Thursday, March 24, 2016
METALLICA: "Who would’ve ever thought that Master of Puppets, a record made by a band hovering way left of the mainstream in 1986, would be granted the honor of being added to the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress?"
Bay Area, California thrash/hard rock legends METALLICA have announced the bands classic 1986 release "MASTER OF PUPPETS" has been entered into the NATIONAL RECORDING REGISTRY of the LIBRARY OF CONGRESS.
METALLICA will re-issue the bands classic early releases "KILL 'EM ALL" and "RIDE THE LIGHTNING" (RE-MASTERED, due to be re-unleashed 4/15/2016 via BLACKENED RECORDINGS.
Also, in collaboration with RECORD STORE DAY, METALLICA will release
'Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité, Metallica!", a live release recorded 6/11/2003 in PARIS FRANCE as the proceeds will benefit victims of the 2015 PARIS TERRORIST ATTACKS, due to be unleashed 4/16/2016 via BLACKENED RECORDINGS.
METALLICA unleashed the SOUNDTRACK for the bands new (3D) MOVIE entitled "Through The Never" via IMAX. METALLICA's "THROUGH THE NEVER" soundtrack (15 songs recorded live in EDMONTON and VANCOUVER, CANADA AUGUST 2012) 9/24/2013 via METALLICA's own label BLACKENED RECORDINGS. The movie METALLICA: "THROUGH THE NEVER" was unleashed 9/27/2013 via PICTUREHOUSE ENTERTAINMENT.
"Through The Never" stars DANE DEHAAN and METALLICA, directed and written by NIMROD ANTAL.
Who would’ve ever thought that Master of Puppets, a record made by a band hovering way left of the mainstream in 1986, would be granted the honor of being added to the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress? It happened today as Master was selected as one of the 25 new sound recordings added to the registry of works that are “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.”
Check out more here: http://talli.ca/mop-library-congress
A while back you may remember that we reached out to you for a little help as we began putting together reissues of both "Kill ‘Em All" and "Ride the Lightning." We are psyched to announce that the releases you’ve been helping us assemble will finally be hitting the streets on Friday, April 15 just in time for Record Store Day!
Read more & pre-order at Metallica.com: http://talli.ca/kill-ride-reissue
Next month on Record Store Day we'll be releasting a special exclusive CD titled "Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité, Metallica!" The show was nine-song set was recorded live at Le Bataclan in Paris, France on June 11, 2003 and we're donating all profits to victims of the attacks in Paris in 2015.
Preview "Fade to Black" live from Le Bataclan below.
METALLICA: "FADE TO BLACK" (2003-PARIS, FRANCE-@ LE BATACLAN-VIA SOUNDCLOUD, COURTESY OF METALLICA):
Thanks-Stay Metal, Stay Brutal-\m/ -l-