In the media: On Slipknot's DVD 'Voliminal: Inside the Nine,' Slipknot's Joey Jordison plays the drums on 'Creeping Death' for Metallica because Lars Ulrich was too sick to play.
In the media: In the game Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, a unit quotes the song by saying, "Roamer, wanderer, nomad, vagabond, call me what you will" with a response by the Beastmaster of "Where I lay my head is home."
In the media: In 2003, 'Enter Sandman' was in the news because of its use by American interrogators during the Iraq War. Interrogators exposed prisoners to the song for hours at a time, the hope being that under the pressure of listening to music that was "culturally offensive," the prisoners would break their resistance.
In the media: The song is sampled by the Bloodhound Gang for their song 'Mope.' The opening riff appears in the chorus.
In the media: Guitar World magazine ranked the song as having the No. 24 best guitar solo ever.
In the media: In the documentary 'Some Kind Of Monster,' Robert Trujillo's audition to be Metallica's new bass player started with a request to play 'Battery.'
In the media: The wrestler Sting uses a 1999 concert recording of 'Seek and Destroy' as his theme song.
In the media: Limp Bizkit covered the song in 2003 for a Metallica tribute concert.
In the media: Triumph the Insult Comic Dog did a sketch for 'Late Night With Conan O'Brien' where he trashed John Mayer's hotel room to 'Master of Puppets.'