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Metallica Finally Join Spotify and the 21st Century

But when will 'Lulu' hit Spotify? We want answers!
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Aubree Lennon for Fuse

Few bands have had such a contentious relationship with the Internet as Metallica. They sued Napster for $10 million in 2000 and also got a bunch of people banned from the now-defunct site. In general, they've made a very public stink about music and the "world wide web" ever since the days of dial-up modems.

So it's a surprise and a fist-pumping thrill to learn that the hardest rocking band in show business is finally on Spotify. Everything from their 1983 debut Kill 'Em All to their 30th anniversary EP Beyond Magnetic is on the music-streaming service RIGHT NOW. Given this development, and the news of their recently-launched record label Blackened Recordings, it seems Metallica are finally embracing the digital era. 

Worth noting: Their much-maligned Lou Reed collaborative album Lulu isn't on Spotify—an omission sure to make absolutely no one lose sleep.

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