Metallica's Black Album and Ride The Lightning Score More Platinum

01/04/2013
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(hennemusic) Metallica ended 2012 with more RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) Gold and Platinum certifications for U.S. sales.

Topping December's list was the band's 1991 self-titled LP (aka. the 'Black Album') reaching its 16th platinum certificate for sales of 16 million, while "Ride The Lightning" was awarded its 6th platinum for sales of 6 million copies.

Metallica played both albums in their entirety during their inaugural Orion Music + More festival in Atlantic City in June. more on this story

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