Originally released in 1986, “Master Of Puppets”—the lead track from Metallica’s third studio album—recently appeared on Stranger Things 4 Conclusion. Titled ‘The Piggyback’, the episode featured Eddie Monson (performed by Joseph Quinn) Guitar performance of the song.
After appearing in the popular science fiction drama, Heavy Metal Anthem experienced a surge in popularity. It has now officially charted at number 40 on the Billboard Hot 100, marking its first entry in the 36 years since its release.
Earlier this week, the movie Master Of Puppets . was announced To enter the UK Singles Top 40 chart for the first time. This week’s UK Top 100 will be published at 5:45pm GMT tomorrow (July 15).
Metallica said last week that They were “blown” By using “Master Of Puppets” in Weird things. Sharing an Instagram post on Tuesday, July 5, Metallic Threads paid tribute to the creators of The Duffer Brothers. “We were so excited for them not only to include ‘Master Of Puppets’ on the show, but to build such a pivotal scene around it,” they wrote. “It was done so well, that some people were able to guess the song just by seeing a few seconds of Joseph Quinn’s hands in the trailer!!”
while, Kate Bush‘Running Up That Hill’, who also appeared in Stranger Things 4 in scenes featuring the character of Max (Sadie Sink), sits comfortably at number 4 on this week’s Billboard Hot 100.
The song reached number one on the UK Singles Chart last month, 37 years after it debuted.
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