Metallica ‎– Master Of Puppets

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Blackened Recordings ‎– BLCKND005RD-1, Blackened Recordings ‎– 00602567167082
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Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Remastered, 180 Gram
2 × Vinyl, LP
CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered
9 × CD
Cassette
2 × DVD, DVD-Video, Multichannel, NTSC
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LP1: Master Of Puppets (Remaster)
LP1-A1 Battery 5:12
LP1-A2 Master Of Puppets 8:35
LP1-A3 The Thing That Should Not Be 6:36
LP1-A4 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) 6:27
LP1-B1 Disposable Heroes 8:16
LP1-B2 Leper Messiah 5:40
LP1-B3 Orion (Instrumental)
Soloist, Bass [4th Solo] – Burton*Soloist, Lead Guitar [2nd Guitar Solo] – Hetfield*
8:27
LP1-B4 Damage, Inc.
Bass [Intro] – Burton*
5:32
LP2: Live At The Aragon Ballroom, Chicago IL, May 25th, 1986
LP2-C1 Battery
LP2-C2 Master Of Puppets
LP2-C3 For Whom The Bell Tolls
LP2-D1 Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
LP2-D2 The Thing That Should Not Be
LP2-D3 (Anesthesia) Pulling Teeth
LP2-D4 Damage Inc.
LP3: Live At The Aragon Ballroom, Chicago IL, May 25th, 1986
LP3-E1 Fade To Black
LP3-E2 Seek & Destroy
LP3-E3 Creeping Death
LP3-F1 The Four Horsemen
LP3-F2 Guitar Solo
LP3-F3 Am I Evil?
LP3-F4 Whiplash
CD1: Master Of Puppets (Remaster)
CD1-1 Battery
CD1-2 Master Of Puppets
CD1-3 The Thing That Should Not Be
CD1-4 Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
CD1-5 Disposable Heroes
CD1-6 Leper Messiah
CD1-7 Orion
Soloist, Bass [4th Solo] – Burton*Soloist, Lead Guitar [2nd Guitar Solo] – Hetfield*
CD1-8 Damage Inc.
Bass [Intro] – Burton*
CD2+CD3: Interviews
CD2-1 Metal Forces Magazine Interview With Lars
Interviewee – Lars*Interviewer – Bernard Doe
CD2-2 Interview With Cliff
Interviewee – Cliff*Interviewer – Harald Oimoen
CD2-3 Metal Madness Magazine Interview With Cliff
Interviewee – Cliff*Interviewer – Scott Heller
CD3-1 WYSP Philadelphia "Metal Shop" Radio Interview With Lars & James
Interviewee – James*, Lars*Interviewer – Mean Ed Green
CD3-2 Sounds Magazine Interview With Kirk, Cliff & Lars
Interviewee – Ciff*, Kirk*, Lars*Interviewer – Neil Perry (4)
CD3-3 Swedish Radio "Rockbox" Interview With Lars
Interviewee – Lars*Interviewer – Pär Fontander
CD3-4 Swedish Radio "Rockbox" Interview With Lars & James
Interviewee – Jason*, Lars*Interviewer – Pär Fontander
CD4: Rough Mixes From The Vault
CD4-1 Battery (October 1985 Work In Progress Rough Mix)
CD4-2 Master Of Puppets (November 1985 Work In Progress Rough Mix)
CD4-3 The Thing That Should Not Be (December1985 Work In Progress Rough Mix)
CD4-4 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) (November 1985 Work In Progress Rough Mix)
CD4-5 Disposable Heroes (November 1985 Work In Progress Rough Mix)
CD4-6 Leper Messiah (December 1985 Work In Progress Rough Mix)
CD4-7 Orion (November 1985 Work In Progress Rough Mix)
Keyboards – James Hetfield
CD4-8 Damage Inc. (October 1985 Work In Progress Rough Mix)
CD4-9 The Money Will Roll Right In (Work In Progress Rough Mix)
CD4-10 The Prince (Work In Progress Rough Mix)
CD5+CD6: Riffs, Demos & Outtakes From Lars' & James' Vaults
CD5-1 Battery (1985 From James' Riff Tapes)
CD5-2 Battery (1985 From James' Riff Tapes II)
CD5-3 Master Of Puppets (1985 From Kirks' Riff Tapes)
CD5-4 Master Of Puppets (1985 From James' Riff Tapes)
CD5-5 Master Of Puppets (1985 From James' Riff Tapes II)
CD5-6 The Thing That Should Not Be (1985 From James' Riff Tapes)
CD5-7 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) (1985 From James' Riff Tapes)
CD5-8 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) (1985 From James' Riff Tapes II)
CD5-9 Disposable Heroes (1985 From Kirks' Riff Tapes)
CD5-10 Disposable Heroes (1985 From James' Riff Tapes)
CD5-11 Leper Messiah (1985 From James' Riff Tapes)
CD5-12 Leper Messiah (1985 From James' Riff Tapes II)
CD5-13 Orion (1985 From James' Riff Tapes)
CD5-14 Damage Inc. (1985 From James' Riff Tapes)
CD5-15 Disposable Heroes (May 1985 Writing In Progress)
CD5-16 Battery (May 1985 Writing In Progress)
CD5-17 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) (May 1985 Writing In Progress)
CD5-18 Disposable Heroes (May 1985 Writing In Progress)
CD5-19 Battery (Early June 1985 Demo)
CD5-20 Disposable Heroes (Early June 1985 Demo)
CD5-21 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) (Early June 1985 Demo)
CD5-22 Master Of Puppets (Mid-June 1985, Writing In Progress)
CD5-23 Master Of Puppets (Mid-June 1985, Writing In Progress II)
CD5-24 Master Of Puppets (Mid-June 1985 Demo)
CD6-1 Disposable Heroes (Late June 1985 Demo)
