Something For The Weekend - The Long Read

James Hetfield of Metallica on 4/5/86 in Chicago, Il
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From Fireball’s troubled creation to the greatest Thrash albums of the 1980s to the electrifying story of Howlin’ Wolf’s right hand man and the story behind Marillion’s (arguably) most accomplished album yet, here are some of this weeks’s deeper cuts on TR. And there’s just the matter of the greatest album released this century. Enjoy.

Deep Purple - Playing With Fire

The 10 Essential 80s Thrash Metal Albums

Hubert Sumlin: Howlin' Wolf's Right Hand Man

The 100 greatest albums of the 21st century: The Winner!

Marillion: a track by track guide to new album F.E.A.R