Master of Puppets

Released March 3, 1986

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
Remastered in 2017 by Howie Weinberg

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.

BATTERY and THE THING THAT SHOULD NOT BE
Recorded live on August 29, 1989 at the Seattle Coliseum in Seattle, WA
Bass & Additional Vocals by Jason Newsted
Mixed by Mike Gillies
These songs were available on the digital reissue of MASTER OF PUPPETS from 2006 to 2011.

All songs © Creeping Death Music (ASCAP)
© 1986 Blackened Recordings

Master of Puppets Singles