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Metallica - Ride The Lightning

[deluxe reissue]

Reissued: 16 April 2016

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Metallica - Ride The Lightning [deluxe reissue]

The Original Album

Notes:

Personnel:

Songs:

Formats:

12" Vinyl / Cassette
[Megaforce Records (MRI 769) | Megaforce Records (MRIT 769)]

Metallica - Ride The Lightning [Megaforce Records (MRI 769) U.S.] (12inch Vinyl Cover)

Metallica - Ride The Lightning [Megaforce Records (MRI 769) U.S.] (12inch Vinyl Side A Label)

Metallica - Ride The Lightning [Megaforce Records (MRI 769) U.S.] (12inch Vinyl Rear)

Metallica - Ride The Lightning [Megaforce Records (MRIT 769) U.S.] (Cassette Cover)

Metallica - Ride The Lightning [Megaforce Records (MRIT 769) U.S.] (Cassette Side A)

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Tracks:

Side A

  1. Metallica - Fight Fire With Fire (4:45)
  2. Metallica - Ride The Lightning (6:37)
  3. Metallica - For Whom The Bell Tolls (5:11)
  4. Metallica - Fade To Black (6:54)

Side B

  1. Metallica - Trapped Under Ice (4:04)
  2. Metallica - Escape (4:24)
  3. Metallica - Creeping Death (6:36)
  4. Metallica - The Call Of Ktulu (8:54)

Length: 47:26

CD
[Elektra Records (60396-2)]

Metallica - Ride The Lightning [Elektra Records (60396-2) U.S.] (CD Cover)

Metallica - Ride The Lightning [Elektra Records (60396-2) U.S.] (CD Label)

Metallica - Ride The Lightning [Elektra Records (60396-2) U.S.] (CD Rear)

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Tracks:

Disc 1

  1. Metallica - Fight Fire With Fire (4:45)
  2. Metallica - Ride The Lightning (6:37)
  3. Metallica - For Whom The Bell Tolls (5:11)
  4. Metallica - Fade To Black (6:54)
  5. Metallica - Trapped Under Ice (4:04)
  6. Metallica - Escape (4:24)
  7. Metallica - Creeping Death (6:36)
  8. Metallica - The Call Of Ktulu (8:54)

Length: 47:26

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These are singles, E.P.s, and compilation appearances from the time period.

Extra Songs:

 

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The Reissues

Notes:

Extra Songs:

Formats:

12" Vinyl / CD / Digital
[details | Blackened Recordings (No Serial)]

Metallica - Ride The Lightning [Reissue]

Notes:
Tracks:

Side A (12" Vinyl)

  1. Metallica - Fight Fire With Fire [2016 Remaster] (4:44)
  2. Metallica - Ride The Lightning [2016 Remaster] (6:36)
  3. Metallica - For Whom The Bell Tolls [2016 Remaster] (5:09)
  4. Metallica - Fade To Black [2016 Remaster] (6:57)

Side B (12" Vinyl)

  1. Metallica - Trapped Under Ice [2016 Remaster] (4:04)
  2. Metallica - Escape [2016 Remaster] (4:23)
  3. Metallica - Creeping Death [2016 Remaster] (6:35)
  4. Metallica - The Call Of Ktulu [2016 Remaster] (8:53)

Length: 47:25

Deluxe Reissue Boxed Set - Vinyl, CD, DVD / Digital
[details | Blackened Recordings (No Serial)]

Metallica - Ride The Lightning [Deluxe Reissue]

Notes:
Tracks:
(01) Ride The Lightning (Remastered)

12" Vinyl & CD | Digital

Metallica - Ride The Lightning [Reissue]

Notes


Side A (12" Vinyl)

  1. Metallica - Fight Fire With Fire [2016 Remaster] (4:44)
  2. Metallica - Ride The Lightning [2016 Remaster] (6:36)
  3. Metallica - For Whom The Bell Tolls [2016 Remaster] (5:09)
  4. Metallica - Fade To Black [2016 Remaster] (6:57)

Side B (12" Vinyl)

  1. Metallica - Trapped Under Ice [2016 Remaster] (4:04)
  2. Metallica - Escape [2016 Remaster] (4:23)
  3. Metallica - Creeping Death [2016 Remaster] (6:35)
  4. Metallica - The Call Of Ktulu [2016 Remaster] (8:53)

Length: 47:25


(02) Creeping Death (Remastered E.P.)

