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Release Info
Release Date: July 27, 1984
Peak Chart Position: #100
Producer: Metallica
Recording Location: Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark

Tracklist

Original Release

Song Written By  
Fight Fire With Fire Hetfield/Ulrich/Burton AudioDownload
Ride the Lightning Hetfield/Ulrich/Burton/Mustaine AudioDownload
For Whom the Bell Tolls Hetfield/Ulrich/Burton AudioDownload
Fade to Black Hetfield/Ulrich/Burton/Hammett AudioDownload
Trapped Under Ice Hetfield/Ulrich/Hammett AudioDownload
Escape Hetfield/Ulrich/Hammett AudioDownload
Creeping Death Hetfield/Ulrich/Burton/Hammett AudioDownload
The Call of Ktulu Hetfield/Ulrich/Burton/Mustaine AudioDownload

Digital Reissue w/ Bonus Tracks

Song Written By  
Fight Fire With Fire Hetfield/Ulrich/Burton AudioDownload
Ride the Lightning Hetfield/Ulrich/Burton/Mustaine AudioDownload
For Whom the Bell Tolls Hetfield/Ulrich/Burton AudioDownload
Fade to Black Hetfield/Ulrich/Burton/Hammett AudioDownload
Trapped Under Ice Hetfield/Ulrich/Hammett AudioDownload
Escape Hetfield/Ulrich/Hammett AudioDownload
Creeping Death Hetfield/Ulrich/Burton/Hammett AudioDownload
The Call of Ktulu Hetfield/Ulrich/Burton/Mustaine AudioDownload
For Whom the Bell Tolls (Live) Hetfield/Ulrich/Burton Audio
Creeping Death (Live) Hetfield/Ulrich/Burton/Hammett Audio

Singles

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

Producer: Metallica
Production Assistants: Flemming Rasmussen & Mark Whitaker
Engineer: Flemming Rasmussen

Recorded & Mixed at Sweet Silence Studios, Copenhagen, Denmark in the Spring of 1984
Megaforce Release Mastered by Tom Coyne Frankford Wayne
Elektra Release Mastered by Bob Ludwig
Remastered in 1995 by George Marino

Cover Concept: Metallica
Cover Design: Ad Artists
Inner Sleeve Photos: Fin Costello (B&W Group), Anthony D. Somella (Live Group), and Robert Hoetink (Dressing Room)
Back Cover Photos: Pete Cronin (Lars), Rick Brackett (Kirk), Harold Oimen (Cliff), and Rick Brackett (James)

Megaforce Release Management: Crazed Management
Elektra Release Management: Q Prime, Inc.

All songs © 1984 Creeping Death Music (ASCAP)
© 1984 E/M Ventures


For Whom the Bell Tolls (Live) and Creeping Death (Live) is only available on the digital reissue of Ride the Lightning
Recorded live on August 29, 1989 at the Seattle Coliseum in Seattle, WA
Mixed by Mike Gillies