How Metallica Became The Greatest Metal Band In The World? Find Out In 8 Minutes

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Metallica, one of the most influential and celebrated bands of all time, has a marvelous career that spans over four decades filled with countless successes from winning nine Grammy Awards from 23 nominations, to have six studio albums consecutively debuting at number one on the Billboard 200, and is regarded as one of the most commercially successful bands of all time.

Breaking records one after another, Metallica has proven itself as a band that can accomplish anything a band can imagine throughout its musical career. The band has an endless list of achievements since it was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame on April 4, 2009, it has sold more than 125 million records worldwide, creating all-time classics such as ‘Creeping Death,’ ‘Master of Puppets,’ ‘One,’ and ‘For Whom the Bell Tolls.’

On top of being one of the greatest bands in the whole world, all Metallica members managed to keep themselves ready and sharp for live performances and their longevity is undeniable since their most recent live shows prove that time did not take anything from the band’s stage energy, thus, a brand new generation is still able to rock with Metallica.

There’s no doubt that Metallica has a huge fanbase with the need to know every little bit about its history from its formation to this day since it’s full of triumph moments, there are many fans who create amazing videos dedicated to the band’s history, however, most of them can miss a point due to the fact that there are so many.

Nevertheless, there is an 8-minute video in which a fan was able to create Metallica’s career from its very beginning when frontman James Hetfield answered drummer Lars Ulrich’s advertisement in a newspaper, and the two formed the band on October 28, 1981, five months after the first meeting, to the recent status of the band.

This 8-minute video is only a summary of 40 years experience of the band which makes the fact that all Metallica members worked on nothing but their music over the years crystal clear, therefore, all of them were destined to become the members of the greatest band in the world with thousands of fans, millions of record sell, endless hit songs, and countless more.

You can see the 8-minute video below.