12" Vinyl Picture Disc | Digital

Metallica - Creepimg Death (Picture Disc)

Metallica -  Creepimg Death

Notes


Side A (12" Vinyl)

  1. Metallica - Creeping Death [2016 Remaster] (6:35)

Side B (12" Vinyl)

  1. Metallica - Am I Evil? [2016 Remaster] (7:50)
  2. Metallica - Blitzkrieg [2016 Remaster] (3:36)

Length: 18:02


(03) Demos & Rough Mixes From Lars' Vault

CD | Digital

Metallica - Demos & Rough Mixes From Lars' Vault

Notes


  1. Metallica - Ride The Lightning [Demo, 29 October 1983] (6:47)
  2. Metallica - When Hell Freezes Over [Demo, 29 October 1983] (8:41)
  3. Metallica - Creeping Death [Demo, 29 October 1983] (7:10)
  4. Metallica - Fight Fire With Fire [Demo, 29 October 1983] (5:01)
  5. Metallica - Ride The Lightning [Garage Demo, 1983] (7:33)
  6. Metallica - When Hell Freezes Over [Garage Demo, 1983] (9:21)
  7. Metallica - Fight Fire With Fire [Garage Demo, 1983] (5:27)
  8. Metallica - Ride The Lightning [Boom Box Demo, 1983] (7:43)
  9. Metallica - Blitzkrieg [Rhythm Track Rough Mix, March 1984] (3:38)
  10. Metallica - Am I Evil? [Rhythm Track Rough Mix, March 1984] (8:06)

Length: 69:32


(04) Live At The Lyceum Theatre, London, U.K. (December 20th, 1984)

CD | Digital

Metallica - Live At The Lyceum Theatre, London, U.K. (December 20th, 1984)

Notes


  1. Metallica - Phantom Lord [Live, 20 December 1984, on the 'Bang That Head That Doesn't Bang Tour', at The Lyceum Theatre, London, England, U.K.] (4:12)
  2. Metallica - The Four Horsemen [Live, 20 December 1984, on the 'Bang That Head That Doesn't Bang Tour', at The Lyceum Theatre, London, England, U.K.] (6:28)
  3. Metallica - (Anesthesia) Pulling Teeth [Live, 20 December 1984, on the 'Bang That Head That Doesn't Bang Tour', at The Lyceum Theatre, London, England, U.K.] (4:15)
  4. Metallica - For Whom The Bell Tolls [Live, 20 December 1984, on the 'Bang That Head That Doesn't Bang Tour', at The Lyceum Theatre, London, England, U.K.] (4:32)
  5. Metallica - No Remorse [Live, 20 December 1984, on the 'Bang That Head That Doesn't Bang Tour', at The Lyceum Theatre, London, England, U.K.] (6:07)
  6. Metallica - The Call Of Ktulu [Live, 20 December 1984, on the 'Bang That Head That Doesn't Bang Tour', at The Lyceum Theatre, London, England, U.K.] (7:47)
  7. Metallica - Seek & Destroy [Live, 20 December 1984, on the 'Bang That Head That Doesn't Bang Tour', at The Lyceum Theatre, London, England, U.K.] (7:03)
  8. Metallica - Whiplash [Live, 20 December 1984, on the 'Bang That Head That Doesn't Bang Tour', at The Lyceum Theatre, London, England, U.K.] (4:35)
  9. Metallica - Creeping Death [Live, 20 December 1984, on the 'Bang That Head That Doesn't Bang Tour', at The Lyceum Theatre, London, England, U.K.] (5:14)
  10. Metallica - Kirk Hammett Guitar Solo [Live, 20 December 1984, on the 'Bang That Head That Doesn't Bang Tour', at The Lyceum Theatre, London, England, U.K.] (1:22)
  11. Metallica - Metal Militia [Live, 20 December 1984, on the 'Bang That Head That Doesn't Bang Tour', at The Lyceum Theatre, London, England, U.K.] (9:01)

