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Metallica - Kill 'em All - The Alternative Way Volume 1 FLAC album


Performer: Metallica
Genre: Rock
Title: Kill 'em All - The Alternative Way Volume 1
Country: Norway
Released: 2007
Style: Thrash
FLAC version ZIP size: 1937 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1876 mb
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Kill 'Em All is the debut studio album by the American heavy metal band Metallica, released on July 25, 1983, by the independent record label Megaforce Records. Kill 'Em All is regarded as a groundbreaking album for thrash metal because of its precise musicianship, which fuses new wave of British heavy metal riffs with hardcore punk tempos.

A1: live from Cologne/Germany, december 5th 1984 B1: live from Hamburg/Germany, november 15th 1997, this was a secret show on the Re-Load promo tour. 195 Copies - Clear Vinyl 105 Copies - Yellow/Black Marbled Vinyl. Other Versions (1 of 1) View All. Cat.

Kill ‘Em All is the debut studio album by the American heavy metal band Metallica, released on July 25, 1983, by the independent record label Megaforce Records. The band initially intended to title the album Metal Up Your Ass with the cover featuring a hand clutching a dagger emerging from a toilet bowl. Once the title and cover was rejected by the higher-ups, came the final art featured the shadow of a hand letting go of a bloodied hammer. Kill ‘Em All " Track Info. Kill ‘Em All Metallica. 2. The Four Horsemen.

The band originally wanted to title the album "Metal Up Your Ass" but were denied. The title "Kill 'Em All" was what Cliff Burton said after the record company rejected the original "Metal Up Your Ass" cover. Just fuckin' kill 'em all" were his exact words. Original LP pressings had "Bang that head that doesn't bang" printed on the back of it. Also, the first few original CD pressings had it printed on the back.

Kill 'Em All is Metallica's debut album, released on July 25, 1983 on Megaforce Records. Metallica's original line-up featured James Hetfield (rhythm guitar/vocals), Lars Ulrich (drums), Ron McGovney (bass), and Dave Mustaine (lead guitar). Because of tensions with Mustaine, McGovney left the band. Castro Valley-born bassist Cliff Burton was recruited as his replacement. Mustaine was fired in April 1983 for his drug and alcohol problems, overly aggressive behavior, and clashes with bandmates.

Kill ‘Em All comprises 10 songs, some of which were taken from previous band demos (Hit The Lights, The Four Horsemen). The sound on offer is, of course, thrash metal, with very prominent punk/core influences. But above all, it is the sound of a band growing, trying to find their place in an equally growing music scene. By 1984’s Ride The Lightning, all the elements were in place, and the band were set for a long, illustrious career. This, like Sepultura’s Morbid Visions or Nirvana’s Bleach, remains a document of their infancy, of the time before they were spoken of the world over.

Kill 'Em All. Released July 25, 1983.

Kill 'Em All is Metallica's first studio album. Some of the songs were written by a different line-up than the musicians that played the songs in the studio. It was recorded at Music America Studios, Rochester, New York. It was released by Megaforce on July 29, 1983 and later re-released by Elektra records. Before Kill 'Em All was recorded, the songs were written and recorded as demos by James Hetfield, Lloyd Grant, Ron McGovney and Lars Ulrich. Kill 'Em All is Metallica's first studio album.

Tracklist

A1 Hit The Lights
B1 The Four Horsemen

Notes

A1: recorded at Ron McGoverny's Garage in march 1982
B1: live from Donington Park/UK, june 6th 2004; Dave Lombardo filling in for Lars

Limited and numbered edition of 300 copies.

100 Copies - Black Vinyl
200 Copies - Yellow Marbled Vinyl.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MA001 Metallica Kill 'em All - The Alternative Way Volume 1 ‎(7", EP, Unofficial) The Metallica Archive MA001 Norway 2007