Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Ecstasy of Gold (Short)
1:49
2 The Four Horsemen
4 7:13
3 Seek & Destroy
4 6:55
4 For Whom the Bell Tolls
4.75 5:11
5 Fight Fire With Fire
3.7 4:45
6 Fade to Black
4.45 6:53
7 Am I Evil?
3.85 7:53
8 Master of Puppets
4.9 8:35
9 Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
4.7 6:27
10 Damage, Inc.
4.25 5:31
11 Battery
4.4 5:13
12 Last Caress / Green Hell
3:30
13 The Wait
3.7 4:55
Medium 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Harvester of Sorrow
4.35 5:46
2 Blackened
4.2 6:43
3 The Shortest Straw
3.9 6:35
4 Wherever I May Roam
4.25 6:44
5 Nothing Else Matters
4.65 6:29
6 The Unforgiven
4.4 6:27
7 Enter Sandman
4.45 5:32
8 So What
4 3:08
9 Sad but True
4.25 5:25
10 Creeping Death (live)
8:02
11 Whiplash (live)
5:34
12 One (live)
4 9:38
Medium 3
# Title Rating Length
1 King Nothing
4 5:30
2 Ain't My Bitch
4 5:04
3 Until It Sleeps
4.45 4:28
4 Mama Said
4.3 5:20
5 The House Jack Built
4.15 6:39
6 Stone Dead Forever
3.3 4:52
7 The Unforgiven II
4.3 6:37
8 Devil's Dance
3.35 5:19
9 The Memory Remains
4.15 4:39
10 Whiskey in the Jar
4.6 5:05
11 Die, Die My Darling
4.4 2:29
12 Turn the Page
4.5 6:07
13 Astronomy
4.5 6:38
14 No Leaf Clover
5:43
15 I Disappear
4.5 4:26

Credits

Medium 1

electric bass guitar:
Cliff Burton (1983-05) (tracks 2–3)
Cliff Burton (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 8–11)
electric bass guitar [bass]:
Cliff Burton (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 4–6)
drumset [drums]:
Lars Ulrich (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 4–6)
drums:
Lars Ulrich (1983-05) (tracks 2–3)
Lars Ulrich (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 8–11)
electric guitar:
Kirk Hammett (1983-05) (tracks 2–3)
James Hetfield (1983-05) (tracks 2–3)
Kirk Hammett (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track 5)
James Hetfield (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track 5)
Kirk Hammett (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 8–11)
James Hetfield (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 8–11)
electric guitar [lead guitar]:
Kirk Hammett (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 4, 6)
electric guitar [rhythm guitar]:
James Hetfield (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 4, 6)
additional engineer:
Andy Wroblewski (tracks 2–3)
arranger:
Lars Ulrich (tracks 8–11)
James Hetfield (tracks 8–11)
assistant mixer:
Mark Wilczak (tracks 8–11)
assistant producer:
Flemming Rasmussen (tracks 4–6)
Mark Whitaker (tracks 4–6)
composer:
Cliff Burton (tracks 4–6, 8, 10)
Kirk Hammett (tracks 6, 8–10)
Lars Ulrich (tracks 4–6, 8–11)
Glenn Danzig (track 12)
James Hetfield (tracks 4–6, 8–11)
engineer:
Flemming Rasmussen (tracks 4–6, 8–11)
Chris Bubacz (tracks 2–3)
lead vocals:
James Hetfield (1983-05) (tracks 2–3)
James Hetfield (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 4–6)
James Hetfield (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 8–11)
lyricist:
Glenn Danzig (track 12)
James Hetfield (tracks 4–6, 8–11)
mixer:
Michael Wagener (tracks 8–11)
phonographic copyright by:
Metallica (1982) (track 7)
Mark Whitaker (1982) (track 7)
Metallica (1983) (tracks 2–3)
Metallica (1986) (tracks 8–11)
Metallica (1987) (track 13)
producer:
Paul Curcio (tracks 2–3)
Metallica (tracks 4–11)
Flemming Rasmussen (tracks 8–11)
Mark Whitaker (track 7)
writer:
Jaz Coleman (tracks 13, 13)
Paul Ferguson (tracks 13, 13)
Martin Glover (tracks 13, 13)
Sean Harris (Diamond Head lead vocalist) (track 7)
Dave Mustaine (track 2)
Brian Tatler (track 7)
Lars Ulrich (tracks 2–3)
Geordie Walker (tracks 13, 13)
James Hetfield (tracks 2–3)
phonographic copyright by:
Precious Metal Music (1984) (tracks 4–6)
Elektra/Asylum Records (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (1986) (tracks 8–11)
Blackened Recordings (copyrights holder, do not use as label!) (2016) (tracks 4–6)
publisher:
Creeping Death Music (tracks 4–6, 8–11)
Zomba Music (track 7)
mixed at:
Warner Bros. Recording Studios (North Hollywood, a/k/a Amigo Studios) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (tracks 8–11)
recorded at:
Music America Studios in Rochester, New York, United States (1983-05) (tracks 2–3)
Sweet Silence Studios (Strandlodsvej) in Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 4–6)
Sweet Silence Studios (Strandlodsvej) in Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 8–11)
mash-ups:
TrickBattery by Wax Audio (track 11)
remixes:
sampled by:
FaFaFa by Die Ärzte (track 8)
I'm the Man by Anthrax (track 8)
Mope by Bloodhound Gang (track 4)
cover recording of:
Am I Evil? (track 7)
Last Caress (track 12)
The Wait (track 13)
later parody versions:
Last Christmas (track 12)
Master of Pizza (track 8)
later translated parody versions:
Mongomix (tracks 3, 8)
later versions:
Battery (S&M version) (track 11)
For Whom the Bell Tolls (S&M version) (track 4)
Master of Puppets (S&M version) (track 8)
The Ecstasy of Gold (S&M version) (track 1)
live cover recording of:
The Wait (track 13)
recording of:
The Ecstasy of Gold (Metallica metal version) (track 1)
Seek & Destroy (1983-05) (track 3)
The Four Horsemen (1983-05) (track 2)
Fade to Black (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track 6)
Fight Fire With Fire (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track 5)
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track 4)
Battery (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 11)
Damage, Inc. (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 10)
Master of Puppets (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 8)
Welcome Home (Sanitarium) (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 9)
version of:
L’estasi dell’oro (Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo) (track 1)
The Mechanix (track 2)