Length: 60:39


(05) Live At The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California (March 10th, 1985)

12" Vinyl | Digital

Metallica - Live At The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California (March 10th, 1985)

Notes


Side A (12" Vinyl)

  1. Ennio Morricone - The Ecstasy Of Gold [Live, 10 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.] (1:35)
  2. Metallica - Fight Fire With Fire [Live, 10 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.] (4:38)
  3. Metallica - Ride The Lightning [Live, 10 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.] (7:08)
  4. Metallica - Phantom Lord [Live, 10 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.] (5:04)

Side B (12" Vinyl)

  1. Metallica - (Anesthesia) Pulling Teeth [Live, 10 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.] (3:34)
  2. Metallica - For Whom The Bell Tolls [Live, 10 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.] (4:29)
  3. Metallica - No Remorse [Live, 10 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.] (6:23)

Side C (12" Vinyl)

  1. Metallica - Fade To Black [Live, 10 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.] (7:14)
  2. Metallica - Seek & Destroy [Live, 10 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.] (7:05)

Side D (12" Vinyl)

  1. Metallica - Creeping Death [Live, 10 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California] (5:54)
  2. Metallica - Am I Evil? [Live, 10 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.] (3:39)
  3. Metallica - Motorbreath [Live, 10 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.] (3:18)

Length: 60:08


(06) Live At The Kabuki Theatre, San Francisco, California (March 15th, 1985)

CD | Digital

Metallica - Live At The Kabuki Theatre, San Francisco, California (March 15th, 1985)

Notes


  1. Metallica - Fight Fire With Fire [Live, 15 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Kabuki Theatre, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.] (3:44)
  2. Metallica - Ride The Lightning [Live, 15 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Kabuki Theatre, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.] (6:48)
  3. Metallica - Phantom Lord [Live, 15 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Kabuki Theatre, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.] (4:45)
  4. Metallica - The Four Horsemen [Live, 15 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Kabuki Theatre, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.] (6:01)
  5. Metallica - (Anesthesia) Pulling Teeth [Live, 15 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Kabuki Theatre, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.] (1:39)
  6. Metallica - For Whom The Bell Tolls [Live, 15 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Kabuki Theatre, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.] (4:15)
  7. Metallica - No Remorse [Live, 15 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Kabuki Theatre, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.] (6:14)
  8. Metallica - Fade To Black [Live, 15 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Kabuki Theatre, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.] (6:42)
  9. Metallica - Creeping Death [Live, 15 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Kabuki Theatre, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.] (5:33)
  10. Metallica - Kirk Hammett Guitar Solo [Live, 15 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Kabuki Theatre, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.] (2:47)
  11. Metallica - Am I Evil? [Live, 15 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Kabuki Theatre, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.] (3:34)
  12. Metallica - Motorbreath [Live, 15 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Kabuki Theatre, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.] (3:02)

Length: 55:10


(07) Live At Castle Donington, U.K. (August 17th, 1985)

CD | Digital

Metallica - Live At Castle Donington, U.K. (August 17th, 1985)

