James Hetfield – Guitar, Vocals
Lars Ulrich – Drums
Kirk Hammett – Guitar
Robert Trujillo – Bass
Producer: Rick Rubin
Engineer: Greg Fidelman
Assistant Engineer: Mike Gillies
Digital Editors: Dana Nielsen, Dan Monti, Kent Matcke, and DD Erlich
Digital Editor Assistants: Sara Lyn Killion, Joshua Smith, Adam Fuller, Jason Gossman, and Jason Mott
Mixed by: Greg Fidelman
Recorded at Sound City Studios, Van Nuys, CA, Shangri La Studios, Malibu, CA and HQ in San Rafael, CA from April 2007 to May 2008.
Mixed at Sunset Sound Factory in Los Angeles, CA and Punker Pad West in Van Nuys, CA
Design & Layout: Turner Duckworth
Band Photography: Anton Corbijn
Cover Photography: Andy Grimshaw
Album Photography: Britt Hull, Gavin Hurrell, Craig Snelgrove, David Turner, Harper Reed, Getty Images/Stone Collection/Robert Daly, Getty Images/Rubberball Productions/Mike Kemp, Getty Images/The Image Bank/Tom Schierlitz, and the Missouri State High Patrol. Bay: Zoë Dalton. Used with permission.
Management: Q Prime, Inc.
All songs © Creeping Death Music (ASCAP)
© 2008 Blackened Recordings