Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Fight Fire With Fire
3.7 4:45
A2 Ride the Lightning
4 6:38
A3 For Whom the Bell Tolls
4.75 5:12
A4 Fade to Black
4.45 6:55
B1 Trapped Under Ice
3.7 4:05
B2 Escape
3 4:24
B3 Creeping Death
4.2 6:37
B4 The Call of Ktulu
4.55 8:55

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

electric bass guitar [bass]:
Cliff Burton (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks A1–B4)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Lars Ulrich (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks A1–B4)
electric guitar:
Kirk Hammett (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks A1–A2)
James Hetfield (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks A1–A2)
electric guitar [lead guitar]:
Kirk Hammett (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks A3–B4)
electric guitar [rhythm guitar]:
James Hetfield (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks A3–B4)
assistant producer:
Mark Whitaker (tracks A1–B4)
Flemming Rasmussen (tracks A1–B4)
composer:
Cliff Burton (tracks A1–A4, B3–B4)
Kirk Hammett (tracks A4–B3)
James Hetfield (tracks A1–B4)
Dave Mustaine (tracks A2, B4)
Lars Ulrich (tracks A1–B4)
engineer:
Flemming Rasmussen (tracks A1–B4)
lead vocals:
James Hetfield (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks A1–B3)
lyricist:
Kirk Hammett (track B3)
James Hetfield (tracks A1–B3)
phonographic copyright by:
Metallica (1984) (track B3)
producer:
Metallica (tracks A1–B4)
phonographic copyright by:
Precious Metal Music (1984) (tracks A1–B4)
Blackened Recordings (copyrights holder, do not use as label!) (2016) (tracks A1–B4)
publisher:
Creeping Death Music (tracks A1–B4)
Take Out Music Ltd. (track B3)
mixed at:
Sweet Silence Studios (Strandlodsvej) in Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark (tracks A1–B4)
recorded at:
Sweet Silence Studios (Strandlodsvej) in Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks A1–B4)
has remixes:
sampled by:
Mope by Bloodhound Gang (track A3)
is based on:
Die By His Hand (track B3)
Impaler (track B1)
later parody versions:
later versions:
For Whom the Bell Tolls (S&M version) (track A3)
The Call of Ktulu (S&M version) (track B4)
recording of:
Creeping Death (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track B3)
Escape (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track B2)
Fade to Black (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track A4)
Fight Fire With Fire (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track A1)
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track A3)
Ride the Lightning (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track A2)
The Call of Ktulu (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track B4)
Trapped Under Ice (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track B1)
referred to in medleys:
Kill/Ride Medley (1994 version) (tracks A1–A2)
Kill/Ride Medley (1995 version) (tracks A1–A2)
Kill/Ride Medley (1996–1998 version) (tracks A1–A2)

Release

manufactured in: Canada
booking: Ian Sales
Neil Warnock
design/illustration: Ad Artists
legal representation: Peter Paterno
mastering: Tom Coyne (mastering engineer)
miscellaneous support: Crazed Management
photography: Rick Brackett
Fin Costello
Pete Cronin
Robert Hoetink
Harold O
Anthony D. Sommella
copyrighted by: Precious Metal Music (1984)
manufactured by: Important Record Distributors, Inc.
marketed by: Important Record Distributors, Inc.
rights society: ASCAP (Do not use this as a release label or work publisher!)
mastered at: Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs in Midtown Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
remastered versions: Ride the Lightning
Ride the Lightning (Remastered 2016)
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/377464 [info]
other databases: https://www.metal-archives.com/albums/Metallica/Ride_the_Lightning/544 [info]