Annotation

Most likely two separately sold sets of 2 CDs:

http://www.discogs.com/release/1976261
http://www.discogs.com/release/1976270

Should probably be split.

Annotation last modified on 2012-12-19 19:23 UTC.

Tracklist

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CD 1: Greatest Hits, Part 1 (disc 1)
# Title Rating Length
1 Enter Sandman 4.4 5:32
2 Battery 4.35 5:13
3 Nothing Else Matters 4.55 6:29
4 One 4.65 7:23
5 Wherever I May Roam 6:30
6 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) 4.45 6:27
7 Sad but True 4.2 5:25
8 Fade to Black 4.4 6:55
9 Blackened 4.2 6:42
10 Don't Tread on Me 4:00
11 The Four Horsemen 4 7:13
12 For Whom the Bell Tolls 4.75 5:07
13 Seek and Destroy 4 6:55
CD 2: Greatest Hits, Part 1 (disc 2)
# Title Rating Length
1 Master of Puppets 4.75 8:30
2 Holier Than Thou 3.3 3:47
3 Harvester of Sorrow 4.2 5:45
4 The Unforgiven 4.25 6:27
5 The Thing That Should Not Be 6:27
6 Of Wolf and Man 4:17
7 Creeping Death 4.2 6:36
8 Through the Never 3.55 4:04
9 ...and Justice for All 4.2 9:46
10 Jump in the Fire 4 4:41
11 Ride the Lightning 4 6:38
12 Hit the Lights 4.15 4:17
13 Orion 3.9 8:26
CD 3: Greatest Hits, Part 2 (disc 1)
# Title Rating Length
1 That Was Just Your Life 7:11
2 I Disappear 4.6 4:25
3 Fuel 3.9 4:30
4 The Day That Never Comes 3 7:59
5 Until It Sleeps 4.3 4:30
6 Whiskey in the Jar 4.6 5:05
7 The Unforgiven II 4.1 6:28
8 Die Die My Darling 4.4 2:31
9 Broken Beat and Scarred 6:28
10 Turn the Page 4.5 6:07
11 Ain't My Bitch 4 5:07
12 Frantic 4.25 5:51
13 Mama Said 4.1 5:22
14 No Leaf Clover 4 5:44
CD 4: Greatest Hits, Part 2 (disc 2)
# Title Rating Length
1 The End of the Line 7:54
2 It's Electric 3.7 3:36
3 The Memory Remains 4.1 4:39
4 The Unforgiven III 4.55 7:49
5 Hero of the Day 4 4:22
6 Sabbra Cadabra 4.3 6:22
7 Better Than You 3:59
8 King Nothing 3.9 5:27
9 Cyanide 6:42
10 Lover Man 3.8 7:55
11 Some Kind of Monster 4:19
12 2 X 4 3.2 5:30
13 Devil's Dance 3.3 5:19
14 Human 4:19

Credits

CD 1: Greatest Hits, Part 1 (disc 1)

