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Metallica Covers Iron Maiden's "Remember Tomorrow" For Kerrang Tribute Album, "Maiden Heaven"

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Metallica has revealed that they recorded a cover of Iron Maiden's "Remember Tomorrow," off the band's self-titled debut album. Here's the update from Metallica'a MySpace blog:

"We were honored to be asked to participate in Kerrang's exclusive 'Maiden Heaven' tribute album... one of those super cool Kerrang! CD's that you can only get when you buy the mag. In this case, the issue (1219) goes on sale in the UK on July 16 and for those of you somewhere else, you can pick it up online at http://www.kerrang.com.

"We picked 'Remember Tomorrow' from Iron Maiden's self titled first album... it was basically the blueprint for songs like 'Fade to Black' and 'Sanitarium' and when we were jamming our way thru most of our favorite early Maiden songs, this one stood out and also came together somewhat effortlessly... we had a blast recording it at HQ in the middle of all the insanity of the last two weeks of finishing the new album back in May. Some of our other favorite bands recorded their own versions of Maiden songs too... Machine Head, Trivium, Avenged Sevenfold, Coheed And Cambria, Dream Theater to name a few. There are more details in the current issue of Kerrang! or on their site... or check out the "official" press release here.

The complete Maiden Heaven tracklisting is as follows:

Black Tide - Prowler
Metallica - Remember Tomorrow
Avenged Sevenfold - Flash Of The Blade
Glamour Of The Kill - 2 Minutes To Midnight
Coheed and Cambria - The Trooper
DevilDriver - Wasted Years
Sign - Run To The Hills
Dream Theater - To Tame A Land
Madina Lake - Caught Somewhere In Time
Gallows - Wrathchild
Fightstar - Fear Of The Dark
Machine Head - Hallowed Be Thy Name
Trivium - Iron Maiden
Year Long Disaster - Running Free
Ghostlines - Brave New World

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1. metal is awesome writes:

how come they haven't done number of the beast on that album? anyone who's ever played tony hawk's 4 must agree with me

# Jun 25, 2008 @ 6:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Fuck_A_Name writes:

devildriver?!! I'll check this out just to hear how the hell that song is supposed to sound anything like the original. Plus, I think Machine Head could definitely pull off a great cover of Hallowed Be Thy Name; I think they put in a lot of thought into which song they would cover...

and lol, Black Tide's presence on this album just goes to show what a boost being on Ozzfest can do for a band.

oh yeah... and f*** A7x. :D

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# Jun 25, 2008 @ 6:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. metalrox555 writes:

wtf i dont see how anybody could like avenged sevenfold. I will admit i like there really old stuff but there stuff now sucks.

# Jun 25, 2008 @ 6:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Cesar writes:

Oh Great, I Love Metallica's song... I Wait For The New Album

# Jun 25, 2008 @ 7:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. zian writes:

I'm tired of waiting for the new album. RELEASE IT!!!

# Jun 25, 2008 @ 7:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. No One writes:

I'm curious about the Devil Driver cover, I'm gonna go pick up this mag

# Jun 25, 2008 @ 7:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. deathbringer writes:

I'm not even really a fan of Iron Maiden, but the CD sounds interesting and I'll have to pick it up.

# Jun 25, 2008 @ 8:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. ZT writes:

"Metallica - Remember Tomorrow"

That's cool. I heard James used to cover this when he was in Phantom Lord.....

# Jun 25, 2008 @ 9:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Westfallen writes:

I love "The Trooper." Wish Dream Theater was covering it.

NP- Wintersun "Sadness and Hate"

# Jun 25, 2008 @ 9:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. O-Matron writes:

Ill definitely be checking thids out!

# Jun 25, 2008 @ 11:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. KoRNBoY writes:

MaiDeN gOtZ gOoD GuiTaRs BaD VoCaLs ;D

# Jun 25, 2008 @ 11:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. KoRNBoY writes:

LeT uS aLL PLaY PaTTyCaKe WiT MuH BaLLs;D

# Jun 25, 2008 @ 11:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. cruor writes:

Can't picture Machine Head covering Hallowed Be Thy Name.

# Jun 26, 2008 @ 12:17 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Jackrum writes:

do i really have to buy that piece of toilet paper just to hear the Mahcine Head cover of my favourite song??
damnit.

# Jun 26, 2008 @ 1:14 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. pursuit of vikings writes:

Actually, there's a really good live video of MH covering Hallowed Be Thy Name on the internet somewhere. You could probably find it on Youtube like just about everything else.

