15 Great Misfits Covers

Metallica, Green Day and many others put their own spin on pioneering band's horror-punk anthems

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Metallica, "Green Hell/Last Caress"

In 1986, Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett told Thrasher Magazine his initial interest in the Misfits grew after seeing photos of the band: "The imagery that they used was like some of the stuff I've seen in old horror comics." Metallica's motorboat thrashing and James Hetfield's over-enunciated vocals on the conjoined covers of "Green Hell" and "Last Caress" pump up the horror camp Hammett found endearing.