Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Battery 4.35 5:13
2 Master of Puppets 4.7 8:35
3 The Thing That Should Not Be 3.75 6:36
4 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) 4.45 6:27
5 Disposable Heroes 4.1 8:17
6 Leper Messiah 3.85 5:40
7 Orion (instrumental) 3.9 8:27
8 Damage, Inc. 4.2 5:32

Credits

CD 1

electric bass guitar:
Cliff Burton (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 1–8)
membranophone:
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 1–8)
electric guitar:
Kirk Hammett (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 1–8)
James Hetfield (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 1–8)
arranger:
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (tracks 1–8)
James Hetfield (tracks 1–8)
assistant mixer:
Mark Wilczak (tracks 1–8)
composer:
Cliff Burton (tracks 2, 7–8)
Kirk Hammett (tracks 2–5, 8)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (tracks 1–8)
James Hetfield (tracks 1–8)
engineer:
Flemming Rasmussen (tracks 1–8)
lead vocals:
James Hetfield (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 1–6, 8)
lyricist:
James Hetfield (tracks 1–6, 8)
mixer:
Michael Wagener (tracks 1–8)
phonographic copyright by:
Metallica (1986) (tracks 1–8)
producer:
Metallica (tracks 1–8)
Flemming Rasmussen (tracks 1–8)
phonographic copyright by:
Elektra/Asylum Records (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (1986) (tracks 1–8)
Music for Nations (1986) (track 4)
publisher:
Creeping Death Music (tracks 1–8)
mixed at:
Warner Bros. Recording Studios (North Hollywood, a/k/a Amigo Studios) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (tracks 1–8)
recorded at:
Sweet Silence Studios (Strandlodsvej) in Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 1–8)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
TrickBattery by Wax Audio (track 1)
sampled by:
FaFaFa by Die Ärzte (track 2)
I'm the Man by Anthrax (track 2)
The Number Song by DJ Shadow (track 7)
arrangements:
Orion (for chamber ensemble, van Prooijen) (track 7)
later parody versions:
Master of Pizza (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
Mongomix (track 2)
later versions:
Battery (S&M version) (track 1)
Master of Puppets (S&M version) (track 2)
The Thing That Should Not Be (S&M version) (track 3)
recording of:
Battery (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 1)
Damage, Inc. (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 8)
Disposable Heroes (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 5)
Leper Messiah (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 6)
Master of Puppets (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 2)
Orion (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 7)
The Thing That Should Not Be (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 3)
Welcome Home (Sanitarium) (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Mastertarium (tracks 2, 4)

Release

photography:Ross Halfin
Rich Likong
mastering:George Marino
illustration:Don Brautigam (USA artist and designer, 1946-2008)
phonographic copyright by:Music for Nations (in 1986)
licensed from:Megaforce Records
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/556669 [info]