We’re exploring the musical DNA of one of the greatest metal bands of all time, Metallica. They took elements of ‘70s heavy metal and ‘80s punk rock and they created one of the most confrontational and aggressive sounds in modern music. With 9 albums, 9 Grammy awards, over 120 million albums sold worldwide, and with at least 15 Metallica tribute albums released, they’re not only one of the greatest acts of all time, but one of the most successful. On this station, you’ll hear all eras of Metallica, hear their collaborations with Lou Reed and the San Francisco Philharmonic, the bands in their family tree, and many bands that they influenced. This is Metallica: DNA.