Episode 93: Metallica

“Moth Into Flame”


Metallica formed in 1981. They were teenagers. Since then, they’ve gone on to become one of the most successful bands of all time, selling over 110 million records worldwide. In November 2016, they released their tenth album, Hardwired…to Self-Destruct. In this episode, the song “Moth into Flame” gets taken apart by singer and guitarist James Hetfield and drummer Lars Ulrich.

Buy “Moth Into Flame” on iTunes.

Illustration by Carlos Lerma.

For a transcript of this episode, click here.

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