Wednesday, September 12, 2018

VIDEO: Metallica stream 1989 live performance of Blackened

Metallica are streaming video of a 1989 live performance of “Blackened” as a preview to the group’s November 2 release of multiple 30th anniversary editions of their 1988 album, “…And Justice For All.”

The footage of the album’s opening track was captured during a September 15, at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA as part of the band’s tour in support of their fourth album – their first with bassist Jason Newsted – which reached No. 6 on the US Billboard 200 on its way to sales of more than 8 million copies in the country.

The remastered "…And Justice For All" reissue will be available in multiple configurations, including a Standard Double 180 gram LP, Standard CD, 3 CD Expanded Edition, cassette, Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set and digitally as a Standard album (available to stream and download), an Expanded Edition (available for download only), and a Digital Deluxe Box Set (available for streaming and download).

The 3-CD set includes the remastered album, two discs including never before released rough mixes, demos and live tracks, and an expanded booklet including unseen photos by Ross Halfin.

The limited edition, one-pressing-only deluxe box set includes the remastered CD and double LP versions of the album, “One” 10” vinyl picture disc, triple live LP set featuring a newly mixed version of the band's iconic show from Seattle ‘89 by Greg Fidelman, 4 DVDs, 11 CDs of unreleased demos, rough mixes, interviews and live tracks, many of which have never been available and were pulled from the band members personal collections.

Track lists for all editions are available at

Metallica are currently playing shows across North America in support of their tenth record, “Hardwired…To Self-Destruct.”

See also:

VIDEO: Metallica perform 1999 rarity in Minneapolis
Metallica launch …And Justice For All live video series
Metallica detail ...And Justice For All 30th anniversary reissues
VIDEO: Metallica perform Prince tribute in Minneapolis
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