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Metallica - Ride The Lightning album download

Performer:

Metallica

Title:

Ride The Lightning

Genre:

Rock

MP3 album size:

1890 mb

Other music formats:

APE ASF AA AUD MP1 ADX VOX

Rating:

4.8 ✱

Style:

Thrash, Speed Metal

Country:

US

Date of release:

1984

Metallica - Ride The Lightning album download

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Fight Fire With Fire
Written-By – Burton*, Hetfield*, Ulrich*
4:44
A2 Ride The Lightning
Written-By – Burton*, Mustaine*, Hetfield*, Ulrich*
6:36
A3 For Whom The Bell Tolls
Written-By – Burton*, Hetfield*, Ulrich*
5:10
A4 Fade To Black
Written-By – Burton*, Hetfield*, Hammett*, Ulrich*
6:56
B1 Trapped Under Ice
Written-By – Hetfield*, Hammett*, Ulrich*
4:03
B2 Escape
Written-By – Hetfield*, Hammett*, Ulrich*
4:23
B3 Creeping Death
Written-By – Burton*, Hetfield*, Hammett*, Ulrich*
6:36
B4 The Call Of Ktulu
Bass [Lead] – Cliff BurtonWritten-By – Burton*, Mustaine*, Hetfield*, Ulrich*
8:52

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – Megaforce Worldwide

Credits

  • Bass – Cliff Burton
  • Cover [Concept] – Metallica
  • Design [Cover] – Ad Artists
  • Drums – Lars Ulrich
  • Engineer – Flemming Rasmussen
  • Engineer [Concert Sound], Management [Production Manager] – Mark Whitaker
  • Lead Guitar – Kirk Hammet*
  • Management – Crazed Management*
  • Management [Agency Representation] – Ian Sales, Neil Warnock
  • Management [Tour] – Gem "Fat Bastard" Howard
  • Mastered By – Tom Coyne
  • Photography By [Backcover, James] – Rick Brackett
  • Photography By [Backcover, Kirk] – Rick Brackett
  • Photography By [Backcover, Lars] – Pete Cronin
  • Photography By [Inner, B&w Group] – Fin Costello
  • Photography By [Inner, Dressing Room] – Robert Hoetink
  • Photography By [Inner, Live Pix Group] – Anthony D. Sommella
  • Producer – Metallica
  • Producer [Assistant] – Flemming Rasmussen, Mark Whitaker
  • Rhythm Guitar, Vocals – James Hetfield
  • Technician [Drums] – Tim Sweeney
  • Technician [Guitars] – Dan Lee

Notes

Dolby system
Stereo also playable mono

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MRI 769 Metallica Ride The Lightning ‎(LP, Album) Megaforce Records MRI 769 US 1984
016 Metallica Ride The Lightning ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Takt Music 016 Poland 1991
838 140-9 Metallica Ride The Lightning ‎(CD, Album, RE) Ukrainian Records, Vertigo, Phonogram 838 140-9 Ukraine 2008
838 140-1, none Metallica Ride The Lightning ‎(LP, Album, Unofficial) Vertigo , PolyGram , Phonogram 838 140-1, none Russia 1994
193374 Metallica Ride The Lightning ‎(Cass, Album, RE) New Electric Way 193374 France 1986

Tracklist

1 Fight Fire With Fire 4:44
2 Ride The Lightning 6:36
3 For Whom The Bell Tolls 5:10
4 Fade To Black 6:56
5 Trapped Under Ice 4:03
6 Escape 4:23
7 Creeping Death 6:36
8 The Call Of Ktulu 8:52

Credits

  • Bass – Cliff Burton
  • Cover [Concept] – Metallica
  • Design [Cover] – AD Artists
  • Drums – Lars Ulrich
  • Lead Guitar – Kirk Hammett
  • Mastered By – Bob Ludwig
  • Producer – Metallica
  • Producer [Assistant] – Mark Whitaker
  • Producer [Assistant], Engineer – Flemming Rasmussen
  • Vocals, Rhythm Guitar – James Hetfield
  • Written-By – Cliff Burton (tracks: 1 to 4, 7, 8), Dave Mustaine (tracks: 4, 7), James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett (tracks: 4 to 7), Lars Ulrich

Notes

Packaged in a standard jewel case.

Booklet 4 pages. Inside is white.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: MTPL 9804842

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MRI 769 Metallica Ride The Lightning ‎(LP, Album) Megaforce Records MRI 769 US 1984
016 Metallica Ride The Lightning ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Takt Music 016 Poland 1991
838 140-9 Metallica Ride The Lightning ‎(CD, Album, RE) Ukrainian Records, Vertigo, Phonogram 838 140-9 Ukraine 2008
838 140-1, none Metallica Ride The Lightning ‎(LP, Album, Unofficial) Vertigo , PolyGram , Phonogram 838 140-1, none Russia 1994
193374 Metallica Ride The Lightning ‎(Cass, Album, RE) New Electric Way 193374 France 1986

Tracklist

A1 Fight Fire With Fire 4:44
A2 Ride The Lightning 6:36
A3 For Whom The Bell Tolls 5:10
A4 Fade To Black 6:56
B1 Trapped Under Ice 4:03
B2 Escape 4:23
B3 Creeping Death 6:36
B4 The Call Of Ktulu 8:52

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Columbia House
  • Distributed By – Columbia House – 783647C

Credits

  • Bass – Cliff Burton
  • Drums – Lars Ulrich
  • Lead Guitar – Kirk Hammet*
  • Producer – Metallica
  • Rhythm Guitar, Vocals – James Hetfield

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MRI 769 Metallica Ride The Lightning ‎(LP, Album) Megaforce Records MRI 769 US 1984
016 Metallica Ride The Lightning ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Takt Music 016 Poland 1991
838 140-9 Metallica Ride The Lightning ‎(CD, Album, RE) Ukrainian Records, Vertigo, Phonogram 838 140-9 Ukraine 2008
838 140-1, none Metallica Ride The Lightning ‎(LP, Album, Unofficial) Vertigo , PolyGram , Phonogram 838 140-1, none Russia 1994
193374 Metallica Ride The Lightning ‎(Cass, Album, RE) New Electric Way 193374 France 1986



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Ride the Lightning is the second studio album by American heavy metal band Metallica, released on July 27, 1984, by the independent record label Megaforce Records. The album was recorded in three weeks with producer Flemming Rasmussen at the Sweet Silence Studios in Copenhagen, Denmark. The artwork, based on a concept by the band, depicts an electric chair being struck by lightning flowing from the band logo. The title was taken from a passage in Stephen King's novel The Stand

Ride the Lightning was released on July 27, 1984 by Megaforce Records and re-released by Elektra Records on November 19, 1984. It has sold over 5 million copies in the . and have been certified 5x Platinum by the RIAA. In July 1983, Metallica released their debut studio album, titled Kill 'Em All through Megaforce Records. On February 20, 1984, the band began work on their second album, titled Ride the Lightning, at Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark.

This is also the last Metallica album to feature songwriting contributions from Dave Mustaine, who would later form Megadeth. Ride the Lightning Q&A.

Released July 27, 1984. Released July 27, 1984. James Hetfield – Guitar, Vocals Lars Ulrich – Drums Kirk Hammett – Guitar Cliff Burton – Bass. Producer: Metallica Production Assistants: Flemming Rasmussen & Mark Whitaker Engineer: Flemming Rasmussen. Recorded & Mixed at Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark in the Spring of 1984 Megaforce Release Mastered by Tom Coyne Frankford Wayne Elektra Release Mastered by Bob Ludwig Remastered in 1995 by George Marino.

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