electric bass guitar:
Cliff Burton (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 2, 6)
electric bass guitar [bass]:
Cliff Burton (1983-05) (tracks 11, 13)
Cliff Burton (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 8, 12)
drums (drum set):
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 2, 6)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (1988-01 – 1988-05) (tracks 4, 9)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (1990-10 – 1991-06) (tracks 1, 3, 7)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (1983-05) (tracks 11, 13)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 8, 12)
bass guitar:
Jason Newsted (1988-01 – 1988-05) (tracks 4, 9)
Jason Newsted (1990-10 – 1991-06) (tracks 1, 3, 7)
guitar:
Kirk Hammett (1988-01 – 1988-05) (tracks 4, 9)
Kirk Hammett (1990-10 – 1991-06) (tracks 1, 3, 7)
James Hetfield (1988-01 – 1988-05) (tracks 4, 9)
James Hetfield (1990-10 – 1991-06) (tracks 1, 3, 7)
electric guitar:
Kirk Hammett (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 2, 6)
James Hetfield (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 2, 6)
electric guitar [lead guitar]:
Kirk Hammett (1983-05) (tracks 11, 13)
Kirk Hammett (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 8, 12)
electric guitar [rhythm guitar]:
James Hetfield (1983-05) (tracks 11, 13)
James Hetfield (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 8, 12)
additional engineer:
Toby Wright (producer & engineer) (tracks 4, 9)
Andy Wroblewski (tracks 11, 13)
arranger:
James Hetfield (tracks 2, 4, 6, 9)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (tracks 2, 4, 6, 9)
assistant engineer:
Toby Wright (producer & engineer) (tracks 4, 9)
assistant mixer:
George Cowan (tracks 4, 9)
Mark Wilczak (tracks 2, 6)
assistant producer:
Flemming Rasmussen (tracks 8, 12)
Mark Whitaker (tracks 8, 12)
assistant recording engineer:
Mike Tacci (1990-10 – 1991-06) (tracks 1, 3, 7)
composer:
James Hetfield (tracks 2, 4, 6, 8–9, 12)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (tracks 2, 4, 6, 8–9, 12)
Cliff Burton (tracks 8, 12)
Kirk Hammett (tracks 6, 8)
Jason Newsted (track 9)
engineer:
Chris Bubacz (tracks 11, 13)
Flemming Rasmussen (tracks 2, 4, 6, 8–9, 12)
executive producer:
Jon Zazula (tracks 11, 13)
lead vocals:
James Hetfield (1983-05) (tracks 11, 13)
James Hetfield (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 8, 12)
James Hetfield (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 2, 6)
James Hetfield (1988-01 – 1988-05) (tracks 4, 9)
James Hetfield (1990-10 – 1991-06) (tracks 1, 3, 7)
lyricist:
James Hetfield (tracks 2, 4, 6, 8–9, 12)
mixer:
Michael Barbiero (tracks 4, 9)
Steve Thompson (producer) (tracks 4, 9)
Michael Wagener (tracks 2, 6)
orchestrator:
Michael Kamen (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
Metallica (1983) (tracks 11, 13)
Metallica (1986) (tracks 2, 6)
Metallica (1988) (track 4)
Metallica (1991) (tracks 3, 7)
producer:
Flemming Rasmussen (tracks 2, 4, 6, 9)
Paul Curcio (tracks 11, 13)
Metallica (tracks 8, 12)
Metallica (tracks 2, 4, 6, 9)
Bob Rock (tracks 1, 3, 7)
James Hetfield (tracks 1, 3, 7)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (tracks 1, 3, 7)
recording engineer:
Randy Staub (1990-10 – 1991-06) (tracks 1, 3, 7)
writer:
James Hetfield (tracks 1, 3, 5, 7, 10–11, 13)
Dave Mustaine (track 11)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 7, 10–11, 13)
