Cahn returns to talk about witnessing the “atrocity” that was Metallica’s 1996 album, Load. We focus on the grunge-era chugger “Until It Sleeps,” the limitless GIF potential in its music video, and Cahn reveals far too much about his dad.
Is this what James meant when he said Lars and Kirk were “pretending to be gay”? Did Napster and Some Kind of Monster ruin the goodwill necessary to tolerate the stylistic choices on this album? Should Metallica be allowed to experiment with their sound? (No)
Next week: Ozzy's Dreamer