Metallica / No Life Til Leather And More /1 CDR

Metallica / No Life Til Leather And More /1 CDR/Non Label

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No Life Til Leather’Demos,Recorded At Chateau East Studio, Tustin, CA,6th July 1982 & Megaforce’Demo, Recorded In San Francisco, CA,16th March 1983.


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 Shades Amity Beano of the general system, Tricone, Uxbridge, TRIAL, Wardour, ZION, MP, LUXOR, etc., of the progressive system, Gravy Train, Virtuoso, Sigma, Sirene, Ayanami, Windmill, of metal-based, Power Gate, Rising Arrow, It is the introduction of the item of gift items to customers who purchased two items in this corner of the “Import Title” DTB, Langley, also Calm & Storm,. ★ However, it will be considered only for the customers who wish. When you purchase, please tell us phone, over-the-counter, order form, by e-mail. ★ Please refrain from the hope of more than one of the same title.  It is the appearance of the happy gift title to the beginning of the legend “NO LIFE ‘TIL LEATHER” and “MEGAFORCE DEMO”, was compiled many of the demo tape typical of early METALLICA! Spread to the underground scene around the world amateur debut before, gave referred to as the “world’s most famous demo band” and the debut of METALLICA, It is that masterpiece!  It is not only valuable historically. For an amateur band without a record deal, rather than, say, “over the making of the album” The demo tape, and “work” worthy. Rather, it is determined whether or not can be taken by the agreement can, it’s good to say “soul of the once in a lifetime is blown” and you bet your life. “RIDE THE LIGHTNING” and later, a variety of demo you see the light of day even if in METALLICA, but blind “study”, “prototype” both. However, music has also completed different from the demo before they debut, the tension of the performance does not take the comparison. Let’s say a “terrible ~Eze I METALLICA” also enthusiasts we are not watching a live only charm of the sound, it went dubbed around the world It is a “NO LIFE ‘TIL LEATHER”.  In such “NO LIFE ‘TIL LEATHER”, there is only spread around the world on top of the dubbing, bootleg tapes and various generation is full of streets, of pseudo-live specifications covered with cheers of fake “BAY AREA THRASHERS There was also that the “IN THE BEGINNING … LIVE” “were headlines the Pop market. This time, we get a master seems to be best among the miscellaneous sound source, and it was with carry of release.  Favorite legendary, to appear first is “NO LIFE ‘TIL LEATHER”. It is METALLICA, which has been made ​​SAVAGE and DIAMOND HEAD, such as a cover of SWEET SAVAGE, a demonstration of some so far, but they are just things that are recorded in the garage of Ron Makugavu~ani home the original base. Compared it to “NO LIFE ‘TIL LEATHER”, was recorded in “Chateau East Studio” of California, and demo the first full-fledged. Sound quality completeness of the performance I also totally different from before it.  Lead guitar, Dave Mustaine of course! Will there be success after what if there is a solo of Kirk Hammett, but the weirdness of Orijineita different still. METALLICA solo thrilling rode plenty of familiar even MEGADETH, in that mechanical. Worthy of the name of the legendary exactly, I just take the best.  Followed by “MEGAFORCE DEMO”. It is two songs, also known under the name “KUSF DEMO” to have been recorded live at the “KUSF FM” of San Francisco. It is not as famous as “NO LIFE ‘TIL LEATHER”, but the contest of Cliff Burton both giant and Mustaine finally realized in this two songs! Moreover, the irresistible song is not in the “NO LIFE ‘TIL LEATHER”, deadly and “Whiplash” Because I a “No Remorse”!  10 tracks later, the bonus track. First offered in compilation “METAL MASSACRE”, “Hit The Lights”. In the earliest recording is said to be beginning from 1981 to 1982, is take that first generation of phantom black guitarist, solo Lloyd Grant is listen. Because it was unhappy with the can, has replaced the take the second press later, lead Mustaine is also in there.  This also famous four songs that follow, “POWER MEAL” demo. Recordings of earlier than the “NO LIFE ‘TIL LEATHER” lower quality sound one step only has been recorded in the garage of Makugavu~ani, but the heat just started writing original songs have been sealed. In take of Kirk Hammett after the change, three songs and the last sound source that is tour rehearsal. I will listen to the voice to confirm the riff of the last in the “Na Na Na”.  Once again the sound you hear “NO LIFE ‘TIL LEATHER” and “MEGAFORCE DEMO” is legend itself exactly. I just take that you were flooded which is life of slash to “initial impulse”. Let me be clear. Here, charm you could would be to “re-recording board took the gold” dear we even “KILL ‘EM ALL” is I jammed!  I would be able to listen to Mustaine version of the (original song of “The Four Horsemen” and “The Mechanix”) all songs except bass solo to “Pulling Teeth” and “KILL ‘EM ALL” and two demos, but it ie It is not another “father of modern metal”. This is referred to as a “slash big four”, but even taking any sound source the amount of sales and name recognition Underground, MEGADETH is next to METALLICA, I enjoyed the difference success of repel digit others. A Kano Kelly King even says, “to see the initial METALLICA, and I thought it was trying to play fast,” said it is hitting the gate of MEGADETH to say “like I played a great guitarist that”. The origin of the “Big 2 of metal” is real I have been condensed here!  Young people to infatuation with MOTORHEAD “OVERKILL” DIAMOND HEAD of the “LIGHTNING TO THE NATIONS” is to make this work, I gave birth to MEGADETH and METALLICA thereafter. Changed the “standard” of heavy metal in the world, the most important sound source which is node of history. By all means, please check with your own ears at this opportunity!

