|Live Shit: Binge & Purge|
|Box set by Metallica|
|Released||November 23, 1993|
|Recorded||August 29, 1989–March 2, 1993|
|Genre||Heavy metal, thrash metal|
3:17:00 (San Diego)
|Producer||James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich|
|Metallica live albums chronology|
|Metallica video chronology|
|Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal||8/10|
|The Rolling Stone Album Guide|
Live Shit: Binge & Purge is the first live album by the American heavy metal band Metallica, released in a box set format on November 23, 1993. The initial first pressings contained three CDs or cassette tapes, with songs from concerts in Mexico City on the Nowhere Else to Roam tour, as well as three VHS tapes while a newer version contains two DVDs from concerts in San Diego on the Wherever We May Roam Tour and Seattle on the Damaged Justice Tour. It was originally released as a cardboard box depicting the style of a typical tour equipment transport box. Besides the audio and video media, the box featured additional bonus material (booklet showing photos, typical tour correspondence as sent and received by the band and their management, and internal documents and handwritten notes; a recreated copy of an access pass to the "Snakepit" part of the tour stage; a cardboard drawing/airbrush stencil for the "Scary Guy" logo) and a black "Metalli'Fukin'ca" T-shirt. Live Shit: Binge & Purge has been certified 15x platinum by the RIAA as a long-form video format.
Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom. With roots in blues rock, psychedelic rock, and acid rock, the bands that created heavy metal developed a thick, massive sound, characterized by highly amplified distortion, extended guitar solos, emphatic beats, and overall loudness. The genre's lyrics and performance styles are sometimes associated with aggression and machismo.
Metallica is an American heavy metal band. The band was formed in 1981 in Los Angeles, California by drummer Lars Ulrich and vocalist/guitarist James Hetfield, and has been based in San Francisco, California for most of its career. The group's fast tempos, instrumentals and aggressive musicianship made them one of the founding "big four" bands of thrash metal, alongside Megadeth, Anthrax and Slayer. Metallica's current lineup comprises founding members Hetfield and Ulrich, longtime lead guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo. Guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassists Ron McGovney, Cliff Burton and Jason Newsted are former members of the band.
Mexico City, or the City of Mexico, is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America. Mexico City is one of the most important cultural and financial centres in the Americas. It is located in the Valley of Mexico, a large valley in the high plateaus in the center of Mexico, at an altitude of 2,240 meters (7,350 ft). The city has 16 boroughs.
When the set was reissued in 3-CD / 2-DVD format, the box was abandoned in favor of a jewel case format. The booklet that was released in the initial set was made available as DVD-ROM content.
Recorded at the Palacio de los Deportes, Mexico City, Mexico on February 25, 26, 27, and March 1 and 2, 1993.
Palacio de los Deportes is an indoor arena located in Mexico City, Mexico. It is within the Magdalena Mixhuca Sports City complex, near the Mexico City International Airport and in front of the Foro Sol, in which sports and artistic events are also celebrated. It is operated by Grupo CIE. The arena seats 20,000, and the overall capacity is approximately 26,000.
|1.||"The Ecstasy of Gold/Enter Sandman"||Ennio Morricone/James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett||7:28|
|2.||"Creeping Death"||Hetfield, Ulrich, Cliff Burton, Hammett||7:28|
|3.||"Harvester of Sorrow"||Hetfield, Ulrich||7:19|
|4.||"Welcome Home (Sanitarium)"||Hetfield, Ulrich, Hammett||6:39|
|5.||"Sad but True"||Hetfield, Ulrich||6:07|
|6.||"Of Wolf and Man"||Hetfield, Ulrich, Hammett||6:22|
|7.||"The Unforgiven"||Hetfield, Ulrich, Hammett||6:48|
|8.||" Justice Medley" |
"Eye of the Beholder" is a song by the American heavy metal band Metallica. It was released as the second single from their fourth studio album, ...And Justice for All released on October 30, 1988.
Jason Curtis Newsted is an American metal musician, known for being the third bass guitarist with the band Metallica from October 1986 until his sudden departure in January 2001.