Kirk Hammett (track 1)
phonographic copyright by:
Precious Metal Music (1984) (tracks 8, 12)
Elektra/Asylum Records (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (1986) (tracks 2, 6)
Music for Nations (1986) (track 6)
Blackened Recordings Inc. (copyrights holder, do not use as label!) (1991) (tracks 1, 3, 7)
Elektra Entertainment (renamed from Elektra 1989–2004; revived as Elektra 2009-06-01) (1991) (track 7)
Blackened Recordings Inc. (copyrights holder, do not use as label!) (2016) (tracks 8, 11–13)
publisher:
Creeping Death Music (tracks 1–13)
mixed at:
Music America Studios in Rochester, New York, United States (1983-05) (tracks 11, 13)
Warner Bros. Recording Studios (North Hollywood, a/k/a Amigo Studios) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (tracks 2, 6)
recorded at:
Music America Studios in Rochester, New York, United States (1983-05) (tracks 11, 13)
Sweet Silence Studios (Strandlodsvej) in Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 8, 12)
Sweet Silence Studios (Strandlodsvej) in Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 2, 6)
One on One Studios in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1988-01 – 1988-05) (tracks 4, 9)
One on One Studios in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1990-10 – 1991-06) (tracks 1, 3, 7)
DJ-mixes:
edits:
One (Edit) by Metallica (track 4)
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Around the Sandman by G3RSt (track 1)
Spytallica by G3RSt (track 3)
TrickBattery by Wax Audio (track 2)
music videos:
sampled by:
American Bad Ass by Kid Rock (track 7)
Blackened by Disembowelment (track 9)
Deeper Sand by The Kleptones (track 1)
Mope by Bloodhound Gang (track 12)
part of:
Grammy Award: Best Metal Performance (number: 1990) (order: 1) (track 4)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 399) (order: 397) (track 1)
later parody versions:
Enter Samson (track 1)
Enter Sandman (parody by Кирилл Немоляев) (track 1)
Internet Sandman (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
Fetter (track 3)
Mongomix (track 13)
Soramonttuhumppa (track 1)
later translated versions:
E chi se ne frega (track 3)
Hododoo (track 3)
later versions:
Battery (S&M version) (track 2)
Enter Sandman (S&M version) (track 1)
For Whom the Bell Tolls (S&M version) (track 12)
Nothing Else Matters (S&M version) (track 3)
One (S&M version) (track 4)
Sad but True (S&M version) (track 7)
Wherever I May Roam (S&M version) (track 5)
recording of:
Don’t Tread on Me (track 10)
Seek & Destroy (1983-05) (track 13)
The Four Horsemen (Metallica) (1983-05) (track 11)
Fade to Black (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track 8)
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track 12)
Battery (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 2)
Welcome Home (Sanitarium) (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 6)
Blackened (1988-01 – 1988-05) (track 9)
One (1988-01 – 1988-05) (track 4)
Enter Sandman (1990-10 – 1991-06) (track 1)
Nothing Else Matters (1990-10 – 1991-06) (track 3)
Sad but True (1990-10 – 1991-06) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Justice Medley (track 9)
Kill/Ride Medley (1996–1998 version) (tracks 11, 13)
Kill/Ride Medley (1995 version) (track 11)
Mastertarium (track 6)
Kill/Ride Medley (1994 version) (order: 3) (track 11)
Polka Your Eyes Out (order: 9) (track 1)
version of:
The Mechanix (track 11)

