back Master of Puppets

Release Info
Release Date: March 3, 1986
Peak Chart Position: #29
Producer: Metallica with Flemming Rasmussen
Recording Location: Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark

Tracklist

Original Release

Song Written By  
Battery Hetfield/Ulrich AudioDownload
Master of Puppets Hetfield/Ulrich/Burton/Hammett AudioDownload
The Thing That Should Not Be Hetfield/Ulrich/Hammett AudioDownload
Welcome Home (Sanitarium) Hetfield/Ulrich/Hammett AudioDownload
Disposable Heroes Hetfield/Ulrich/Hammett AudioDownload
Leper Messiah Hetfield/Ulrich AudioDownload
Orion Hetfield/Ulrich/Burton AudioDownload
Damage, Inc. Hetfield/Ulrich/Burton/Hammett AudioDownload

Digital Reissue w/ Bonus Tracks

Song Written By  
Battery Hetfield/Ulrich AudioDownload
Master of Puppets Hetfield/Ulrich/Burton/Hammett AudioDownload
The Thing That Should Not Be Hetfield/Ulrich/Hammett AudioDownload
Welcome Home (Sanitarium) Hetfield/Ulrich/Hammett AudioDownload
Disposable Heroes Hetfield/Ulrich/Hammett AudioDownload
Leper Messiah Hetfield/Ulrich AudioDownload
Orion Hetfield/Ulrich/Burton AudioDownload
Damage, Inc. Hetfield/Ulrich/Burton/Hammett AudioDownload
Battery (Live) Hetfield/Ulrich Audio
The Thing That Should Not Be (Live) Hetfield/Ulrich/Hammett Audio

James Hetfield - Guitar, Vocals
Lars Ulrich - Drums
Kirk Hammett - Guitar
Cliff Burton - Bass

Producer: Metallica and Flemming Rasmussen
Engineer: Flemming Rasmussen
Assistant Engineer: Andy Wroblewski
Mixed by Michael Wagener
Assistant Mixing Engineer: Mark Wilzcak

Recorded & Mixed at Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark from September to December of 1985
Mastered by George Marino
Remastered in 1995 by George Marino

Cover Concept: Metallica and Peter Mensch
Cover Illustration: Don Brautigam
Inner Sleeve Photos: Ross Halfin
Back Cover Photos: Rich Likong (Cliff), Ross Halfin (Kirk, James), Rob Ellsi (Lars)

Management: Q Prime, Inc.

All songs © 1986 Creeping Death Music (ASCAP)
© 1986 E/M Ventures


Battery (Live) and The Thing That Should Not Be (Live) is only available on the digital reissue of Master of Puppets
Recorded live on August 29, 1989 at the Seattle Coliseum in Seattle, WA
Mixed by Mike Gillies