METALLICA RIDE THE LIGHTNING VERTIGO 12" / LP VINYL

  METALLICA at it's BEST!

  This album "METALLICA - Ride The Lightning" is the second studio album by the American heavy metal band Metallica.

 

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Collectors information & Description:

 

 

Music Genre:

 
USA Thrash Metal 

Album  Production information for "Ride the Lightning" by "Metallica":

Producers: Metallica
Recorded June - September 1984 at Sweet Silence Studios in Copenhagen, Denmark

SWEET SILENCE STUDIO is a Danish music recording music in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is owned by Freddy Hansson and Flemming Rasmussen (producer of Metallica albums).

Mark "Marc" Whitaker - Producer, Sound Engineer

Mark Whitaker is a music producer and sound engineer who has worked with the heavy metal bands: Exodus, Metallica, Laaz Rockit

Flemming Rasmussen - Producer, Sound Engineer

  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.

Bob Ludwig - Mastering Engineer

  Bob Ludwig is an experienced and well-known mastering engineer, he has mastered thousands of music records. He has been vice-president of Sterling Sound, vice-president and chief engineer at Masterdisk and in 1993 owned his own mastering

Tim Young - Mastering Engineer

Tim Young is a sound and mastering engineer who started his career in music in 1971. During the 1980s he has mastered two dozen of Heavy Metal albums.

Anthony D. Sommella - Photography

Fin Costello - 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.

Harald Oimoen - Photography, Bass

Pete Cronin - Photography

Pete Cronin has been a photographer for over 30 years and has photographed rock bands like: Demon Pact, Avenger, Metallica, Exciter, English Dogs, Plasmatics, Briar, Bow Wow, Thin Lizzy, Alice in Chains, Megadeth and others.

Rick Brackett - Photography

Robert Hoetink - Photography

Dave Mustaine - Songwriter

Dave Mustaine ( full-name: David Scott Mustaine ) born 1961 in La Mesa, California and best known as Singer and Lead Guitarist of the American Thrash Metal band "Megadeth". Mustaine started his musical career around 1982-1983 in as lead guitarist of the Thrash Metal band "Metallica". In 1983 he formed "Fallen Angels" which was quickly replaced with his own band "Megadeth" at the end of 1983. He appears on the official Metallica album "Kill 'em All" and is guest musician on the 1987 album "Refuge Denied" by the Heavy Metal band "Sanctuary"

Label Information:

 
Vertigo 838 140

Media Format:

 
12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

 
1984 Made in Netherlands

Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: METALLICA - Ride The Lightning

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Cliff Burton
  • James Hetfield
  • Lars Ulrich
  • Kirk Hammet

Complete Track-listing of the album "METALLICA - Ride The Lightning"

The detailed tracklist of this record "METALLICA - Ride The Lightning" is:

    Side One:
  1. Figth Fire with Fire
  2. Ride the Lightning
  3. For Whom the Bells Toll
  4. Fade to Black
    Side Two:
  1. Trapped Under Ice
  2. Escape
  3. Creeping Death
  4. The Call of Ktulu

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