CD 2: Greatest Hits, Part 1 (disc 2)

electric bass guitar:
Cliff Burton (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 1, 13)
electric bass guitar [bass]:
Cliff Burton (1983-05) (tracks 10, 12)
Cliff Burton (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 7, 11)
drums (drum set):
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 1, 13)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (1988-01 – 1988-05) (tracks 3, 9)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (1990-10 – 1991-06) (tracks 2, 4, 8)
drums (drum set) [drums]:
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (1983-05) (tracks 10, 12)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 7, 11)
bass guitar:
Jason Newsted (1988-01 – 1988-05) (tracks 3, 9)
Jason Newsted (1990-10 – 1991-06) (tracks 2, 4, 8)
guitar:
Kirk Hammett (1988-01 – 1988-05) (tracks 3, 9)
Kirk Hammett (1990-10 – 1991-06) (tracks 2, 4, 8)
James Hetfield (1988-01 – 1988-05) (tracks 3, 9)
James Hetfield (1990-10 – 1991-06) (tracks 2, 4, 8)
electric guitar:
Kirk Hammett (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track 11)
Kirk Hammett (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 1, 13)
James Hetfield (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 1, 13)
James Hetfield (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track 11)
electric guitar [lead guitar]:
Kirk Hammett (1983-05) (tracks 10, 12)
Kirk Hammett (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track 7)
electric guitar [rhythm guitar]:
James Hetfield (1983-05) (tracks 10, 12)
James Hetfield (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track 7)
additional engineer:
Toby Wright (producer & engineer) (tracks 3, 9)
Andy Wroblewski (tracks 10, 12)
arranger:
James Hetfield (tracks 1, 3, 9, 13)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (tracks 1, 3, 9, 13)
assistant engineer:
Toby Wright (producer & engineer) (tracks 3, 9)
assistant mixer:
George Cowan (tracks 3, 9)
Mark Wilczak (tracks 1, 13)
assistant producer:
Flemming Rasmussen (tracks 7, 11)
Mark Whitaker (tracks 7, 11)
assistant recording engineer:
Mike Tacci (1990-10 – 1991-06) (tracks 2, 4, 8)
composer:
Cliff Burton (tracks 1, 7, 11, 13)
Kirk Hammett (tracks 1, 5, 7, 9)
James Hetfield (tracks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13)
Dave Mustaine (track 11)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (tracks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13)
engineer:
Chris Bubacz (tracks 10, 12)
Mike Clink (track 3)
Flemming Rasmussen (track 7)
Flemming Rasmussen (tracks 1, 3, 9, 11, 13)
executive producer:
Jon Zazula (tracks 10, 12)
lead vocals:
James Hetfield (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 1)
James Hetfield (1983-05) (tracks 10, 12)
James Hetfield (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 7, 11)
James Hetfield (1988-01 – 1988-05) (tracks 3, 9)
James Hetfield (1990-10 – 1991-06) (tracks 2, 4, 8)
lyricist:
Kirk Hammett (track 7)
James Hetfield (tracks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11)
mixer:
Michael Barbiero (tracks 3, 9)
Steve Thompson (producer) (tracks 3, 9)
Michael Wagener (tracks 1, 13)
phonographic copyright by:
Metallica (1983) (tracks 10, 12)
Metallica (1984) (track 7)
Metallica (1986) (tracks 1, 13)
producer:
Paul Curcio (tracks 10, 12)
Metallica (track 11)
Metallica (tracks 1, 3, 7, 9, 13)
Flemming Rasmussen (tracks 1, 3, 9, 13)
Bob Rock (tracks 2, 4, 8)
James Hetfield (tracks 2, 4, 8)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (tracks 2, 4, 8)
recording engineer:
Randy Staub (1990-10 – 1991-06) (tracks 2, 4, 8)
writer:
Kirk Hammett (tracks 4, 6, 8)
James Hetfield (tracks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12)
Dave Mustaine (track 10)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (tracks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12)
phonographic copyright by:
Precious Metal Music (1984) (tracks 7, 11)
Elektra/Asylum Records (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor within the US) (1986) (tracks 1, 13)
Blackened Recordings Inc. (copyrights holder, do not use as label!) (1991) (tracks 2, 4, 8)
Blackened Recordings Inc. (copyrights holder, do not use as label!) (2016) (tracks 7, 10–12)
publisher:
Creeping Death Music (tracks 1–13)
mixed at:
Music America Studios in Rochester, New York, United States (1983-05) (tracks 10, 12)
Warner Bros. Recording Studios (North Hollywood, a/k/a Amigo Studios) in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (tracks 1, 13)
recorded at:
Music America Studios in Rochester, New York, United States (1983-05) (tracks 10, 12)
Sweet Silence Studios (Strandlodsvej) in Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (tracks 7, 11)
Sweet Silence Studios (Strandlodsvej) in Copenhagen, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (tracks 1, 13)
One on One Studios in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1988-01 – 1988-05) (tracks 3, 9)
One on One Studios in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1990-10 – 1991-06) (tracks 2, 4, 8)
edits:
has remixes:
mash-ups:
sampled by:
FaFaFa by Die Ärzte (track 1)
I'm the Man by Anthrax (track 1)
Master Song by Record Club (track 1)
The Number Song by DJ Shadow (track 13)
part of:
The Unforgiven (track 4)
arrangements:
Orion (for chamber ensemble, van Prooijen) (track 13)
is based on:
Die By His Hand (track 7)
later parody versions:
Master of Pizza (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
Mongomix (track 1)
later versions:
Master of Puppets (S&M version) (track 1)
Of Wolf and Man (S&M version) (track 6)
The Thing That Should Not Be (S&M version) (track 5)
recording of:
Of Wolf and Man (track 6)
Hit the Lights (1983-05) (track 12)
Jump in the Fire (1983 lyrics) (1983-05) (track 10)
Creeping Death (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track 7)
Ride the Lightning (1984-02-20 – 1984-03-14) (track 11)
Master of Puppets (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 1)
Orion (1985-09-01 – 1985-12-27) (track 13)
Harvester of Sorrow (1988-01 – 1988-05) (track 3)
…and Justice for All (1988-01 – 1988-05) (track 9)
Holier Than Thou (1990-10 – 1991-06) (track 2)
The Unforgiven (1990-10 – 1991-06) (track 4)
Through the Never (1990-10 – 1991-06) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Justice Medley (track 9)
Kill/Ride Medley (1996–1998 version) (tracks 11–12)
Kill/Ride Medley (1995 version) (tracks 11–12)
Mastertarium (track 1)
Kill/Ride Medley (1994 version) (order: 1) (track 11)
version of:
Jump in the Fire (original lyrics) (track 10)

