Metallica commemorate the 30th anniversary of the release of their breakthrough fourth album …’And Justice For All’ with the announcement of its definitive reissue, out November 2nd on
Tues 18 Manchester, UK, Etihad Stadium
Thurs 20 London, UK, Twickenham Stadium
…And Justice For All was originally released September 7th, 1988, on Elektra Records. Certified 8x Platinum in the United States, …And Justice For All marked a series of firsts for Metallica: The first full-length Metallica recording to feature bassist Jason Newsted, the first Metallica album to crack the U.S. Top 10 where it peaked at #6, the band’s first video and top 40 single (“One”), their debut performance on the GRAMMY® Awards, as well as their first GRAMMY®loss (Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance Vocal or Instrumental for …And Justice for All, and first GRAMMY® win (Best Metal Performance for “One”). Rolling Stone hailed it as “a marvel of precisely channeled aggression”.
The …And Justice For All reissue will be available physically as 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 Expanded Edition will include previously unreleased demos, rough mixes, previously unreleased live tracks, and an expanded booklet of never-before-seen Ross Halfin photos. The one-pressing-only Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set will include the remastered double 180g LP, a “One” picture disc, 3 LPs featuring their iconic performance from Seattle in 1989 remixed by Greg Fidelman, 11 CDs, 4 DVDs, a set of four patches, a Pushead print, a tour laminate, lyric sheets, a download card for all material in the set, and a deluxe 120-page book with never-before-seen photos and never-before-told stories from the people who were there.