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Occasionally, a band will name a song after themselves: Black Sabbath, Bad Company and Wilco have all done it. Very rare, however, is for another band to cover that song, but that's what happened here when Metallica recorded this track originally done by the British Metal band Blitzkrieg in 1981.
This is a song of war, destruction and Armageddon, from the point of view of the innocent civilians. It questions how mankind can survive. (thanks, Aaron - Seattle, WA)
The top Contemporary Christian artist of all time on song inspirations and what she learned from Johnny Carson.
Harry is Derek Smalls in Spinal Tap, Mark Shubb in The Folksmen, and Mr. Burns on The Simpsons