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Metallica, hailing from Los Angeles, is one of the most iconic heavy metal bands ever. The band consists of vocalist James Hetfield, rhythm guitarist and drummer Lars Ulrich, lead guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo (who joined the group in 2003).
The band formed in 1981, when Hetfield responded to a newspaper ad that Ulrich posted.
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Metallica is known for their aggressive fast beat and instrumental rhythm. The intensity of the band's music is taken to a higher level with the poetic and inspirational lyrics laced with it.
Metallica has had their highs and lows with loss, addiction and members falling out of sync. Despite the bumps in the road, Metallica is one of the world's most successful heavy metal groups with nine studio albums.
TheCelebrityCafe.com is counting down the top ten Metallica singles, including “Enter Sandman” and “The Unforgiven.” Did your favorite Metallica song not make the list? Comment below to add your favorite.