Load (album)

1996 studio album by Metallica

Load is an album by the heavy metal band Metallica. It was released in 1996. Four singles were released from it. It has sold over 5 million copies in the US. The album was disliked by some long time Metallica fans, as it had a lighter sound than anything before it.

Load
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 4, 1996
RecordedMay 1, 1995 – February 1, 1996
StudioThe Plant (Sausalito, California)
Genre
Length79:04
LabelElektra
Producer
Metallica chronology
Metallica
(1991)
Load
(1996)
Reload
(1997)
Singles from Load
  1. "Until It Sleeps"
    Released: May 21, 1996[3]
  2. "Hero of the Day"
    Released: September 9, 1996[4]
  3. "Mama Said"
    Released: November 25, 1996[5]
  4. "King Nothing"
    Released: January 7, 1997[6]

Track ListingEdit

  1. Ain't My Bitch
  2. 2x4
  3. The House Jack Built
  4. Until It Sleeps
  5. King Nothing
  6. Hero of the Day
  7. Bleeding Me
  8. Cure
  9. Poor Twisted Me
  10. Wasting My Hate
  11. Mama Said
  12. Thorn Within
  13. Ronnie
  14. The Outlaw Torn

ReferencesEdit

  1. Prown, Pete; Newquist, HP (1997). Legends of Rock Guitar: The Essential Reference of Rock's Greatest Guitarists. Hal Leonard Corporation. p. 226. ISBN 0-7935-4042-9. The band re-emerged with Load, a less metalish and more hard-rock album that downplayed the group's previous headbanging.
  2. Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Metallica: Load". AllMusic. Retrieved June 17, 2013.
  3. "Until it Sleeps". Metallica.com. Retrieved August 7, 2016.
  4. "Hero of the Day". Metallica.com. Retrieved August 7, 2016.
  5. "Mama Said". Metallica.com. Retrieved August 7, 2016.
  6. "King Nothing". Metallica.com. Retrieved August 7, 2016.