Credit: Ross HalfinThe "visual history" of Metallica's seminal 1986 album Master of Puppets will be told in the forthcoming photo book Metallica: Back to the Front. In a new video for Rolling Stone, the members of the legendary metal band share their reflections on the album.
"I really feel that a lot of the music on Master of Puppets, we pulled it out of a deep place," says guitarist Kirk Hammett in the clip. "A lot of it, it's just so emotional, from the music to the lyrics to the guitar solos to even the arrangements. It's so dramatic."
Adds frontman James Hetfield, "It was still rebellious. Back then it was still the four of us in a van out to conquer the world."
Master of Puppets celebrated its 30th anniversary this past spring, and, as Hammett points out, the album "never went away."
"It still has not and there are no signs of it going away at all," he says.
Metallica: Back to the Front hits bookshelves on September 13. Meanwhile, Metallica's new album, Hardwired...to Self-Destruct, will be released November 18.
Credit: Jimmy HubbardAnthrax has shared the video for their song "Monster at the End." The comic book-style visual finds a man gearing up to confront the eponymous monster, which isn't quite what he's expecting. To find out who the real monster at the end is, you can watch the video now at Fangoria.com.
The video, directed by Jack Bennett, uses stop-motion and rotoscoping animation to pay tribute to the feel of comic books and classic horror movies.
"We used a lot of stop-motion effects as well as other special and visual effects in the same way as was done in the original Exorcist film," says Bennett. "We even added a little bit of grain, some dust and some scratches just to give it that analog feel."
"Monster at the End" is a track from Anthrax's latest album, For All Kings. The band will be touring this fall in support of For All Kings alongside Slayer.
Eagle Rock EntertainmentAfter more than 50 years, The Scorpions continue to rock like a hurricane. Fans of the German rock legends will be treated to visual proof of this when they check out the band's upcoming concert video, Live in Munich 2012, which will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on September 30.
The release captures the final concert on The Scorpions' tour in support of their 2010 studio album Sting in the Tail. The show took place on December 17, 2012, at the Olympiahalle in Munich, and featured a set that showcased the band's most-beloved tunes, including "Send Me an Angel," "Big City Nights," "Wind of Change," "No One Like You" and "Rock You Like a Hurricane."
The Scorpions' set at the concert also featured three songs from Sting in the Tail -- the title track, "Raised on Rock" and "The Best Is Yet to Come."
You can watch a clip of the band performing its 1979 tune "Loving You Sunday Morning" from Live in Munich 2012 now at The Scorpions' VEVO YouTube channel.
The Scorpions launch a series of South American tour dates on September 1 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The band will follow those shows with a run of concerts in Japan, Southeast Asia and Australia in October, and will wind down 2016 with gigs in France and Germany. Check out the group's full itinerary at The-Scorpions.com.
Here is the full list of songs featured on Live in Munich 2012:
"Sting in the Tail" "Make It Real" "Is There Anybody There?" "The Zoo" "Coast to Coast" "Loving You Sunday Morning" "We'll Burn the Sky" "The Best Is Yet to Come" "Send Me an Angel" "Holiday" "Raised on Rock" "Tease Me Please Me" "Hit Between the Eyes" "Kottak Attack" "Blackout" "Big City Nights" "Still Loving You" "Wind of Change" "No One Like You" "Rock You Like a Hurricane" "When the Smoke Is Going Down"
Credit: Danny ClinchBruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are two shows through a three-concert engagement at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, and so far, the run of dates has been one for the record books.
According to the respected Springsteen fan site Backstreets.com, the Boss' gig on Thursday night clocked in at just under four hours, making it the longest one he's ever played in the U.S.
The previous longest? That took place on Tuesday, at the first of Bruce's scheduled MetLife Stadium concerts, which ran three hours and 52 minutes. Thursday, Springsteen and the E Street Band played a career-spanning 33-song set that included a guest appearance by Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello on three tunes. During the show, Bruce dedicated "My City of Ruins" to the earthquake victims in Italy.
In addition, NJ.com reports Bruce acknowledged that the Thursday was "Born to Run birthday day" -- that is, the 41st anniversary of the classic album's release. During the concert's finale, "Jersey Girl," Springsteen brought a couple who just got engaged at the show onto the stage.
