MEGAFORCE (Old Bridge, N.J. private label). Original stereo pressing on
medium weight vinyl. Label is silver with black text. Catalog
number is MRI-069. No bar code.
“STERLING” is factory stamped in the deadwax.
NOTE: This album came from the extensive personal
collection of the former owner of a chain of retail music stores who retired
from the business in the early 80’s. The
albums have been stored virtually untouched and unplayed since that time in a
climate controlled, non-smoking environment.
I will be selling many investment grade coloured vinyl LPs, promos,
sealed LPs, and other rare collector items from the collection over the coming
months. If you desire MINT albums, you
will not be disappointed.
DISC: Vinyl is
gorgeous NM-, a beauty! Has been played a small number of times and
handled with care. There are a few light paper scuffs on the A-side, but no serious or audible marks. Plays
beautifully with superb fidelity. Labels are clean. This scarce and
awesome LP is one that you will never need to
<< Note: The sound clip (approximately
3 minutes) is from the actual record being auctioned with no editing or sound
modification - what you hear is what you will get - pure clean original sound!
is beautiful NM. Front panel is clean
with “Important records” sticker from distribution company. Reverse has gold Promotional embossed stamp
at the upper left; also has some ring wear.
Seams and spine are excellent.
You will be hard pressed to find one this nice!
the original factory inner sleeve with lyrics and photos, in top
condition. Paper seam is just beginning
to split at the bottom center (approx 1”).
- Hit the Lights
- The Four
Horsemen – 7:08
- Motorbreath –
- Jump in the
Fire – 4:50
Pulling Teeth – 3:27
- Whiplash –
- Phantom Lord –
- No Remorse –
- Seek &
Destroy – 6:50
- Metal Militia
true birth of thrash. On ‘Kill 'Em All’, Metallica fuses the
intricate riffing of New Wave of British Heavy Metal bands like Judas Priest, Iron
Maiden, and Diamond Head with the velocity of Motörhead and hardcore punk. James Hetfield's highly technical rhythm
guitar style drives most of the album, setting new standards of power,
precision, and stamina. But really, the
rest of the band is just as dexterous, playing with tightly controlled fury
even at the most ridiculously fast tempos. There are already several extended,
multi-sectioned compositions foreshadowing the band's later progressive epics,
though these are driven by adrenaline, not texture. A few tributes to heavy metal itself are a bit
dated lyrically; like Diamond Head, the band's biggest influence, Kill 'Em All's most effective tone is one of supernatural malevolence -- as pure
sound, the record is already straight from the pits of hell. Ex-member Dave Mustaine co-wrote four of the
original ten tracks, but the material all sounds of a piece. And actually, anyone who worked backward
through the band's catalog might not fully appreciate the impact of Kill 'Em All when it first appeared --
unlike later releases, there simply isn't much musical variation (apart from a
lyrical bass solo from Cliff Burton). The
band's musical ambition also grew rapidly, so today, Kill 'Em All sounds more like the foundation for greater things to
come. But that doesn't take anything
away from how fresh it sounded upon first release, and time hasn't dulled the
giddy rush of excitement in these performances. Frightening, awe-inspiring, and absolutely
relentless, Kill 'Em All is pure
destructive power, executed with jaw-dropping levels of scientific precision.”
(courtesy Steve Huey, allmusic.com.)
to be original and authentic. I
do not sell bootlegs or modern reissues.
with all my records, I offer a complete guarantee of satisfaction. If not happy, simply return it in same
condition for a full refund of purchase price plus one-way postage.
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pack all records in sturdy cardboard custom LP boxes for safe shipment.
The records are removed from the jackets to protect the cover.
Both the LP and jacket are sandwiched between additional layers of
am happy to combine purchases to minimize shipping cost.
TO INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS:
I will be glad to hold purchases for up to 30 days upon request and
receipt of payment, to allow you to accumulate purchases and combine orders in
order to save on shipping. (First LP
costs US $18.50 to ship, additional albums in the same order will ship for an
additional $2.50 per disc up to a total of four.). If ebay overcharges for shipping, I will
promptly refund any overpayment and apply your discount.
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