Previously we brought word
that the sound quality
of the new Metallica CD is a disaster. Ted Jensen, head engineer at Sterling Sound, who mastered the album, allegedly responded to fan concerns, writing "I'm not proud to be associated with this one, and we can only hope that some good will come from this in some form of backlash against volume above all else." Metallica fans contend that the album is overly distorted, that clipping distortion from the album being mastered too loud, are making for bad impressions.However, the Guitar Hero
version sounds great! The above clip compares both the CD and the Guitar Hero
version. See if you can spot the difference — and remember, we're talking about sound quality
here folks, not whether or not you actually like Metallica. Metallica's 'Death Magnetic': 'Guitar Hero' beats CD?