Medium 2

bass guitar:
Jason Newsted (tracks 4–7, 9)
drums:
Lars Ulrich (tracks 4–7, 9)
Lars Ulrich (1988-01 – 1988-05) (tracks 1–3)
Lars Ulrich (1992-01-13) (track 12)
guitar:
Kirk Hammett (1988-01 – 1988-05) (tracks 1–3)
James Hetfield (1988-01 – 1988-05) (tracks 1–3)
Kirk Hammett (1992-01-13) (track 12)
James Hetfield (1992-01-13) (track 12)
bass:
Jason Newsted (1988-01 – 1988-05) (tracks 1–3)
Jason Newsted (1992-01-13) (track 12)
guitar family:
James Hetfield (tracks 4–7, 9)
Kirk Hammett (tracks 4–7, 9)
additional engineer:
Toby Wright (producer & engineer) (tracks 1–3)
assistant engineer:
Toby Wright (producer & engineer) (tracks 1–3)
assistant mixer:
George Cowan (tracks 1–3)
composer:
Cliff Burton (track 10)
James Hetfield (tracks 1–3, 7, 10, 12)
Jason Newsted (track 2)
Lars Ulrich (tracks 1–3, 7, 10, 12)
Kirk Hammett (tracks 7, 10)
engineer:
Flemming Rasmussen (tracks 1–3)
Mike Clink (tracks 1, 3)
lead vocals:
James Hetfield (tracks 4–7, 9)
James Hetfield (1988-01 – 1988-05) (tracks 1–3)
James Hetfield (1992-01-13) (track 12)
lyricist:
James Hetfield (tracks 1–3, 7, 10, 12)
Lars Ulrich (track 7)
Kirk Hammett (tracks 7, 10)
mixer:
Michael Barbiero (tracks 1–3)
Randy Staub (tracks 10, 12)
Steve Thompson (producer) (tracks 1–3)
orchestrator:
Michael Kamen (track 5)
producer:
James Hetfield (tracks 4–5, 12)
Metallica (tracks 1–3)
Flemming Rasmussen (tracks 1–3)
Bob Rock (tracks 4–5)
Lars Ulrich (tracks 4–5, 12)
writer:
Clive Blake (track 8)
Nick Culmer (track 8)
Chris Exall (track 8)
James Hetfield (tracks 4–6, 9, 11)
Lars Ulrich (tracks 4–6, 9, 11)
Kirk Hammett (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Blackened Recordings (copyrights holder, do not use as label!) (1991) (tracks 4–7, 9)
publisher:
Take Out Music Ltd. (track 10)
mixed at:
recorded at:
One on One Studios in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1988-01 – 1988-05) (tracks 1–3)
additionally sampled by:
American Bad Ass by Kid Rock (track 9)
mash-ups:
Around the Sandman by G3RSt (track 7)
Enter You by Wax Audio (track 7)
Spytallica by G3RSt (track 5)
music videos:
remixes:
sampled by:
Deeper Sand by The Kleptones (track 7)
Saxon by Chase & Status (track 4)
part of:
The Unforgiven (track 6)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 399) (track 7)
cover recording of:
So What? (Anti-Nowhere League) (track 8)
is based on:
Die By His Hand (track 10)
later parody versions:
Enter Samson (track 7)
Enter Sandman (parody by Кирилл Немоляев) (track 7)
Internet Sandman (track 7)
Wischmob (track 11)
later translated parody versions:
Fetter (track 5)
Soramonttuhumppa (track 7)
later translated versions:
E chi se ne frega (track 5)
Hododoo (track 5)
later versions:
Enter Sandman (S&M version) (track 7)
Nothing Else Matters (S&M version) (track 5)
One (S&M version) (track 12)
Sad but True (S&M version) (track 9)
Wherever I May Roam (S&M version) (track 4)
live recording of:
Whiplash (track 11)
Creeping Death (1991-09-28) (track 10)
One (1992-01-13) (track 12)
recording of:
Enter Sandman (track 7)
Sad but True (track 9)
The Unforgiven (track 6)
Blackened (1988-01 – 1988-05) (track 2)
Harvester of Sorrow (1988-01 – 1988-05) (track 1)
The Shortest Straw (1988-01 – 1988-05) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:

