Metallica is back, and they’re harder than ever, bitches! The group has released “Hardwired” the first video single from their just-announced upcoming new album “Hardwired…To Self-Destruct.”
“Hardwired” marks the first new music exclusively from Metallica since 2008’s Death Magnetic. There was the experimental 2011 collaborative album with Lou Reed, but this new album follows the pattern set by Death Magnetic in the fact the music features their signature thrash sound and is even more reminiscent of their earlier works. And check this out … the new 2-disc album reportedly contains nearly 80 minutes of brand new music from Metallica!
The band released the following information:
It really does exist! We know it’s been a long time coming, but today we proudly introduce you to Hardwired…To Self-Destruct, the long awaited next Metallica studio album that is the follow-up to Death Magnetic! Two discs, nearly 80 minutes of music is coming your way on November 18, 2016… yes, THIS YEAR!
Hardwired… represents the next phase of our journey as Metallica and we are so excited to share it with you. If anyone was tuned into radio station 93X in Minneapolis earlier today, you heard the world debut of the first track, “Hardwired” and we’re hoping you’ll hear a lot more of it in the coming days. Produced by Greg Fidelman, along with James and Lars, this is our 11th studio album and is available for pre-order in a variety of configurations including 12 songs on a double CD, vinyl, digital download, as well as a deluxe version with the riffs that were the origins of the album. Everyone who pre-orders the album through Metallica.com will receive an instant download of the song “Hardwired.”
Keep watching this space for more information, we cannot wait to hit the road to play these songs live and get in your faces once again, so strap yourselves in… INCOMING!
Hardwired…To Self-Destruct will be released on November 18, 2016. Of course, we’re HustleTweeting about it now, and we don’t want you to be left out. so please feel free to join the conversation by following the Hustle Twitter HERE and also on our hyper-interactive Facebook page HERE!