Jon Pardi’s cover of a Metallica fan favorite hit will shock you!
The country superstar shared her jaw-dropping take on the classic Metallica hit “Wherever I May Roam” on Wednesday, July 21.
Pardi is one of fifty-three artists at Metallica’s 30th anniversary, remastered Eponym fifth studio album, also known as The black album. The remastered edition of the album is dubbed The Metallica Blacklist and will feature 12 Metallica songs from 53 artists. In addition to Pardi, Miley Cyrus, J Balvin, Elton John, Chris Stapleton, WATT, Corey Taylor, Mickey Guyton, Darius Rucker, Chad Smith, Juanes and many more.
Listen to Pardi’s cover of the classic hit song by Metallica below.
he Black Album is one of the best selling and most critically acclaimed records of all time. Its 1991 release not only gave Metallica their No.1 debut album in no less than 10 countries, including a 4-week run at No.1 in the US, their relentless streak of singles – “Enter Sandman,” “The Unforgiven”, “Nothing Else Matters”, “Wherever I May Roam” and “Sad But True” – fueled the group’s rise to the stadium headliner, with radio and MTV dominating surname status . Likewise, the album’s reception by the press has been going from a top 10 in the Village Voice Pazz & Jop National Critics’ Poll in 1991 to a consistent presence on Rolling Stone’s 500 greatest albums of all time. The album’s impact and relevance continues to grow, as evidenced by an indisputable fact: The Black Album remains undisputed as the best-selling album in Nielsen Soundscan history, surpassing all releases in all genres at over the past 30 years.
To commemorate its 30th anniversary, the Black Album, winner of a GRAMMY and certified 16x platinum, receives its final reissue. Remastered for ultimate sound quality, The Black Album remaster will be available in multiple configurations including 180 gram Double Vinyl LP, Standard CD and 3 CD Expanded Edition, Digital and Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set (containing the remastered album on 180G 2LP, one disc image, three live LPs, 14 CDs (containing raw mixes, demos, interviews, live shows), 6 DVDs (containing excerpts, behind the scenes, official videos, live shows), a hardcover book by 120 pages, four tour laminates, three lithographs, three picks, a Metallica cord, a folder with lyrics sheets and a download card).
Much more than just a tribute album, The Metallica Blacklist celebrates the lasting influence of this musical stage with one of the most ambitious projects ever conceived by the team at Metallica: more than 50 unprecedented artists spanning an incredibly wide range. of genres, generations, cultures, continents and more, each bringing a unique take on their favorite Black Album track.
Metallica’s blacklist offers new dimensions of the disc whose gravitational pull first drew mainstream audiences to Metallica – and provides new insights into the universal and timeless appeal that has maintained it: the overwhelming influence of these 12 songs about fans and musicians of all stripes. The 53 tracks on the Metallica Blacklist find singer-songwriters, country artists, electronic and hip hop artists sharing their love of these songs alongside punk rockers, indie favorites, rock icons, metal, world music and many more… and for more than 50 good causes: The profits will be divided equally between the charities chosen by the artist and the All Within My Hands Foundation of Metallica.
The Metallica Blacklist will be available in formats such as digital, 4 CDs and a limited edition of 7 vinyl LPs. Pre-orders will instantly receive artist, songwriter, philanthropist and pioneer Miley Cyrus’ version of “Nothing Else Matters”, multi-platinum, starring WATT, Elton John, Yo-Yo Ma, Robert Trujillo and Chad Smith, and rock d Colombian descent / pop superstar and winner of over 20 Grammy Awards and Latin Music Grammy Awards, Juanes’ interpretation of “Enter Sandman”.
* All profits from The Metallica Blacklist will be split equally between the All Within My Hands Foundation and over 50 charities chosen by the artists who perform on the album. All Within My Hands was founded by the group in 2017 as a way for the entire Metallica family to give back to the communities that have supported the group by supporting workforce education, the fight against hunger and other essential local services.