Ghost unleash haunting reimagining of Metallica’s Enter Sandman

Ghost performing live
(Image credit: Rick Kern/WireImage via Getty)

The latest installment from the much-hyped Metallica Blacklist album – Ghost’s haunting reworking of the Black Album’s monster hit Enter Sandman – has been released, and it’s an absolute scorcher.

Equipping the opening exchanges of the track with a daring, reverb-drenched piano passage, the Swedish rock group dial the dynamics right back, and softly make their way through the choir-esque formalities of the first verse.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.