CD 3: Greatest Hits, Part 2 (disc 1)

electric bass guitar:
Jason Newsted (1995-05 – 1997-10) (tracks 3, 7)
Jason Newsted (1999-04-21) (track 14)
drums (drum set):
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (1995-05 – 1996-02) (tracks 5, 11, 13)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (1999-04-21) (track 14)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (2002-05 – 2003-04) (track 12)
membranophone:
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (1995-05 – 1997-10) (tracks 3, 7)
guitar:
Kirk Hammett (1995-05 – 1996-02) (tracks 5, 11, 13)
Kirk Hammett (2002-05 – 2003-04) (track 12)
James Hetfield (1995-05 – 1996-02) (tracks 5, 11, 13)
James Hetfield (2002-05 – 2003-04) (track 12)
bass:
Bob Rock (2002-05 – 2003-04) (track 12)
Jason Newsted (1995-05 – 1996-02) (tracks 5, 11, 13)
electric guitar:
Kirk Hammett (1995-05 – 1997-10) (tracks 3, 7)
Kirk Hammett (1999-04-21) (track 14)
James Hetfield (1995-05 – 1997-10) (tracks 3, 7)
James Hetfield (1999-04-21) (track 14)
additional percussion:
Jim McGillveray (1995-05 – 1997-10) (tracks 3, 7)
additional assistant engineer:
Kent Matcke (tracks 3, 7)
Bernardo Bigalli (tracks 3, 7)
Darren Grahn (tracks 3, 7)
Gary Winger (tracks 3, 7)
additional assistant mixer:
Mike Rew (tracks 5, 11, 13)
additional engineer:
Brian Dobbs (tracks 3, 6–8, 10)
additional mixer:
Mike Fraser (Canadian record producer, engineer and mixer) (tracks 5, 11, 13)
arranger:
Michael Kamen (track 14)
Thin Lizzy (track 6)
assistant editor:
Mike Gillies (tracks 5, 11, 13)
Chris Vrenna (tracks 5, 11, 13)
assistant engineer:
Kent Matcke (tracks 6, 8, 10)
Jason Goldstein (tracks 5, 11, 13)
Leff Lefferts (Engineer) (tracks 6, 8, 10)
Chris Manning (US bass player, writer, sound engineer and producer) (tracks 6, 8, 10)
assistant mixer:
Eric Helmkamp (track 12)
Matt Curry (engineer) (tracks 5, 11, 13)
Mike Gillies (track 12)
assistant recording engineer:
Brian Dobbs (tracks 5, 11, 13)
Eric Helmkamp (track 12)
Kent Matcke (tracks 5, 11, 13)
Mike Gillies (track 12)
co-producer:
James Hetfield (tracks 5–6)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (tracks 5–6)
composer:
Glenn Danzig (track 8)
Kirk Hammett (tracks 1, 4, 9)
James Hetfield (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 9, 11, 13)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 9, 11, 13)
Robert Trujillo (tracks 1, 4, 9)
Bob Seger (1972) (track 10)
conductor:
Michael Kamen (track 14)
editor:
Darren Grahn (tracks 3, 7)
Paul DeCarli (tracks 3, 5–8, 10–11, 13)
Mike Gillies (tracks 3, 6–8, 10)
engineer:
Brian Dobbs (tracks 2, 5, 11, 13)
Bob Rock (track 2)
Randy Staub (tracks 6, 8, 10)
Mike Gillies (track 12)
lead vocals:
James Hetfield (1995-05 – 1996-02) (tracks 5, 11, 13)
James Hetfield (1995-05 – 1997-10) (tracks 3, 7)
James Hetfield (1999-04-21) (track 14)
James Hetfield (2002-05 – 2003-04) (track 12)
lyricist:
Glenn Danzig (track 8)
Bob Seger (track 10)
James Hetfield (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 9, 11, 13)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (track 2)
mixer:
Bob Rock (track 2)
Randy Staub (tracks 5, 11, 13–14)
Bob Rock (2002-05 – 2003-04) (track 12)
Mike Fraser (Canadian record producer, engineer and mixer) (1997-09 – 1997-10) (tracks 3, 7)
