Offered for sale is an original U.S. copy of The $5.98 EP/Garage Days Re-Revisited by Metallica.
About this copy: This copy of The $5.98 EP/Garage Days Re-Revisited is an original 1987 U.S. pressing on the Elektra label.
The cover is M-. The original inner sleeve is included and has no splits.
The disc is M- and looks unplayed. Clean disc!
A gorgeous copy of a scarce Metallica EP that is usually found in rough condition.
Background: Released in August, 1987 The $5.98 EP/Garage Days Re-Revisited was the band’s first release following the death of original bassist Cliff Burton.
The EP reached #18 on the U.S. charts.
Following Cliff Burton’s death, Metallica took some time off and initiated new bassist Jason Newsted with a raw, unpolished EP of covers originally recorded by Diamond Head, Holocaust, Killing Joke, Budgie, and the Misfits. Most fit the band’s style quite well; only “Last Caress” sounds out of place, as the original seemed looser and more dangerous. As a showcase for some strong metal riffs and material by mostly underground bands, the EP works quite well.
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|Country of origin:||U.S.|
|Year of Release:||1987|