|9.||"Solos (bass/guitar)"||Hammett, Newsted||18:49|
|1.||"Through the Never"||Hetfield, Ulrich, Hammett||3:47|
|2.||"For Whom the Bell Tolls"||Hetfield, Ulrich, Burton||5:48|
|3.||"Fade to Black"||Hetfield, Ulrich, Burton, Hammett||7:12|
|4.||"Master of Puppets"||Hetfield, Ulrich, Burton, Hammett||4:35|
|5.||"Seek & Destroy"||Hetfield, Ulrich||18:08|
|1.||"Nothing Else Matters"||Hetfield, Ulrich||6:22|
|2.||"Wherever I May Roam"||Hetfield, Ulrich||6:33|
|3.||"Am I Evil?" (originally performed by Diamond Head)||Sean Harris, Brian Tatler||5:42|
|4.||"Last Caress" (originally performed by the Misfits)||Glenn Danzig||1:25|
|6.||"So What?/Battery" ("So What?" originally performed by Anti-Nowhere League)||Nick Kulmer, Chris Exall, Clive Blake / Hetfield, Ulrich||10:05|
|7.||"The Four Horsemen"||Hetfield, Ulrich, Dave Mustaine||6:08|
|9.||"Stone Cold Crazy" (originally performed by Queen)||Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon||5:32|
Recorded at the San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego, California on January 13 and 14, 1992.
San Diego is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents, California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second and fifth most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County. The City and County of San Francisco is both the country's second-most densely populated major city after New York City and the fifth-most densely populated county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs.
|1.||"20 Min. MetalliMovie"||19:56|
|2.||"The Ecstasy of Gold/Enter Sandman"||7:23|
|4.||"Harvester of Sorrow"||6:55|
|5.||"Welcome Home (Sanitarium)"||6:59|
|6.||"Sad But True"||6:35|
|7.||"Wherever I May Roam"||6:57|
|9.||"Through the Never"||4:29|
|11.||" Justice Medley" ("Eye of the Beholder"/"Blackened"/"The Frayed Ends of Sanity"/"...And Justice for All"/"Blackened")"||10:16|
|12.||"Drum solo and drum battle (with James Hetfield on drum kit)"||9:43|
|14.||"The Four Horsemen"||5:30|
|15.||"For Whom the Bell Tolls"||5:50|
|16.||"Fade to Black"||7:19|
|18.||"Master of Puppets"||5:28|
|19.||"Seek & Destroy sung by Newsted"||15:44|
|22.||"Am I Evil?"||2:55|
|24.||"Stone Cold Crazy/End credits"||13:06|
Recorded at the Seattle Coliseum, Seattle, Washington on August 29 and 30, 1989.
Seattle is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 730,000 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area’s population stands at 3.87 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle was again the fastest-growing major U.S. city, with a 3.1% annual growth rate. Seattle is the northernmost large city in the United States.
Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. Named for George Washington, the first president of the United States, the state was made out of the western part of the Washington Territory, which was ceded by Britain in 1846 in accordance with the Oregon Treaty in the settlement of the Oregon boundary dispute. It was admitted to the Union as the 42nd state in 1889. Olympia is the state capital; the state's largest city is Seattle. Washington is sometimes referred to as Washington State to distinguish it from Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States.
|1.||"The Ecstasy of Gold/Blackened"||11:43|
|2.||"For Whom the Bell Tolls"||5:30|
|3.||"Welcome Home (Sanitarium)"||6:27|
|4.||"Harvester of Sorrow"||6:28|
|5.||"The Four Horsemen"||5:35|
|6.||"The Thing That Should Not Be"||7:14|
|8.||"Master of Puppets"||8:46|
|9.||"Fade to Black"||8:10|
|10.||"Seek & Destroy"||8:05|
|11.||"...And Justice for All"||13:33|
|17.||"Am I Evil?"||4:06|
Metallica is the fifth studio album by American heavy metal band Metallica. Released on August 12, 1991 by Elektra Records, it received widespread critical acclaim and became the band's best-selling album. Metallica produced five singles that are considered to be among the band's best-known songs, which include "Enter Sandman", "The Unforgiven", "Nothing Else Matters", "Wherever I May Roam", and "Sad but True". A sixth song, "Don't Tread on Me", was also issued to rock radio shortly after the album's release, but the song did not receive a commercial single release. The album marked a change in the band's sound from the thrash metal style of the previous four albums to a slower and heavier one rooted in heavy metal. Metallica promoted the album with a series of tours. In 2003, the album was ranked number 255 on Rolling Stone's 500 greatest albums of all time.
"Nothing Else Matters" is a song by American heavy metal band Metallica. It was released in 1992 as the third single from their self-titled fifth studio album, Metallica. The song peaked at number 11 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, number 6 on the UK Singles Chart as well as top-ten on many other European charts. "Nothing Else Matters" was featured as a playable track in the music video game Guitar Hero: Metallica. Recognized as one of Metallica's best known and most popular songs, it has become a staple in live performances. The song has been covered nearly 100 times.
"For Whom the Bell Tolls" is a song by American thrash metal band Metallica. It was first released on the group's second album, Ride the Lightning (1984). In 1985, Elektra Records released it as a promotional single, with both an edited and full-length versions. The song is one of their most popular; by March 2018, it ranked number five on Metallica's live performance count. Several live albums and video albums include the song.
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