Metallica re-revisit the basement to share a 1990 demo of Enter Sandman ahead of epic Black Album reissue

In lieu of the gigantic, super-massive 30th anniversary release of The Black Album, Metallica has shared a previously unreleased demo of Enter Sandman that was recorded in drummer Lars Ulrich's basement in the summer of 1990.

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Jonathan Horsley

Jonathan Horsley has been writing about guitars since 2005, playing them since 1990, and regularly contributes to publications including Guitar World, MusicRadar and Total Guitar. He uses Jazz III nylon picks, 10s during the week, 9s at the weekend, and shamefully still struggles with rhythm figure one of Van Halen’s Panama.