# Jun 26, 2008 @ 1:20 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Kalis_wrath writes:

I am a proud Terrorizer supporter indeed!

# Jun 26, 2008 @ 1:26 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. bubba513 writes:

DevilDriver - Wasted Years

OHH HELL YES!

# Jun 26, 2008 @ 1:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Mastodonhead writes:

Mastodon covering '2 Minutes To midnight' would be perfect

# Jun 26, 2008 @ 5:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. dethmonkee writes:

3 Inches Of Blood should do 'Run To The Hills' I reckon. I would like to hear Dream Theater's track the most, I love that song.

# Jun 26, 2008 @ 9:14 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Jackrum writes:

well at least no one tried to do Rhyme... that would be a death toll for any die hard Maiden fan

# Jun 26, 2008 @ 2:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. metalfrEEEEEEk21 writes:

GAAAYYYYY.

# Jun 26, 2008 @ 6:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Dee writes:

Why didn't anyone cover Number of the Beast? That song kicks a**. That was whack.

# Jun 26, 2008 @ 11:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Jackrum writes:

who cares why no one done beast.. the fact that some of these "bands" are allowed near a Maiden track is concerning.

# Jun 27, 2008 @ 1:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. dethmonkee writes:

I'm not going to contaminate my home by pcking this up, I can live without the Dream Theater cover.

I hope.

# Jun 27, 2008 @ 4:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. iEATbabies writes:

I agree with dethmonkee that 3 inches should be on this album but I think they should do flash of the blade. that was always my favorite maiden song.

# Jun 27, 2008 @ 3:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. Kalis_wrath writes:

^And where have we been?! You vanished on us man! Welcome back!

# Jun 27, 2008 @ 3:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. XWigglesX writes:

Gallows.
They are funny as.

# Jun 28, 2008 @ 12:38 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. Agnostic Priest writes:

A7X covering Flash Of The Blade? That would sound really gay.
3 Inches should be on this album, those guys are actually worthy to do a maiden cover.

# Jun 28, 2008 @ 4:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. Agnostic Priest writes:

f*** man, I remember hearing that Slayer used to cover Phantom Of The Opera way back in the day. They should've recorded that for this compilation, that would be sick!

# Jun 28, 2008 @ 4:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. K. Krowley writes:

No Number of The Beast? This disappointed me at first, but I've gotten over it, and I might actually check this out.

-Kris Krowley-

# Jul 2, 2008 @ 4:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. tallicafan69 writes:

this will be one of the best cover cd's

# Jul 2, 2008 @ 6:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. Diamond Oz writes:

I'm really interested to hear Metallica's version of Remember Tomorrow, great song and the kinda song that they could pull off really well. Everything else however makes me not wanna go near this CD.

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# Jul 2, 2008 @ 8:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. psythe writes:

LOL - Avenged Sevenfold covering Iron Maiden... so what's new? :P

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# Jul 2, 2008 @ 9:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. Jackrum writes:

want to hear a good version of remember tomorrow..

well, download the opeth or crowbar covers.

# Jul 3, 2008 @ 3:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. neverface writes:

hah.....iron maiden........never really like them.......its that old dude behind the mike.......and their all so ancient i wouldn't be surprised if their fingers started falling off in the middle of a shredding....

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36. neverface writes:

np: dead skin mask by slayer

# Jul 3, 2008 @ 4:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. Jackrum writes:

Iron Maiden at Twickenham tonight..


i really hope i miss avenged.

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38. iEATbabies writes:

To Kalis: At least somebody noticed I was gone. I've been working alot more and recently I had to take some time off to watch my sisters at home so I havent been on my computer at all. I come back and there's all this fancy member sign up stuff and avatars and it makes me feel like I've been gone for years

# Jul 8, 2008 @ 9:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. fadetoblack writes:

i heard machine heads cover of "Hallowed Be Thy Name" and it was a lot better than i gussed.
has anyone had a chance to hear devildrivers cover? i reckon that would be pretty interesting haha.

metallicas "remember tomorow" will be good becuase its something that would suit them well.

and another thing. who the f*** lets bands like avenged sevenfold get to be in a tribute album to one of the greats like this?

# Jul 8, 2008 @ 9:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. Jenny writes:

Post 39: Good question. AV7 needs to work on the chorus!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Coheed & Cambria shouldn't have even tried.

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41. Jenny writes:

Never mind...AV7 shouldn't have tried.

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