Metallica is one of the most famous heavy metal bands.
It was formed in 1981 in America by James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich and is formed out of 4 members: James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, and Robert Trujillo.
They sing heavy metal, thrash metal, hard rock, and speed metal and have released ten studio albums, four live albums, a cover album, five extended plays and have won nine Grammy Awards out of 23 nominations.
Enter Sandman is an amazing song by Metallica.
The song was released in July 1991 as part of the album named Metallica, the same as the band, and it is the opening track and lead single.
The free Enter Sandman piano sheet music was also released as a single, having Stone Cold Crazy on its B-side.
The lyrics for the free Enter Sandman piano sheets were written by the guitarist Hetfield, the music by Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield, and Lars Ulrich.
The song is "catchy and kind of commercial" and has a length of 5:32 minutes, was released through Elektra, and is considered part of the heavy metal music genre.
It was composed at a tempo of 123 beats per minute and includes a wonderful variety of instruments, like acoustic guitar, bass, and drums.
The story behind the lyrics is about a child’s nightmares.
Once released, Enter Sandman reached number 16 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and also achieved platinum certification for more than 1,000,000 copies sold in the US, with sales of over 30 million copies.
The music video made for Enter Sandman was directed by Wayne Isham and recorded in Los Angeles.
The music video features different images of a child having different nightmares: he is drowning, he is falling from the top of a building, he is chased by a truck, and so on.
The video has won Best Hard Rock Video at the 1992 MTV Video Music Awards.
Today, you may hear Enter Sandman interpreted by Metallica or different other famous artists, as the song has been covered many times, because of its success.