On August 12, 1991, Metallica had unleashed what would become their most successful and critically-acclaimed effort ever, the legendary "Black Album
23 years later, the band's eponymous record is still selling about 2,000 units per week, easily outselling many contemporary acts. In total, "Black Album" shipped over 30 million units around the globe.
In the US, the album was recently crowned as the top-selling release of the Soundscan
era after crossing the 16 million units mark back in late May.
The song that gave a major boost to the album's success, and was also released as a lead single, was "Enter Sandman
." Seeing that frontman James Hetfield
's birthday was 10 days ago, or just nine days ahead of record release, we present you the "Enter Sandman" isolated vocal track.