Discography-Metallica (A.K.A. "The Black Album")

Released:
Elektra08-12-91
Vertigo08-12-91

Track list:
Enter Sandman, Sad But True, Holier Than Thou / The Unforgiven, Wherever I May Roam, Don't Tread On Me // Through The Never, Nothing Else Matters, Of Wolf And Man / The God That Failed, My Friend Of Misery, The Struggle Within, *So What!
(*=bonus tracks)

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Country:
Date:
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Additional Info:
29

Vinyl - 12"

VertigoArgentina199129344-5
VertigoArgentina199129344-5w/ spaceship labels, no inners
VertigoBrazil1991510 022-12LP
Vertigo/PhilipsColombia1991510 022-1gatefold w/ blue and white spiral labels, unique B&W back cover, smaller "Metallica" logo and no snake on cover, no inners
VertigoEcuador1991LP 31026single LP, black text on labels, unique rounded cover, no inner
VertigoEcuador1991LP 31026single LP, silver text on labels, THREE label variations, unique cornered cover, no inner
Vertigo(England)1991510 022-1few w/ sticker on sleeve
VertigoEU2000SVLP 207"Simply Vinyl" reissue on 180g vinyl, silver stickers on front/back of protective sleeve, no inners
VertigoEU2000SVLP 207"Simply Vinyl" reissue on 180g vinyl, gold stickers on front/back of protective sleeve, no inners
VertigoEurope2001510 022-1reissue on 180g vinyl
UniversalEurope200807314510022122LP
UniversalEurope2008006007531560634LP box, w/ bellyband
BlackenedEurope2015BLCKND008-12LP
VertigoGreece1991510 022-12LP
VertigoGuatemala1991510 022-12LP
VertigoHolland1991510 022-12LP
Vertig/MMCHungary1991PL MMC 91252LP
VertigoKorea1991RP 2266"Released by...", different inner sleeves, and brighter snake on cover
VertigoMexico1991LPE-12212LP
VertigoPortugal1991510 022-12LP
AntropRussia1993300773-sided, gatefold cover w/ gold snake/details
AntropRussia1993300773-sided, gatefold cover w/ tan snake/details
AntropRussia1993300773-sided, light grey gatefold w/o snake on back, no logo on inside
VertigoS. Africa1991STAL 58562LP, some w/ sticker on sleeve(?)
VertigoSpain1991510 022-12LP
VertigoSpain1991510 022-12LP w/ 'printed sticker' on cover
ElektraUSA199161113-1w/ black labels and sticker on shrinkwrap
Warner Bros.USA2008511830-12LP, sticker on shrinkwrap
Warner Bros.USA2010511830-1WHITE 2LP, sticker on shrinkwrap
Warner Bros.USA2008511831-14LP box w/ bellyband, sticker on shrinkwrap
Warner Bros.USA2010511831-1WHITE 4LP box w/ bellyband, sticker on shrinkwrap, lim.50
BlackenedUSA2014BLCKND008-12LP, sticker on shrinkwrap
Vertigo/SonograficaVenezuela199120.079single LP, w/ spaceship labels, no inner
Polygram/RodvenVenezuela1993210.002single LP, w/ pink/red/white labels, no inner
Vertigo/RTBYugoslavia19913201252LP
VertigoZimbabwe1991STARL 5856reversed snakes on sleeve, wrong cat# on LP1 labels, no inners
116

