Gojira's Joe Duplantier: My 10 Favorite Metal Albums

Guitarist-songwriter on classics including Machine Head's 'Burn My Eyes' and Metallica's 'Ride the Lightning'

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Metallica, 'Ride the Lightning' (1984)

Metallica, 'Ride the Lightning' (1984)

This is the album that got me into metal and the album that got me through high school. “Fade to Black” was the first song I learned to play on guitar, and it brought me from classical piano to heavy-metal guitar.

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