Randy Staub (1997-09 – 1997-10) (tracks 3, 7)
Mike Fraser (Canadian record producer, engineer and mixer) (1998-09 – 1998-10) (tracks 6, 8, 10)
Randy Staub (1998-09 – 1998-10) (tracks 6, 8, 10)
orchestrator:
Michael Kamen (tracks 14, 14)
phonographic copyright by:
Metallica (1997) (tracks 3, 7)
Metallica (1998) (tracks 6, 10)
producer:
Bob Rock (tracks 2–3, 5–8, 10–14)
Metallica (track 12)
Michael Kamen (track 14)
James Hetfield (tracks 2–3, 5–8, 10–11, 13–14)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (tracks 2–3, 5–8, 10–11, 13–14)
recording engineer:
Bob Rock (track 14)
Randy Staub (tracks 3, 5–7, 11, 13–14)
Bob Rock (2002-05 – 2003-04) (track 12)
writer:
Bob Rock (track 12)
Kirk Hammett (tracks 3, 7, 12)
James Hetfield (tracks 3, 7, 12, 14)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (tracks 3, 7, 12, 14)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 6)
publisher:
Creeping Death Music (tracks 1–4, 7, 9, 12, 14)
Evilive Music (work publisher; not a release label!) (track 8)
Gear Publishing (track 10)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 6)
Gear Publishing Co (1973) (track 10)
Creeping Death Music (1996) (tracks 5, 11, 13)
Virgin Music Japan (defunct song publisher, not a release label) (1996) (tracks 5, 11, 13)
additionally mixed at:
additionally recorded at:
Right Track Recording in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1995-05 – 1996-02) (tracks 5, 11, 13)
mixed at:
The Plant Studios (1981-2008) in Sausalito, California, United States (1998-09 – 1998-10) (tracks 6, 8, 10)
Metallica HQ in San Rafael, California, United States (2002-05 – 2003-04) (track 12)
Right Track Recording in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1996-03 – 1996-04) (tracks 5, 11, 13)
The Plant Studios (1981-2008) in Sausalito, California, United States (1997-09 – 1997-10) (tracks 3, 7)
recorded at:
The Plant Studios (1981-2008) in Sausalito, California, United States (1995-05 – 1996-02) (tracks 3, 5, 7, 11, 13)
The Plant Studios (1981-2008) in Sausalito, California, United States (1997-07 – 1997-10) (tracks 3, 7)
The Plant Studios (1981-2008) in Sausalito, California, United States (1998-09 – 1998-10) (tracks 6, 8, 10)
Metallica HQ in San Rafael, California, United States (2002-05 – 2003-04) (track 12)
edits:
has remixes:
mash-ups:
Until It Talks (Metallica vs. Coldplay) (Best of Bootie 2008 DJ-mix) by Divide & Kreate (track 5)
music videos:
part of:
The Unforgiven (order: 1) (track 7)
cover recording of:
Die, Die My Darling (1998-09 – 1998-10) (track 8)
Turn the Page (1998-09 – 1998-10) (track 10)
Whiskey in the Jar (rock version, arranged by Thin Lizzy) (1998-09 – 1998-10) (track 6)
is the basis for:
Rum in the Flask (track 6)
later parody versions:
later versions:
Fuel (S&M version) (track 3)
Until It Sleeps (S&M version) (track 5)
live recording of:
No Leaf Clover (1999-04-21) (track 14)
recording of:
I Disappear (track 2)
Ain’t My Bitch (1995-05 – 1996-02) (track 11)
Mama Said (1995-05 – 1996-02) (track 13)
Until It Sleeps (1995-05 – 1996-02) (track 5)
Fuel (1995-05 – 1997-10) (track 3)
The Unforgiven II (1995-05 – 1997-10) (track 7)
Frantic (2002-05 – 2003-04) (track 12)
version of:
Whiskey in the Jar (traditional) (track 6)

