The Videos 1989–2004

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The Videos 1989–2004
Metallica - The Videos 1989-2004 cover.jpg
Video by Metallica
Released December 4, 2006 (2006-12-04)
Genre Heavy metal, thrash metal, hard rock
Label Warner Bros.
Metallica chronology
S&M
(1999) S&M1999
The Videos 1989–2004
(2006)
Français Pour une Nuit
(2009) Français Pour une Nuit2009

The Videos 1989–2004 is a video album by American heavy metal band Metallica. It was released on December 4, 2006 worldwide, and on December 5 in North America. [1] It features all of the band's videos from 1989 to 2004. The DVD sold 28,000 copies in its first week of release. The disc has been released by Warner Bros. Records, although this is not mentioned anywhere except for the packaging and on the label of the disc itself. Copyright is given to Elektra Entertainment and E/M Ventures in the liner notes and the end credits of the DVD. The menus also play excerpts of different Metallica songs, including: "The Outlaw Torn" (Load), "My Friend of Misery" (Metallica), "Bleeding Me" (Load), "Carpe Diem Baby" (ReLoad) and "Prince Charming" (ReLoad).

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 American heavy metal band

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.

North America Continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere

North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas. It is bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, and to the southeast by South America and the Caribbean Sea.

Contents

Track listing

  1. "One" – 7:41
  2. "Enter Sandman" – 5:28
  3. "The Unforgiven" – 6:21
  4. "Nothing Else Matters" – 6:24
  5. "Wherever I May Roam" – 6:05
  6. "Sad but True" – 5:26
  7. "Until It Sleeps" – 4:32
  8. "Hero of the Day" – 4:30
  9. "Mama Said" – 4:51
  10. "King Nothing" – 5:26
  11. "The Memory Remains" – 4:37
  12. "The Unforgiven II" – 6:33
  13. "Fuel" – 4:35
  14. "Turn the Page" – 5:49
  15. "Whiskey in the Jar" – 4:43
  16. "No Leaf Clover" – 5:33
  17. "I Disappear" – 4:28
  18. "St. Anger" – 5:50
  19. "Frantic" – 4:55
  20. "The Unnamed Feeling" – 5:29
  21. "Some Kind of Monster" – 4:28

Bonus tracks

<i>2 of One</i> video album

2 of One is a video album by the American thrash metal band Metallica. It was released on June 6, 1989, through Elektra Entertainment and features two versions of the group's first music video "One", from its fourth studio album ...And Justice for All. The music video was directed by Bill Pope and Michael Salomon and was filmed in Los Angeles, California.

One (Metallica song) 1989 single by Metallica

"One" is a song by American heavy metal band Metallica. It was released as the third and final single from their fourth studio album, ...And Justice for All (1988). Written by band members James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich, "One" is an anti-war song that portrays a World War I soldier who is severely wounded  —  arms and legs blown off by a landmine, blind and unable to speak or move  —  begging God to take his life as he feels constant pain. His only hope is to devise a way to communicate with the hospital staff. In the music video, he jolts in the hospital bed, spelling "Kill me" in Morse code. Production of the song was done by the band alongside Flemming Rasmussen. The song was the band's first top 40 hit single in the U.S., reaching number 35 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was also a number one hit in Finland.

The Unforgiven (song) power ballad by American heavy metal band Metallica

"The Unforgiven" is a power ballad by American heavy metal band Metallica. It was released as the second single from their eponymous fifth album Metallica. Though one of the slower tracks on the album, its chord progression is distinctly one of the heaviest. The song deals with the theme of the struggle of the individual against the efforts of those who would subjugate him.

Production

Kevin Shirley, also known as The Caveman, is a music producer and mixer for many artists, such as the bands Journey, Iron Maiden, Rush, Led Zeppelin, Joe Bonamassa, Beth Hart, Marya Roxx, Dream Theater, The Springbok Nude Girls, HIM, Tyler Bryant, Mr. Big, and Europe.

Bob Ludwig American audio engineer

Robert C. Ludwig is an American mastering engineer. He has mastered recordings on all the major recording formats for all the major record labels, and on projects by more than 1,300 artists including Led Zeppelin, Queen, Jimi Hendrix, Frank Ocean, Bryan Ferry, Paul McCartney, Nirvana, Bruce Springsteen and Daft Punk resulting in over 3,000 credits. He is the recipient of numerous Grammy and TEC Awards.

Chart positions

Chart (2006)Peak
position
Danish Music DVDs Chart [2] 5
Finnish Music DVDs Chart [3] 1
German Albums Chart [4] 34
Greek Music DVDs Chart [5] 1
Italian Music DVDs Chart [6] 12
Swedish Music DVDs Chart [7] 1
Spanish Music DVDs Chart [8] 2
Chart (2007)Peak
position
Australian Music DVDs Chart [9] 1
Austrian Music DVDs Chart [10] 4
Belgian (Flanders) Music DVDs Chart [11] 3
Dutch Music DVDs Chart [12] 16
Irish Music DVDs Chart [13] 2
New Zealand Music DVDs Chart [14] 1
Norwegian Music DVDs Chart [15] 2
US Music Videos Chart [16] 4

Certifications

RegionCertification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA) [17] 4× Platinum60,000^
Finland (Musiikkituottajat) [18] Platinum16,033 [18]
Germany (BVMI) [19] Platinum50,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ) [14] Platinum5,000^
Poland (ZPAV) [20] Gold5,000*
Spain (PROMUSICAE) [21] Gold10,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

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