Notes

Metallica at 'Monsters Of Rock' in 1985

Metallica at 'Monsters Of Rock' in 1985

Metallica at 'Monsters Of Rock' in 1985


  1. Metallica - Creeping Death [Live, 17 August 1985, on the 'Monsters Of Rock 1985', at Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England, U.K.] (5:52)
  2. Metallica - Ride The Lightning [Live, 17 August 1985, on the 'Monsters Of Rock 1985', at Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England, U.K.] (7:07)
  3. Metallica - For Whom The Bell Tolls [Live, 17 August 1985, on the 'Monsters Of Rock 1985', at Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England, U.K.] (4:42)
  4. Metallica - The Four Horsemen [Live, 17 August 1985, on the 'Monsters Of Rock 1985', at Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England, U.K.] (5:57)
  5. Metallica - Fade To Black [Live, 17 August 1985, on the 'Monsters Of Rock 1985', at Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England, U.K.] (7:08)
  6. Metallica - Seek & Destroy [Live, 17 August 1985, on the 'Monsters Of Rock 1985', at Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England, U.K.] (6:59)
  7. Metallica - Whiplash [Live, 17 August 1985, on the 'Monsters Of Rock 1985', at Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England, U.K.] (4:30)
  8. Metallica - Motorbreath [Live, 17 August 1985, on the 'Monsters Of Rock 1985', at Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England, U.K.] (4:03)

Length: 46:21


(08) Metallica Interviews

CD

Metallica - Metallica Interviews

Notes


  1. Metal Forces Interview with Lars [November 1984] (31:13)
  2. WUSC Cleveland Radio Interview with Cliff & Kirk [February 1985] (11:48)
  3. Metal Madness Interview with Lars [March 1985] (20:47)

Length: 63:50


(09) Live At Metal Hammer Festival / Live At Day On The Green / Interviews

DVD

Metallica - Live At Metal Hammer Festival / Live At Day On The Green / Interviews

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  1. Metallica - Creeping Death [Live, 14 September 1985, at the 'Metal Hammer Festival 1985', Freilichtbühne Loreley, St. Goarshausen, Germany] (6:10)
  2. Metallica - Ride The Lightning [Live, 14 September 1985, at the 'Metal Hammer Festival 1985', Freilichtbühne Loreley, St. Goarshausen, Germany] (6:57)
  3. Metallica - Disposable Heroes [Live, 14 September 1985, at the 'Metal Hammer Festival 1985', Freilichtbühne Loreley, St. Goarshausen, Germany] (9:16)
  4. Metallica - No Remorse [Live, 14 September 1985, at the 'Metal Hammer Festival 1985', Freilichtbühne Loreley, St. Goarshausen, Germany] (6:37)
  5. Metallica - (Anesthesia) Pulling Teeth [Live 14 September 1985, at the 'Metal Hammer Festival 1985', Freilichtbühne Loreley, St. Goarshausen, Germany] (1:54)
  6. Metallica - For Whom The Bell Tolls [Live, 14 September 1985, at the 'Metal Hammer Festival 1985', Freilichtbühne Loreley, St. Goarshausen, Germany] (4:24)
  7. Metallica - The Four Horsemen [Live, 14 September 1985, at the 'Metal Hammer Festival 1985', Freilichtbühne Loreley, St. Goarshausen, Germany] (5:31)
  8. Metallica - Fade To Black [Live, 14 September 1985, at the 'Metal Hammer Festival 1985', Freilichtbühne Loreley, St. Goarshausen, Germany] (7:18)
  9. Metallica - Seek & Destroy [Live, 14 September 1985, at the 'Metal Hammer Festival 1985', Freilichtbühne Loreley, St. Goarshausen, Germany] (6:52)
  10. Metallica - Whiplash [Live, 14 September 1985, at the 'Metal Hammer Festival 1985', Freilichtbühne Loreley, St. Goarshausen, Germany] (5:09)
  11. Metallica - Fight Fire With Fire [Live, 14 September 1985, at the 'Metal Hammer Festival 1985', Freilichtbühne Loreley, St. Goarshausen, Germany] (4:23)
  12. Metallica - Kirk Hammett Guitar Solo [Live, 14 September 1985, at the 'Metal Hammer Festival 1985', Freilichtbühne Loreley, St. Goarshausen, Germany] (2:44)
  13. Metallica - Am I Evil? [Live, 14 September 1985, at the 'Metal Hammer Festival 1985', Freilichtbühne Loreley, St. Goarshausen, Germany] (3:42)
  14. Metallica - Motorbreath [Live, 14 September 1985, at the 'Metal Hammer Festival 1985', Freilichtbühne Loreley, St. Goarshausen, Germany] (4:44)
  15. Metallica - Creeping Death [Live, 31 August 1985, at the 'Day On The Green 1985', Oakland Stadium, Oakland, California, U.S.A.]
  16. Metallica - Ride The Lightning [Live, 31 August 1985, at the 'Day On The Green 1985', Oakland Stadium, Oakland, California, U.S.A.] (7:06)
  17. Metallica - For Whom The Bell Tolls [Live, 31 August 1985, at the 'Day On The Green 1985', Oakland Stadium, Oakland, California, U.S.A.] (4:52)
  18. MTV News Interview with Lars & James [31 August 1985] (8:58)
  19. Lars' First Television Interview (DR TV) [7 March 1984] (1:07)
  20. Lars Interview Segment (DR TV) [7 March 1984] (0:57)

