Michael Alago on Signing Metallica and White Zombie


Michael Alago joins Joshua Toomey and Throwback Throwdown and discusses 30 years of "The Black Album". He looks back on signing Metallica and the process behind Master of Puppets including receiving DATs and cassettes of early mixes of the album. He also chats about the band not doing videos despite the label's insistence.

He further discuses troubles with making ...And Justice For All and trying to cope with Cliff's death. While also chatting on the cover art of "The Black Album", the enormous impact the record had on the music world and signing White Zombie.