On August 25, 1988.


On August 25, 1988, “Elektra” label released “…And Justice for All”, the fourth  Metallica studio album. It was recorded January – May 1988, at “One on One Recording Studios” in Los Angeles, and was produced by James Hetfield,  Kirk Hammett, Jason Newsted, Lars Ulrich and Flemming Rasmussen. “Kerrang!” magazine listed the album at number 42 on its list of the “100 Greatest Heavy Metal Albums of All Time” In 1990, the album single “One” won Metallica its first “Grammy Award” for “Best Metal Performance”.“…And Justice for All” became band’s best-selling album of the time; it was certified 3 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Finland by “IFPI”; Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”, and 8 x platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.


  • James Hetfield– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Kirk Hammett– lead guitar
  • Jason Newsted– bass guitar
  • Lars Ulrich– drums
  • Flemming Rasmussen– engineer
  • Mike Clink– drums engineering
  • George Cowan – engineer assistant
  • Toby Wright– additional engineering
  • Michael Barbiero– mixing
  • Steve Thompson– mixing
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Stephen Gorman –cover art
  • Pushead– illustrations
  • Reiner Design Consultants, Inc. – design, layout
  • Ross Halfin – photography

Track listing:

  1. Blackened – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Jason Newsted
  2. …And Justice for All – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett
  3. Eye of the Beholder – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett
  4. One – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich
  5. The Shortest Straw – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich
  6. Harvester of Sorrow – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich
  7. The Frayed Ends of Sanity – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett
  8. To Live Is to Die – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Cliff Burton
  9. Dyers Eve – – James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett

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