Whiplash (Metallica song)

"Whiplash"
Metallica - Whiplash cover.jpg
Single by Metallica
from the album Kill 'Em All
B-side"Whiplash" (Neckbrace Remix)
ReleasedJanuary 24, 1984
Format
RecordedMay 10–27, 1983 at Music America Studios, Rochester, New York
GenreThrash metal
Length4:06
LabelMegaforce
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Metallica singles chronology
"Whiplash"
(1984)
"Jump in the Fire"
(1984)
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Whiplash

"Whiplash" is a song by American heavy metal band Metallica. It was released as the first single from their debut album, Kill 'Em All. The song has been covered a number of times, most notably by Motörhead whose version won a Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance.[1]

"Whiplash" was first played in October 23, 1982, and was one of the last songs they wrote for Kill 'Em All.

Cover versions and appearances in media