Speaking of birthdays, Bruce's marathon feat is even more impressive when you consider he turns 67 September 23.
Springsteen and the E Street Band's third MetLife Stadium concert is scheduled for this Tuesday, August 30, although they'll perform first at Chicago's United Center on Sunday. Bruce's The River Tour 2016 is scheduled wind down on September 14 in Foxborough, Massachusetts.
Incidentally, Springsteen longest concert of all time, according to Backstreets.com, happened on July 31, 2012, in Helsinki, Finland. That one ran four hours and five minutes.
Credit: Kirk WestThe new Allman Brothers Band spinoff group Les Brers has added a series of five fall dates to their previously announced U.S. tour itinerary. The new shows, which all take place in the Northeast, kick off on October 12 in Brooklyn, New York, and run through an October 16 concert in Westbury, New York.
Les Brers also have four previously reported gigs in New England next month. The band's most recent performance was August 11 at the Allman Brothers-curated Peach Music Festival in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The group's members joined forces with String Cheese Incident at the event to create a one-off collective dubbed Allman Brothers Family Incident.
The Les Brers lineup features founding Allman Brothers Band drummers Butch Trucks and Jaimoe, longtime Allmans bassist Oteil Burbridge and percussionist Marc Quinones, and ex-Allman Brothers guitarist Jack Pierson. The group also includes frequent ABB guest keyboardist Bruce Katz, veteran guitarist Pat Bergeson and singer Lamar Williams Jr., whose late father played bass with the Allmans during the 1970s.
The band takes its name from "Les Brers in A Minor," a song featured on The Allmans Brothers' classic 1972 album, Eat a Peach.
Here are all of Les Brers' upcoming U.S. concerts:
9/7 -- Ridgefield, CT, Ridgefield Playhouse 9/8 -- Hampton Beach, NH, Casino Ballroom 9/9 -- Boston, MA, House of Blues 9/10 -- Rutland, VT, Paramount Theatre 10/12 -- Brooklyn, NY, Brooklyn Bowl 10/13 -- Montclair, NJ, Wellmont Theater 10/14 -- Philadelphia, PA, The Fillmore 10/15 -- Lancaster, PA, Chameleon Club 10/16 -- Westbury, NY, NCYB Theater at Westbury
Courtesy of MSO PRSince founding Eagles singer/guitarist Glenn Frey's death this past January, the band's remaining members have focused on various other musical endeavors. Bassist Timothy B. Schmit recently announced plans to release a new solo album called Leap of Faith in September, and a song from the record titled "Red Dirt Road" has now premiered on the Rolling Stone Country website.
Schmit tells the magazine that the track's title is a reference to the soil found on the Hawaiian island of Kauai.
"There's some rich, deep soil there," he explains. "You have a good chance of growing a plumeria tree by just sticking a branch of a plumeria into the ground. It's unbelievable. That was the motivation."
The 68-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer adds that the song itself is "about trying to enjoy your life. You can go about your daily business and see it from sunup to sundown -- and see it in the best light possible, too -- and then just enjoy yourself."
Musically, "Red Dirt Road" boasts elements of various Americana genres, including traditional folk, bluegrass and Cajun, and features accordion played by famed Brian Wilson collaborator Van Dyke Parks.
Leap of Faith, a follow-up to Schmit's 2009 album Expando, will be released on September 23.
Concord BicycleR.E.M. is reissuing their chart-topping 1991 album Out of Time in honor of its 25th anniversary. The reissue will be available as a two-CD, three-LP or deluxe four-CD collection, and will be released on November 18.
The two-CD and three-LP editions will feature a remastered version of the original Out of Time album, plus demos of every track, demos of two B-sides and a previously unreleased song.
Meanwhile, the deluxe four-CD edition includes the remastered album, the demos, a 1991 live recording from a show at Mountain Stage in Charleston, West Virginia, and a Blu-ray disc featuring all of the Out of Time music videos.
Out of Time featured the top 10 singles "Losing My Religion" and "Shiny Happy People." The album has since been certified four-times platinum.
