Metallica, the world famous rock & roll band from California has and still is rocking the world with its unique genre of music. Here are some interesting yet unknown facts about this famous band – Metallica.
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- Overall there have been 8 members who played in band till date – James, Lars, Robert, Kirk, Cliff, Dave, Ron and Jason.
- The shortest song ever done by the band was of length 3:08 minutes. It was ‘MotorBreath’ from the famous album ‘’Kill ‘Em All’’ in the year 1983.
- Metallica till date has supposedly sold out 100 million records at global level.
- Overall 10 Studio Albums have been released by Metallica
- Metallica have played 1724 shows in their 30 years span of career
- Metallica has performed in almost 60 countries.
- The band has won overall 14 Grammy awards
- Member of the band – Kim Hammett is a vegetarian
- The first single from Metallica was ‘Whiplash’. This was from ’Kill ‘Em All’’ from the year 1983.
- Father of famous drummer of Metallica Lars Ulrich, Torben Ulrich is an applauded former tennis pro
- Metallica were inducted in year 1999 into the prestigious Wall of Fame of San Francisco.
- Kirk Hammett, the lead guitarist of the band is also the oldest member of the band. He is 49 currently.
- The band has a full time staff of team of 83 people.
- Metallica always makes use of private airplane during tours and that too of color blue and white only.
- Lars Ulrich has a habit of eating without cheese pizza after every concert.