Metallica will re-release Master Of Puppets on November 10th.
The expanded and deluxe editions of the album will feature previously unreleased material including demos, rough mixes, video, live tracks, interviews and photos.
The Master of Puppets reissue will be available physically as a Standard LP, Standard CD, 3 CD Expanded Edition, and Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set and digitally as a Standard CD (available to stream and download), a 3 CD Expanded Edition (available for download only), and a Digital Deluxe Box Set (available for streaming and download). The Expanded Edition will include previously unreleased demos, rough mixes, interviews, live tracks, and a 28-page booklet. The Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set will include a 108-page hardcover book including never before seen photos, outtakes and previously unreleased interviews, three LPs, ten CDs, a cassette, two DVDs, a lithograph, a folder with handwritten lyrics, and a set of six buttons.
Master of Puppets was originally released on March 3rd, 1986, via Music For Nations and went on to become the first Metallica album to be certified Platinum by the RIAA. The album has been certified 6x Platinum in the United States and has sold over 10 million copies worldwide. In 2016, the album became the first metal album to be added to the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress, an honor granted to works deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”.
Metallica are bringing their WorldWired tour to Europe, see below for their forthcoming UK tour dates.
Oct. 22, 2017 – London – The O2 Arena
Oct. 24, 2017 – London – The O2 Arena
Oct. 26, 2017 – Glasgow – The SSE Hydro
Oct. 28, 2017 – Manchester – Manchester Arena
Oct. 30, 2017 – Birmingham – Genting Arena