CD 4: Greatest Hits, Part 2 (disc 2)

electric bass guitar:
Jason Newsted (1995-05 – 1997-10) (tracks 3, 13)
Robert Trujillo (2007-04 – 2008-05) (track 4)
drums (drum set):
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (1995-05 – 1996-02) (tracks 5, 8, 12)
membranophone:
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (1995-05 – 1997-10) (tracks 3, 13)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (2007-04 – 2008-05) (track 4)
guitar:
Kirk Hammett (1995-05 – 1996-02) (tracks 5, 8, 12)
James Hetfield (1995-05 – 1996-02) (tracks 5, 8, 12)
bass:
Jason Newsted (1995-05 – 1996-02) (tracks 5, 8, 12)
electric guitar:
Kirk Hammett (1995-05 – 1997-10) (tracks 3, 13)
James Hetfield (1995-05 – 1997-10) (tracks 3, 13)
Kirk Hammett (2007-04 – 2008-05) (track 4)
James Hetfield (2007-04 – 2008-05) (track 4)
percussion:
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (2007-04 – 2008-05) (track 4)
additional percussion:
Jim McGillveray (1995-05 – 1997-10) (tracks 3, 13)
additional assistant engineer:
Bernardo Bigalli (tracks 3, 13)
Darren Grahn (tracks 3, 13)
Kent Matcke (tracks 3, 13)
Gary Winger (tracks 3, 13)
additional assistant mixer:
Mike Rew (tracks 5, 8, 12)
additional editor:
Adam Fuller (track 4)
Jason Gossman (track 4)
Sara Lyn Killion (track 4)
Jason Mott (track 4)
Joshua Smith (American flutist) (track 4)
additional engineer:
Brian Dobbs (tracks 2–3, 6, 10, 13)
additional mixer:
Mike Fraser (Canadian record producer, engineer and mixer) (tracks 5, 8, 12)
additional recording engineer:
Mike Gillies (2007-04 – 2008-05) (track 4)
assistant editor:
Mike Gillies (tracks 5, 8, 12)
Chris Vrenna (tracks 5, 8, 12)
assistant engineer:
Jason Goldstein (tracks 5, 8, 12)
Leff Lefferts (Engineer) (tracks 2, 6, 10)
Chris Manning (US bass player, writer, sound engineer and producer) (tracks 2, 6, 10)
Kent Matcke (tracks 2, 6, 10)
assistant mixer:
Matt Curry (engineer) (tracks 5, 8, 12)
assistant recording engineer:
Brian Dobbs (tracks 5, 8, 12)
Kent Matcke (tracks 5, 8, 12)
background vocals:
Marianne Faithfull (1995-05 – 1997-10) (track 3)
Kirk Hammett (2007-04 – 2008-05) (track 4)
Robert Trujillo (2007-04 – 2008-05) (track 4)
composer:
Nick Cave (track 10)
James Hetfield (tracks 1, 4–5, 8–9, 12)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (tracks 1, 4–5, 8–9, 12)
Kirk Hammett (tracks 1, 4–5, 8–9, 12)
Robert Trujillo (tracks 1, 4, 9)
editor:
Darren Grahn (tracks 3, 13)
Kent Matcke (track 4)
DD Erlich (track 4)
Paul DeCarli (tracks 2–3, 5–6, 8, 10, 12–13)
Mike Gillies (tracks 2–3, 6, 10, 13)
Dan Monti (track 4)
Dana Nielsen (track 4)
engineer:
Randy Staub (tracks 2, 6, 10)
Brian Dobbs (tracks 5, 8, 12)
lead vocals:
James Hetfield (1995-05 – 1996-02) (tracks 5, 8, 12)
James Hetfield (1995-05 – 1997-10) (tracks 3, 13)
James Hetfield (2007-04 – 2008-05) (track 4)
lyricist:
Nick Cave (track 10)
James Hetfield (tracks 1, 4–5, 8–9, 12)
mixer:
Randy Staub (tracks 5, 8, 12)
