Metallica is an American heavy metal band. Metallica’s early releases included fast tempos, instrumentals, and aggressive musicianship. The band has released nine studio albums, three live albums, and 45 singles. Metallica has sold more than 100 million records worldwide. The band is among the most lucrative live bands, gaining an attendance of over 3.5 million people and a gross of over $227 million. One of the highest-attendance music concerts in history was held by Metallica in 1991 in Moscow, where unofficially 1.6 million people attended. Since 1982, the band has performed a lot of live events every year in a total of over 1,600 shows. Top singles: Nothing Else Matters and Enter Sandman.