Metallica's "Wherever I May Roam" Sampled by Rihanna for New Album

While Metallica just released Lulu -- their collaborative album with Lou Reed -- earlier this month, it looks like it won't be the only time the band can be heard on a new release this month. Considering a new studio album is most likely at least a year away, that can only mean one thing: Metallica have been sampled. By Rihanna.

Reports are streaming in that the pop singer has sampled Metallica's "Wherever I May Roam" for a track on her new album, Talk Talk Talk. The track in question is titled "Red Lipstick."

"Wherever I May Roam" originally appeared on 1991's Metallica.

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Josh Hart

Josh Hart is a former web producer and staff writer for Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines (2010–2012). He has since pursued writing fiction under various pseudonyms while exploring the technical underpinnings of journalism, now serving as a senior software engineer for The Seattle Times.