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Metallica’s Enter Sandman, Covered in 20 Different Musical Styles

posted by Jason Kottke   Aug 23, 2019

Listen in as Anthony Vincent covered Metallica’s classic Enter Sandman in 20 different musical styles, ranging from yodeling to The Eurythmics to Hans Zimmer to Lil Uzi Vert to John Denver.

The taste of freedom

posted by Jason Kottke   Dec 19, 2013

People waiting in line for food in the Soviet Union in the late 1980s:

Lines Soviet

The opening day line for the newest outpost of the Shake Shack in Moscow:

Lines Shake Shack

That’s nothing, though, compared to the line to get into the first McDonald’s in the Soviet Union, which opened in Moscow in 1990.

A year later in Moscow, an estimated 1.6 million people turned out to see Metallica in concert. Look at all those people:

Smooth jazz version of Enter Sandman

posted by Jason Kottke   Apr 05, 2010

Well done. Vocals by Metallica frontman James Hetfield.

Cute video of some Sims in a Metallica music video.

posted by Jason Kottke   Jan 09, 2006

Cute video of some Sims in a Metallica music video.