Comes on 4 LP Orange Marble Colored Vinyl.
Metallica’s SM2 (S&M2) album, released in 2020, is a powerful testament to the band’s legacy and enduring appeal. The album captures Metallica’s live performance with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, a collaboration that first took place two decades prior with their S&M album.
From the opening notes of “The Ecstasy of Gold” to the closing chords of “Enter Sandman,” SM2 showcases the unparalleled energy and musicianship of Metallica, combined with the elegance and richness of classical instrumentation. Songs like “The Unforgiven III” and “Nothing Else Matters” are transformed into epic, symphonic masterpieces, with the orchestra adding an extra layer of depth and emotion to the already iconic songs.
The chemistry between Metallica and the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra is apparent throughout the album, with each party elevating the other’s performance. The stunning arrangements and the symphonic sound bring a new dimension to the songs, creating an immersive and unforgettable listening experience.
SM2 is a testament to the enduring power of Metallica’s music and its ability to transcend genres and appeal to fans of different musical styles. It’s a must-listen for fans of Metallica, classical music, and anyone who appreciates powerful and epic performances. Overall, SM2 is a worthy addition to the band’s discography and a celebration of their iconic music that continues to resonate with fans around the world.