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Master Of Puppets (album) by Metallica 

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Master Of Puppets
Master Of Puppets by Metallica (1986)
Overall rank: 89th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 1,246 votes)
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Accolades: Top 5 albums of 1986 (2nd)
Top 20 albums of the 1980s (12th)
Top 100 albums of all time (89th)

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Master Of Puppets is ranked as the best album by Metallica.

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From kingofstorm 4 days ago
Pinnacle of thrash metal, in my opinion. Really hard to top this.
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From Bi11LL26Y 04/09/2018 13:06
Their best album? Really? Definitely not bad, and I realize I need to listen to more of their albums, but out of the ones I've heard so far, I still prefer "Ride the Lightning" or "Hardwired... to Self-Destruct".
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From alvinrowab 03/11/2018 20:55
Continuando el legado de 'Ride the lightning' y bajo la mano del productor danés Flemming Rasmussen y ya sin composiciones de Dave Mustaine en su interior, Metallica presentaba al mundo su tercer trabajo. Musicalmente se lo debe todo a 'Ride the lightning', pues supone una continuación del mismo. 'Master of puppets' es leyenda viva del Metal, y además de su ya de por sí innegable calidad, destaca por ser el último disco en el que el bajista Cliff Burton participa antes del fatal accidente que le costaría la vida meses más tarde. Puede que 'Ride the lightning' sea mejor disco en cuanto a calidad se refiere, pero lo que es indudable es que este 'Master of puppets' es el disco que hizo a Metallica grande de verdad, alcanzando la fama mundial con un Thrash Metal agresivo pero elaborado, con muchas secciones melódicas y con una pasión nunca antes vista.
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From pizzatybg 05/31/2017 13:41
Not a bad track here.
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From LedZep 05/09/2017 17:46
Not my personal favourite from them, but one of the most important records in metal. And it's brilliant in terms of songwriting, musicianship, well almost everything
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From willmaatealrii 03/08/2017 09:29
I've enjoyed the odd metallica song in my time, and I was expecting to enjoy this. However, I was disappointed, as other people have said, it is just thrash, and I guess i'm not the biggest fan of thrash. I'm sure to the right person, this album is a 100 out of 100, but not me.
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From elo269megv 01/28/2017 02:25
Thrash, but not trash!
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From Tamthebam 09/19/2016 15:24
I don't really enjoy heavy metal but this was o.k. (my brother had all their albums) so I had to listen to them !
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From Strangel 08/30/2016 06:21
For a period of time in the 80s Metallica were at the pinnacle of alternative music. They were innovative, edgy, controversial, and above-all, relevant to a groundswell of angry youths wanting to rebel against a generally aloof, removed ruling class. Ironically, when grunge came about, Metallica's attempt to remain relevant means they lost relevance. The sound and lyrics coming from Master of Puppets is what engaged this generation of misfits and because they were the leaders of this genre, they could so easily have progressed without alienating their fan base so radically. MoP is grand in scale, with a very tight group of musicians, powerfully projecting intricate compositions. Add to this themes revolving around the senselessness of War, drug addiction, and religious hypocrisy, and you have a thrashing metal album with real integrity.
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From nitomano 08/05/2016 00:56
Favoritas: Master Of Puppets, Welcome Home (Sanitarium), Orion, Battery
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