Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Battery 4.35 5:10
A2 Master of Puppets 4.7 8:38
A3 The Thing That Should Not Be 3.75 6:32
A4 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) 4.45 6:28
B1 Disposable Heroes 4.1 8:14
B2 Leper Messiah 3.85 5:38
B3 Orion 3 8:12
B4 Damage, Inc. 4 5:08

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

electric bass guitar:
Cliff Burton (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks A1–B2)
membranophone:
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks A1–B2)
electric guitar:
Kirk Hammett (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks A1–B2)
James Hetfield (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks A1–B2)
arranger:
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (tracks A1–B2)
James Hetfield (tracks A1–B2)
assistant mixer:
Mark Wilczak (tracks A1–B2)
composer:
Cliff Burton (tracks A2, B3–B4)
Kirk Hammett (tracks A2–B1, B4)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (tracks A1–B4)
James Hetfield (tracks A1–B4)
engineer:
Flemming Rasmussen (tracks A1–B2)
lead vocals:
James Hetfield (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks A1–B2)
lyricist:
James Hetfield (tracks A1–B2, B4)
mixer:
Michael Wagener (tracks A1–B4)
phonographic copyright by:
Metallica (1986) (tracks A1–B2)
producer:
Metallica (tracks A1–B4)
Flemming Rasmussen (tracks A1–B4)
phonographic copyright by:
Elektra/Asylum Records (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (1986) (tracks A1–B2)
Music for Nations (1986) (track A4)
publisher:
Creeping Death Music (tracks A1–B4)
mixed at:
Warner Bros. Recording Studios (North Hollywood, a/k/a Amigo Studios) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (tracks A1–B2)
recorded at:
Sweet Silence Studios (Strandlodsvej) in Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks A1–B2)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
TrickBattery by Wax Audio (track A1)
sampled by:
FaFaFa by Die Ärzte (track A2)
I'm the Man by Anthrax (track A2)
arrangements:
Orion (for chamber ensemble, van Prooijen) (track B3)
later parody versions:
Master of Pizza (track A2)
later translated parody versions:
Mongomix (track A2)
later versions:
Battery (S&M version) (track A1)
Master of Puppets (S&M version) (track A2)
The Thing That Should Not Be (S&M version) (track A3)
recording of:
Damage, Inc. (track B4)
Orion (track B3)
Battery (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track A1)
Disposable Heroes (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track B1)
Leper Messiah (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track B2)
Master of Puppets (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track A2)
The Thing That Should Not Be (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track A3)
Welcome Home (Sanitarium) (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track A4)
referred to in medleys:
Mastertarium (tracks A2, A4)

Release

rights society:ASCAP (USA rights society; do not use this as a label or work publisher!)
manufactured by:Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records (not for release label use! a division of Warner Communications Inc.)
phonographic copyright by:Elektra/Asylum Records (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (in 1986)
mastered at:Sterling Sound (split/relocated to Nashville and Edgewater studios in 2018, but NY studio planned to reopen in 2019) in New York, New York, United States
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/1549636 [info]
other databases:https://www.metal-archives.com/albums/Metallica/Master_of_Puppets/547 [info]