Metallica Album Gets Slated Release Date

Autumn date is leaked by online retailer, plus band set up LP preview site

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Metallica ninth as-yet-untitled studio album is feasibly set for release on October 28, online retailer Amazon.com has listed today (May 1).

The band are currently holed up in Sound City Studios, Los Angeles, recording with longtime rock record producer Rick Rubin and the album previously had this Autumn set as a release date, although the official date has yet to be confirmed.

Metallica have set up a special website to give fans the opportunity to hear snippets of the new material, which is expected to be more like their original sound, direct from the studio.

You can register here www.missionmetallica.com, the site is expected to be up and running this month.

Metallica are also set to headline this year’s Reading and Leeds Festivals over the weekend of August 22-24.

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