CD6-2 Battery (Late June 1985 Demo)
CD6-3 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) (Late June 1985 Demo)
CD6-4 Master Of Puppets (Late June 1985 Demo)
CD6-5 Damage Inc. (Late August 1985 Writing In Progress)
CD6-6 Leper Messiah (Late August 1985 Demo)
CD6-7 Damage Inc. (Late August 1985 Demo)
CD6-8 Leper Messiah (Late August 1985 Demo II)
CD6-9 Orion (September 1985 Drum Room Demo)
CD6-10 The Thing That Should Not Be (September 1985 Writing In Progress)
CD6-11 The Thing That Should Not Be (September 1985 Drum Room Demo)
CD6-12 The Money Will Roll Right In (September 1985 Drum Room Jam)
CD6-13 The Prince (September 1985 Drum Room Jam)
CD6-14 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) (Late 1985 Guitar Solo Outtakes)
CD6-15 Orion (Late 1985 Guitar Solo Outtakes)
CD6-16 Orion (Late 1985 Kirk & Lars In The Control Room)
CD7: Live At The Meadowlands, East Rutherford, NJ - April 21st 1986
CD7-1 The Ecstasy Of Gold
CD7-2 Battery
CD7-3 Master Of Puppets
CD7-4 For Whom The Bell Tolls
CD7-5 Ride The Lightning
CD7-6 Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
CD7-7 Seek & Destroy
CD7-8 Creeping Death
CD7-9 Am I Evil?
CD7-10 Damage Inc.
CD8: Live At Hampton Coliseum, Hampton VA - August 3rd, 1986
CD8-1 Battery
CD8-2 Master Of Puppets
CD8-3 For Whom The Bell Tolls
CD8-4 Bass Solo
CD8-5 Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
CD8-6 Seek & Destroy
CD8-7 Creeping Death
CD8-8 Am I Evil?
CD8-9 Damage Inc.
CD9: Jason's Audition & Live At The Country Club, Reseda, CA - November 8th, 1986
CD9-1 Master Of Puppets (First Audition)
CD9-2 Battery (First Audition)
CD9-3 Seek & Destroy (Second Audition)
CD9-4 Creeping Death (Second Audition)
CD9-5 Fight Fire With Fire (Second Audition)
CD9-6 Master Of Puppets (Live)
CD9-7 For Whom The Bell Tolls (Live)
CD9-8 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) (Live)
CD9-9 Ride The Lightning (Live)
CD9-10 Guitar Solo (Live)
CD9-11 Whiplash (Live)
CD9-12 Seek & Destroy (Live)
CD9-13 The Four Horsemen (Live)
CD9-14 Am I Evil? (Live)
CD9-15 Damage Inc. (Live)
CD10: Live At Grugahalle, Essen, West Germany - January 25th, 1987
CD10-1 Master Of Puppets (Live)
CD10-2 For Whom The Bell Tolls (Live)
CD10-3 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) (Live)
CD10-4 Ride The Lightning (Live)
CD10-5 Bass Solo (Live)
CD10-6 Whiplash (Live)
CD10-7 The Thing That Should Not Be (Live)
CD10-8 Creeping Death (Live)
CD10-9 The Four Horsemen (Live)
CD10-10 Guitar Solo (Live)
CD10-11 Am I Evil? (Live)
CD10-12 Damage Inc. (Live)
CD10-13 Blitzkrieg (Live)
Cassette: Live At Solnahallen, Stockholm, Sweden - September 26th, 1986
MC1-A1 The Ecstasy Of Gold
MC1-A2 Battery
MC1-A3 Master Of Puppets
MC1-A4 For Whom The Bell Tolls
MC1-A5 Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
MC1-A6 Ride The Lightning
MC1-A7 (Anesthesia) Pulling Teeth
MC1-A8 Whiplash
MC1-A9 The Thing That Should Not Be
MC1-B1 Fade To Black
MC1-B2 Seek & Destroy
MC1-B3 Creeping Death
MC1-B4 The Four Horsemen
MC1-B5 Guitar Solo
MC1-B6 Am I Evil?
MC1-B7 Damage Inc.
MC1-B8 Blitzkrieg
MC1-B9 Fight Fire With Fire
DVD 1: Live At Joe Louis Arena Detroit,MI - April 4th, 1986
DVD 1-1 Master Of Puppets
DVD 1-2 For Whom The Bell Tolls
DVD 1-3 Ride The Lightning
DVD 1-4 Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
DVD 1-5 Seek & Destroy
DVD 1-6 Creeping Death
DVD 1-7 Am I Evil?
DVD 1-8 Damage Inc.
DVD 1: Live At Roskilde Festival, Festivwalpladsen, Roskilde, Denmark - July 6th, 1986
DVD 1-9 The Ecstasy Of Gold
DVD 1-10 Battery
DVD 1-11 Master Of Puppets
DVD 1-12 For Whom The Bell Tolls
DVD 1-13 Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
DVD 1-14 (Anesthesia) Pulling Teeth
DVD 1-15 The Four Horsemen
DVD 1-16 Fade To Black
DVD 1-17 Seek & Destroy
DVD 1-18 Creeping Death
DVD 1-19 Am I Evil?
DVD 1-20 Damage Inc.
DVD-1-21 Whiplash
DVD 1: MTV Heavy Metal Mania
DVD 1-22 Part 1
DVD 1-23 Part 2
DVD 1-24 Part 3
DVD 2: Live At Aichi Kinro Kaikan, Nagoya, Japan - November 17th, 1986 4th, 1986
DVD 2-1 Battery
DVD 2-2 Master Of Puppets
DVD 2-3 For Whom The Bell Tolls
DVD 2-4 Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
DVD 2-5 Ride The Lightning
DVD 2-6 Bass Solo
DVD 2-7 Whiplash
DVD 2-8 The Thing That Should Not Be
DVD 2-9 Fade To Black
DVD 2-10 Seek & Destroy
DVD 2-11 Creeping Death
DVD 2-12 The Four Horsemen
DVD 2-13 Guitar Solo
DVD 2-14 Am I Evil?
DVD 2-15 Damage Inc.
DVD 2-16 Fight Fire With Fire
DVD 2: Masa Ito Interview
DVD 2-17 Excerpt From "Music Tomato world"
Interviewer – Masa Ito*
DVD 2: MTV News Interviews
DVD 2-18 James & Kirk
Interviewee – James*, Kirk*
DVD 2-19 Lars & Jason Part 1
Interviewee – Jason*, Lars*
DVD 2-20 Lars & Jason Part 2
Interviewee – Jason*, Lars*