Medium 3

additional engineer:
Brian Dobbs (tracks 7–9)
arranger:
Thin Lizzy (track 10)
background vocals:
Marianne Faithfull (track 9)
co-producer:
Lars Ulrich (track 10)
James Hetfield (track 10)
composer:
Glenn Danzig (track 11)
Kirk Hammett (track 7)
Lars Ulrich (tracks 2, 7–9, 14–15)
James Hetfield (tracks 2, 7–9, 14–15)
Bob Seger (1972) (track 12)
engineer:
Brian Dobbs (track 15)
Bob Rock (track 15)
lyricist:
Glenn Danzig (track 11)
Lars Ulrich (tracks 2, 15)
James Hetfield (tracks 2, 15)
Bob Seger (track 12)
mastering:
George Marino (track 6)
mixer:
Bob Rock (track 15)
Mike Fraser (Canadian record producer, engineer and mixer) (tracks 7–9)
Randy Staub (tracks 6–10)
orchestrator:
Michael Kamen (track 14)
producer:
Lars Ulrich (tracks 7–9, 15)
James Hetfield (tracks 7–9, 15)
Bob Rock (tracks 7–10, 15)
recording engineer:
Randy Staub (tracks 7–10)
writer:
Albert Bouchard (track 13)
Joe Bouchard (track 13)
Eddie Clarke (Motorhead guitarist) (track 6)
Kirk Hammett (tracks 1, 5)
Lemmy Kilmister (track 6)
Sandy Pearlman (track 13)
Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor (former Motörhead drummer) (track 6)
Lars Ulrich (tracks 1, 3–5)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 10)
James Hetfield (tracks 1, 3–5)
publisher:
Creeping Death Music (tracks 14–15)
Motor Music Ltd (Motörhead publisher) (track 6)
remixes:
part of:
The Unforgiven (track 7)
cover recording of:
Astronomy (track 13)
Die, Die My Darling (track 11)
Turn the Page (track 12)
Whiskey in the Jar (rock version, arranged by Thin Lizzy) (track 10)
Stone Dead Forever (1995-12-13) (track 6)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Devil's Dance (S&M version) (track 8)
The Memory Remains (S&M version) (track 9)
Until It Sleeps (S&M version) (track 3)
recording of:
Ain’t My Bitch (track 2)
Devil's Dance (track 8)
I Disappear (track 15)
King Nothing (track 1)
Mama Said (track 4)
No Leaf Clover (track 14)
The Memory Remains (track 9)
The Unforgiven II (track 7)
Until It Sleeps (track 3)
version of:
Whiskey in the Jar (traditional) (track 10)