The Out of Time reissue is available for pre-order in all of its various formats now at REMHQ.com.
Here is the full track list for the two-CD version of the reissue:
Disc 1:Out of Time "Radio Song" "Losing My Religion" "Low" "Near Wild Heaven" "Endgame" "Shiny Happy People" "Belong" "Half a World Away" "Texarkana" "Country Feedback" "Me in Honey"
Disc 2:Out of Time Demos "Losing My Religion 1" (demo) "Near Wild Heaven 1" (demo) "Shiny Happy People 1" (demo) "Texarkana 1" (demo) "Untitled Demo 2" "Radio -- Acoustic" (Radio Song 1 demo) "Near Wild Heaven 2" (demo) "Shiny Happy People 2" (demo) "Slow Sad Rocker" (Endgame demo) "Radio -- Band" (Radio Song 3 demo) "Losing My Religion 2" (demo) "Belong" (demo) "Blackbirds" ("Half a World Away" demo) "Texarkana" (demo) "Country Feedback" (demo) "Me on Keyboard" ("Me in Honey" demo) "Low" (demo) "40 Sec." ("40 Second Song" demo) "Fretless 1" (demo)
Atlantic/Swan SongThe Wall Street Journal's website is hosting an exclusive stream of a rare 1969 Led Zeppelin song called "Sunshine Woman" that will be featured on the upcoming compilation The Complete BBC Sessions, which will be released on September 16. The track is one of eight previously unreleased tunes included on the record, which is an expanded version of the band's 1997 BBC Sessions collection.
"Sunshine Woman" was recorded in London on March 16, 1969, and aired the following month on the BBC show World Service. The original BBC tape on which the track appeared was lost, but a private recording that emerged in the late 1990s serves as the source for the version featured on The Complete BBC Sessions.
The song, which has never appeared on any Led Zeppelin studio album, features wailing vocals and some bluesy harmonica from Robert Plant, along with pounding piano and a fiery Jimmy Page guitar solo.
The Complete BBC Sessions will be available in a variety of configurations, including a three-CD set, a five-LP package, a digital download and a super deluxe edition featuring both the three-CD and five-LP collections.
Simon & SchusterBruce Springsteen is giving fans a look at the first copy of his upcoming autobiography, Born to Run, via a video that premiered Thursday on his official Twitter feed and Facebook page.
The 23-second clip shows a pair of unidentified hands flipping backwards through the pages of the book, which will be published on September 27. The post also features an accompanying note that reads, "Hot off the press... the first copy of Bruce's autobiography #BornToRun!"
Watching the video, you can make out a number of chapter titles, including "Road Work," "Clarence Clemons," "Losing My Religion," "Endless Summer," "My Mother" and "The Church." You also get a glimpse of the inside cover, which is a black-and-white photo of the Asbury Park, New Jersey, boardwalk.
The sneak peek was posted on the 41st anniversary of the release of Springsteen's Born to Run album. A few days ago, the Boss posted the foreword he wrote for the book at his official website and social media pages.
ABC/Randy HolmesThe 2016 edition of the U.K.'s annual Apple Music Festival lineup has been announced, and the star-studded concert series will get underway September 18 with a show by Elton John.
The 10-night festival takes place at The Roundhouse in London and runs through September 30. The eclectic list artists who also will be performing includes Alicia Keys, Britney Spears, Michael Buble and Chance the Rapper.
Here's the full lineup:
9/18 -- Elton John 9/19 -- The 1975 9/20 -- Alicia Keys 9/21 -- OneRepublic 9/23 -- Calvin Harris 9/25 -- Robbie Williams 9/26 -- Bastille 9/27 -- Britney Spears 9/28 -- Michael Buble 9/30 -- Chance the Rapper
Short of booking a plane ticket to London, you can watch the festival on Apple Music. Visit AppleMusicFestival.com for details.
Credit: Dave VannThe 2016 edition of the Lockn' Music Festival kicks off today, August 25, at Oak Ridge Farm in Arrington, Virginia, and runs through Sunday, August 28. Select performances from each day of the event will be streamed live online at several website platforms, including FANS.com, nugs.tv and Qello Concerts.
