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Release Info
Release Date: June 14, 1982

 Back in 1982, Metallica made their recorded debut on the Metal Blade compilation, Metal Massacre with their song "Hit the Lights." The first pressing of Metal Massacre featured a version of "Hit the Lights" with guitar solos by Lloyd Grant and Dave Mustaine, with James tripling on rhythm guitar, vocals, and bass. They later re-recorded "Hit the Lights" for the second pressing of Metal Massacre featuring Dave Mustaine on lead guitar and Ron McGovney on bass.

Tracklist

First Pressing

Song Written By  
Hit the Lights (First Pressing) Hetfield/Ulrich Audio

Second Pressing

Song Written By  
Hit the Lights (Second Pressing) Hetfield/Ulrich Audio

First Pressing Lineup
James Hetfield - Guitar, Vocals, Bass
Lars Ulrich - Drums
Dave Mustaine - Guitar
Lloyd Grant - Guitar

Second Pressing Lineup
James Hetfield -Vocals
Lars Ulrich - Drums
Dave Mustaine - Guitar
Ron McGovney - Bass

Executive Producer: Brian Slagel
Assistant Producer: John Kornarens
Mastered by Joe Borja at The Bijou, Hollywood, California
Design & Layout: Elaine Offers
Album Concept: Brian Slagel

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