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)
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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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