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伝説の「NO LIFE ‘TIL LEATHER」「MEGAFORCE DEMO」を始め、最初期METALLICAの代表的なデモテープの数々をコンパイルした嬉しいギフトタイトルの登場です! デビュー前のアマチュア時代に世界中のアンダーグラウンド・シーンに広がり、デビュー時のMETALLICAを「世界一デモが有名なバンド」と呼ばさせた、あの名作です!
歴史的に貴重なだけではありません。レコードディールのないアマチュアバンドにとって、デモテープは“アルバムの作りかけ”などではなく、立派な“作品”。むしろ、その出来によって契約が取れるか否か、人生を賭けた「一世一代の魂が吹き込まれている」と言ってもいいのです。METALLICAにしても「RIDE THE LIGHTNING」以降、さまざまなデモが日の目を見ていますが、いずれも“試作”・“習作”止まり。しかし、デビュー前のデモそれらとは異なって楽曲も完成しており、演奏のテンションも比較になりません。その音の魅力だけでライヴを見ていないマニア達にも「METALLICAって凄ぇぜ」と言わせ、世界中にダビングされていったのが「NO LIFE ‘TIL LEATHER」なのです。
そんな「NO LIFE ‘TIL LEATHER」は、ダビングを重ねて世界中に広がっただけはあり、さまざまなジェネレーションのテープやブートレッグが巷に溢れ、偽の歓声を被せた疑似ライヴ仕様の「BAY AREA THRASHERS」「IN THE BEGINNING… LIVE」が輸入盤市場を賑わせたこともありました。今回は、雑多な音源の中でも最良と思われるマスターを入手、リリースの運びとなりました。

まず登場するのは伝説の本命、「NO LIFE ‘TIL LEATHER」。それまでにDIAMOND HEADやSAVAGE、SWEET SAVAGEのカヴァーなど、いくつかのデモを作ってきたMETALLICAですが、それらは初代ベースのロン・マクガヴァニー宅のガレージで録音されたものばかり。それに比べ「NO LIFE ‘TIL LEATHER」は、カリフォルニアの“Chateau East Studio”で録音された、初めての本格的なデモ。音質も演奏の完成度もそれ以前とはまるで違います。
リードギターは、もちろんデイヴ・ムステイン! カーク・ハメットのソロがあってこそ後の成功もあるのでしょうが、やはりオリジネイターの凄味は違う。MEGADETHでもお馴染みの、あのメカニカルでスリリングなソロがたっぷりと乗ったMETALLICA。まさに伝説の名にふさわしい、最高のテイクばかりです。
続くは「MEGAFORCE DEMO」。サンフランシスコの“KUSF FM”でライヴ録音されたために「KUSF DEMO」の名でも知られる2曲です。「NO LIFE ‘TIL LEATHER」ほど有名ではありませんが、この2曲では遂にムステインとクリフ・バートン両巨頭の競演が実現! しかも、曲は「NO LIFE ‘TIL LEATHER」にはない、必殺の「Whiplash」と「No Remorse」なのですからたまりません!

