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METALLICA’s Lovecraftian Songs

Artwork by Rickey Beckett celebrating 30 years of Ride the Lightning.

The late Cliff Burton, bassist of METALLICA, was a widely known enthusiast of Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos tales. The influence of the writer on the artist and the band itself is most evident in the following works.

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