Metallica has introduced a brand new album titled 72 Seasons, to be launched on April 14.
72 Seasons marks Metallica’s first studio album since 2016’s Hardwired … to Self-Destruct. James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich are once more co-producers with Greg Fidelman, whose different credit embrace Slipknot, Black Sabbath and Red Hot Chili Peppers. The band previewed 72 Seasons on Monday with the quick, blistering single “Lux Æterna.”
The album is obtainable to preorder in quite a lot of codecs, together with black and limited-edition colour vinyl, CD and digital. You possibly can see all of the configurations at Metallica’s website and see the complete observe itemizing beneath.
Hetfield describes the album’s idea in an official assertion: “Seventy-two seasons. The primary 18 years of our lives that type our true or false selves. The idea that we have been informed ‘who we’re’ by our dad and mom. A doable pigeonholing round what sort of character we’re. I believe essentially the most fascinating a part of that is the continued examine of these core beliefs and the way it impacts our notion of the world at this time. A lot of our grownup expertise is reenactment or response to those childhood experiences. Prisoners of childhood or breaking freed from these bondages we stock.”
Metallica will assist 72 Seasons with the huge M72 world tour. The trek is scheduled to start on April 27 in Amsterdam and run by Sept. 29, 2024, in Mexico Metropolis. The band will play two nights per metropolis over the course of a “No Repeat Weekend,” with every night time that includes a unique set record and lineup. Opening acts throughout varied legs embrace Pantera, Mammoth WVH and Greta Van Fleet.
Metallica, ’72 Seasons’ Monitor Itemizing
1. “72 Seasons”
2. “Shadows Comply with”
3. “Screaming Suicide”
4. “Sleepwalk My Life Away”
5. “You Should Burn!”
6. “Lux Æterna“
7. “Crown of Barbed Wire”
8. “Chasing Mild”
9. “If Darkness Had a Son”
10. “Too Far Gone?”
11. “Room of Mirrors”
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