Mon. Jun 5th, 2023

Metallica has shared the official music video for the title observe of the band’s twelfth studio album, 72 Seasons. The Tim Saccenti-directed clip, which was filmed in Los Angeles, California on February 12, might be seen beneath.

The 72 Seasons album will likely be launched April 14 by way of the band’s personal Blackened Recordings. Produced by Greg Fidelman with guitarist/vocalist James Hetfield and drummer Lars Ulrich, and clocking in at over 77 minutes, the 12-track “72 Seasons” is Metallica’s first full-length assortment of latest materials since 2016’s Hardwired…To Self-Destruct. The album will likely be launched in codecs, together with 2LP 140g black vinyl and limited-edition variants, CD and digital.

Metallica and Trafalgar Releasing will maintain a worldwide 72 Seasons listening occasion. For one night time solely on Thursday, April 13, the album will likely be performed in full in pummeling encompass sound, solely for cinema audiences worldwide — with each one of many new songs that includes its personal music video and unique commentary from the band. The end result will provide followers an unforgettable night time as they expertise 72 Seasons first and totally on the eve of its April 14 launch date.

The worldwide premiere sees Metallica and Trafalgar becoming a member of forces as soon as extra, having beforehand labored collectively on the October 2019 worldwide cinematic launch of S&M², which documented Metallica and San Francisco Symphony reuniting to rejoice the twentieth anniversary of their unique S&M (Symphony & Metallica) concert events and releases.

In a just lately launched behind-the-scenes have a look at the making of “72 Seasons”, Hetfield said in regards to the LP’s first single, “Lux Æterna”: “‘Lux Æterna’ is an upbeat, sort of quick and joyous track, I might say — actually indicative of New Wave Of British [Heavy] Steel stuff, so sort of a harkening-back-to-’80s sort of riff. It’s simply enjoyable and makes me transfer. It was enjoyable making the video, enjoyable recording a track that comes out very easy, that was an actual straightforward track to jot down and to carry out, like I mentioned, very very like the early ’80s for us.”

As for the inspiration for the 72 Seasons album title, Hetfield mentioned: “’72 Seasons’ got here out of a e book I used to be studying about childhood, mainly, and finding out childhood as an grownup. And 72 seasons is mainly the primary 18 years of your life. How do you evolve and develop and mature and develop your individual concepts and identification of self after these first 72 seasons? Some issues are tougher than others — you realize, some issues you’ll be able to’t unsee and so they’re with you for the remainder of your life, and different belongings you’re in a position to rewind the tape and make a brand new tape in your life. In order that’s the true attention-grabbing half for me, is the way you’re in a position to deal with these conditions as an grownup and mature.”

Pre-order 72 Seasons.

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