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Ranking all 97 Metallica Songs. Because Why Not?

For reasons unbeknownst to even myself, I decided to rank every original Metallica song from their nine studio albums.  All cover songs [including the old and the new Garage Days] were excluded.  Sure, some songs like “Breadfan” would have ranked pretty damn high, but part of the criteria was songwriting, which you can’t really evaluate if it’s not a Metallica song.  The two original songs from the S&M album are included. Continue reading Ranking all 97 Metallica Songs. Because Why Not?

The 10 Most Underrated Songs of the 90’s*

* ok, and a couple from the late 80’s.

Of course this is a highly subjective list, but here’s my criteria for the list :

  • The “underrated” detail is key;  this disqualifies chart-topping singles, and songs generally considered to be the greatest of their genre or era.  “Thriller” and “Smells Like Teen Spirit”, for examples.
  • The more popular the artist, the harder for them to have a spot on the list.  Since virtually everything a Radiohead or Kanye West is critically acclaimed, it’s hard for their work to be considered underrated
  • Released from 1988 to 2001

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