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Death Magnetic [Coffin Box With Xl T-Shirt]

Metallica Audio CD
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  • Audio CD
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: BOX
  • ASIN: B001BYBAXU
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Vinyl  |  Accessory  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (277 customer reviews)
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38 of 40 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Only for the nutters! 13 Sep 2008
By Mo VINE VOICE
Format:Audio CD
Radiohead did one, Nine Inch Nails did one, The Verve did one, and it seems like every major band's doing one - Metallica no exception.

4 stars goes to both the album itself as well as the set. While Death Magnetic pales in comparison to the first decade of their career, it's easily the best thing they've done since ill trodden attempts at blues rock and garagey nu-metal.
Production wise it's good but poor mastering means there is some distortion in unnecessary places, but this is not the band's fault and unfortunately a lot of new albums and remasters are like this. Yet it still doesn't take away the power of the riffage that is a combo of their cult and mainstream years. Hetfield may sound more like an angry teacher than a Sergeant and Lars' beats lack 80's creativity, but they do their best here. And as for Kirk - an explosion of solos is natural after being tied up for the last album. Unfortunately, despite the full band writing effort, Rob is still only a little audible, but that said I think too much bass at the forefront would have diluted the songs. Don't put him up front just because he's 'new' (at least they didn't bury him like Jason on AJFA).

The coffin box itself is white, sturdy and about arm's length in size. The CD included is the limited edition Digipak version which looks better than the Super Jewel box version, but it's only drawback is that like the St. Anger case, the cardboard is prone to easy wear and peeling on your shelf. The concentric hole through the pages also obscures the lyrics.

Then there is a 'Demo Magnetic' CD which is fairly late stage demos of all the album songs with original working titles. Many songs sound very similar to the final versions, most changes being lyrics or arrangement ideas.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Welcome Back Metallica, We Missed You 22 Jan 2009
By Caleb Williams VINE VOICE
Format:Audio CD
I think many die hard fans of Metallica will quite easily agree that when compared to the Metallica of old, they started to drift into the realm of commercial mediocrity and delivered a shambolic last album in St. Anger. When Death Magnetic was announced for '08 I think many like myself said "bah humbug." Well, not in those words but you get the metaphor I'm trying to put across here. Our bah humbuggery was put to rest on September 10th when the album was released, with a finger in one ear and our eyes closed expecting the worst, I could finally rest. Metallica had escaped the clutches of that mediocre commercialism and said "hey, we messed up, but we're gonna make it up to you."

Hettfield, Ulrich, Hammet & Trujillo I salute you and thank you for keeping me out of hospital this time around. I couldn't bare another trip to repair my eardrums damaged by terrible music. I've just gotten over the Ashley Simpson album. I would usually just go right ahead and give you my top 5 favourites and let that be that, but I can't pick 5, it would make me feel guilty as I want to pick them all but as you can see there are 10 songs and don't fit into my top 5 charting model.

This is just a truly awesome album and is reminiscent of the Metallica of old. Forget St. Anger, Loaded and the other one, cast them out of your mind and replace them with the memory of Death Magnetic, the true return of heavy/thrash metal music and the band that made the genre what it is today.
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4.0 out of 5 stars A carreer compressed into one album. 19 Sep 2008
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
I've read many short reviews in the war between fans, old and new, who were picking over this album even before its release. I did not like the songs when I heard them on Metallica's web site and even contemplated cancelling my order. I'm glad I didn't.

I joined Metallica at Ride The Lightening and lost them after The Black Album. I always thought they struggled to get good production and thrash metal on the same record. The Black Album has great production but is a bit slow in places. AJFA is the most consistently good album but the sound is thin and slightly horrible.

After listening to the new album a few times in its entirety, I must say that I like it. It is somewhere between AJFA and The Black Album containing echoes of the 3 albums before that too.

The album certainly rocks. Metallica don't sound like a thrash metal band anymore, no matter how fast they play. Those days are gone. This is more like an early Iron Maiden album in places. This is Metal music and in that context it is as hard as a bag full of spanners across the face.

The production is odd. There are moments where the guitars threaten to crackle into messy fuzz but, having listened to this only on headphones so far, the result is a high energy album that gets the feet tapping along with Lars' thumping drums. I like the sound of the snare (I know some don't). As an ex-drummer, the sound is real and fairly organic and Lars is as good as he's ever been here.

All in all, this is a return to form. It is consistent and has a sound that I'd be happy to play to non-Metallica fans, which isn't always the case with the early stuff.

The best may be behind them but there are some songs on here that I'd be disappointed not to hear live. Perhaps you can argue that they have made an attempt at imitating the essence of those first five albums in order to get the bank accounts back on track but who cares, it's a metal journey that's worth taking.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
By Ike
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Okay, everyone one knows the best thing to come out of the St Anger album was the "Some Kind Of Monster" DVD. The album was not as bad as some people make it out to be however it lacked one major thing....consistency.

The idea of stripping out the solos for a more rawer sound was almost suicide for the band. If you look back to the greatest period of the bands history (late eighties early nineties) the band played quick deep bassy tones with blistering solos. I think it showed how much they needed Kirk in the band. The vocals were angry and screamed and lost the rhythm inside the songs they played alongside. The tin sounding drum kit sounded out of place for the band. Rob turned up during the creation of the album and must have wondered what he had got himself into and would it last. They came through the album......then quickley tried to forget about it.

Now 2008 and Death Magnetic. I had heard some of the tunes on YOUTUBE before the album was released and the signs were promising and now listening to the album im not disappointed. Its sharp, heavy and involves Kirk and Rob in the right places at the right time. Rob sounds great and he really must be thankfull that his was not a short journey with the band. Kirk can let loose again and create some fast and catchy solos. You will never create Puppets or Justice again but its as close as they will ever get.

The only reason i have dropped a star is because they have not created those two albums. Lets not give them awards on the new album for past glories but they seem to have found a new energy again (with masses of help from Rob). This is a great album and it relates strongly to some of their classic stuff. Jaymz singing relates to the songs, the riffs are deep and quick. The solos blister and the drums sound like Lars is enjoying himself again.

Perhaps they should of called this album Ride The Puppets Of Justice!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars This is metal!
Heavy, fast and thrashy. A million times better than the dreadful 'St Anger'.
Published 10 days ago by Randall
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
perfect
Published 11 days ago by Virgilijus
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Just what the Doctor ordered.
Published 13 days ago by Michael Chaplow
5.0 out of 5 stars Brought for my son
My son love this
Published 1 month ago by Bertha72
5.0 out of 5 stars Great product, great seller
Great product, great seller
Published 2 months ago by Naobi Mayhew
4.0 out of 5 stars Worth exploring
Well if you're going to buy a Metallica album you probably know the basic premise.

I understand another reviewer's comments about the sound ie the "loudness"... Read more
Published 2 months ago by Clark Holman
1.0 out of 5 stars Never recieved. No refund on delivery.
After 3 weeks of waiting i feel like i've been robbed. Ordered 2 items and both were the same from zoverstocks.
Published 3 months ago by Scott
5.0 out of 5 stars but I have to say they have been better.
As a fan is hard not to be bias, but I have to say they have been better.
Published 3 months ago by P. A. Macedo
1.0 out of 5 stars damaged
From track seven it jumps quite a bit and when I went to give it a clean I noticed quite a few scratches on it is there any chance of a replacement please
Published 4 months ago by tracey betts
5.0 out of 5 stars powerful
what an album - wouldn't recommend driving to it loud though-as aggressive driving may well be the outcome! - I've heard some of their stuff b4 - yet didn't do anything 4 me. Read more
Published 5 months ago by graham
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