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Hero Of The Day

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“Hero of the Day” is a song by Metallica on their 1996 album Load. The song was first recorded on December 13, 1995, and was the first song on Load to be recorded. The song was also Metallica’s second single release from the album. A promotional video for the track was also filmed. It became their second consecutive number-one hit on the US Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. It is one of the few Metallica songs written primarily in a major key. According to article in Kerrang around time of Load release, the demo for the song is entitled “Mouldy” due to the main riff reminding James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich of a typical Bob Mould sound. The demo was recorded on December 8, 1994, one of the earliest demo recordings for the Load sessions. The song was played live with... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Mama they try and break me ... Mama they try ... Behind it crawl

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