Legendary Bands of the 1980s: See What They Look Like Today

Metallica: Then

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Metallica came from the underground thrash metal scene of the 1980s to become one of the most influential and commercially successful heavy metal bands of all time. This status was achieved by releasing albums that gathered widespread acclaim such as Kill ‘Em All (1983) and Ride the Lightning (1984).