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Some Kind Of Monster - Metallica

Some Kind Of Monster


Format: 1 Blu-ray, 1 DVD

Genre: heavy metal, rock, Non-Music, Thrash

Barcode: 0856115004972


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Thrash Metal (Heavy Metal) band from Los Angeles, California (USA).

Metallica formed in 1981 by vocalist/guitarist James Hetfield and drummer Lars Ulrich. The duo first met through an ad in a Los Angeles-based music newspaper. At the time, Ulrich had little musical experience and no band but managed to secure a slot on an upcoming compilation record called “Metal Massacre”. Metallica’s contribution, “Hit The Lights”, featured Hetfield, Ulrich and lead guitarist Lloyd Grant. Afterwards, Ron McGovney became the band's bassist and Dave Mustaine joined the band as lead guitarist. This line-up would re-record "Hit The Lights" for subsequent re-pressings of "Metal Massacre" and would also issue several demos. In 1983, McGovney quit the group and was replaced by Cliff Burton, which also saw the band relocate to San Francisco. Metallica then traveled to New York after signing a deal with Megaforce Records. However, once in New York, the band fired Mustaine. It would mark the beginning of a long feud between Mustaine and Metallica, mostly fueled by remarks Mustaine would make to the press. Mustaine was replaced by Kirk Hammett of Exodus (6).

Metallica's debut LP, "Kill 'Em All", was released in 1983. It was followed in 1984 by "Ride The Lightning". This led to a major label deal with Elektra. In 1986, the band released "Master Of Puppets", which is considered by many to be one of the greatest heavy metal records of all time. In September of that year, while on tour in Sweden, the band was involved in a bus accident which took the life of Cliff Burton. Eventually, Jason Newsted (of Flotsam And Jetsam) was hired as the band's new bassist and he made his debut on 1987's "Garage Days Re-Revisited", an EP of cover tunes. The full-length "...And Justice For All" followed in 1988, featuring the track "One" which was chosen as the subject for their first promotional music video.

In 1990, Metallica hooked up with producer Bob Rock for a self-titled release that would become better known as "The Black Album", due to its cover art. Released in 1991, the black album would become one of the best-selling rock albums of all time, selling over 16 million copies in the US alone.

In 1996, the band experimented with Rock music style Alternative Rock, this could be heard on the album "Load". The following year, "Reload" appeared which had the similiar formula as ''Load''. The albums continued the band’s trend of more accessible music. In 1999, the group released an album and accompanying film called "S&M", which featured Metallica performing their songs with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra.

In 2001, as the band was preparing to begin work on a new album, Newsted quit the group, citing personal and musical reasons. Work on the new album was further complicated when Hetfield entered rehab for alcohol abuse. The album, called "St. Anger", was eventually completed in 2003 with producer Bob Rock handling the bass. Upon its release, "St. Anger" drew mostly negative reviews. Following the recording, Robert Trujillo, formerly of Suicidal Tendencies, was hired as bassist. The making of the album was captured in the documentary “Some Kind Of Monster”.

In 2008, "Death Magnetic", produced by Rick Rubin, would surface and was hailed by many as Metallica's return to thrash metal. The following year, Metallica was inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame. Former bassist Jason Newsted was present and Cliff Burton's father appeared on Cliff's behalf. Dave Mustaine, who was not inducted, was invited to the ceremony by the band but declined to attend. In 2011, Metallica collaborated with Lou Reed on the album, “Lulu”, which was largely panned by critics and ignored by consumers.


1-1  Some Kind Of Monster (Movie) 

1-2  This Monster Lives 

1-3  Theatrical Trailer 

1-4  Concert Trailer 

2-1  Photo Shoot With Kirk  

2-2  Lars With His Newborn Son  

2-3  Metallica, Swizz Beatz & Ja Rule 

2-4  Lars And Kirk Webchat 

2-5  Management Discusses Metallica's Future 

2-6  Should The Filming Continue? 

2-7  James Talks About Growing Up 

2-8  Surprise Gig At Kimo's 

2-9  Metallica Honors Aerosmith At MTV's Icon 

2-10  Take The Metalheads Bowling 

2-11  Bass Lines For "My World" 

2-12  More Work On "My World"  

2-13  Kirk's Birthday 

2-14  Tough Riff  

2-15  "All Within My Hands" Vocals 

2-16  Castor Doesn't Want Headphones 

2-17  Bob Is Bitter 

2-18  Lars Stews In His Anger  

2-19  Lars And James Have Made Progress 

2-20  Kirk Goes To Traffic School 

2-21  New Artwork 

2-22  Album Packaging 

2-23  Hammering It Out 

2-24  Sounds Good 

2-25  Rob Goes Snowboarding 

2-26  Kirk's Father-In-Law Plays With Rob 

2-27  A Lot Of Work To Be Done 

2-28  "Frantic" At The Fillmore 

2-29  Sundance Q & A  

2-30  Sundance Press Conference 

2-31  San Francisco International Film Festival 

2-32  New York Premiere 

2-33  Metallica Club Screening 

2-34  Predictions About The Album 

2-35  Being Original 

2-36  Lars And Dave Mustaine, Alternate Cut 

2-37  "F$%@! Meeting" Extension 

2-38  Raiders Tailgate Show 

2-39  Raiders Fallout 

2-40  The New Face Of Metal? 

2-41  Touring Confusion 

2-42  Dee Dee's Legacy 

2-43  Talking About Bass Players With Pepper 

2-44  Rob's First Interview 

2-45  Lars Visits His Childhood Home 

2-46  The Oslo Interviews 

2-47  Some Kind Of Monster 



DVD, CD, DVDr, VHS, Blu-ray


Not On Label, Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, Not On Label (Metallica), Blackened Recordings, Universal International Music B.V., Paramount Pictures , Paramount Pictures, Metal Hammer, Blackened Recordings Inc., We're Only In It For The Music, Paramount Home Entertainment (Italy), The Metallica Club, ITI Film Studio


Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Europe, Taiwan, Hong Kong, USA & Canada


2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2014, 2015


Kirk Hammett,Lars Ulrich,Dave Mustaine,James Hetfield,Cliff Burton,Jason Newsted,Robert Trujillo,Ron McGovney

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