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Credits

  • Arranged ByHetfield* (tracks: LP1, CD1), Ulrich* (tracks: LP1, CD1)
  • Art DirectionAlex Tenta, Marc Reiter
  • Authoring [DVD Authoring/Video Fixes]David May (tracks: DVD 1, DVD 2)
  • Backing VocalsCliff Burton (tracks: LP1, CD1, CD10, MC1)
  • BassCliff Burton (tracks: LP1 to LP3, CD8, CD10, MC1)
  • BookingDennis Arfa (tracks: LP1, CD1), Jack Johnson (22) (tracks: LP1, CD1), K2 Agency* (tracks: LP1, CD1)
  • Booking [At]AGI* (tracks: LP1, CD1)
  • Composed By, ConductorEnnio Morricone (tracks: CD7-1, MC1-A1, DVD 1-9)
  • Coordinator [Mastering Coordinator]Lindsay Chase (tracks: LP1, CD1)
  • Coordinator [Project]Dan Nykolayko, Eleni Psaltis
  • Cover [Photo]Ross Halfin (tracks: LP2, LP3, CD2 to CD9)
  • Cover, IllustrationDon Brautigam
  • Design Concept [Cover]Metallica (tracks: LP1, CD1), Peter Mensch (tracks: LP1, CD1)
  • DrumsLars Ulrich (tracks: LP1 to LP3, CD8, CD10, MC1)
  • EngineerFlemming Rasmussen (tracks: LP1, CD1)
  • Engineer [Assistant Mixing Engineer]Mark Wilzcak (tracks: LP1, CD1)
  • Executive-Producer [Reissue]Greg Fidelman (tracks: LP1, CD1)
  • Lacquer Cut By [Vinyl Masters]Chris Bellman (tracks: LP1 to LP3)
  • Lead GuitarKirk Hammett (tracks: LP1 to LP3, CD8, CD10, MC1)
  • LegalPeter Paterno (tracks: LP1, CD1)
  • Legal [At]King, Holmes, Paterno and Soriano, LLP (tracks: LP1, CD1)
  • Liner NotesBen Liemer, Bobby Schneider*, Byron Hontas, Dave Reynolds (6), Flemming Rasmussen, John Bush, John Jackson (18), John Marshall (3), King Diamond (2), Michael Wagener, Ozzy Osbourne, Peter Mensch, Ray Burton (6), Rock´n´Ray Dill*, Ross Halfin, Scott Ian, Steffan Chirazi, Zach Harmon (2)
  • Lyrics ByHetfield* (tracks: LP1, CD1), Hetfield* (tracks: LP1, CD1)
  • ManagementQ Prime Inc.
  • Management [Business At]WG&S, LLP (tracks: LP1, CD1)
  • Management [Business]Eric Wasserman (tracks: LP1, CD1)
  • Management [Money Guy]Eric Wasserman, Willie LaRose
  • Mastered ByReuben Cohen (tracks: LP2, LP3, CD2 to CD4, CD7 to CD10, MC1)
  • Mixed ByMichael Wagener (tracks: LP1, CD1)
  • Mixed By [Rough Mix]Flemming Rasmussen (tracks: CD4-1 to CD4-8), Greg Fidelman (tracks: CD4-9, CD4-10), Kent Matcke (tracks: CD4-9, CD4-10)
  • Photography ByRoss Halfin (tracks: DVD 1, DVD 2), Ulf Magnusson (tracks: MC1)
  • Photography By [All Inner Sleeve Pix, Back Cover Kirk, Back Cover James]Ross Halfin (tracks: LP1, CD1)
  • Photography By [Back Cover Cliff]Rich Likong
  • Photography By [Back Cover Lars]Rob Ellis*
  • Photography By [Back Cover Photos]John Thomsen (tracks: CD5, CD6)
  • ProducerFlemming Rasmussen (tracks: LP1, CD1), Metallica (tracks: LP1, CD1)
  • Product ManagerBrent Weiland
  • Recorded ByAnders Ahlbäck (tracks: DVD 1-9 to DVD 1-21), Otto Weyer (tracks: DVD1-1 to DVD1-8)
  • Remastered ByGentry Studer (tracks: LP1, CD1), Howie Weinberg (tracks: LP1, CD1)
  • Rhythm GuitarJames Hetfield (tracks: LP1 to LP3, CD10, MC1), John Marshall (3) (tracks: CD8)
