"Ride the Lightning" is the successor of the "Kill Them All" Metallica album and was released in 1984. It was the last album to feature songwriting contributions from former lead guitarist Dave Mustaine ( Megadeth ).
This is the 2006 Released pressed on audiophile 180grams vinyl LP
Strict grading according to the Goldmine Grading for Vinyl records has been applied, this record has been carefully visually inspected to determine the grading.
MINT (M): Perfect! This record looks PERFECT, with NO flaws what so ever. It looks as though it had never been handled. No scuffs or scratches, blotches or stains.
MINT (M): The album cover looks absolutely perfect in every way.
Blackened Recordings – 00602547885241
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram
2006 United Kingdom ( UK ) / Europe
This album comes with the black and yellow custom inner sleeve with on one side photos of the Metallica band and on the other side: lyrics of all the songs on "Ride The Lightning"
Metallica - Producer
Flemming Rasmussen - Assistent Producer
Flemming Rasmussen is a music producer from Denmark, who has produced and sound engineered over 1200 productions for bands like Metallica as well as many other well-known heavy metal bands including Artillery, Blind Guardian, Ensiferum, King Diamond, Morbid Angel.
Mark Whitaker - Assistent Producer
Greg Fidelman - Re-issues Executive Producer
Flemming Rasmussen - Sound Engineer
Greg Fidelman - Audio Fixes
Kent Matcke - Audio Fixes
Lindsay Chase - Mastering Coordinator
Howie Weinberg - Mastering Engineer
Howie Weinberg has during his career mastered hundreds of records in all kinds of musical genres. For the Heavy Metal music genre he has mastered for bands like: Anthrax, Celtic Frost, Cro-Mags, Danzig, Manowar, Meliah Rage, Overkill, Ozzy Osbourne, Riot V, Scorpions, Sepultura, Slayer, White Zombie and many many others.
This album "Ride The Lightning" was recorded at Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark during Spring 1984
Remastered at Weinberg Mastering, Los Angeles, California
Vinyl Masters by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Los Angeles, California
Metallica - Album Cover Concept
Ad Artists - Cover Design
Peter Cronin - Photography
Rick Brackett - Photography
Harold O - Photography
Fin Costello ( Black and White Photos on inner sleeve ) - Photography
FIN COSTELLO is a well known pop, rock photographer who has photographed dozens and dozens of bands. In the Hard Rock and Heavy Metal scene, he has photographed bands like Deep Purple , Ozzy Osbourne , Rainbow , King Diamond and many many others.
Anthony D. Sommella ( Live photos ) - Photography
Robert Hoetink ( Dressing Room Photos ) - Photography
Note: The images on this page are photos of the actual album. Slight differences in color may exist due to the use of the camera's flash. Images can be zoomed in/out ( eg pinch with your fingers on a tablet or smartphone )