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"Battery" is the opening track of Metallica's 1986 album Master of Puppets. As with the opening track from Ride the Lightning, Battery begins with a slow, clean guitar part. In this case, as many as five acoustic guitars are layered harmonically before the drums and bass come in with distorted guitars playing a more melodic version of the acoustic part. This lasts until 1:06, when the guitars cut into a very fast minimalist thrash metal riff that is the… read more

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  • Avatar for hadomaru
    probably the best intro in metal history.
  • Avatar for MisterJunior
    Metallica has had some amazing album openers throughout the years, but "Battery" is among the very best. Probably a toss-up between it and "Blackened" for the title of best album opener, IMO.
  • Avatar for edneoson
    fuckin' battery!
  • Avatar for Disvisonpunk86
    Such a Fucking amazing track ❤️ \m/
  • Avatar for alittleripped
    Go fuckin' right off man!!!!
  • Avatar for samiskywalker
    Classic
  • Avatar for mktucker41
    wow what a song
  • Avatar for HaohmaruRocks
    Rust in peace is more suited an album for war.
  • Avatar for JohnnyNightride
    When I was in the U.S. Army.I would listen to Master of Puppets before we went out on patrol to get me pumped up in Iraq and I was the Medic.Crazy Days.Battery!!!!!
  • Avatar for jpzitoleopold
    fucking riff

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