This the high-end audiophile release pressed on two 12" vinyl records each on 180 gram vinyl of the self-titled Metallica album and because of the black front and back cover, it is also known as "The Black Album". It has become one of the best-selling albums worldwide.
Strict grading according to the Goldmine Grading for Vinyl records has been applied, this record has been carefully visually inspected to determine the grading.
NEAR MINT (NM or M-): A nearly perfect record which has no obvious signs of wear.
VERY GOOD PLUS (VG+): The lp cover may have slight signs of wear, and may be marred by a cut-out hole, indentation, or cut corner.
Blackened Recordings – BLCKND008-1
Record Format: 2x 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 480 gram
This 12" LP vinyl music record comes comes in a Fold Open Cover (FOC), which is also also known as a Gatefold cover. The inner pages of this album cover contains artwork showing portraits of the Metallica band-members and the lyrics of all the songs
Bob Rock - Producer
James Hetfield - Producer
Lars Ulrich - Producer
Randy Staub - Sound Engineer
Mike Tacci - Assistent Sound Engineer
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 )