Metallica reissuing 1987’s “The $5.98 EP — Garage Days Re-Revisited” covers collection

Metallica reissuing 1987's Blackened Recordings Metallica's reissue series will continue with the re-release of the long out-of-print The $5.98 EP -- Garage Days Re-Revisited, a five-track covers EP originally released in 1987. The remastered collection will be available on CD, vinyl and cassette on April 13. The $5.98 EP features covers of Metallica's early influences, including Diamond Head, Misfits, Holocaust, Killing Joke and Budgie. It was the first release from Metallica with new bassist Jason Newsted, who joined the band after Cliff Burton's death in 1986. For a preview of the EP's remastered audio, you can listen to Metallica's cover of Killing Joke's "The Wait" now on YouTube. Here is the remastered The $5.98 EP -- Garage Days Re-Revisited track list: "Helpless" (originally released by Diamond Head) "The Small Hours" (originally released by Holocaust) "The Wait" (originally released by Killing Joke) "Crash Course in Brain Surgery" (originally released by Budgie) "Last Caress/Green Hell" (originally released by The Misfits) Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.