The readers of loudersound.com have spoken: ‘Masters of Puppets’ of the Us heavymetalband Metallica is the best album of the eighties, so did the website last night message.
A onlinepeiling to the best eighties album yielded about 35.000 votes. Primus inter pares is the in 1986 released ‘Masters of Puppets’ from Metallica that – as a milestone within the metal genre – classics as the title track, ‘Battery’ and ‘Welcome Home (Sanitarium)’. It was the third album of the group, and the last in which bassist Cliff Burton was.
At number two is the 1987 debut of Guns N’ Roses ‘Appetite for Destruction’, and on three of the with a bell-tower ushered in “Black in Black” by AC/DC.
Metallica will play on June 16 in the King baudouin stadium in Brussels.