Metallica to Drop ‘Black Album’ Box With 53-Song Tribute Set Featuring Miley Cyrus, Phoebe Bridgers, J Balvin

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Metallica are giving their iconic 1991 self-titled album — known as “The Black Album” — the 30 th anniversary treatment with the usual remaster/ hardcover book / multiple live albums and DVDs. But most interesting of all is “The Metallica Blacklist,” a 53-track tribute album featuring covers of the album’s songs — with 100% of the proceeds going to charities — by a head-spinning array of artists that reads like a Pitchfork playlist: St. Vincent, Phoebe Bridgers, J Balvin with the Neptunes, Mac DeMarco, Kamasi Washington, Rina Sawayama, and many more (see the full list of artists, covers and charities below.

Leading the set is Miley Cyrus’ cover of “Nothing Else Matters,” which she performed with Watt, Elton John, Yo-Yo Ma, Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith.

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The deluxe box set features a double album, a picture disc, three live LPs, 14 CDs, six DVDs, a hardcover book, and more.


  1. Enter Sandman – Alessia Cara & The Warning

  2. Enter Sandman – Mac DeMarco

  3. Enter Sandman – Ghost

  4. Enter Sandman – Juanes

  5. Enter Sandman – Rina Sawayama

  6. Enter Sandman – Weezer

  7. Sad But True (Live) – Sam Fender

  8. Sad But True – Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

  9. Sad But True – Mexican Institute of Sound feat. La Perla & Gera MX

  10. Sad But True – Royal Blood

  11. Sad But True – St. Vincent

  12. Sad But True – White Reaper

  13. Sad But True – YB

  14. Holier Than Thou – Biffy Clyro

  15. Holier Than Thou – The Chats

  16. Holier Than Thou – OFF!

  17. Holier Than Thou – PUP

  18. Holier Than Thou – Corey Taylor

  19. The Unforgiven – Cage The Elephant

  20. The Unforgiven – Vishal Dadlani, DIVINE, Shor Police

  21. The Unforgiven – Diet Cig

  22. The Unforgiven – Flatbush Zombies feat. DJ Scratch

  23. The Unforgiven – Ha*Ash

  24. The Unforgiven – José Madero

  25. The Unforgiven – Moses Sumney

  26. Wherever I May Roam – J Balvin

  27. Wherever I May Roam – Chase & Status feat. BackRoad Gee

  28. Wherever I May Roam – The Neptunes

  29. Wherever I May Roam – Jon Pardi

  30. Don’t Tread on Else Matters – SebastiAn

  31. Don’t Tread on Me – Portugal. The Man

  32. Don’t Tread on Me – Volbeat

  33. Through the Never – The HU

  34. Through the Never – Tomi Owó

  35. Nothing Else Matters – Phoebe Bridgers

  36. Nothing Else Matters – Miley Cyrus feat. WATT, Elton John, Yo-Yo Ma, Robert Trujillo, Chad Smith

  37. Nothing Else Matters – Dave Gahan

  38. Nothing Else Matters – Mickey Guyton

  39. Nothing Else Matters – Dermot Kennedy

  40. Nothing Else Matters – Mon Laferte

  41. Nothing Else Matters – Igor Levit

  42. Nothing Else Matters – My Morning Jacket

  43. Nothing Else Matters – PG Roxette

  44. Nothing Else Matters – Darius Rucker

  45. Nothing Else Matters – Chris Stapleton

  46. Nothing Else Matters – TRESOR

  47. Of Wolf and Man – Goodnight, Texas

  48. The God That Failed – IDLES

  49. The God That Failed – Imelda May

  50. My Friend of Misery – Cherry Glazerr

  51. My Friend of Misery – Izïa

  52. My Friend of Misery – Kamasi Washington

  53. The Struggle Within – Rodrigo y Gabriela

All profits from every track on The Metallica Blacklist will benefit Metallica’s charitable foundation, All Within My Hands, along with a charity of each artist’s choice.

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