Metallica is back on the music scene with the launch of The Metallica Blacklist, record album that brings together 53 artists of international stature, but of other musical genres. Although at first the announcement generated the emotion of the fans, the collaborations have not completely convinced to the public and woke up the critics among the followers of the rock band.
J Balvin released his version of “Where ever I May Roam”; however, the song sparked divided opinions among rock fans. And is that most of his detractors criticized the changes that the song underwent under the interpretation of the Colombian singer, especially for the trap tracks that were included in the cover.
In addition to the trap base, the Spanish version by J Balvin is mixed with the original melody of the theme and, in some fragments with the voice of James Hetfield, lead singer of Metallica.
The fusion of reggaeton with rock from Metallica The group’s followers did not like it and even aroused the fury of a few Internet users who reacted with memes to the final result of the collaboration. Contrary to what happened with the premiere of the cover of “The Unforgiven”, which was in charge of the Mexican duo Ha*Ash.
Australian artist Rhys Cooper has proudly created work for a number of bands and film studios, and his prints can be found in galleries around the world. Learn more about the man behind the new “Wherever I May Roam” poster in our latest So What! Pop Quiz: https://t.co/9ElX4AFagt pic.twitter.com/TZu9bjnBFv
– Metallica (@Metallica) July 20, 2021
Metallica: The Black List reach to digital streaming platforms next September 10. Although it will go on sale in physical format, both CD and vinyl, until October 1. However, some of the musical singles
It is worth mentioning that the proceeds from the sale and downloads of the album will go to the foundation All Within My Hands, from the American band itself, and to other charities chosen by each of the invited artists.
The best memes of the J Balvin and Metallica collaboration
Unlike the sisters version Ashley Grace and Hanna Nicole, the arrangements she suffered “Where ever I May Roam” by J Balvin caused the bewilderment of the fansOs of the genre. Some netizens commented that the theme song was a disaster because they wanted to put parts of both versions together.
J Balvin and Metallica…. This song is the literal description of when two friends do their parts of work and then put them together. pic.twitter.com/bxxuvK0nt7
– Eugenia de la Rosa (@EudelaRosaM) July 21, 2021
It is worth mentioning that the new Metallica album also features collaborations from Juanes, Mon Laferte, José Madero -ex vocalista de Pxndx-, Elton John, Miley Cyrus, Cage the Elephant, Portugal the Man, Royal Blood Y Weezer.
I supposed J Balvin’s cover of Wherever I May Roam would suck, but it really exceeded my expectations.
It is the entire sewer.
Not like this, Metallica. You should learn to maintain validity and dignity like the Maiden. pic.twitter.com/JmZekg16xp
— Jax Daniel (@WhiskyLeaksMX) July 21, 2021
Me after hearing J Balvin’s poor rapping on the Metallica track:
Of which nothing was expected, nothing is doing … pic.twitter.com/WWHiWao3kI
– Nicolás D. Cortés (@NicolasDCortes) July 21, 2021