CDs

VertigoArgentina1991510 022-2(102) - 8296 - POLYGRAM 510022 - INDUSTRIA ARGENTINA IFPI L701/1R06no snake on covers
VertigoArgentina1991510 022-2A6M6D9/10 510022-2 / UNIVERSAL EPSA IND. ARG./13956 IFPI LK51/8607reissue, no snake on covers
VertigoAustralia1991510 022-2Made by Disctronics B ** 510022-2 ** #01
Made by Disctronics B ** 510022-2 ** #02 (logo sticker)
Made by Disctronics B ** 510022-2 ** #04
Made by Disctronics B ** 510022-2 ** #06
Made by Disctronics B ** 510022-2 ** #07
CD, some w/ logo sticker
VertigoAustralia1993510 022-2Made by Disctronics B ** 510022-2 ** #04
Made by Disctronics B ** 510022-2 ** #06
gold signature edition w/ sticker on case
VertigoAustralia1993510 022-2Made by Disctronics B ** 510022-2 ** #04gold signature CD w/o "Gold Edition" on disc, "Souvenir" sticker on case
VertigoAustralia1991510 022-2* 510022-2 #08 MADE BY PMI IFPI L281
510022-2 #0A MADE BY SSD. IFPI L281/6L00
510022-2 0E TECHNICOLOR IFPI L284/4600
no Mercury logo
VertigoAustralia1998510 022-25100222 6181048104 IFPI L479
5100222 SMA 15932 IFPI L480/7952
5100222 SMA 29763 IFPI L478/7952 (7954,7956)
no mercury logo, w/ sticker on case
VertigoAustralia1998510 022-2* 510022-2 #02 MADE BY PMI IFPI????/4602
510022-2 0E TECHNICOLOR IFPI L284/4606 (4631)
510022-2 0G TECHNICOLOR IFPI L286/4606
*SSD 510022 LD71/6LOO (6LO2(st))
ANZ 5100222 A0000074295X0101 12 IFPI LV87/6517 (6524)
Mercury logo
VertigoBrazil1991510 022-2w/ blue text on disc, w/o barcode
VertigoBrazil1998510 022-209525A MICROSERVICE 02/510022-2 071640 IFPI L362/541Bw/ black text on disc, w/ barcode
VertigoBrazil1999510 022-209525A MICROSERVICE 02/510022-2 049729 IFPI L361/540W
09525A MICROSERVICE 02/510022-2 012548 IFPI L362/540S
Millenium edition, unique sleeve
VertigoBrazil2001510 022-2in "Metallica Gold" slipcase
Vertigo/VirginiaBulgaria2008?510 022-2sealedCD
ElektraCanada1991CD 61113#910730I CD-61113 MFG BY CINRAM
#910821L CD-61113 MFG BY CINRAM
#920110FF CD-61113 MFG BY CINRAM
#920829HH CD-61113 MFG BY CINRAM
'1810 Birchmount' address, writing on bottom of disc
ElektraCanada1991CD 61113#940209C CD-61113 MFG BY CINRAM IFPI 6000'1810 Birchmount' address, lists '84 on back sleeve, writing on bottom of disc
ElektraCanada1991CD 61113#940209C CD-61113 MFG BY CINRAM 3 IFPI 60002 lines '3751 Victoria Park' address
ElektraCanada1991CD 61113#00815X09 CD-61113 L386 CINRAM 24 MADE IN CANADA IFPI 6000 13
#00815X09 CD-61113 L386 CINRAM 26 MADE IN CANADA IFPI 6000 11
4 lines '3751 Victoria Park' address
Vertigo(Chile)1991510 022-2LASER DISC - MID 9511 - 102 / 4734 - IFPI L701/9HG0CD
VertigoColombia1997510 022-2UNIVERSAL 5100222 080319 WWW.DISONEX.COM IFPI 43 HECHO EN COLOMBIACD
Vertigo/PopronC.S.F.R.199150 148-2GZ E21611 50 148-2German export w/o barcode
Vertigo/PopronC.S.F.R.199150 148-2SONOPRESS H-4110 / 50148-2 A 2German export w/ barcode
VertigoEurope1991510 022-2269 510022-2 #3 IFPI L037/2M11CD
VertigoEurope200?510 022-2Made in the E.U. by Cinram Optical Discs 510 022-2 00B 1AA IFPI L004/0298
Made in the E.U. by Cinram Optical Discs 510 022-2 00B 1AC IFPI L004/0298
