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Harvester Of Sorrow

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“Harvester of Sorrow” is a song by the American heavy metal band Metallica. It was released as the first single from their fourth album, ...And Justice for All. The song debuted at a live performance prior to the release of And Justice for All while on the summer Monsters of Rock Tour in 1988 with Van Halen, Scorpions, Dokken and Kingdom Come. The song’s subject matter refers to a man who descends into madness, taking out his anger on his family. At the end of the song, it is hinted his sanity snaps and he murders them. “Harvester of Sorrow” plays over the PA at U.S. Cellular Field when Chicago White Sox slugger Paul Konerko comes to bat. The song was covered by San Francisco-area alternative/ska band Link 80 for the 2000 compilation album Punk Goes Metal. Apocalyptica... Read on...

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