For Whom the Bell Tolls (Metallica song)

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"For Whom the Bell Tolls"
Song by Metallica

from the album Ride the Lightning

Released 1985
Recorded Sweet Silence Studios Copenhagen, Denmark, 1984
Genre Thrash metal
Length 5:10
Label Elektra
Writer James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Cliff Burton
Producer Metallica, Flemming Rasmussen, Mark Whitaker

For Whom the Bell Tolls is a 1985 Thrash metal song by rock band Metallica from their second album Ride the Lightning. The song's name comes from Ernest Hemingway's 1940 novel of the same name.

In pop culture[change | change source]

  • The song was featured in the opening credits of the movie ''Zombieland''.
  • It is played when the NFL's Chicago Bears score a touchdown.
  • The song is used in the trailer for the video game Gaia: Honor and Vengeance.