Editors’ Notes A deep dive into the thrash metal band's spartan masterwork.

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Blackened
1
6:42
 
...And Justice for All
2
9:45
 
Eye of the Beholder
3
6:25
 
One
4
7:26
 
The Shortest Straw
5
6:35
 
Harvester of Sorrow
6
5:45
 
The Frayed Ends of Sanity
7
7:43
 
To Live Is to Die
8
9:48
 
Dyers Eve
9
5:13
 
The Ecstasy of Gold
1
1:58
 
Blackened (Live Seattle '89)
2
6:37
 
For Whom the Bell Tolls (Live Seattle '89)
3
5:30
 
Welcome Home (Sanitarium) [Live Seattle '89]
4
6:46
 
Harvester of Sorrow (Live Seattle '89)
5
6:10
 
The Four Horsemen (Live Seattle '89)
6
6:00
 
The Thing That Should Not Be (Live Seattle '89)
7
7:08
 
Bass Solo (Live Seattle '89)
8
7:30
 
Master of Puppets (Live Seattle '89)
9
8:50
 
Fade to Black (Live Seattle '89)
10
8:10
 
Seek & Destroy (Live Seattle '89)
11
9:01
 
...And Justice for All (Live Seattle '89)
12
11:00
 
One (Live Seattle '89)
13
9:27
 
Creeping Death (Live Seattle '89)
14
7:50
 
Guitar Solo (Live Seattle '89)
15
6:36
 
Battery (Live Seattle '89)
16
6:17
 
Encore Jam (Live Seattle '89)
17
2:49
 
Last Caress (Live Seattle '89)
18
1:54
 
Am I Evil? (Live Seattle '89)
19
4:09
 
Whiplash (Live Seattle '89)
20
5:36
 
Breadfan (Live Seattle '89)
21
4:43
 
Blackened (1987 from James' Riff Tapes)
1
0:36
 
Blackened (1987 from James' Riff Tapes II)
2
3:09
 
…And Justice for All (1987 from James' Riff Tapes)
3
2:38
 
...And Justice for All (1988 from James' Riff Tapes)
4
0:43
 
Eye of the Beholder (1987 from James' Riff Tapes)
5
1:28
 
Eye of the Beholder (1987 from James' Riff Tapes II)
6
0:37
 
One (1987 from James' Riff Tapes)
7
2:22
 
The Shortest Straw (1986 from James' Riff Tapes)
8
1:46
 
The Shortest Straw (1986 from James' Riff Tapes II)
9
0:46
 
Harvester of Sorrow (1987 from James' Riff Tapes)
10
1:09
 
The Frayed Ends of Sanity (1987 from James' Riff Tapes)
11
1:39
 
To Live Is to Die (1986 from James' Riff Tapes)
12
1:30
 
To Live Is to Die (1988 from James' Riff Tapes)
13
0:57
 
Dyers Eve (1986 from James' Riff Tapes)
14
1:11
 
Dyers Eve (1987 from James' Riff Tapes)
15
6:05
 
Blackened (October 1987, Writing In Progress)
16
3:22
 
…And Justice for All (October 1987, Writing In Progress)
17
0:58
 
…And Justice for All (October 1987, Writing In Progress II)
18
1:27
 
One (October 1987, Writing In Progress)
19
1:09
 
The Shortest Straw (October 1987, Writing In Progress)
20
0:51
 
…And Justice for All (November 1987, Writing In Progress)
21
8:25
 
The Frayed Ends of Sanity (November 1987, Writing In Progress)
22
7:56
 
One (November 1987, Writing In Progress)
23
2:17
 
Dyers Eve (November 1987, Writing In Progress)
24
5:42
 
Eye of the Beholder (November 1987, Writing In Progress)
25
6:51
 
To Live Is to Die (November 1987, Writing In Progress)
26
0:55
 
The Shortest Straw (December 1987, Writing In Progress)
27
6:45
 
Harvester of Sorrow (December 1987, Writing In Progress)
28
5:21
 
Blackened (November 1987 Demo)
1
5:58
 
…And Justice for All (November 1987 Demo)
2
8:18
 
Eye of the Beholder (November 1987 Demo)
3
6:30
 
One (November 1987 Demo)
4
7:07
 
The Frayed Ends of Sanity (November 1987 Demo)
