James Hetfield – Guitar, Vocals
Lars Ulrich – Drums
Kirk Hammett – Guitar
Jason Newsted – Bass
Not Very Produced by Metallica
Engineer: Csaba Petocz
Assistant Engineers: Breg Dennen, Marnie Riley
Recorded & Mixed at A&M & Conway, Los Angeles, CA
Mastered by Ron Lewter
Cover Concept: Metallica and Peter Mensch
Photography: Ross Halfin
Design & Layout: Reiner Design Consultants, Inc.
Management: Q Prime, Inc.
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℗ & © 1987 Blackened Recordings