  • Transferred ByBob Pfeifer (tracks: DVD 1-1 to DVD 1-21), Kim Aubry (tracks: DVD 2-1 to DVD 2-17), Tim Merrill (4) (tracks: DVD 1-1 to DVD 1-21)
  • Transferred By, Mixed By [Fixed And/Or Mixed]Greg Fidelman (tracks: CD4 to CD6), Kent Matcke (tracks: LP2, LP3, CD2 to CD10, MC1), Tal Miller (tracks: CD4 to CD6)
  • VocalsJames Hetfield (tracks: LP1 to LP3, CD8, CD10, MC)
  • Written-BySmith* (tracks: CD10-13), Tatler* (tracks: LP3-F3, CD4-10, CD6-13, CD7-9, CD8-8, CD9-14, CD10-11, MC1-B6, DVD 1-7, DVD 1-19, DVD 2-14), Wilson* (tracks: CD4-9, CD6-12), Burton* (tracks: LP1-A2, LP1-B3, LP1-B4, LP2-C1, LP2-C3, LP2-D3 to LP3-E1, LP3-E4, CD1-2, CD1-7, CD1-8, CD4-2, CD4-7, CD4-8, CD5-3 to CD5-5, CD5-13, CD5-14, CD5-22 to CD5-24, CD6-3, CD6-4, CD6-7, CD6-9, CD6-15, CD6-16, CD7-3 to CD7-5, CD7-8, CD7-10, CD8-2, CD8-3, CD8-7, CD8-9, CD9-1, CD9-4 to CD9-7, CD9-9, CD9-15, CD10-1, CD10-2, CD10-4, CD10-8, CD10-12, MC1-A3, MC1-A4, MC1-A6, MC1-A7, MC1-B1, MC1-B3, MC1-B7, MC1-B9, DVD 1-1 to DVD 1-3, DVD 1-6, DVD 1-8, DVD 1-11, DVD 1-12, DVD 1-14, DVD 1-16, DVD 1-18, DVD 1-20, DVD 2-2, DVD 2-3, DVD 2-5, DVD 2-9, DVD 2-11, DVD 2-15, DVD 2-16), Mustaine* (tracks: LP3-F1, CD7-5, CD9-9, CD9-13, CD10-4, CD10-9, MC1-A6, MC1-B4, DVD 1-3, DVD 1-15, DVD 2-5, DVD 2-12), Ennio Morricone (tracks: CD7-1, MC1-A1, DVD 1-9), Jones* (tracks: CD10-13), Hetfield* (tracks: LP1, LP2-C1 to LP2-D2, LP2-D4 to LP3- F1, LP3-F4, CD1, CD4-1 to CD4-8, CD5-1 to CD6-11, CD6-14 to CD6-16, CD7-2 to CD7-8, CD7-10, CD8-1 to CD8-3, CD8-5 to CD8-7, CD8-9, CD9-1 to CD9-9, CD9-11 to CD9-13, CD9-15, CD10-1 to CD10-4, CD10-6 to CD10-9, CD10-12, MC1-A2 to MC1-A6, MC1-A8 to MC1-B4, MC1-B7, MC1-B9, DVD 1-1 to DVD 1-6, DVD 1-8, DVD 1-10 to DVD 1-13, DVD 1-14 to DVD 1-18, DVD 1-20, DVD 1-21, DVD 2-1 to DVD 2-5, DVD 2-7 to DVD 2-12, DVD 2-15, DVD 2-16), Sirotto* (tracks: CD10-13), Hammett* (tracks: LP1-A2 to LP1-B1, LP1-B4, LP2-C2, LP2-D1, LP2-D2, LP2-D4, LP3-E1, LP3-E3, CD1-2 to CD1-5, CD1-8, CD4-2 to CD4-5, CD4-8, CD5-3 to CD5-10, CD5-14, CD5-15, CD5-17, CD5-18, CD5-20 to CD6-1, CD6-3 to CD6-5, CD6-7, CD6-10, CD6-11, CD6-14, CD7-3, CD7-6, CD7-8, CD7-10, CD8-2, CD8-5, CD8-7, CD8-9, CD9-1, CD9-4, CD9-6, CD9-8, CD9-15, CD10-1, CD10-3, CD10-7, CD10-8, CD10-12, MC1-A3, MC1-A5, MC1-A9, MC1-B1, MC1-B3, MC1-B7, DVD 1-1, DVD 1-4, DVD 1-6, DVD 1-8, DVD 1-11, DVD 1-13, DVD 1-16, DVD 1-18, DVD 1-20, DVD 2-2, DVD 2-4, DVD 2-8, DVD 2-9, DVD 2-11, DVD 2-15), Ulrich* (tracks: LP1, LP2-C1 to LP2-D2, LP2-D4 to LP3-F1, LP3-F4, CD1, CD4-1 to CD4-8, CD5-1 to CD6-11, CD6-14 to CD6-16, CD7-2 to CD7-8, CD7-10, CD8-1 to CD8-3, CD8-5 to CD8-7, CD8-9, CD9-1 to CD9-9, CD9-11 to CD9-13, CD9-15, CD10-1 to CD10-4, CD10-6 to CD10-9, CD10-12, MC1-A2 to MC1-A6, MC1-A8 to MC1-B4, MC1-B7, MC1-B9, DVD 1-1 to DVD 1-6, DVD 1-8, DVD 1-10 to DVD 1-13, DVD 1-14 to DVD 1-18, DVD 1-20, DVD 1-21, DVD 2-1 to DVD 2-5, DVD 2-7 to DVD 2-12, DVD 2-15, DVD 2-16), Harris* (tracks: LP3-F3, CD4-10, CD6-13, CD7-9, CD8-8, CD9-14, CD10-11, MC1-B6, DVD 1-7, DVD 1-19, DVD 2-14), Flynn* (tracks: CD4-9, CD6-12)