10曲目以降は、ボーナストラック。まずはコンピレーション「METAL MASSACRE」に提供された「Hit The Lights」。1981年から1982年初めと言われる最初期録音で、幻の初代黒人ギタリスト、ロイド・グラントのソロが聴けるテイクです。出来に不満だったため、セカンドプレス以降はテイクを差し替えており、そちらではリードもムステインです。
続く4曲は、これまた有名な「POWER MEAL」デモ。「NO LIFE ‘TIL LEATHER」よりも早い時期の録音で、マクガヴァニーのガレージで録られているだけに音質は一歩劣りますが、オリジナル曲を書き始めたばかりの熱さが封入されています。最後の3曲はカーク・ハメット交代後のテイクで、ツアーリハーサルとされる音源。最後の「Na Na Na」ではリフを確認する声が聴けます。

繰り返しになりますが「NO LIFE ‘TIL LEATHER」「MEGAFORCE DEMO」で聴けるサウンドは、まさに伝説そのもの。スラッシュの命たる“初期衝動”に溢れかえったテイクばかりです。はっきり言いましょう。ここには、我々の愛する「KILL ‘EM ALL」ですら“金のかかったリ・レコーディング盤”にしてしまいかねない魅力が詰まっているのです!
2つのデモでベースソロ「Pulling Teeth」を除く「KILL ‘EM ALL」の全曲(「The Mechanix」は「The Four Horsemen」の原曲)のムステイン・バージョンを聴くことができるわけですが、それはすなわち“現代メタルの祖”に他ありません。「スラッシュビッグ4」と言われはしますが、セールス・知名度・アングラの音源量いずれを取っても、MEGADETHはMETALLICAに次いでおり、他を寄せ付けないケタの違い成功を収めています。かのケリー・キングですら「初期METALLICAを見て、速くプレイしようと思った」と語り、「あの凄いギタリストと演ってみたい」と言ってMEGADETHの門を叩いている。実質「メタルのビッグ2」の原点がここに凝縮されているのです!
MOTORHEADの「OVERKILL」とDIAMOND HEADの「LIGHTNING TO THE NATIONS」に心酔する若者たちが本作を作り、その後のMETALLICAとMEGADETHを生み出した。世界中のヘヴィメタルの“基準”を変えた、歴史の結節点たる最重要音源。ぜひ、この機会にご自身の耳でお確かめください!

[NO LIFE ‘TILL LEATHER] 1. Hit The Lights 2. The Mechanix 3. Motorbreath 4. Seek & Destroy 5. Metal Militia
6. Jump In The Fire 7. Phantom Lord

[MEGAFORCE DEMO] 8. Whiplash 9. No Remorse

[BONUS TRACKS] 10. Hit The Lights (“Metal Massacre” 1st press) 11. Hit The Lights (“Power Metal” Demo)
12. Jump In The Fire (“Power Metal” Demo) 13. The Mechanix (“Power Metal” Demo)
14. Motorbreath (“Power Metal” Demo) 15. Seek & Destroy (Tour Rehearsal 1983)
16. Phantom Lord (Tour Rehearsal 1983) 17. Na Na Na (Tour Rehearsal 1983)

Track 1-7 & 11-14
James Hetfield – Vocals, Guitar Dave Mustaine – Guitar Ronald Mcgovney – Bass
Lars Ulrich – Drums

Track 8-9
James Hetfield – Vocals, Guitar Dave Mustaine – Guitar Cliff Burton – Bass
Lars Ulrich – Drums

Track 10
James Hetfield – Vocals, Guitar Dave Mustaine – Guitar Ronald Mcgovney – Bass
Lars Ulrich – Drums Llyod Grant – Guitar

Track 15-17
James Hetfield – Vocals, Guitar Kirk Hammett – Guitar Cliff Burton – Bass
Lars Ulrich – Drums

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