Metallica: The $5.98 EP – Garage Days Re-Revisited (Remastered)

Metallica: The $5.98 EP – Garage Days Re-Revisited (Remastered) is officially released as of Friday, April 13, 2018.

For a brief moment, the Vinyl Picture Disc was back in stock  at Metallica.com Store.

This EP went out of print sometimes in 1989.

All the songs from The $5.98 EP – Garage Days Re-Revisited was made available in Garage Inc. which was released on November 24, 1998.

The $5.98 EP – Garage Days Re-Revisited (Remastered) is available in the follwing formats:

  • Digital Download
  • Vinyl / Colored Vinyl / Picture Disc
  • CD / CD Longbox
  • Cassette

UPDATE: Friday, April 13, 2018 16:48
Regular Vinyl is in stock.

What is this and what can I do with it?

Something just arrived in the mail and we’re not really sure what it is. Sure it has “Metallica” name on it, but it doesn’t fit in any devices in the office and in the house.

Upon further inspections, we have a 1987 German pressing of Metallica “The $5.98 EP – Garage Days Re-Revisited” CD in our collections. Now to think of it, we also had the Vinyl, but we couldn’t find it.

Metallica “The $5.98 EP – Garage Days Re-Revisited” Remastered is slated for release on April 13, 2018.

The Remastered EP is coming in Vinyl, CD and Cassette Tape. Yeah, sadly we know what Cassette and 8-Track Tapes are; that’s because we used to work at a radio station in the Mid-90’s.

The Cassette Tape and the Vinyls pre-orders were sold out at Metallica.com. They might have some of them on the release day, Friday, April 13, 2018.

From Metallica.com:
Tracklisting:

  1. Helpless
    Originally released by Diamond Head
  2. The Small Hours
    Originally released by Holocaust
  3. The Wait
    Originally released by Killing Joke
  4. Crash Course in Brain Surgery
    Originally released by Budgie
  5. Last Caress / Green Hell
    Originally released by The Misfits

Remastered by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering, Hollywood, CA.

The $5.98 EP – Garage Days Re-Revisited will be available in the following formats:

  • CD
  • Limited Edition CD with a Lenticular Longbox
  • LP (180g black vinyl)
  • Limited Edition Colored LP (180g red-orange vinyl – only available at Metallica.com and at Indie Retail)
  • Limited Edition LP Picture Disc (Metallica.com Exclusive)
  • Limited Edition Cassette (with the entire EP on both sides, just like the original)
  • Streaming & Download

Master Of Puppets (Remastered) – Deluxe Box Set

I picked up Master Of Puppets (Remastered) – Deluxe Box Set that I pre-ordered from Amazon at one of Amazon pickup locations.

Master of Puppets (Remastered) hit the street on Friday, November 10, 2017 but the Deluxe Box Set was not delivered until Tuesday, November 14, 2017.

This limited edition deluxe box set contains a lot of things:

  • Three vinyl records (with a MP3 Download Card)
  • Ten CDs, two DVDs
  • One cassette
  • A hardcover book including never-before-seen photos
  • A folder containing handwritten lyrics
  • A set of six buttons, and
  • A “Damage, Inc.” lithograph.

Wait a minute, a “cassette”?
What is it?
How do you even play this “cassette”?

Thankfully, Amazon includes AutoRip of the box set, including the cassette (tape). I didn’t even have to use the MP3 Download Card. The cassette contains fan recording from Solnahallen, Stockholm, Sweden – September 26th, 1986; it was Cliff Burton’s last show.

Eight songs off Master of Puppets, tracking in at 54 minutes and 46 seconds, reinvented heavy music in 1986.

On March 23, 2016, Master of Puppets was selected as one of 25 recordings that were added to the National Recording Registry; as it is deemed as “cultural, artistic and/or historical significance to American society.

I would like to add that <aster of Puppets is culturally, artistically and historically significant to the world.