TV series sets old Metallica song on fire – VG

TV series sets old Metallica song on fire - VG
Front view: James Hetfield and Metallica in Bergen in 2015.

The Netflix series “Stranger Things” gives new life to old classics. Now Metallica’s “Master of Puppets” has received a huge boost.


VG previously reported that Kate Bush’s classic from 1985, “Running Up That Hill,” back in June was The most played song in the world on Spotify – because it was used in the fourth season of TV success.

23 million kroner It is said that Bush got electricity in just under a month.

But Bosch is not the only one benefiting from the attraction of television. When Netflix released the season finale Friday last week, it was with dramatic scenes to tunes from Metallica’s “Master of Puppets” from 1986.

Player: Joseph Quinn plays metal lover Eddie Monson in the fourth season of “Stranger Things.”

At the time of writing, the song has climbed to 2nd place on the iTunes list On the most played songs in the US – just below Bush who is still number one.

Also on Spotify, classic Metallica is on the rise. On the list of the world’s 50 most popular songs, “Master of Puppets” took 17th place on Tuesday – and “Running Up That Hill” is at number one.

– Very excited

Metallica itself is pleased with the rise. on me Instagram He wrote to the American rock band that it was a “great honor” to be a part of the television series’ journey.

«The way the Dover brothers combined music in “Stranger Things” has always been on a higher level”, they write and refer to television authors Matt and Ross Dover.

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«We’re glad, not only because they wanted to include “Master of Puppets” in the series, but also because they built such a central scene around the song.‘, it sounds like rock music.

ROCK LEGENDS: Left: Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo.

Metalica reveals that they themselves watch the horror drama, and that they “blew off the field” when they saw the end of Season 4.

maiden coupling

Another rock band has also garnered some attention in the series – without making an equally dramatic revival. Iron Maiden did not include his music, but one of the main characters of the season is called Eddie – this is the same Iron Maiden mascot.

– This is music! TV Eddie roars in a scene where he holds the Iron Maiden album in his hands.

The British rock band, who recently visited Tons of Rock in Oslo, shared the screenshot on Instagram on Tuesday and announced: «We agree with you, Eddie!».

Music director Nora Felder confirmed that actress Joseph Quinn, who plays Eddie, also plays guitar in the series, although he does not play the solo himself.

– I was fortunate to learn to play guitar when I was younger, so I had a foundation. I’m not creative by any means, but when we were going to record it I was able to get over it, he says diverse.

Music lovers: Joseph Quinn as Eddie Monson in the fourth season of “Stranger Things.”

Latest ‘Stranger Things’ chapter Set Netflix History Already at the premiere the weekend at the end of May.

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VG gave season references throw five They thought he was “bigger, frightening, disgusting, and more savage” than his predecessors.

Season 5 will be the last. The Dover Brothers talked about it recently Planned branch chainwhich they claim will be “1,000 percent different”.

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