S&M2 (live album) by Metallica & San Francisco Symphony

S&M2 by Metallica & San Francisco Symphony
(Live album)
Year: 2020
Release date: 2020-08-28
Overall rank: 43,525th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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72/100 (from 13 votes)
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Award Top albums of the 2020s (3,166th)
Award Best albums of all time (43,525th)
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Metallica & San Francisco Symphony bestography

S&M2 is ranked 2nd best out of 2 albums by Metallica & San Francisco Symphony on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Metallica & San Francisco Symphony is S&M which is ranked number 4889 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 280.

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From 08/30/2020 00:58
I hated the first version (S&M1), but I loved what I heard of the second version from hearing clips on YouTube, so I had to have S&M2. Absolutely loved every second of this!

The songs that were awesome to begin with - "For Whom the Bell Tolls", "Wherever I May Roam", "One", "Master of Puppets", etc. - remained just that. But there were several songs that felt like dramatic upgrades from the SF Symphony Orchestra, such as "Moth Into Flame" and "The Outlaw Torn." The Cliff Burton bass solo instrumental "(Anesthesia) - Pulling Teeth" was done beautifully by SF Symphony Orchestra member Scott Pungel and moved me to tears. Upon seeing reviews of the performance, I'm not the only one that felt this way.

S&M2 was so well done and a significant improvement over the original S&M from 20 years ago. If you didn't like the first one, give this one a try, and if you did like the first, what are you waiting for? Highly recommended.
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