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June 23, 2021 Metallica’s 53-Song Covers Album Features St. Vincent, Weezer, PUP, Mac DeMarco Among Others

Metallica have announced plans to mark the 30th anniversary of their celebrated 1991 self-titled record The Black Album with a 53-song covers collection featuring St. Vincent, Weezer, PUP, Mac DeMarco and many more.

The Metallica Blacklist finds more than 50 artists sharing their takes on Black Album songs. All profits from every track will benefit Metallica’s charitable foundation, All Within My Hands, in addition to a charity of each artist’s choice.

For instance, St. Vincent’s cover of “Sad but True” sits alongside other versions from Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Royal Blood and White Reaper, while Mac DeMarco, Ghost, Weezer, Rina Sawayama and Alessia Cara & the Warning cover “Enter Sandman.”

Other artists that have contributed include OFF!, Cage the Elephant, Slipknot’s Corey Taylor, Kamasi Washington, Diet Cig, Flatbush Zombies, Moses Sumney, J Balvin, the Neptunes, My Morning Jacket, Miley Cyrus, IDLES, Phoebe Bridgers and Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan.

You can find the complete list below. The Metallica Blacklist is out digitally on September 10, while 4-CD and 7-LPversions will arrive on October 1 through the band’s Blackened Recordings.

Of course, The Black Album will also be reissued to mark the occasion. A remastered version of the acclaimed LP will land September 10, also via Blackened Recordings, headlined by a deluxe box set featuring the album as 2xLP set, a picture disc, three live LPs, 14 CDs, six DVDs, a hardcover book and more.

Further Metallica Blacklist and The Black Album reissue details can be found here.

Down below, you’ll also find a pile of newly shared content from both The Metallica Blacklist and the reissue, including Miley Cyrus’ cover of “Nothing Else Matters” with Elton John, Yo-Yo Ma, WATT, Robert Trujllo and Chad Smith.

There’s also Juanes’ take on “Enter Sandman,” as well as Metallica’s remastered version of the song. Plus there’s some live cuts and two album trailers.

The Metallica Blacklist:

1. “Enter Sandman” – Alessia Cara & The Warning
2. “Enter Sandman” – Mac DeMarco
3. “Enter Sandman” – Ghost
4. “Enter Sandman” – Juanes
5. “Enter Sandman” – Rina Sawayama
6. “Enter Sandman” – Weezer
7. “Sad But True (Live)” – Sam Fender
8. “Sad But True” – Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
9. “Sad But True” – Mexican Institute of Sound feat. La Perla & Gera MX
10. “Sad But True” – Royal Blood
11. “Sad But True” – St. Vincent
12. “Sad But True” – White Reaper
13. “Sad But True” – YB
14. “Holier Than Thou” – Biffy Clyro
15. “Holier Than Thou” – The Chats
16. “Holier Than Thou” – OFF! 
17. “Holier Than Thou” – PUP
18. “Holier Than Thou” – Corey Taylor
19. “The Unforgiven” – Cage The Elephant
20. “The Unforgiven” – Vishal Dadlani, DIVINE, Shor Police
21. “The Unforgiven” – Diet Cig
22. “The Unforgiven” – Flatbush Zombies feat. DJ Scratch
23. “The Unforgiven” – Ha*Ash
24. “The Unforgiven” – José Madero
25. “The Unforgiven” – Moses Sumney
26. “Wherever I May Roam” – J Balvin
27. “Wherever I May Roam” – Chase & Status feat. BackRoad Gee
28. “Wherever I May Roam” – The Neptunes
29. “Wherever I May Roam” – Jon Pardi
30. “Don’t Tread on Else Matters” – SebastiAn
31. “Don’t Tread on Me” – Portugal. The Man
32. “Don’t Tread on Me” – Volbeat
33. “Through the Never” – The HU
34. “Through the Never” – Tomi Owó
35. “Nothing Else Matters” – Phoebe Bridgers
36. “Nothing Else Matters” – Miley Cyrus feat. WATT, Elton John, Yo-Yo Ma, Robert Trujillo, Chad Smith
37. “Nothing Else Matters” – Dave Gahan
38. “Nothing Else Matters” – Mickey Guyton
39. “Nothing Else Matters” – Dermot Kennedy
40. “Nothing Else Matters” – Mon Laferte
41. “Nothing Else Matters” – Igor Levit
42. “Nothing Else Matters” – My Morning Jacket
43. “Nothing Else Matters” – PG Roxette
44. “Nothing Else Matters” – Darius Rucker
45. “Nothing Else Matters” – Chris Stapleton
46. “Nothing Else Matters” – TRESOR
47. “Of Wolf and Man” – Goodnight, Texas
48. “The God That Failed” – IDLES
49. “The God That Failed” – Imelda May
50. “My Friend of Misery” – Cherry Glazerr
51. “My Friend of Misery” – Izïa
52. “My Friend of Misery” – Kamasi Washington
53. “The Struggle Within” – Rodrigo y Gabriela

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