Metallica – Death Magnetic U.S. 5 LP 45 RPM half speed mastered box set with CD


Free U.S. shipping!  A copy of the U.S. limited edition 45 RPM half speed mastered 5 LP + CD pressing of Death Magnetic by Metallica.

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Offered for sale is a copy of the U.S. limited edition 45 RPM half speed mastered 4 LP box set pressing of Death Magnetic by Metallica.

This copy also includes a compact disc copy of the album

About this copy: This copy of Death Magnetic is a 2008 U.S. pressing on the Warner Brothers label.

The box is M-.   The inserts are M-.

The five album covers (only one is shown in photos) are M-.

The five180 gram 45 RPM discs are M- and look unplayed.  Clean discs!  The CD and cover are M-.

A nearly perfect copy of a rare Metallica set.

Background: Starting in 2008, Metallica released their entire catalog in the form of limited edition, high quality, half speed mastered 180 gram pressings.

These were issued at both 33 1/3 speed and also at 45 RPM for better sound quality.

Released in 1996, Death Magnetic was the ninth studio album by Metallica.

The album reached #4 on the UK charts and #1 in the U.S. gave Death Magnetic a 4 star review:

Call Death Magnetic Kirk Hammett’s revenge. Famously browbeaten into accepting Lars Ulrich and producers Bob Rock’s dictum that guitar solos were “dated” and thereby verboten for 2003’s St. Anger — a fraught recording chronicled on the 2004 documentary Some Kind of Monster — Metallica’s lead guitarist dominates this 2008 sequel, playing with an euphoric fury not heard in years, if not decades.

Listening to the band play, it’s hard not to thrill at Metallica’s mastery of aggression and escalation. There is no denying that the band is older and settled, no longer fueled by the hunger and testosterone that made their ’80s albums so gripping, but on Death Magnetic older doesn’t mean less potent. Metallica is still vitally violent and on this terrific album — a de facto comeback, even if they never really went away — they’re finally acting like they enjoy being a great rock band.


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Country of origin: U.S.
Size: 12″
Record Label: Warner Brothers
Catalog Number:
Year of Release: 2008
Format: Stereo
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Weight 63 oz
Dimensions 13 × 13 × 1.5 in