Does James Hetfield like Load and Reload?

METALLICA guitarist/vocalist James Hetfield has repeatedly expressed his dislike of the “Load” album cover and its inspiration, telling Classic Rock magazine in a 2009 interview: “Lars and Kirk [Hammett, guitar] were very into abstract art, pretending they were gay.

Why did Metallica make Load and Reload?

The original idea was to release Load and Reload as a double album. However, with problems recording so many songs at one time, the band decided that half of the songs were to be released and the band would continue to work on the remaining songs and release them the following year.

Is Metallica Reload good?

It’s the bare bones of a successful Metallica song. Their once profound and empowering lyrics were pretty much a thing of the past by the Reload era, but their songwriting expertise was never to be questioned when they were inspired and they… kind of were, on Fuel. It’s just not the powerful experience it once was.

What amps did Metallica use on Load?

As previously mentioned, the Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus solid-state amp is the main source for Metallica’s clean tones, both live and in the studio.

Why did Metallica make load?

Metallica, Live in San Francisco — 1996 “Load was originally going to be a double album,” Hammett said. “We just didn’t feel like being in the studio that long, and we decided it would be a wiser idea if we did two albums and staggered the releases. That way, we’d get more mileage out of them.

Does James Hetfield like load?

In a new interview, Serrano said that while some of the Metallica members were gung-ho about the shocking designs, guitarist-vocalist James Hetfield loathed them — and likely still does.

Is load a good album?

If a band emerged tomorrow and Load was their debut album, we’d call them the saviours of metal in 2016. It followed up one of the most successful metal albums of all time and, doing things the Metallica way, they didn’t just repeat the formula and aim at chasing that dollar.

How can I make my amp sound like Metallica?

Here’s a good starting spot for the heavy, distorted sound:

  1. Amplifier. GAIN: 10 / BASS: 8 / MID: 6 / TREBLE: 4 / REVERB: 0.
  2. Guitar. VOLUME KNOB: 10 / TONE KNOB: 10 / PICKUP POSITION: Middle or Bridge.
  3. Distortion Pedal (if needed) VOLUME: 5 percent above amp’s clean volume / GAIN: 8 / BASS: 7 / MIDS: 6 / TREBLE: 3.