August 30, 2017
Featuring previously unreleased material including demos, rough mixes, video, and live tracks.
Master of Puppets – the third studio album from Metallica – is being remastered and reissued on vinyl this November in deluxe, expanded and standard versions.
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Originally released by Elektra in 1986, the album was Metallica’s first major label output, as well as the last record to feature bassist Cliff Burton who died in a tour bus crash while promoting it.
Master of Puppets deluxe set ($174.99) includes 3xLP, mp3 download card, 10xCD, 2xDVD, 1 cassette, plus 108-page hardcover book, folder with handwritten lyrics, and instant downloads of ‘Disposable Heroes (Remastered)’ and ‘The Thing That Should Not Be (Live at the Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL – May 25th, 1986)’. The expanded ($27.99) 2xLP version comes with hardcover book, with a standard version ($19.99) also available.
Pre-order a copy here ahead of its 10th November 2017 release, and watch frontman James Hetfield unpack the deluxe box set below.