“I’m a super fan of Metallica”: J Balvin confessed his “love” for the popular American band

There is no doubt that He is one of the most recognized Latin American artists in the medium thanks to his vast artistic career in the urban genre. Nevertheless, recently confessed to being a staunch fan ofin addition to knowing several songs of the popular American band.

like “Mi Gente” and “Bum Bum Tam” revealed in an interview with creator Chente Ydrach that his particular fondness for the metal group is genuine and not just ‘publicity’ as many claim.

Above all, after various media indicated that he had only performed the acoustic version of “Wherever I May Roam” to be able to position yourself in trend.

It is worth noting that on posthumous datesIt managed to profile itself in the top trending positions of the musical sections after “Master of Puppets” was played in an episode of the fourth season of the well-known series “Stranger Things”.

In this sense, Balvin indicated that his interpretation has nothing to do with the famous Netflix thriller series, although he did not say it directly since he made it clear that he has always been a follower of Metallica.“I’m a super fan of Metallica, but a fan that I play the covers, I know the chords and all the complete songs.”

He also indicated that many young people managed to connect by achieving that the popular band is listened to by multiple generations today.“Fans should celebrate that the new generations are connecting with one of the best bands in metal.”

FANS APPLAUDED BALVIN

As expected, the reaction of Internet users on networks was immediate, pointing out that the Colombian is a great artist regardless of the genre he sings, since he will always manage to fill the venues in which he gives his shows.

It should be noted that the interpreter of “Azul” already held something similar on July 21 when he shared via Twitter that he was very happy because Metallica gave him “green” to continue with his musical project.

“I’m a fan of Metallica so I’m very happy because my favorite band gave me the green one”he pointed out.

J Balvin is one of the Latin singers with the highest audience on music platforms (Photo: J Balvin/Masterlive Peru)
J Balvin is one of the Latin singers with the highest audience on music platforms (Photo: J Balvin/Masterlive Peru)

Although he received a wave of negative criticism, just as the “Stranger Things” fans themselves suffered when having their first approach to Metallica this season, there was also part of his fans who managed to defend him tooth and nail.

“I am a Metalhead and I am very sorry for all the hate that falls on you and Metallica, I’ve never honestly listened to you but I really liked your cover of Wherever I May Roam 😀 Seeing 2 totally different styles merge is always great, I’m sure that will inspire good things”was one of the comments showing support on social networks.

OTHER ARTISTS DID COVER

Like Balvin, other artists also participated in the covers immortalized by the group formed by Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo.

In the video titled “The Metallica Blacklist”, as the project that was shared by the band itself is called, he manages to notice most of the artists in their respective recording studios while singing songs like “The Unforgiven”, “Sad But True” and “Nothing Else Matters”.

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“I’m a super fan of Metallica”: J Balvin confessed his “love” for the popular American band