Metallica Deluxe Reissue Announced
The deluxe album will be released in two formats. First a standard 2LP set in 33 1/3 rpm and 180 gram vinyl. The album will be also released as a deluxe box including 4 x heavy 12" records in outer 300gsm sleeves with gloss varnish, box with glossy lamino and lyric sheet insert. This addition to the series will allow Metallica fans the option to hear this legendary album as never before... Louder, Faster, Heavier!!!
"Load" was Metallica's sixth studio album and was originally released on the 4th June 1996. The album went on to top the Billboard Top 200 charts for four weeks and has currently sold over 5 million copies in the USA alone. Displaying a change in sound and direction for the band (Lars Ulrich is quoted as saying "This album and what we're doing with it - that, to me, is what Metallica are all about: exploring different things. The minute you stop exploring, then just sit down and f***ing die") the album brought together, now classic, Metallica songs such as "Ain't My Bitch", "Hero Of The Day", "King Nothing" and "Bleeding Me". The album was produced by Bob Rock. - more on this story
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