Metallica share video on guitar created from wood scrapings of Carlson garage

Posted by on April 9, 2018

This Friday (13th), Metallica’s re-release of The $5.98 EP – Garage Days Re-Revisited will arrive. To celebrate the classic re-issue, these legends shared a story about the iconic Carlson Garage (3132 Carlson Blvd., El Cerrito, CA), the famous location where Ride the Lightning and Master of Puppets were written. James Hetfield has revealed he used the wood from this famous garage to build a new guitar.

Check out their story below:

In honor of the re-release of “The $5.98 EP – Garage Days Re-Revisited” we thought you’d enjoy story about another garage – the Carlson Garage where “Ride the Lightning” & “Master of Puppets” were written. You see, James used some of the wood from the old Carlson Garage to build himself a new guitar. Hear him tell the story of how “Carl” came to be…”


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