Enter Sandman (5:31)

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“Enter Sandman” is a song by American metal band Metallica, featured as the opening track and lead single from their eponymous 1991 album. The song was produced by Bob Rock, and the music was written by Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich, and James Hetfield. Vocalist and guitarist Hetfield wrote the lyrics, which deal with nightmares.

The single achieved gold certification for more than 500,000 copies shipped in the United States, spurring sales of over 15 million copies for Metallica and propelling Metallica to worldwide popularity. Acclaimed by critics, the song is featured in all of Metallica’s live albums and DVDs released after 1991 and has been played live at award ceremonies and benefit concerts.

Known cover versions of the song:
- Richard Cheese - Enter Sandman
- The Mighty Mighty Bosstones - Enter Sandman
- Pat Boone - Enter Sandman

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  • TheComareq

    Totally overrated.

    5 hours ago Reply
  • meanmrmustard

    If this was a Dio song I would like it so much more.

    21 Apr 3:19am Reply
  • Laastfmer

    Я по ходу только один из России ч

    15 Apr 10:40am Reply
  • MegaDave89

    Awesome!

    31 Mar 3:15pm Reply
  • pkflyers

    Tom Leykis

    27 Mar 12:32am Reply
  • xTHRxASHx

    \m/

    20 Mar 5:02pm Reply
  • Panzerfaust

    ye-haaaa yeahhhhhh yeahahahshasdghsadsadfasfd

    19 Mar 7:52am Reply
  • briantheunholy

    man can they fuck up there music now days when playing live.... sorry James you suck.,.,. give me the studio...,

    28 Feb 9:58pm Reply
  • john_dillenger

    overrated

    25 Feb 1:06pm Reply
  • lukasz_pulawski

    Immortal!

    19 Feb 8:26pm Reply
  • Yokohannen

    One of my favorite tune always. Metallica \m/

    13 Feb 11:31am Reply
  • Eviebb13

    11 Feb 2:03am Reply
  • yerbyderby

    I´m stamping to this song right now!

    10 Feb 3:23pm Reply
  • rOnieAirhead

    probably the worst guitar solo I've ever heard, the riffs are catchy tho

    22 Jan 10:37pm Reply
  • Blackmore7

    :3

    11 Jan 7:01am Reply
  • Diustav

    Whatever video theyre using for this song isn't the right one

    27 Dec 2013 Reply
  • anisyabella

    I LOVE METALLICA \m/

    6 Nov 2013 Reply
  • beatlesfield

    AMAZING PERFECCCTTT SOOONGGG

    27 Oct 2013 Reply
  • Nahtadah

    PLEASE DON'T READ THIS. YOU WILL BE KISSED ON THE NEAREST POSSIBLE FRIDAY BY THE LOVE OF YOUR LIFE.TOMORROW WILL BE THE BEST DAY OF YOUR LIFE. NOW YOU'VE STARTED READING THIS. DON'T STOP. THIS IS SO FREAKY. 1. say your name 10 times 2. say your mom's name 5 times 3. say your crushes name 3 times 4. paste this to 4 other songs. if you do this, your crush will kiss you on the nearest Friday. but if you read this and do not paste this, then you will have very bad luck. SEND THIS TO 5 SONGS IN 143 MINUTES. WHEN YOU'RE DONE PRESS F6 AND YOUR CRUSH'S NAME WILL APPEAR IN BIG LETTERS ON THE SCREEN. THIS IS SO FREAKY BECAUSE IT ACTUALLY WORK

    22 Oct 2013 Reply
  • Nahtadah

    WHO CARES IT'S METALLICA!!!!!!!

    21 Oct 2013 Reply
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