5
7:37
 
Eye of the Beholder (January 1988 Demo)
6
6:32
 
The Shortest Straw (January 1988 Demo)
7
6:47
 
Harvester of Sorrow (January 1988 Demo)
8
5:50
 
Dyers Eve (January 1988 Demo)
9
6:01
 
To Live Is to Die (January 1988 Demo)
10
10:04
 
Blackened (Work In Progress Rough Mix)
1
6:01
 
…And Justice for All (Work In Progress Rough Mix)
2
9:49
 
Eye of the Beholder (Work In Progress Rough Mix)
3
6:32
 
One (Work In Progress Rough Mix)
4
7:13
 
The Shortest Straw (Work In Progress Rough Mix)
5
6:39
 
Harvester of Sorrow (Work In Progress Rough Mix)
6
5:47
 
The Frayed Ends of Sanity (Work In Progress Rough Mix)
7
7:42
 
To Live Is to Die (Acoustic Intro) [Work In Progress Rough Mix]
8
2:39
 
To Live Is to Die (Work In Progress Rough Mix)
9
8:56
 
Dyers Eve (Work In Progress Rough Mix)
10
5:23
 
Breadfan (Work In Progress Rough Mix)
11
5:37
 
The Prince (Work In Progress Rough Mix)
12
4:25
 
Creeping Death (Live at the Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA - May 24th, 1988)
1
6:54
 
For Whom the Bell Tolls (Live at the Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA - May 24th, 1988)
2
4:32
 
Welcome Home (Sanitarium) [Live at the Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA - May 24th, 1988]
3
6:59
 
The Four Horsemen (Live at the Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA - May 24th, 1988)
4
5:49
 
Whiplash (Live at the Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA - May 24th, 1988)
5
4:18
 
Fade to Black (Live at the Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA - May 24th, 1988)
6
7:20
 
Seek & Destroy (Live at the Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA - May 24th, 1988)
7
7:18
 
Master of Puppets (Live at the Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA - May 24th, 1988)
8
9:00
 
Encore Jam (Live at the Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA - May 24th, 1988)
9
1:26
 
Last Caress (Live at the Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA - May 24th, 1988)
10
1:21
 
Am I Evil? (Live at the Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA - May 24th, 1988)
11
3:44
 
Battery (Live at the Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA - May 24th, 1988)
12
5:15
 
Encore Jam #2 (Live at the Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA - May 24th, 1988)
13
1:04
 
Harvester of Sorrow (Live at the Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA - May 24th, 1988)
14
6:47
 
Leper Messiah (Live at the Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA - May 24th, 1988)
15
5:35
 
Blitzkrieg (Live at the Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA - May 24th, 1988)
16
5:38
 
Breadfan
17
5:43
 
The Prince
18
4:26
 
For Whom the Bell Tolls (Live at Reunion Arena, Dallas, TX - Feb. 5th, 1989)
19
4:47
 
Welcome Home (Sanitarium) [Live at Reunion Arena, Dallas, TX - Feb. 5th, 1989]
20
6:06
 
Seek & Destroy (Live at Reunion Arena, Dallas, TX - Feb. 5th, 1989)
21
8:43
 
Creeping Death (Live at Reunion Arena, Dallas, TX - Feb. 5th, 1989)
22
8:10
 
Harvester of Sorrow (Live at Seattle Coliseum, Seattle, WA - Aug. 29th, 1989)
23
6:19
 
