Metallica’s Kill ‘Em All Turns 30: Rob Halford, Jason Newsted + More Discuss The Seminal Debut Album

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Scott Ian (Anthrax)

“I was in Metallica’s room at the Music Building in Jamaica, Queens when they were rehearsing those songs for Kill ‘Em All. The first time I heard the record was in my car driving around NYC. I loved it. Same as Iron Maiden‘s Number Of The Beast, it influenced everything that came after. The songwriting and James’ rhythm playing and tone, those things combined created a new genre.”