Notes

Outer protective plastic has a different big back sticker with both a different catalog# and barcode than the regular US edition and the loose slip underneath is the same as on the US edition, Master Of Puppets.

Protective plastic sticker:
© ℗ 2017 Blackened Recordings under exclusive license to Universal International Music B.V.
Made in the USA.
Universal International Music B.V. Gerrit, Van Der Veenlaan 4,3743 DNBaarn, Netherlands.

Metallic "M" sticker on the back of box is numbered xxxxx/25000.

Master of Puppets (LP1, CD1)
Recorded Sept.-Dec. 1985 at Sweet SIlence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark
Mixed at Amigo Studios, North Hollywood, CA
Remastered at Howie Weinberg Mastering, Los Angeles, CA
Vinyl masters at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Los Angeles, CA
© 1986 Creeping Death Music
© ℗ 1986 Blackened Recordings
LP comes with poly-lined inner-sleeve and lyric-sheet
CD comes in cardboard gatefold sleeve with 8-page booklet and inner-sleeve; CD-booklet: Printed in the U.S.A.

Live at the Aragon Ballroom (Chicago, IL -May 25th 1986) (LP2, LP3)
Mastered at Lurssen Mastering, Los Angeles, CA
Vinyl masters at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Los Angeles CA
All songs copyright © 1986, 1984, 1983 Creeping Death Music (Global Music Rights) except "The Munsters Theme" published by USI B Music Publishing and "Am I Evil" published by Happy Face Music Ltd/Zomba Enterprises, Inc.