One (Live at Seattle Coliseum, Seattle, WA - Aug. 29th, 1989)
24
7:12
 
Breadfan (Live at Seattle Coliseum, Seattle, WA - Aug. 30th, 1989)
25
4:16
 
Last Caress (Live at Seattle Coliseum, Seattle, WA - Aug. 30th, 1989)
26
1:39
 
Welcome Home (Sanitarium) [Live at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England - Oct. 10th, 1988]
1
6:27
 
The Four Horsemen (Live at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England - Oct. 10th, 1988)
2
5:14
 
Harvester of Sorrow (Live at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England - Oct. 10th, 1988)
3
5:20
 
Eye of the Beholder (Live at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England - Oct. 10th, 1988)
4
6:04
 
Bass Solo (Live at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England - Oct. 10th, 1988)
5
6:46
 
Master of Puppets (Live at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England - Oct. 10th, 1988)
6
7:37
 
Damage, Inc. (Live at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England - Oct. 10th, 1988)
7
3:58
 
One (Live at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England - Oct. 10th, 1988)
8
8:12
 
Seek & Destroy (Live at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England - Oct. 10th, 1988)
9
6:57
 
…And Justice for All (Live at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England - Oct. 10th, 1988)
10
7:05
 
Encore Jam (Live at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England - Oct. 10th, 1988)
11
1:02
 
Creeping Death (Live at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England - Oct. 10th, 1988)
12
7:13
 
Fade to Black (Live at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England - Oct. 10th, 1988)
13
6:46
 
Guitar Solo (Live at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England - Oct. 10th, 1988)
14
6:15
 
Battery (Live at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England - Oct. 10th, 1988)
15
4:53
 
Encore Jam #2 (Live at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England - Oct. 10th, 1988)
16
3:31
 
Last Caress (Live at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England - Oct. 10th, 1988)
17
1:20
 
Am I Evil? (Live at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England - Oct. 10th, 1988)
18
3:45
 
Whiplash (Live at Hammersmith Odeon, London, England - Oct. 10th, 1988)
19
4:00
 
Eye of the Beholder (Radio Edit)
20
5:58
 
One (Radio Edit)
21
5:02
 
…And Justice for All (Radio Edit)
22
5:59
 
Blackened (Live at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, Ca - December 7th, 1988)
1
2:01
 
For Whom the Bell Tolls (Live at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, Ca - December 7th, 1988)
2
4:29
 
Welcome Home (Sanitarium) Live at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, Ca - December 7th, 1988)
3
6:10
 
Leper Messiah (Live at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, Ca - December 7th, 1988)
4
5:45
 
Harvester of Sorrow (Live at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, Ca - December 7th, 1988)
5
5:12
 
Eye of the Beholder (Live at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, Ca - December 7th, 1988)
6
6:06
 
Bass Solo (Live at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, Ca - December 7th, 1988)
7
6:17
 
Master of Puppets (Live at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, Ca - December 7th, 1988)
8
7:28
 
One (Live at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, Ca - December 7th, 1988)
9
8:08
 
Seek & Destroy (Live at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, Ca - December 7th, 1988)
10
7:09
 
…And Justice for All (Live at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, Ca - December 7th, 1988)
11
9:47
 
Encore Jam (Live at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, Ca - December 7th, 1988)
12
0:49
 
Creeping Death (Live at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, Ca - December 7th, 1988)
13
6:54
 
Fade to Black (Live at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, Ca - December 7th, 1988)
14
6:32
 
Guitar Solo (Live at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, Ca - December 7th, 1988)
15
5:53
 
Battery (Live at Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, Ca - December 7th, 1988)
16
4:44
 
Last Caress (Live at Uic Pavilion, Chicago Il - November 17th, 1988)
17
1:19
 
Am I Evil (Live at Uic Pavilion, Chicago Il - November 17th, 1988)
18
3:45
 
Whiplash (Live at Uic Pavilion, Chicago Il - November 17th, 1988)
19
3:52
 

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