Metallica - Ride The Lightning

Metallica - Ride The Lightning
Album name:
Ride The Lightning
Flac vers. ZIP size:
1281 mb
Mp3 vers. ZIP size:
1764 mb
Other formats
Label: Vertigo ‎– 838 140-1
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue
Country: Europe
Date of released: 1989
Category: Rock
Style: Thrash, Speed Metal, Heavy Metal
3.9 ★

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A1 Fight Fire With Fire 4:44
A2 Ride The Lightning 6:36
A3 For Whom The Bell Tolls 5:10
A4 Fade To Black 6:56
B1 Trapped Under Ice 4:03
B2 Escape 4:23
B3 Creeping Death 6:36
B4 The Call Of Ktulu 8:52

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Metallica
  • Copyright (c) – Metallica
  • Published By – Polygram Music Publishing Ltd.
  • Published By – Copyright Control
  • Mastered At – Masterdisk


  • Bass – Cliff Burton
  • Drums – Lars Ulrich
  • Guitar [Lead] – Kirk Hammett
  • Mastered By – Bob Ludwig
  • Producer – Metallica
  • Producer [Assistant] – Mark Whitaker
  • Producer [Assistant], Engineer – Flemming Rasmussen
  • Vocals, Rhythm Guitar – James Hetfield
  • Written-By – Burton* (tracks: A1 to A4, B3, B4), Mustaine* (tracks: A2, B4), Hetfield*, Hammett* (tracks: A4 to B3), Ulrich*


Exact same release as Metallica - Ride The Lightning but with Vertigo Spaceship labels.

(C) 1989 Metallica

Printed inner sleeve with pictures, lyrics and credits.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 42283 81401 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Variant 1): D 60396-A-RE MASTERDISK DMM 8381401 A-1U-1-
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Variant 1): 60396-B-RE D- MASTERDISK DMM 8381401 B-1U-1-
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Variant 2): D 60396-A-RE MASTERDISK DMM 8381401 A-1U-1- 12 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Variant 2): 60396-B-RE D MASTERDISK DMM 8381401 B-1U-1- 12 11
  • Distribution Code: PG 281
  • Label Code: LC 1633
  • Rights Society: BIEM STEMRA

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MRI 769 Metallica Ride The Lightning ‎(LP, Album) Megaforce Records MRI 769 US 1984
T-169 Metallica Ride The Lightning ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Tango Music T-169 Poland Unknown
838 140-2 Metallica Ride The Lightning ‎(CD, Album, RE, Unofficial) Vertigo , Phonogram 838 140-2 Russia Unknown
none Metallica Ride The Lightning ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Not On Label (Metallica) none Bulgaria Unknown
BLCKND004R-1 Metallica Ride The Lightning ‎(LP, Album, RE, RM) Blackened Recordings BLCKND004R-1 US 2016


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