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Garage Inc. is a Cover Album released by Metallica in 1998. It features a disc of newly recorded covers and a disc of covers recorded over the years as B-sides, bonus tracks and for other purposes. The version of "Whiskey in the Jar" won the Grammy Award for "Best Hard Rock Performance."

Tracklisting:

Disc One

  1. "Free Speech for the Dumb" (originally recorded by Discharge)
  2. ."It's Electric" (originally recorded by Diamond Head)
  3. ."Sabbra Cadabra" (originally recorded by Black Sabbath)
  4. ."Turn the Page" (originally recorded by Bob Seger)
  5. ."Die Die My Darling" (originally recorded by The Misfits)
  6. ."Loverman" (originally recorded by Nick Cave)
  7. ."Mercyful Fate"(medley of songs by Mercyful Fate)
  8. ."Astronomy" (originally recorded by Blue Öyster Cult)
  9. ."Whiskey in the Jar" (traditional, recorded by Thin Lizzy)
  10. ."Tuesday's Gone" (originally recorded by Lynyrd Skynyrd)
  11. ."The More I See" (originally recorded by Discharge)
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Disc Two

  1. ."Helpless" (originally recorded by Diamond Head)
  2. ."The Small Hours" (originally recorded by Holocaust)
  3. ."The Wait" (originally recorded by Killing Joke)
  4. ."Crash Course in Brain Surgery" (originally recorded by Budgie)
  5. ."Last Caress/Green Hell" (originally recorded by the Misfits)
  6. ."Am I Evil?" (originally recorded by Diamond Head)
  7. ."Blitzkrieg" (originally recorded by Blitzkrieg)
  8. ."Breadfan" (originally recorded by Budgie)
  9. ."The Prince" (originally recorded by Diamond Head)
  10. ."Stone Cold Crazy" (originally recorded by Queen)
  11. ."So What" (originally recorded by Anti-Nowhere League)
  12. ."Killing Time" (originally recorded by Sweet Savage)
  13. ."Overkill" (originally recorded by Motörhead)
  14. ."Damage Case" (originally recorded by Motörhead)
  15. ."Stone Dead Forever" (originally recorded by Motörhead)
  16. ."Too Late Too Late" (originally recorded by Motörhead)
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"Tropes, Inc.":

  • Alcohol-Induced Idiocy/Hard-Drinking Party Girl: The video to "Whiskey in the Jar"
  • Bawdy Song \ Cluster F-Bomb: "So What"
  • Bookends: Disk 1 opens and ends with Discharge covers.
  • The Cameo: The version of "Tuesday's Gone" features appearances by Corrosion Of Conformity's Pepper Keenan, Alice in Chains' Jerry Cantrell and Sean Kinney, Faith No More's Jim Martin, Blues Traveler's John Popper, Primus' Les Claypool and Skynyrd's own Gary Rossington.
  • The Cover Changes the Meaning: The video for the version of "Turn the Page" changes the subject from touring to the story of a Single Mom Stripper/prostitute who is just trying to make enough money to retain custody of her daughter and for them to be able to continue living in their hotel room.
  • Credits Gag: The production credits range from "Somewhat produced", "Not very produced", "Kind of produced" and "Roughly Produced" to straight-up "Not produced".
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  • Darker and Edgier: Their version of "Stone Cold Crazy" features cursing and James changes the harmless "rubber tommy water gun" to a "fully loaded Tommy gun."
  • "Days of the Week" Song: "Tuesday's Gone"
  • Dead Baby Comedy: Literally, with "Last Caress/Green Hell":
    "I got something to say
    I killed your baby today"
  • Distinct Double Album: As described above.
  • Epic Rocking: The Medley of Mercyful Fate songs clocks in at 11:11.
  • Face on the Cover: The band as mechanics, other people who work in garages. On the back cover, the Garage Days Re-Revisited EP has the faces of the band in 1998 pasted over the original.
  • Fanservice: The video for "Whiskey in the Jar" has many women stripping down to bras and thongs, and one woman goes topless, though she has her breast blurred out.
  • Folk Music: "Whiskey in the Jar" is an old Irish folk song that had previously been recorded by Thin Lizzy.
  • Girl-on-Girl Is Hot: The video for "Whiskey in the Jar" shows two women getting into bed together, though they get interrupted, and the video never returns to them.
  • Intercourse with You: "Sabbra Cadabra":
    "Feel so happy since I met that girl
    When we're making love it's something out of this world"
  • Last Note Hilarity: "Blitzkrieg" ends with an atonal guitar squeal, someone belching loudly, someone giggling, and Lars informing everyone that he "fucked up in one place."
  • Medley: Along with five Mercyful Fate songs into the song named after the band, "Sabbra Cadabra" also includes "A National Acrobat".
  • Miniscule Rocking: "Free Speech for the Dumb," "Stone Cold Crazy" and "Die Die My Darling" all clock in at under three minutes.
  • Money Song: "Breadfan," due to bread being an old slang term for money.
  • Music Video Overshadowing: Both "Whiskey in The Jar" (a song about a highwayman being betrayed by his old lady is translated to a bunch of women getting drunk and trashing a house) and "Turn the Page" (the song is about the hardships of a musician's life, the video about a single mom stripper).
  • Neoclassical Punk Zydeco Rockabilly: A thrash metal band covering Irish folk songs and 1970s Southern Rock.
  • Non-Appearing Title: "Sabbra Cadabra"
  • Questioning Title?: "Am I Evil?"note 
  • Record Producer: Bob Rock for Disk 1 and a few tracks of the second, plus Mark Whitaker in "Am I Evil?" and "Blitzkrieg". Otherwise, it's mostly the band itself, hence the back cover featuring the credit "Somewhat Produced".
  • Rock Star Song: "It's Electric"
  • Shout-Out: The end of the medley of "Last Caress/Green Hell" features the intro of Iron Maiden's "Run to the Hills" played off-key.
  • Singer Namedrop: "Blitzkrieg", originally recorded by Blitzkrieg
  • Single Stanza Song: "Free Speech for the Dumb" is a single lyric song, just the title sung over and over, with some "fucking" added every now and then.
  • Surprisingly Gentle Song: "Tuesday's Gone"
  • Trash the Set: The ending of the video for "Whiskey in the Jar," which is set during a Wild Adult Party.
  • Troperiffic: You could probably write a page just on the video to "Whiskey in the Jar".
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