Metallica’s Master Of Puppets is enjoying a massive resurgence in popularity after being used in the latest season of Stranger Things: ‘It’s an incredible honor’
Metallica’s 1986 song Master Of Puppets has seen a massive resurgence in popularity due to its use in the final season of stranger things.
The song, which was released on the album of the same name, was featured in a pivotal scene in the fourth season finale, in which Joseph Quinn’s character Eddie Munson distracts Demobats by rocking out on guitar to the song.
Hit: Metallica’s 1986 track Master Of Puppets has had a massive resurgence in popularity due to its use in the final season of Stranger Things; You will be seen in February
The outlet also pointed out that Metallica’s guitarist Kirk Hammett, bassist Robert Trujillo, and his son Tye all “recorded additional guitar tracks for the version of the song that appears on the show.”
Master of Puppets received critical acclaim upon its initial release, peaking at number 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
The song has previously been used in films such as Old School and Zombieland: Double Tap.
The second part of Stranger Things season 4 was released earlier this month, and following its debut, the band released a statement on Instagram expressing their feelings about the use of their track.
Acknowledging: The second part of Stranger Things season 4 was released earlier this month, and following its debut, the band released a statement on Instagram expressing their feelings about the use of their track
“The way The Duffer Brothers integrated music into Stranger Things has always been next-level, so we were overjoyed that they not only included Master of Puppets in the show, but built such a central scene around it to have.”
The band emphasized, “We were all thrilled to see the end result and when we saw it we were absolutely blown away.”
The heavy metal mainstays then expressed that several of their fans found out the song was on the show before the second part of the season was released.
They wrote: “It’s so extremely well done that some people could guess the song just by seeing a few seconds of Joseph Quinn’s hands in the trailer!! How crazy is that cool?’
Impressed: The band noted, “We were all thrilled to see the end result and when we did we were absolutely blown away.”
In closing, they wrote, “It’s an incredible honor to be such a big part of Eddie’s journey and to once again join the company of all the other great artists featured on the show.”
Master of Puppets has also made it back into the charts and is currently at number 40 on the charts billboard Hot 100 chart.
The band also showed their support for the show’s release with a video shared with them tick tock Account where they all wore Hellfire Club shirts while performing the song.
They also referenced one of Munson’s lines on the show with a message shared in the caption of their post, which read, “Eddie, this is for you!”
Delighted: The band also showed their support for the show’s release with a video shared to their TikTok account of them all wearing Hellfire Club shirts while performing the song
“Master Of Puppets” isn’t the only song used in the latest season of “Stranger Things,” which has seen a surge in popularity lately, with Kate Bush’s 1985 track “Running Up That Hill” prominent in the series of episodes was represented.
The hit track was used to pull Sadie Sink’s character Max out of Upside Down in a scene from the season’s fourth episode.
The critically acclaimed song was subsequently used heavily in several other episodes.
Running Up That Hill experienced a huge surge in popularity following the release of the new season and is currently ranked third on the Hot 100 list.
Another one: Master Of Puppets isn’t the only song used in the latest season of Stranger Things, which has seen a surge in popularity lately as Kate Bush’s 1985 track Running Up That Hill featured prominently in the series of episodes