Russian guitarist Igor Presnyakov has been making a solid name for himself on YouTube, uploading fantastic guitar covers of popular rock, metal, and pop tracks. And now he’s taken on one of Metallica‘s most eerie and sinister tracks: “The Call Of Ktulu”.
The track appears on the band’s 1984 thrash classic Ride The Lightning and the name was suggested by then bassist Cliff Burton, who was inspired by the H.P. Lovecraft novel “The Shadow Over Innsmouth”. It is also the last Metallica song to feature writing credit for Dave Mustaine of Megadeth.