Metallica - Master Of Puppets (1986)
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25 Of The Most Game-Changing And Influential Albums
10. Metallica - Master Of Puppets (1986)
In the early 1980s, heavy metal meant either earnest young men from Sheffield dressed in denim, or ludicrous young men from Los Angeles dressed in spandex. Metallica took their cue from hardcore punk: their version of metal was sped up, confrontational and dealt in weighty issues like politics, death and morality. Their third album inspired a generation of kids - and other bands - to take their music seriously.