1986 Metallica song gets popular again thanks to Netflix series
The finale of the fourth season of the hit series "Stranger Things', brought another musical classic back to the top of the charts, just as it did last month with the singer's 'Running Up That Hill' Kate Bush.
In the last episode of this season, Eddie Munson, while trying to fight the main villain of the season, the demon Vecna, plays "Master of puppets" from the legendary "Metallica". It was dubbed as one of the best scenes of the entire series on social media as many viewers were thrilled to see the heavy metal get their 15 seconds of fame.
The song was released in 1986 on the self-titled album and peaked at number 29 on the Billboard charts at the time, and now, thanks to the series, is at number 26 on Spotify's global top 50 chart.
Master Of Puppets was released on February 24, 1986 and was the band's first album after signing to major label Elektra Records, and has since sold over six million copies in the US. It was also the last album to feature bassist Cliff Burton, who died later that year in a tour bus accident.
The band members will likely make good money from the song's inclusion in the Stranger Things finale.
Namely, Kate Bush has earned more than $2 million in royalties since the beginning of the fourth season of "Stranger Things". Reaching a whole new level of popularity after appearing in the series, "Running Up That Hill" broke three world records.