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Metallica Shares Original Demo For ‘Enter Sandman’

Metallica has opened up the vault and shared the original demo recording for their iconic hit “Enter Sandman”.

The all-instrumental demo was recorded by James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich in Ulrich’s basement on July 12th, 1990 – based on a riff from a cassette tape given to them by Kirk Hammett.

The demo will be one of several unreleased tidbits included on the upcoming 30th anniversary reissue of the Black Album.

Did you know “Enter Sandman” would be a hit the first time you heard it?

Check out the new remastered version of “Enter Sandman” here, too.

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