Metallica revisit the “Black Album” for new home video.
North American fans will finally have the opportunity to watch Metallica’s contribution to the “Classic Albums” series when the VHS/DVD hits stores on November 6th.
A little over a year ago Metallica and producer Bob Rock got together and revisited the recording of the monumentally successful “Black Album”. Acording to Metallica.com . “Over the course of two days, the band looked back at old demos, different mixes, and discussed the recording of Metallica's biggest hit record.”
Metallica.com also Posted some of the liner notes to the DVD/VHS release:
"The story of the making of this remarkable album is told here via exclusive interviews with band members James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Jason Newsted, archive footage and performance, and contributions from producer Bob Rock. We revisit the original multi-tracks of the album, as well as listen to previously unheard demo recordings.
Featuring the five singles from the album, Enter Sandman, Sad But True, "The Unforgiven", "Wherever I May Roam" and "Nothing Else Matters", this is the compelling story of one of the biggest selling albums of all time, a true Classic Album."
In related news departed bassist Jason
Newsted is finding a busy life after Metallica. Apart from working with
his new band EchoBrain, Newsted has found time in his schedule to produce
and perform on VoiVod’s forthcoming album as well as handling production
duties for Speedealer’s latest studio effort tentatively titled “Second
Sight”. Both CD’s are expected to be released in the first half of 2002.