News - August 19, 2016

Metallica announce new double album Hardwired... To Self-Destruct
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Metallica announce new double album Hardwired... To Self-Destruct

Metallica have announced full details of their new studio album, which is to be titled Hardwired... To Self-Destruct

The album is the band's first since 2008's Death Magnetic and the 10th studio album of their career so far. It will be available to pre-order on in the coming days and you can see the album's artwork below:

Hardwired... To Self-Destruct will be released on November 18th and is the first album that the band will release on their own Blackened Recordings. You can hear the album's opener and lead-off single 'Hardwired' by clicking below:

The album has been produced by Greg Fidelman, best known for his work with Slayer and Slipknot. It is the first double album of the band's career and will be also be available with a deluxe edition that contains an extra disc of new material, including 'Lords Of Summer', a track the band have been playing live for the last three years. 

Speaking about the album, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich said: "Has it really been eight years? Doesn’t feel like it! Nudge, nudge, wink, wink. We’re obviously beyond psyched to share new tunes with all our friends out there.  We’ve been rockin’ along in the studio with Greg on and off for the last 18 months firing up the creative engines again. Putting new music out there, getting in your faces once again and all that comes with it is what we love to do more than anything else, so strap yourselves in … INCOMING!”


The full tracklisting for Hardwired... To Self-Destruct is as follows:

Disc One:

'Atlas, Rise!'
'Now That We’re Dead'
'Moth Into Flame'
''Am I Savage?'
'Halo On Fire'

Disc Two:

'Dream No More'
'Here Comes Revenge'
'Murder One'
'Spit Out The Bone'

Disc Three (Deluxe Edition Only):

'Lords Of Summer'
'Riff Charge' (Riff Origins)
'N.W.O.B.H.M. A.T.M.' (Riff Origins)
'Tin Shot' (Riff Origins)
'Plow' (Riff Origins)
'Sawblade' (Riff Origins)
'RIP' (Riff Origins)
'Lima' (Riff Origins)
'91' (Riff Origins)
'MTO' (Riff Origins)
'RL72' (Riff Origins)
'Frankenstein' (Riff Origins)
'CHI' (Riff Origins)
'X Dust' (Riff Origins)

Hardwired... To Self-destruct
Hardwired... To Self-destruct Metallica

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