Episode 31: 'Metallica' (The Black Album) with Calvin Lever
'My Classic Album' is "off to Never Never Land" as we celebrate 'Metallica', the self titled 1991 album that millions the world over know simply as The Black Album.
Mike is joined by Calvin Lever; rhythm guitarist of UK metal band Night Screamer. Mike and Calvin discuss the importance of The Black Album in their own lives while exploring how the personal lives of Metallica along with their relationship with producer Bob Rock led to one of the biggest selling albums in music history.
How did Chris Issak serve as an influence on the likes of 'Nothing Else Matters' and 'The Unforgiven'?
Which song's lyrics originally dealt with cot death?
What exactly is the Tent of Doom?
PLUS Mike plays a track from Night Screamer's debut album 'Dead of Night'. Plenty to get your teeth in to on this bumper edition of 'My Classic Album'.