Originally Posted by AnthG
The Metallica apologists sticking up for Load and Reload are forgetting one thing about those albums: We don't hate them (or at least I don't) because they sound different and decided to do something else with their music. We hate them because they're, on the whole, shitty albums. Reload especially. Compare them to Volbeat all you want, I don't like them either.
I compare them to Volbeat because nobody I know has made the same remark about their albums sounding exactly like Load & Reload, but with some of the worst normal vocals I've ever heard. I was relieved to see that I'm not the only one who can't stand them.