Thrash metal legends Metallica are still going strong 36 years after first joining forces.
The band’s penchant for fast tempos, aggression, and pounding forces made them a pioneer of the genre, considered one of the “big four” along with Anthrax, Megadeth and Slayer.
Having sold 110 million units sold around the globe, Metallica continues to be a prominent force in the rock and metal genres.
Here are 20 of the most essential Metallica songs:
20. “Sad But True”