Made in the E.U. by Cinram Optical Discs 510 022-2 00B 1AE IFPI L004/0251
Made in the E.U. by Cinram Optical Discs 510 022-2 00B 1AG IFPI L004/0283
snake facing right on backsleeve
VertigoFrance1991510 022-2510 022 2 00A L7 (no Ph logo)
510 022 2 00A L7 1A-L
made by PDO, STEMRA, solid center
VertigoFrance1991510 022-2510 022-2 00B L7 1-T
510 022 2 00A L7 1.V (Ph logo)
made by PMDC, STEMRA, solid center, no Phonogram logo on back
VertigoFrance1991510 022-2510 022-2 00B L7 1B..E
510 022-2 00B L7 1B..AG IFPI 0251
510 022-2 00B L7 1b**o IFPI 0217
made by PMDC, STEMRA
VertigoFrance1991510 022-2510 022 2 00B L7 1B A6 IFPI 0265
Made in France by PMDC 510 022 2 00A 1B IFPI L004/0226
Made in France by PMDC 510 022 2 00A 1C IFPI L004/0273
made by PMDC, MCPS, ("1B" no Ph.logo)
VertigoFrance2001?510 022-2Made in France by PMDC 510 022 2 00A 1C IFPI L004/0273
Made in France by Cinram Optical Discs 510 022-2 00B 1C IFPI L004/0273
reissue
VertigoFrance2001?510 022-2Made in France by Cinram Optical Discs 510 022-2 00B 1F IFPI L004/0275reissue w/ misprinted snakes on booklet
VertigoGermany1991510 022-2Made in Germany 510 022-2 01+ AX
Made in Germany 510 022-2 01+ AZ
Made in Germany 510 022-2 01+ E
Made in Germany 510 022-2 01+ H
510 022-2 01 + MADE IN GERMANY BY PMDC DP
510 022-2 01 + MADE IN GERMANY BY PMDC DX IFPI 0108
PMDC/STEMRA, solid center, few w/ leather sleeve
VertigoGermany1991510 022-2510 022-2 01 +PMDC/STEMRA
VertigoGermany/UK1991510 022-2510 022-2 01 + MADE IN THE UK BY PMDC IFPI 0477Germany face, UK matrix, PMDC/MCPS
VertigoGermany2007?510 022-207314 510 022-2 03 * 50974575 Made in Germany by EDC E IFPI LV26/0144
07314 510 022-2 04 * 50974575 Made in Germany by EDC E IFPI LV26/0131
07314 510 022-2 05 * 50974575 Made in Germany by EDC B IFPI LV26/0113
07314 510 022-2 05 * 50974575 Made in Germany by EDC C IFPI LV26/0134
07314 510 022-2 07 * 50974575 MADE IN GERMANY BY EDC I IFPI LV26/0114
CD
VertigoGermany2007?510 022-207314 510 022-2 05 * 50974575 Made in Germany by EDC C IFPI LV26/0134blue snakes on covers
Sony/ColumbiaHong Kong1991SMP 3057.2DP-4565 2 SME(HK) IFPI6302w/ bonus track and sticker on case
VertigoIndia2008510 022-2sealedunique logo on cover
VertigoIndonesia1991510 022-2CD
Vertigo/UniversalIndonesia2003510 022-2510 022-2 6205103327 IFPI L471/J581CD, with ad insert
Vertigo/PhonokolIsreal1991510 022-2CD
Vertigo/HeliconIsreal1991510 022-2510 022-2 01 + IFPI 1U34CD
SonyJapan1991SRCS 5577CD, w/ obi strip, lyrics, and bonus track, promo sticker on back sleeve
SonyJapan1991SRCS 5577DP-4565-1 SMJw/ obi strip (KEA 25DP 5339) and bonus track
SonyJapan1991SRCS 5577DP-4565-1 1 IFPI L275/454Ew/ Y2,345 obi strip (KEA SRCS 5777) and bonus track
SonyJapan1991SRCS 5577DP-4565-2 IFPI 453B
DP-4565-2 IFPI 4549
w/ Y2,300 obi strip (KEA SRCS 5777) and bonus track
SonyJapan2003SICP 479PROMO CD w/ obi in mini-LP cover, promo sticker on back sleeve
SonyJapan2003SICP 479w/ obi in mini-LP cover
UniversalJapan2006UICR-1056PROMO CD w/ obi in mini-LP cover, promo sticker on back sleeve