Interviews:
CD1:
1 conducted on February 18th, 1986
2 conducted in February 1986
3 conducted on May 13th, 1986
CD2:
1 conducted on April 19th, 1986
2 conducted on September 12th, 1986
3 aired on P3 Swedish National Radio Company on September 27th, 1986
4 aired on P3 Swedish National Radio Company on February 21st, 1987

Mastered at Lurssen Mastering, Los Angeles, CA
Comes in a cardboard gatefold sleeve with inner-sleeves

Rough Mixes From The Vault
1 to 8 original version available on Master Of Puppets
9 originally released by Fang (2) in 1983 on the Landshark! album
10 originally released by Diamond Head (2) in 1980 on the Lightning To The Nations album
All tracks recorded at Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark in 1985
9, 10 rough mixes in May 2016 at HQ, San Rafael, CA (9 features only James & Lars; 10 features James, Lars & Cliff. There is no lead guitar and there are no vocals)

Mastered at Lurssen Mastering, Los Angeles, CA
All songs copyright © 1986 Creeping Death Music (Global Music Rights) except for "The Money Will Roll It Right In" published by Udderly Good Music and "The Prince" published by Happy Face Music Ltd/Zomba Enterprises, Inc.
Comes in cardboard paper-sleeve with inner-sleeve

Riffs, Demos & Outtakes From Lars' & James' Vaults
CD1:
1, 2, 4-8, 10-14 recorded in the garage at The Carlson House, El Cerrito, CA in 1985
3, 9 recorded in Kirk's bedroom, El Sobrante, Ca in early 1985
15-18 recorded in the garage at The Carlson House, El Cerrito, CA in May 1985
19-21 recorded in the garage at The Carlson House, El Cerrito, CA in early June 1985
22-24 recorded in the garage at The Carlson House, El Cerrito, CA in mid-June 1985
CD2:
1-4 recorded in the garage at The Carlson House, El Cerrito, CA in late June 1985
5-8 recorded in the garage at The Carlson House, El Cerrito, CA in late August 1985
9-13 recorded at Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark in September 1985
14, 15 recorded at Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark in November 1985
16 recorded in the control room of Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark in November 1985

Mastered at Lurssen Mastering, Los Angeles, CA
All songs copyright © 1986 Creeping Death Music (Global Music Rights) except for "The Money Will Roll Right In" published by Udderly Good Music and "The Prince" published by Happy Face Music Ltd/Zomba Enterprises, Inc.
Comes in cardboard gatefold sleeve with inner-sleeves

Live At Meadowlands
Recorded live at The Meadowlands in East Rutherford, NJ on April 21st, 1986
1 from the MGM film "The Good, The Bad And The Ugly" © ℗ 1966 EMI Music Publishing Italia SRL
2, 3, 6, 10 original version available on Master Of Puppets
4, 5, 8 orignal version available on Ride The Lightning
7 original version available on Kill 'Em All
9 originally released by Diamond Head (2) in 1980 on the Lightning To The Nations album

Mastered at Lurssen Mastering, Los Angeles, CA
All songs copyright © 1986, 1984, 1983 Creeping Death Music (Global Music Rights) except for "The Ecstasy Of Gold" published by EMI Unart Catalog Inc. OBO EMI Music Publishing Italia SRL (BMI) and "Am I Evil?" published by Happy Face Music Ltd/Zomba Enterprises, Inc.
Comes in cardboard paper-sleeve with inner-sleeve

Live At Hampton Coliseum
Recorded live at Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, VA on August 3rd, 1986
1, 2, 5, 9 original version available on Master Of Puppets
3, 7 orignal version available on Ride The Lightning
6 original version available on Kill 'Em All
8 originally released by Diamond Head (2) in 1980 on the Lightning To The Nations album

Mastered at Lurssen Mastering, Los Angeles, CA
All songs copyright © 1986, 1984, 1983 Creeping Death Music (Global Music Rights) except "Am I Evil?" published by Happy Face Music Ltd/Zomba Enterprises, Inc.
Comes in cardboard paper-sleeve with inner-sleeve

Jason's Audition & Live At The Country Club
1, 2 recorded during Jason's first audition October 1986
3-5 recorded during Jason's second & final audition on October 29th, 1986
6-15 recorded live at The Country Club in Resada, CA on November 8th 1986
1, 2, 6, 8, 15 original version available on Master Of Puppets
3, 11-13 original version available on Kill 'Em All
4, 5, 7, 9 original version available on Ride The Lightning
14 originally released by Diamond Head (2) in 1980 on the Lightning To The Nations album

Mastered at Lurssen Mastering, Los Angeles, CA
All songs copyright © 1986, 1984, 1983 Creeping Death Music (Global Music Rights) except "Am I Evil?" published by Happy Face Music Ltd/Zomba Enterprises, Inc.
Comes in cardboard paper-sleeve with inner-sleeve

Live At Grugahalle
Recorded live at Grugahalle in Essen, West Germany on January 25th, 1987
1 Someone didn't hit record until we were halfway through the song
1, 3, 7, 12 original version available on Master of Puppets
2, 4, 8 original version available on Ride The Lightning
6, 9 original version available on Kill 'Em All
11 original version by Diamond Head (2) in 1980 on the Lightning To The Nations album
13 originally released by Blitzkrieg (5) as a B-side to the "Buried Alive" single

Mastered at Lurssen Mastering, Los Angeles, CA
All songs copyright © 1986, 1984, 1983 Creeping Death Music (Global Music Rights) except "Metal Shock" published by Bloody Skull Music/BMG Bumblebee, "Am I Evil?" published by Happy Face Music Ltd/Zomba Enterprises, Inc. and "Blitzkrieg" published by Men From The North Ltd.
Comes in cardboard paper-sleeve with inner-sleeve

