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Ride the Lightning

Ride the Lightning
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6 years, 4 months ago at May 28 9:10
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By: Metallica
Release date: 1987
Standing track: For Whom the Bell Tolls

Ride the Lightning, Metallica's second album, truly bought the monsters forward to a larger fan-base. Furthermore, I consider this, alongside Master of Puppets which I like but not *that* much, to be the 'true' Metallica album and every song is a winner!
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Description: Ride the Lightning is the second studio album by American heavy metal band Metallica, released on July 27, 1984, by the independent record label Megaforce Records. The album was recorded in three weeks with producer Flemming Rasmussen at the Sweet Silence Studios in Copenhagen, Denmark. The artwork, based on a concept by the band, depicts an electric chair being struck by lightning flowing from the band logo. The title was taken from a passage in Stephen King's novel The Stand. Although rooted in the thrash metal genre, the album showcased the band's musical growth and lyrical sophistication. This was partly because bassist Clif ... (more)
Manufacturer: Megaforce Labels
Release date: 27 July 1984
EAN: 0075596039628 UPC: 755960396280
Tags: Thrash Metal (12), Metal (11), 1984 (10), Rock (4), Hard Rock (4), Heavy Metal (4), 1980s (3), Metallica (3), American (2), Concept Album (2), (2), Usa (1), Iconic (1), Thrash (1), Dave Mustaine (1), Sellouts (1), Sucks (1), Trash Metal (1), [Studio] (1), Hardcore (1)
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