Metallica - Ride The Lightning
Metallica - Ride The Lightning
Singer: Metallica
Album title: Ride The Lightning
Label: Elektra ‎– 96 03961
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Translucent dark brown
Country: Canada
Date of released: 1985
Category: Rock
Style: Thrash, Speed Metal, Heavy Metal Rating: 4.9/5
mp3 size: 1606 mb | flac size: 1683 mb
Genre: Rock

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Metallica - Ride The Lightning
MP3 version

1683 downloads at 23 mb/s

Metallica - Ride The Lightning
FLAC version

1606 downloads at 31 mb/s


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.

  • Manufactured By – WEA Music Of Canada, Ltd.
  • Distributed By – WEA Music Of Canada, Ltd.
  • Mixed At – Sweet Silence Studios
  • Published By – Creeping Death Music
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Elektra/Asylum Records


  • Bass – Cliff Burton
  • Drums – Lars Ulrich
  • Engineer – Flemming Rasmussen
  • Lead Guitar – Kirk Hammet*
  • Producer – Metallica
  • Rhythm Guitar, Vocals – James Hetfield

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 07559603961
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix Label Side One): ST-E-60396-1-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix Label Side Two): ST-E-60396-1-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched runout Side A): 96.03961 A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched runout Side B): 96.03961.B1
  • Other (Under catalogue number): CR

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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