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Release Info
Release Date: June 4, 1996
Peak Chart Position: #1
Producer: Bob Rock with Hetfield & Ulrich
Recording Location: The Plant Studios, Sausalito, CA


Original Release

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Ain't My Bitch Hetfield/Ulrich AudioDownload
2x4 Hetfield/Ulrich/Hammett AudioDownload
The House Jack Built Hetfield/Ulrich/Hammett AudioDownload
Until It Sleeps Hetfield/Ulrich AudioVideoDownload
King Nothing Hetfield/Ulrich/Hammett AudioVideoDownload
Hero of the Day Hetfield/Ulrich/Hammett AudioVideoDownload
Bleeding Me Hetfield/Ulrich/Hammett AudioDownload
Cure Hetfield/Ulrich AudioDownload
Poor Twisted Me Hetfield/Ulrich AudioDownload
Wasting My Hate Hetfield/Ulrich/Hammett AudioDownload
Mama Said Hetfield/Ulrich AudioVideoDownload
Thorn Within Hetfield/Ulrich/Hammett AudioDownload
Ronnie Hetfield/Ulrich AudioDownload
The Outlaw Torn Hetfield/Ulrich AudioDownload


James Hetfield - Guitar, Vocals
Lars Ulrich - Drums
Kirk Hammett - Guitar
Jason Newsted - Bass

Producer: Bob Rock with Hetfield & Ulrich
Engineer: Randy Staub
Assistant Engineer: Brian Dobbs & Kent Matcke
Digital Editor: Paul Decarli
Digital Editor Assitants: Mike Gillies & Chris Vrenna
Recorded & Mixed at The Plant Studios, Sausalito, CA from May 1995 to February 1996

Additional Recording at Right Track Recording, New York, NY
Engineer: Brian Dobbs
Assistant Engineer: Jason Goldstein

Mixed at Right Track Recording, New York, NY from March to April 1996
Mixed by Randy Staub
Assistanted by Matt Curry

Additional Mixing at Quad Recording Studios, New York, NY
Mixed by Mike Fraser
Assisted by Mike Rew

Mastered by George Marino

Front Cover Artwork: Semen & Blood III by Andres Serrano
Photography: Anton Corbijn
Design & Layout: Andie Airfix at Satori

Management: Q Prime, Inc.

All songs © 1996 Creeping Death Music (ASCAP)
© 1996 E/M Ventures