Greg Fidelman (track 4)
Andrew Scheps (track 4)
Mike Fraser (Canadian record producer, engineer and mixer) (1997-09 – 1997-10) (tracks 3, 13)
Randy Staub (1997-09 – 1997-10) (tracks 3, 13)
Mike Fraser (Canadian record producer, engineer and mixer) (1998-09 – 1998-10) (tracks 2, 6, 10)
Randy Staub (1998-09 – 1998-10) (tracks 2, 6, 10)
producer:
Bob Rock (tracks 2–3, 5–6, 8, 10, 12–13)
Rick Rubin (track 4)
James Hetfield (tracks 2–3, 5–6, 8, 10, 12–13)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (tracks 2–3, 5–6, 8, 10, 12–13)
recording engineer:
Randy Staub (tracks 3, 5, 8, 12–13)
Greg Fidelman (2007-04 – 2008-05) (track 4)
writer:
Bob Rock (track 11)
Geezer Butler (tracks 6, 6)
Sean Harris (Diamond Head lead vocalist) (track 2)
James Hetfield (tracks 3, 7, 11, 13)
Tony Iommi (tracks 6, 6)
Ozzy Osbourne (tracks 6, 6)
Brian Tatler (track 2)
Lars Ulrich (Danish musician, songwriter, record producer and podcaster) (tracks 3, 7, 11, 13)
Bill Ward (tracks 6, 6)
Kirk Hammett (track 11)
publisher:
Creeping Death Music (tracks 1, 3–4, 7, 9, 11, 13)
Rollerjoint Music (tracks 6, 6)
Westminster Music Ltd. (1974) (tracks 6, 6)
Creeping Death Music (1996) (tracks 5, 8, 12)
Virgin Music Japan (defunct song publisher, not a release label) (1996) (tracks 5, 8, 12)
additionally mixed at:
additionally recorded at:
Right Track Recording in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1995-05 – 1996-02) (tracks 5, 8, 12)
mixed at:
The Plant Studios (1981-2008) in Sausalito, California, United States (1998-09 – 1998-10) (tracks 2, 6, 10)
Right Track Recording in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1996-03 – 1996-04) (tracks 5, 8, 12)
The Plant Studios (1981-2008) in Sausalito, California, United States (1997-09 – 1997-10) (tracks 3, 13)
recorded at:
The Plant Studios (1981-2008) in Sausalito, California, United States (1995-05 – 1996-02) (tracks 3, 5, 8, 12–13)
The Plant Studios (1981-2008) in Sausalito, California, United States (1997-07 – 1997-10) (tracks 3, 13)
The Plant Studios (1981-2008) in Sausalito, California, United States (1998-09 – 1998-10) (tracks 2, 6, 10)
has remixes:
part of:
The Unforgiven (order: 2) (track 4)
cover recording of:
It's Electric (1998-09 – 1998-10) (track 2)
Loverman (1998-09 – 1998-10) (track 10)
is based on:
The New Song (track 1)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Devil's Dance (S&M version) (track 13)
The Memory Remains (S&M version) (track 3)
medley including a cover recording of:
A National Acrobat (1998-09 – 1998-10) (track 6)
Sabbra Cadabra (1998-09 – 1998-10) (track 6)
recording of:
Better Than You (track 7)
Cyanide (track 9)
2 × 4 (1995-05 – 1996-02) (track 12)
Hero of the Day (1995-05 – 1996-02) (track 5)
King Nothing (1995-05 – 1996-02) (track 8)
Devil's Dance (1995-05 – 1997-10) (track 13)
The Memory Remains (1995-05 – 1997-10) (track 3)
The Unforgiven III (2007-04 – 2008-05) (track 4)