Jan 08, · Metallica - Black eliminarlasvarices.online Metallica (also known as The Black Album) is the eponymously titled fifth studio album by American heavy metal band Metallica. It was released on August 12, , through Elektra Records, received widespread critical . With Burton's family approval, Metallica added Jason Newsted as the bassist and finished the tour in spite of the fact that Hetfield broke his wrist again and they had to find the substitute for him on the rhythm-guitar. In , extremely dark and depressive And Justice For All . About Metallica. Speeding metal past its breaking point on their debut Kill ‘Em All, then inserting more prog-gothic twists, turns and time changes than the world had known, then eventually releasing the biggest-selling album of the SoundScan era in , Metallica are inarguably the most important, popular, and influential metal band of the past several decades — since the mid ‘80s.