Live At Solnahallen
Recorded live at Solnahallen in Stockholm, Sweden on September 26th, 1986 by a fan in the audiance
A1 from the MGM Film "The God, The Bad, The Ugly" ©℗ 1966 EMI Music Publishing Italia SRL
A2, A3, A5, A9, B7 original version available on Master of Puppets
A4, A6, B1, B3, B9 original version available on Ride The Lightning
A7, A8, B2, B4 original version available on Kill 'Em All
B6 original version by Diamond Head (2) in 1980 on the Lightning To The Nations album
B8 originally released by Blitzkrieg (5) as a B-side to the "Buried Alive" single

Mastered at Lurssen Mastering, Los Angeles, CA
All songs copyright © 1986, 1984, 1983 Creeping Death Music (Global Music Rights) except "The Ecstasy Of Gold" published by EMI Unart Catalog Inc. OBO EMI Music Publishing Italia SRL (BMI), "Am I Evil?" published by Happy Face Music Ltd/Zomba Enterprises, Inc. and "Blitzkrieg" published by Men From The North Ltd.

Live & Interview DVDs
DVD 1-1 to DVD 1-8 recorded live at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, MI on April 4th, 1986
1, 4, 8 original version available on Master Of Puppets
2, 3, 6 original version available on Ride The Lightning
5 original version available on Kill 'Em All
7 original version by Diamond Head (2) in 1980 on the Lightning To The Nations album

DVD 1-9 to DVD 1-21 recorded live at Roskilde Festival at Festivalpladsen in Roskilde, Denmark on July 6th, 1986
9 from the MGM Film "The God, The Bad, The Ugly" ©℗ 1966 EMI Music Publishing Italia SRL
10, 11, 13, 20 original version available on Master Of Puppets
12, 16, 18 original version available on Ride The Lightning (18 note: filming stopped during the encore break)
14, 15, 17, 21 original version available on Kill 'Em All
19 original version by Diamond Head (2) in 1980 on the Lightning To The Nations album

All songs copyright © 1986, 1984, 1983 Creeping Death Music (Global Music Rights) except "The Ecstasy Of Gold" published by EMI Unart Catalog Inc. OBO EMI Music Publishing Italia SRL (BMI), "Am I Evil?" published by Happy Face Music Ltd/Zomba Enterprises, Inc.

DVD 1-22 to DVD 1-24 recorded at CMJ Media in Long Island, NY on April 28th, 1986
MTV's "Heavy Metal Mania"used with permission by MTV. © 2017 Viacom Media Networks. All rights reserved. MTV, all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks owned by Viacom Media Networks, a division of Viacom International Inc.

DVD 2-1 to DVD 2-16 recorded live at Aichi Kinro Kaikan in Nagoya, Japan on November 17th 1986
1, 2, 4, 8, 15 original version available on Master Of Puppets
3, 9, 11, 16 original version available on Ride The Lightning
7, 10, 12 original version available on Kill 'Em All
14 original version by Diamond Head (2) in 1980 on the Lightning To The Nations album

All songs copyright © 1986, 1984, 1983 Creeping Death Music (Global Music Rights) except "Metal Shock" published by Bloody Skull Music/BMG Bumblebee, "The Munsters Theme" published by USI B Music Publishing and "Am I Evil?" published by Happy Face Music Ltd/Zomba Enterprises Inc.

DVD 2-17 recorded in November 1986
Used with permission by tvk. © tvk.
Transferred at ZAP Zoetrope Aubry Productions - San Francisco

DVD 2-18 to DVD 2-20 recorded in 1986
MTV's "MTV News Interviews" used with permission by MTV.
© 2017 Viacom Media Networks. All rights reserved. MTV, all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks owned by Viacom Media Networks, a division of Viacom International Inc.
DVDs come in cardboard gatefold sleeve with inner-sleeves

