“I have moments when I’ve been on tour with them, or worked with them, where the older. Slightly more blasé version of myself gets a little tap on the shoulder from my younger self. ‘This is fucking cool!’” Forge explains in the next Metal Hammer magazine. “My older brother was a Metallica fan, so they were always present when I was growing up. I actually had a poster from Metal Hammer on my wall – it had the Jump In The Fire demon on it, but with a Master Of Puppets-era picture.”
It’s now Metallica’s 30th anniversary of their self titled ‘Black Album’ and The Metallica Blacklist album has been dropped. Forge and his band got to play tribute to Metallica with their cover of ‘Enter Sandman’.
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Forge reveals “We’d been asked to play Enter Sandman when Metallica were at [Swedish awards Ceremony] a few years back,” He explains “We said, ‘Can we choose which song?’ They said, ‘Well, you can choose, but we really want you to do Enter Sandman. If you’re going to open the show, we want you to play their biggest song.’ So when talk of this record came about, it made sense.”
“Like most people, Enter Sandman was the first thing I heard [on Metallica]. As soon as it came on MTV or the radio, I would just stop: ‘Here comes this song again.’ It was unique and powerful and just very rocking.”
Checkout their version, sounds good!