Metallica to reissue The $5.98 EP - Garage Days Re-Revisited


Metallica have announced that they’ll reissue 1987’s The $5.98 EP - Garage Days Re-Revisited.

The band’s five-track record featured covers of tracks by Diamond Head, Holocaust, Killing Joke, Budgie and Misfits – and it’s set to arrive on April 13 across a variety of formats.

Those include orange vinyl, vinyl picture disc, CD, CD Longbox and cassette. They’re available for pre-order directly though Metallica’s website, with t-shirt bundles are also available.

In addition, Metallica have announced that their annual Garage Sale will start later today (January 25). It will start at 1pm PST (9pm GMT) and feature a range of Metallica items.

The band say: “The Garage Sale is coming early – this year featuring the Master Of Puppets remastered deluxe box set, Hardwired…To Self-Destruct red vinyl, Damage, Inc. t-shirt and introducing the Mexico City promotional screen printed poster!”

Metallica add: “You can also find our new mystery tour poster, and of course the mystery t-shirt, plus rock bottom prices on clearance items.

“Lucky random orders will receive prizes including guitar strings and sticks used by the band, commemorative picks, live Metallica download cards, and Met Store gift certificates. On top of that, two lucky orders will even receive a pair of tickets to an upcoming show!”

Visit Metallica’s website for further information.

The Metallica Classic Rock and Metal Hammer special edition is currently available to purchase.

It features decades of Metallica stories from the pages of both magazines and has been compiled into a single, one-off, bumper-sized, limited edition magazine.

Metallica: The Complete Story is onsale now (opens in new tab) and available free to all TeamRock+ members.

Metallica will resume their WorldWired tour dates next month. Find a full list of their upcoming live shows below.

Metallica 2018 WorldWired tour dates

Feb 01: Lisbon MEO Arena, Portugal
Feb 03: Madrid Wizink Center, Spain
Feb 05: Madrid Wizink Center, Spain
Feb 07: Barcelona Palau Sant Jordi, Spain
Feb 10: Turin Pala Alpitour, Italy
Feb 12: Bologna Unipol Arena, Italy
Feb 14: Bologna Unipol Arena, Italy
Feb 16: Mannheim SAP Arena, Germany
Mar 27: Herning Jyske Bank Boxen, Denmark
Mar 29: Hamburg Barclaycard Arena, Germamny
Mar 31: Vienna Wiener Stadthalle, Austria
Apr 02: Prague O2 Arena, Czech Republic
Apr 05: Budapest Sports Arena, Hungary
Arp 07: Stuttgart Schleyerhalle, Germany
Arp 09: Stuttgart Schleyerhalle, Germany
Apr 11: Geneva Palexpo, Switzerland
Apr 26: Munich Olympiahalle, Germany
Apr 28: Krakow Tauron Arena, Poland
Apr 30: Leipzig Arena, Germany
May 02: Oslo Telenor Arena, Norway
May 05: Stockholm Ericsson Globe, Sweden
May 07: Stockholm Ericsson Globe, Sweden
May 09: Helsinki Hartwall Arena, Finland
May 11: Helsinki Hartwall Arena, Finland

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Scott has spent more than 30 years in newspapers and magazines as an editor, production editor, sub-editor, designer, writer and reviewer. After initially joining our news desk in the summer of 2014, he moved to the e-commerce team full-time in 2020. He maintains Louder’s buyer’s guides, scouts out the best deals for music fans and reviews headphones, speakers, books and more. He's written more than 11,000 articles across Louder, Classic Rock, Metal Hammer and Prog and has previous written for publications including IGN, the Sunday Mirror, Daily Record and The Herald covering everything from daily news and weekly features, to video games, travel and whisky. Scott grew up listening to rock and prog, cutting his teeth on bands such as Marillion and Magnum before his focus shifted to alternative and post-punk in the late 80s. His favourite bands are Fields Of The Nephilim, The Cure, New Model Army, All About Eve, The Mission, Ned's Atomic Dustbin and Drab Majesty, but he also still has a deep love of Rush.