Metallica ... And Justice For All

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Artist Metallica
Year 1988
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Studio Album
Play Time 1:05:22
Added by Mike 15 years ago
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8.9 x25
Heavy Prog-Related Thrash Metal/Jazz
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25 users rate this album 7.0 or better, nobody rates it lower. 9 users think it is prog, 10 users think it is merely related to prog and one user thinks that it's not prog. show details
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Comment by J-Man 11 years ago
9.4
Prog Thrash Metal
Metallica's best and most progressive album!
Review by MusicalSalmacis 12 years ago <Permalink>
8.3
Prog-Related Metal
While all of Metallicas first four albums were really good, they were all pretty different. If you ask me, this is the one that stands out the most, as the production is much different and the material is even more different than what Metallica fans might be used to. First of all, as you can see on the track length on all of the songs, Metallica kind of "progged" it all up a bit. And if you ask me, this is a very good thing. I feel that the songs on this albums are much stronger than the songs on the previous Metallica albums.

To begin with, Blackened might be one of the strongest songs Metallica has written to date. The intro to the opener was typical for Metallica, they wanted to open up the album quitely as usual. (It's the same with the openers on Kill 'em All, Ride the Lightning, and Master of Puppets. All quiet intoductions to the album.) However, once the song get's going, you're in for a joyful proggy thrash ride. The album continues with various strong numbers, including the famous One which is my favourite song from Metallica.

The titletrack is probably the progiest and most interesting song on here, but Metallica weren't skilled enough in those areas of songwriting to make the song as good as it could have been, so it may seem slightly disappointing. And after the marvelous One the albums two weaker tracks ... -> show full review
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9.9
Prog Thrash Metal
One of the finest thrash releases ever. Stands the test of time.
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