Album Title: Garage Inc.
Artist | Group: Metallica
Release date: 1998
Style: Hard Rock, Heavy Metal
File format: mp3
BitRate: 320 Kbps
BitRate mode: CBR
Number of track(s): 27
Total duration: 02h:16min:46s:041ms
Total size: 327.03 MB
Garage Inc. is a cover album by American heavy metal band Metallica, released in 1998.
It includes recorded cover versions of other artists' songs, all of their b-side covers released up to that point, and the entire The $5.98 E.P.: Garage Days Re-Revisited, which had gone out of print since its original release in 1987. The title is a combination of Garage Days Re-Revisited and their song Damage, Inc. Over 5 million copies have been sold in the US as certified by the RIAA.
Disc 1: 'The Metallicats covering all your favourites', starting off with 'Free Speech For The Dumb' a real garage sounding thrash metal song, with lyrics that will get on your nerves from second two on, you may think at this point it can only get better and you will be proven right.
The next 10 songs are all high quality covers from noted bands such as Black Sabbath, Danzig, Thin Lizzy, Lynrd Skynrd and more, not very garage, but that makes disc 1 much more sympathetic for me. 'Turn The Page' and 'Whiskey In The Jar' were released as singles.
The latter I think is the best version ever released of this song, really good. But other songs that are well done are: 'It's Electric', Sabbra Cadabbra', 'Die, Die My Darling' and the very dark 'Loverman' originally released by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. As mentioned above, good productions all in the sound you would expect from Metallica (especially when know and like Load and Reload), besides song number one, nothing to complain, but it's of course not the end of the road for Metallica or better say the beginning of the road, as Metallica have done many more covers in the past which will be found on...
Disc 2: showing the history of covers done by Metallica in non-chronological order dating back to the year 1984 an episode calling the 'Garage Days Revisited' furthermore the 'Garage Days Re-Revisited '87', 'B-Sides & One Offs '88-'91' and Motorheadache '95. The latter suggests already that this episode is all about covering Motörhead songs, the other episodes contain covers of Diamond Head, Queen and other bands. To finally verify the title 'Garage Inc. these covers are as stated in the booklet: 'Not very produced', 'Not produced' or Roughly produced'. In fact you're gonna have a listen to a garage thrash metal overkill (at least when it comes to the 13th song 'Overkill'). The Motörhead covers I do quite enjoy, beacause they sound like Motörhead themselves sound live and besides them 'Stone Cold Crazy' the others songs are mostly not my thing. 'Helpless' and 'Am I Evil' (cool solo) are ok, but many songs are too much punk-like or unspectecular. Not very worth, in my humble opinion, listening to disc number two. Which of course contributes to the lower rating.All in all a 6.5, because of song number one on disc 1 and the rather unspectacular disc two. A must for the hardcore Metallica fans.
.:Track Info Disc 1:.
1 - Free Speech For The Dumb --> [ 2mn 35s ] [ 6.46 MiB ]
2 - It's Electric --> [ 3mn 34s ] [ 8.69 MiB ]
3 - Sabbra Cadabra --> [ 6mn 20s ] [ 15.0 MiB ]
4 - Turn The Page --> [ 6mn 6s ] [ 14.5 MiB ]
5 - Die, Die My Darling --> [ 2mn 29s ] [ 6.23 MiB ]
6 - Loverman --> [ 7mn 53s ] [ 18.6 MiB ]
7 - Mercyful Fate --> [ 11mn 12s ] [ 26.1 MiB ]
8 - Astronomy --> [ 6mn 37s ] [ 15.7 MiB ]
9 - Whiskey In The Jar --> [ 5mn 5s ] [ 12.2 MiB ]
10 - Tuesday's Gone --> [ 9mn 6s ] [ 21.3 MiB ]
11 - The More I See --> [ 4mn 49s ] [ 11.5 MiB ]
.:Track Info Disc 2:.
1 - Helpless --> [ 6mn 38s ] [ 15.7 MiB ]
2 - The Small Hours --> [ 6mn 43s ] [ 15.9 MiB ]
3 - The Wait --> [ 4mn 55s ] [ 11.8 MiB ]
4 - Crash Course In Brain Surgery --> [ 3mn 10s ] [ 7.79 MiB ]
5 - Last Caress / Green Hell --> [ 3mn 30s ] [ 8.53 MiB ]
6 - Am I Evil? --> [ 7mn 50s ] [ 18.5 MiB ]
7 - Blitzkrieg (The Roseland Ballroom Live Version) --> [ 3mn 37s ] [ 8.80 MiB ]
8 - Breadfan --> [ 5mn 41s ] [ 13.5 MiB ]
9 - The Prince --> [ 4mn 25s ] [ 10.7 MiB ]
10 - Stone Cold Crazy --> [ 2mn 17s ] [ 5.78 MiB ]
11 - So What --> [ 3mn 9s ] [ 7.74 MiB ]
12 - Killing Time --> [ 3mn 3s ] [ 7.54 MiB ]
13 - Overkill --> [ 4mn 5s ] [ 9.88 MiB ]
14 - Damage Case --> [ 3mn 40s ] [ 8.93 MiB ]
15 - Stone Dead Forever --> [ 4mn 52s ] [ 11.7 MiB ]
16 - Too Late Too Late --> [ 3mn 12s ] [ 7.86 MiB ]
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