UniversalJapan2006UICR-1056w/ obi in mini-LP cover
UniversalJapan2007UICR-9020PROMO CD w/ purple obi, promo sticker on back sleeve
UniversalJapan2007UICR-9020w/ purple obi
UniversalJapan2008UICY-91073PROMO CD SHM release, promo sticker on back sleeve
UniversalJapan2008UICY-91073SHM release
UniversalJapan2009UICY-60114PROMO CD rerelease, promo sticker on back sleeve
UniversalJapan2009UICY-60114rerelease
UniversalJapan2009UICY-91455PROMO CD SHM rerelease, promo sticker on back sleeve
UniversalJapan2009UICY-91455SHM rerelease
VertigoKorea1992DP 0045510 022-2 / DP 0045 IFPI L811/5302CD
Vertigo/UniversalKorea2001?DP 0045reissue
Vertigo/UniversalKorea2006DP 0045sealed'Anniversary' edition, w/ obi and sticker sheet
VertigoMalaysia1991510 022-23200070 510022-2 IFPI LK76/8303CD
VertigoMalaysia2003510 022-2reissue
VertigoMexico1991CDEPR 1221MADE IN MEXICO BY POLYMEX (R) FAX# 760-3082 W.O.# J35080-1 MC-1221grey faced CD, 4-page booklet no lyrics
VertigoMexico1991CDEPR 1221SONOPRESS F-9031/CDEPR-1221 A1white faced CD, 4-page booklet no lyrics
VertigoMexico1998?CDIP 510-022-2#011006MBB 2510022 L381 CINRAM cinram IFPI 2000CD, 4-page booklet no lyrics
Vertigo/Sound-PolPoland1991SPB CD 017MAGNA GERMANY 3100470 [A]1Germany export
VertigoRussia2001510 022-9country on cover, w/ 'Ultra' logo on back
VertigoRussia2006510 022-9country on cover
VertigoRussia2007510 022-9sealedUniversal logo on cover
VertigoSingapore2000510 022-2"Universal Gold Award 2 CD Set" w/ obi and blank bonus CD
VertigoS. Africa1991STARCD 5856STARCD 5856-1 MASTERED BY CDT IFPI L141/2711CD
VertigoTaiwan1991510 022-2Australian release w/ Polygram obi, export
VertigoTaiwan2000510 022-2510022-2A UNIVERSAL MUSIC TAIWAN 533355 IFPI L601/IC21w/ Universal obi and Chinese card
VertigoUK1991510 022-25100222 02 % MADE IN UK BY PMDC IFPI L132/0446BIEM/MCPS
VertigoUK1991510 022-2510 022 2 10158641 04 % MADE IN U.K.BIEM/STEMRA, no Phonogram logo on back
VertigoUK1991510 022-2510 022 2 10158641 04 % MADE IN U.K.swirl CD w/ sticker on case, few w/ leather sleeve
VertigoUK1991510 022-2510 022 2 10158641 05 & MADE IN U.K. BY PDOswirl CD
VertigoUK1991MECAN-1510 022 2 10158641 10 % MADE IN U.K. BY PDOgold swirl CD
VertigoUK1998510 022-2CD
VertigoUkraine2001510 022-9sealedCD
VertigoUkraine2001510 022-9w/ different logo on back
VertigoUSA1991510 022-9export CD, made for EU market
510 022-2 01!
510 022-2 02% X MADE IN USA BY PMDC IFPI L007/0316
510 022-2 04! AA MADE IN USA BY PMDC IFPI L005/0343
ElektraUSA19919 61113-22 61113-2 SRC=01 M1S3 (M2S7,M2S8,M3S8,M3S24)
ARC 2 61113-2 SRC=01 *M6 S1 (*M6 S11,*M7 S6,*M7 S11,*M9 S4)
(SP) 2 61113-2 SRC##05 M1S1
w/ writing around edge of disc, originally in longbox w/ sticker on shrinkwrap
ElektraUSA19919 61113-22 61113-2 SRC=01 M1S50 (M3S49)
(SP) 2 61113-2 SRC*04 M2S1
(SP) 2 61113-2 SRC##07 M2S6
W3223 2 61113-2 08 M2S3 WeaMfg.L901/2U3H
w/o writing around edge of disc
ElektraUSA19959 61113-2X15928 2 61113-2 RE-1 01 M1S7 IFPI L902/remastered, w/o writing around edge of disc, San Rafael fan club address
49

