The band was founded in 1981 when young guitarist James Hetfield met drummer Lars Ulrich. Current line-up features long-time lead guitarist Kirk Hammett who joined the band prior to the album debut the same year and bassist Robert Trujillo on bass who joined in 2003. Complete list of Metallica tabs here
Fast tempos, heavy riffs, clean solos and aggressive musicianship are keywords when their music is described. You will find it all the Metallica tabs below. They started to get a following from day one and saw the commercial top in 1991 when they achieved substantial success with their the fifth album known as The Black Album. The band has sold more than 100 million records worldwide. In June 2003, Metallica's eighth studio album, St. Anger drew mixed reactions from critics as there were no guitar solos. The band has, as you can see in the Metallica tabs below, since gone back to the formula of long solos on albums.