Metallica ‎– Ride The Lightning

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Vertigo ‎– 838 140-2, Phonogram ‎– 838 140-2
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1 Fight Fire With Fire
Written-By – Burton*, Hetfield*, Ulrich*
4:44
2 Ride The Lightning
Written-By – Burton*, Mustaine*, Hetfield*, Ulrich*
6:36
3 For Whom The Bell Tolls
Written-By – Burton*, Hetfield*, Ulrich*
5:10
4 Fade To Black
Written-By – Burton*, Hetfield*, Hammett*, Ulrich*
6:56
5 Trapped Under Ice
Written-By – Hetfield*, Hammett*, Ulrich*
4:03
6 Escape
Written-By – Hetfield*, Hammett*, Ulrich*
4:23
7 Creeping Death
Written-By – Burton*, Hetfield*, Hammett*, Ulrich*
6:36
8 The Call Of Ktulu
Bass [Lead Bass] – Cliff BurtonWritten-By – Burton*, Mustaine*, Hetfield*, Ulrich*
8:52

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Notes

Total running time: 47:29.

Recorded and mixed at Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark during spring 1984.
Mastered at Masterdisk.

All songs published by Polygram Music Publishing Ltd.

℗ 1984 Metallica.
© 1989 Metallica.

Different European versions with the same 838 140-2 catalog number but different manufacturers/rights societies/distribution codes are present in the database:

- Made in France by PMDC, BIEM/STEMRA, PG 899.
- Made in Germany, BIEM/STEMRA, PG 900.
- Made in the UK by PMDC, BIEM/MCPS.
- Made in France by PMDC, BIEM/MCPS, PG 899.
- Made in Germany by EDC, BIEM/STEMRA, PG 899.
- Made in France by PRS, BIEM/STEMRA, PG 899.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 42283 81402 8
  • Barcode (Scanned): 042283814028
  • Matrix / Runout (Mould / Hub Text): MADE IN THE UK BY UNIVERSAL M & L
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): 8381402 01 6
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI L136
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 04C1
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): 8381402 02 5
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI L135
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 04H6
  • Rights Society: BIEM / MCPS
  • Label Code: LC 1633
  • SPARS Code: AAD
  • Distribution Code: PG 899

Other Versions (5 of 339) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
MRI 769 Metallica Ride The Lightning(LP, Album) Megaforce Records MRI 769 US 1984 Sell This Version
T-169 Metallica Ride The Lightning(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Tango Music T-169 Poland Unknown Sell This Version
838 140-2 Metallica Ride The Lightning(CD, Album, RE, Unofficial) Vertigo (3), Phonogram (2) 838 140-2 Russia Unknown Sell This Version
none Metallica Ride The Lightning(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Not On Label (Metallica) none Bulgaria Unknown Sell This Version
BLCKND004R-1 Metallica Ride The Lightning(LP, Album, RE, RM) Blackened Recordings BLCKND004R-1 US 2016 Sell This Version

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kebomusic

kebomusic

January 9, 2016
edited over 2 years ago
Sounds much better than any vinyl reissue from 1990 nowadays