This soundtrack CD is energizing and thrilling. The movie documented their struggle during the making of their last album "St. Anger" when the guys were on the verge of splitting up. James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Rob Trujillo eventually recovered through group therapy sessions and finally released this soundtrack following shortly after. Although no new material was created, the band started the recordings with one of their most recent tracks "Some Kind Of Monster" from "St. Anger". They continued with seven live songs performed during their show in Paris, including some of their most well-known material from the beginning of their career such as "The Four Horsemen," "Leper Messiah," "Ride the Lightning" and a few others. Metallica has refreshed listener's ears with the addition of bassist Rob Trujillo who in the past has accompanied the Godfather of Metal "Ozzy." Fans will find that Metallica's performance has greatly improved since Trujillo addition.