Rodrigo y Gabriela Cover Metallica’s ‘Battery’
Rodrigo y Gabriela shared a cover of Metallica’s “Battery.” The song appears on the guitar duo’s upcoming covers EP, Mettal, which ATO Records will issue on Record Store Day Black Friday (November 29).
The three-song Record Store Day First release is a companion to the pair’s 2019 album Mettavolution. Guitarists Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero recorded the EP in Oslo, Norway and at the duo’s Lumbini Studio in Ixtapa, Zihuatenejo, Mexico.
“It’s no secret that we love Metallica,” Rodrigo stated. “Master Of Puppets changed everything for us when we first heard it all those years ago.”
In addition to “Battery,” which appeared on Master Of Puppets in 1986, Mettal features covers of Megadeth’s “Holy War” and Slayer’s “Seasons In The Abyss.”
“We’ve played parts of ‘Battery’ in our live set for many years,” Gabriela said. “We’re so happy to release our studio version in full for our fans. Thank you to the fans for coming with us on this trip, and eternal gratitude to Metallica for the incredible music.”
Stream “Battery” below: