, most of the time bands choose the greatest hits way because it's an easy cash grab with zero creative work input to fulfill the contract they signed off and fuck off elsewhere. Wherever I May Roam 06. Slither and Attitude are just whack.
Anger Death Magnetic: Cyanide, Day That Never Comes Hardwired: Hardwired, Atlas Rise! They were incomplete because, for the most part, they liked them less. Die Die My Darling 9. Responsible for bringing the genre back to Earth, the bandmates looked and talked like they were from the street, shunning the usual rockstar games of metal musicians during the early '80s. Of Wolf And Man 07. Lots of bands have 1 or 2 hits with unlistenable crap inbetween on given albums. Disc 3 would be Load through St. The first 5 albums are so good from start to finish there isn't really a good way to choose 1 or 2 for greatest hits.
Edit: Disc 1 has enough space to add a shorter song. Of Wolf And Man 7. Anger, the final disc would probably be the singles from the 2 most recent albums. Metallica was easily the best, most influential heavy metal band of the '80s. Since when the mainstream crowd ate through the Black album, they also discovered their older hits.
It is odd that the biggest rock band doesn't have a greatest hits. Even if the do Greatest Hits it will be a 4cd+ box set with more than half the songs from the 80s and pretty solid amount from the rest, including St. Hero Of The Day 14. But I think they are like you said obsolete because you would almost want to reissue the entire catalog of the first group because they are so strong. As a die hard fan I will say I am greedy. Metallica - Creeping Death 10.
Some Kind Of Monster 12. The End Of The Line 02. Metallica - The Unforgiven 6. For Whom The Bell Tolls 13. They actually put work into these ants it's time better spent.
With each album, the band's playing and writing improved; James Hetfield developed a signature rhythm playing that matched his growl, while lead guitarist Kirk Hammett became one of the most copied guitarists in metal. For instance, I liked Rammstein but I was never really aware of any of their music that didn't get played on the radio 95% of it. Don't Tread On Me 11. If other bands did it then that's exactly why they didn't. If the post doesn't need to be a link post, don't post a link and instead, make a self post. Since Metallica owns their label and their music, they got no such obligation to deliver x albums under a definite period of time otherwise the band would owe money to the music company. Some Kind Of Monster 12.