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The Vaults

This is a list of shows released as Official Vault Bootlegs on LiveMetallica.com relative to the period.

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Extras

This is a list of extras such as promotional only items with exclusive tracks related to the reissue.

Metallica - Fifth Member Exclusive Deluxe Box Set Sampler / Kill/Ride Deluxe Edition 14-Track Sampler

Digital (MP3 / 320kbps)

Metallica - Fifth Member Exclusive Deluxe Box Set Sampler

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The Four Track Version

  1. Metallica - Phantom Lord [Live, 9 February 1984, on the 'Kill 'Em All For One Tour', at Espace Balard, Paris, France] (4:48)
  2. Metallica - Ride The Lightning [Garage Demo, 1983] (7:33)
  3. Metallica - Blitzkrieg [Rough Mix, March 1984] (3:38)
  4. Metallica - Am I Evil? [Rough Mix, March 1984] (7:54)

 

The Fourteen Track Version

  1. Metallica - Blitzkrieg [Rough Mix, March 1984] (3:38)
  2. Metallica - Motorbreath [Rough Mix, May 1983] (3:13)
  3. Metallica - Am I Evil? [Rough Mix, March 1984] (7:54)
  4. Metallica - The Four Horsemen [2016 Remaster] (7:12)
  5. Metallica - Fade To Black [Live, 17 August 1985, on the 'Monsters Of Rock 1985', at Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England, U.K.] (7:08)
  6. Metallica - Phantom Lord [Live, 9 February 1984, on the 'Kill 'Em All For One Tour', at Espace Balard, Paris, France] (4:48)
  7. Metallica - Ride The Lightning [Garage Demo, 1983] (7:33)
  8. Metallica - For Whom The Bell Tolls [Live, 10 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.] (4:29)
  9. Metallica - Seek & Destroy [Live, 9 February 1984, on the 'Kill 'Em All For One Tour', at Espace Balard, Paris, France] (7:21)
  10. Metallica - Creeping Death [2016 Remaster] (6:35)
  11. Metallica - Whiplash [Live, 20 December 1984, on the 'Bang That Head That Doesn't Bang Tour', at The Lyceum Theatre, London, England, U.K.] (4:35)
  12. Metallica - Am I Evil? [Live, 15 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Kabuki Theatre, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.] (3:34)
  13. Metallica - Creeping Death [Live, 31 October 1983, on the 'Kill 'Em All For One Tour', at The Keystone, Palo Alto, California, U.S.A.] (7:48)
  14. Metallica - Motorbreath [Live, 15 March 1985, on the 'Ride The Lightning Tour', at The Kabuki Theatre, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.] (3:02)

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What's Missing?

This is a list of all 'officially' released items that could potentially been included with the reissues. For reasons unknown they were omitted.

Studio Recordings

Live Recordings

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My Thoughts

A summary of my thoughts.

The Original Album

The Reissues

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Reference(s):

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