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Some Kind of Monster EP Details

Jun 22, 2004

Heading to a record store near you on July 13 is the "Some Kind of Monster" EP including two versions of the title song, six live tracks, and two movie trailers. As a bonus, you will be able to pick up the EP in a special package including a SKOM t-shirt in a large or extra large size (XXL will be only be available at www.metallica.com).

Keep watching the site for more theatres and information on the release of the film "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster" opening on July 9 in selected theatres.

This EP is a North America only release. Stay tuned to Metallica.com for pre order information!

Track list, cover art, and T-Shirt pic below. The official release is way below....

  • Some Kind Of Monster (album version)
  • The Four Horsemen (Live from Le Bataclan, Paris, June 11th 2003)
  • Damage, Inc. (Live from Le Bataclan, Paris, June 11th 2003)
  • Leper Messiah (Live from Le Bataclan, Paris, June 11th 2003)
  • Motorbreath (Live from Le Boule Noire, Paris, June 11th 2003)
  • Ride The Lightning (Live from Le Bataclan, Paris, June 11th 2003)
  • Hit The Lights (Live Le Trabendo, Paris, June 11th 2003)
  • Some Kind Of Monster (edit)

In conjunction with the July 9, 2004 opening of the Metallica documentary film "Metallica: Some Kind Of Monster," Elektra Recoreds will issue a deluxe CD+T package of the sme name.

The package, set for release on July 13, will feature six live Metallica classics as well as two versions of the title-track, one drawn from Metallica's 2003 album St. Anger plus a fully remixed and edited version for this disc by famed producer Bob Rock. Also included in the package is a limited edition compressed T-shirt in large or extra-large sizes, emblazoned with the film's movie poster art across the chest. Double extra-large sizes will be available online at metallica.com. The disc is also available at retail outlets without the T-shirt.

The six live tracks on the disc are: "The Four Horsemen," "Damage, Inc.," "Leper Messiah," "Motorbreath," "Ride The Lightning," and "Hit The Lights," and were recorded June 11, 2003 in Paris, France.

The disc will also be enhanced with the movie's theatrical trailer, as well as the variation of the film's trailer the band has been previewing during their most recent concert trek.

Directed by Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky (Brothers Keeper, Paradise Lost), "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster" offers a revealing behind-the-scenes look at Metallica as they confront personal demons and their relationships with each other.

Said Owen Gleiberman of Entertainment Weekly of the film, "Epic storytelling...Metallica: Some Kind of Monster is one of the most revelatory rock portraits ever made." Details magazine said the film is "An instant and incendiary classic." Sharon Waxman of the New York Times gushed that the film is, "entertaining, moving and historically significant...(it) chronicles the intimate emotions of the most successful heavy metal band of all time."

Metallica returns to the road to continue the "Madly In Anger With The World" tour on August 16 in St. Paul, MN.