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text, protective plastic): 6 02567 16708 2
  • Barcode (Scanned, protective plastic): 60256716708200
  • Label Code: LC 01846
  • Rights Society: BIEM/SDRM
  • Matrix / Runout (LP1, Sides A & B, stamped): - 40191 - P.USA
  • Matrix / Runout (LP1, Side A, etched): BLCKND-003R1-A Obey your RE-Master! CB
  • Matrix / Runout (LP1, Side B, etched): BLCKND-003R1-B Made On The MetalliPress CB
  • Other (LP1, cat#): BLCKND005RD-1
  • Matrix / Runout (LP2, Sides A & B, stamped): P.USA - 40189 -
  • Matrix / Runout (LP2, Side A, etched): BLCKND-030-A Obey Your RE-Master! CB
  • Matrix / Runout (LP2, Side B, etched): BLCKND-030-B Made On The MetalliPress CB
  • Matrix / Runout (LP3, Sides A & B, stamped): P.USA - 40190 -
  • Matrix / Runout (LP3, Side A, etched): BLCKND-030-C Obey Your RE-Master! CB
  • Matrix / Runout (LP3, Side B, etched): BLCKND-030-D Made On The MetalliPress CB
  • Other (LP2 & 3, on labels): BLCKNED030
  • Other (LP2 & 3, on rear sleeve): BLCKNED030-1
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): (648166) 3 BLK1 ND05RD-2.1 TEXT 01 0001
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1): IFPI L247
  • Mould SID Code (CD1, mirrored): IFPI KK3H
  • Other (CD1, cat#): BLCKND005RD-2
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): (648199) 3 BLK1 ND05RD-2.2 TEXT 02 0001
  • Mastering SID Code (CD2): IFPI L247
  • Mould SID Code (CD2): IFPI KK0E
  • Other (CD2, cat#): BLCKND005RD-3
  • Matrix / Runout (CD3): (648203) 3 BLK1 ND05RD-2.3 TEXT 02 0001
  • Mastering SID Code (CD3): IFPI L247
  • Mould SID Code (CD3): IFPI KK10T
  • Other (CD3, cat#): BLCKND005RD-4
  • Matrix / Runout (CD4): 3 BLK1 ND05RD-2.4 TEXT AF01
  • Mastering SID Code (CD4): IFPI LT36
  • Mould SID Code (CD4): IFPI 2UN5
  • Other (CD4, cat#): BLCKND005RD-5
  • Matrix / Runout (CD5): (648208) 3 BLK1 ND05RD-2.5 TEXT 02 0001
  • Mastering SID Code (CD5): IFPI L247
  • Mould SID Code (CD5): IFPI KK0E
  • Other (CD5, cat#): BLCKND005RD-6
  • Matrix / Runout (CD6): (648210) 3 BLK1 ND05RD-2.6 TEXT 01 0001
  • Mastering SID Code (CD6): IFPI L247
  • Mould SID Code (CD6): FPI KK10T
  • Other (CD6, cat#): BLCKND005RD-7
  • Matrix / Runout (CD7): 3 BLK1 ND05RD-2.7 TEXT AF01
  • Mastering SID Code (CD7): IFPI LT36
  • Mould SID Code (CD7): IFPI 2UN5
  • Other (CD7, cat#): BLCKND005RD-8
  • Matrix / Runout (CD8): (648215) 3 BLK1 ND05RD-2.8 TEXT 01 0001
  • Mastering SID Code (CD8): IFPI L247
  • Mould SID Code (CD8, mirrored): IFPI KKR3
  • Other (CD8, cat#): BLCKND005RD-9
  • Matrix / Runout (CD9): 3 BLK1 ND05RD-2.9 TEXT AF01
  • Mastering SID Code (CD9): IFPI LT36
  • Mould SID Code (CD9): IFPI 2UN7
  • Other (CD9, cat#): BLCKND005RD-10
  • Matrix / Runout (CD10): (648195) 3 BLK1 ND05RD-2.10 TEXT 01 0001
  • Mastering SID Code (CD10): IFPI L247
  • Mould SID Code (CD10): IFPI KK6E
  • Other (CD10, cat#): BLCKND005RD-11
  • Other (MC, cat#): BLCKND005RD-12
  • Matrix / Runout (DVD1, inner ring): (629888) 3.2.ND05RD.F.1 01 0001
  • Matrix / Runout (DVD1, outer ring): (629889) 3.2.ND05RD.F.1 01 0001
  • Mastering SID Code (DVD1, inner & outer ring): IFPI L779
  • Mould SID Code (DVD1): IFPI KK10F
  • Other (DVD1, cat#): BLCKND005RD-13
  • Matrix / Runout (DVD2, inner ring): (629891) 3.2.ND05RD.F.2 01 0001
  • Matrix / Runout (DVD2, outer ring): (629892) 3.2.ND05RD.F.2 01 0001
  • Mastering SID Code (DVD2, inner ring): IFPI L780
  • Mastering SID Code (DVD2, outer ring): IFPI L779
  • Mould SID Code (DVD2): IFPI KK7S
  • Other (DVD2, cat#): BLCKND005RD-14

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Cat# Artist  Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
60439-1, 9 60439-1 Metallica Master Of Puppets(LP, Album) Elektra, Elektra 60439-1, 9 60439-1 US 1986 Sell This Version
838 141-4 Metallica Master Of Puppets(Cass, Album) Vertigo 838 141-4 Philippines 1986 Sell This Version
838 141-2 Metallica Master Of Puppets(CD, Album, RE) Vertigo, Phonogram 838 141-2 Philippines 1989 Sell This Version
838 141-1 Metallica Master Of Puppets(LP, Album, RE, Unofficial, Blu) Vertigo (3) 838 141-1 UK & Europe Unknown Sell This Version
838 141-4, CP 1439 Metallica Master Of Puppets(Cass, Album, RE, Chr) Vertigo, PolyGram 838 141-4, CP 1439 South Korea 1989 Sell This Version

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