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Metallica: Battle Hymns Of The Metal Warriors

Neil Perry, Sounds, 12 September 1987

They've stomped on the rotting corpse of heavy metal and moved from cult status to world acclaim, and now METALLICA have crashed into the singles chart with their EP, Garage Days Re-revisited. But did the inevitable backlash start at Donington? NEIL PERRY investigates.

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