Cassettes

VertigoArgentina1991510022-4bolder grey cover art, white cassette
VertigoArgentina1991510022-4bolder black cover art, clear cassette
VertigoAustralia1991510 022-4PROMO clear cassette w/ white labels
VertigoAustralia1991510 022-4black cassette
VertigoAustralia1991510 022-4clear cassette, w/ sticker on case
VertigoAustralia1991510 022-4different clear cassette, w/ sticker on case
VertigoBrazil1991510 022-4black cassette w/ white labels
VertigoBrazil1991510 022-4grey cassette
VertigoBulgaria1996510 022-4grey cassette
Vertigo/UniversalBulgaria1996510 022-4grey cassette, A 0003596
ElektraCanada199196 11134black cassette, w/ Elektra logo on spine, (sticker on shrinkwrap?)
ElektraCanada199196 11134clear cassette, w/o Elektra logo on spine, sticker on shrinkwrap
Vertigo/EMIChile19911880081st sleeve, grey cassette
Vertigo/EMIChile19911880081st sleeve, grey cassette variation
Vertigo/SonyChile1991185510022unique cover art, no barcode
Vertigo/SonyChile1991185510022unique cover art, w/ barcode
VertigoEcuador199131.026clear cassette, unique cover art
VertigoEcuador200131.026white cassette w/ green text, unique cover art
VertigoEcuador200131.026grey cassette w/ yellow text, unique cover art
VertigoEurope1991510 022-4DCC cassette, w/ 2x inserts and booklet
VertigoEurope1991510 022-4cassette, some w/ sticker on case
VertigoGreece1991510 022-4grey cassette
VertigoGuatemala1991510 022 4clear cassette w/ green labels, part 1&2 sold saperately
VertigoHolland1991510 022-4cassette, short back sleeve
VertigoHolland1991510 022-4cassette, long back sleeve
*****copies distributed in France w/ logo sticker on case*****
SonyHong Kong1991SMP.3148w/ bonus track
VertigoHungary1991PK MMC 9125beige cassette w/ white label
Vertigo/MilIndia1996510 022-4in clamshell case
Vertigo/Universal/MILIndia200207314 510 022-4cassette
Vertigo/UniversalIndia2005510 022-4cassette
Vertigo/PolygramIndonesia1991510 022-4black Polygram
Vertigo/PolygramIndonesia1991510 022-4clear Polygram
Vertigo/PolygramIndonesia1991510 022-4grey Polygram
Vertigo/UniversalIndonesia2003?510 022-4clear Universal, black print
Vertigo/UniversalIndonesia2003?510 022-4clear Universal, blue print
Vertigo/UniversalIndonesia2003?510 022-4grey Universal
Vertigo/PhonokolIsreal1991510 022-4cassette
Vertigo/PhonokolIsreal1991510 022-4cassette, sleeve variation
VertigoKorea1991CP 2266black cassette w/ yellow label
VertigoKorea1991CP 2266black cassette w/ yellow label, sleeve variation
VertigoMalaysia1991510 022-4beige cassette, red 'Metallica' on spine
VertigoMalaysia1991510 022-4grey cassette, red 'Metallica' on spine
VertigoMalaysia2003?510 022-4grey cassette, red "Metallica" on spine, Universal sticker
VertigoMexico1991MCE 1221cassette
VertigoPeru1991MC-TGO 51002245clear cassette w/ white label
VertigoPeru1991MC-TGO 51002245grey cassette
VertigoPeru1991CN-TGO 51002245clear/grey cassette
VertigoPhillipines1991510 022-4black cassette w/ silver label
VertigoPhillipines199907314 510 022-4clear cassette w/ white label
VertigoPhillipines199907314 510 022-4grey cassette
VertigoPortugal1991510 022-4grey cassette w/ white label
Vertigo/MegastarSaudi Arabia1991151751
VertigoSpain1991510 022-4black cassette, 28002 4 lines inside
VertigoSpain1991510 022-4black cassette, w/ 'printed sticker' on cover, 28002 2 lines inside
VertigoS. Africa1991STARC 5856black cassette
VertigoTaiwan19912398black cassette w/ red label
VertigoThailand1991510 022-4black cassette w/ black label
VertigoThailand1991510 022-4clear cassette w/ black label
VertigoThailand1991510 022-4grey cassette, Polygram sticker on case
VertigoThailand2003510 022-4grey cassette, long insert, Universal sticker on case
Vertigo/YoncaTurkey1991510 022-4dark cassette w/ white/yellow label
Vertigo/RaksTurkey1995510 022-4clear cassette
VertigoUkraine200?510 022-4cassette
ElektraUSA199161113-4cassette, SP
ElektraUSA199161113-4cassette, AR

Test Pressings

ElektraUSA1991EK 611134-track test pressing
Vertigo1991double LP test pressing

Mispressings

ElektraCanada1991CD 61113plays Mexican music

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