Among the artists whose Lockn' performances will be streamed are Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh's Phil Lesh & Friends project on Saturday and Sunday. Other acts who will be featured on the webcast are Phish on Friday and Sunday; ex-Allman Brothers Band guitarist Derek Trucks' current group, Tedeschi Trucks Band, on Saturday; and reggae greats The Wailers on Sunday.
The live stream of Phish's performances will be hosted exclusively by LivePhish.com.
As previously reported, Lesh will be playing with two completely different Phil Lesh & Friends lineups at the Lockn' fest. On Saturday, the 76-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer will be joined by Phish drummer Jon Fishman and keyboardist Page McConnell; Joe Russo, one-time drummer for the Dead spinoff group Furthur; and acoustic bluegrass band The Incredible Stringdusters. On Sunday, Lesh will team up with Chris Robinson Brotherhood -- ex-Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson's current group -- while acclaimed blues-rock guitarist Gary Clark Jr. will make a guest appearance.
The 2016 Lockn' festival also will feature a performance by J. Geils Band frontman Peter Wolf on Friday, although the singer's set isn't on the live stream schedule.
Courtesy of L.A. DodgersAugust 28, 1966, The Beatles played their next-to-last concert ever in the U.S., at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic show, the L.A. Dodgers baseball team will host a special Fab Four-themed night this Friday, August 26.
The event will feature a pregame concert by Beatles tribute band The Fab Four -- The Ultimate Tribute, as well as a postgame fireworks display set to some of the rock legend's classic tunes. In addition, fans attending the game will receive a commemorative beach towel featuring the Beatles logo and a replica image of one of the tickets to the 1966 show.
The tribute concert, which will include performances of some of the same songs The Beatles played at their Dodger Stadium gig, will begin at 6 p.m. PT. The game itself will feature the Dodgers facing off against the Chicago Cubs. You can purchase tickets to the event at the Dodgers' official website.
According to BeatlesBible.com, The Beatles performed 11 songs at their Dodger Stadium show, including "She's a Woman," "If I Needed Someone," "Day Tripper," "Yesterday," "Nowhere Man," and "Paperback Writer." The next day, August 29, 1966, the band would play what would be its last official concert ever, at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.
Credit: Tom RejzekJeff Beck recently released a limited-edition coffee-table book called BECK01 that focuses on the blues-rock legend's passion for both guitars and fast cars. The publication is packed with rare and captivating photos from throughout the lauded musician's life.
"Every one's a rarest picture that we can get," Beck tells ABC Radio about the images that appear in BECK01. "[There's] pretty amazing stuff in there."
Among the pics featured in BECK01 are some warts-and-all images that Jeff says he wish weren't in the book.
"There's some nasty pictures of the '60s, when I was not on top of the world, you might say," he explains, adding that "they encapsulate the misery I was going through at the time."
The 72-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer says he's "a sucker for photo albums, because your mind is actually interpreting things without the text."
That being said, BECK01 features a 350-page manuscript that includes Jeff's recollections about his childhood, his years with The Yardbirds and the various Jeff Beck Group incarnations, his solo endeavors and his many star-studded collaborations. It also boasts anecdotes about Beck's love of vintage American cars, which he collects and personally works on.
Beck tells ABC Radio that his love for rock 'n' roll music led directly to his interest in hot rods, and was tied to his fascination with American culture in general. He cites Rebel Without a Cause and the 1958 movie Hot Rod Gang as major inspirations, particularly the latter flick.
"I'd never had the chance to even think about going to America," he points out, "and then to see this on my local cinema, with these hot rods racing through the streets…I thought, 'This is me, thank you.'"
Credit: Tyler CurtisTwisted Sister frontman Dee Snider has revealed the official release date for his recently reported new solo album, We Are the Ones -- October 28. The veteran glam-metal rocker also has launched a PledgeMusic crowd-funding campaign to promote the record, offering lots of incentives to fans who contribute to the project.
In a video message, Snider explains, "I was at the end of my musical career, saying goodbye with my band Twisted Sister after 40 years, and now I find myself on a whole new adventure, making new music, contemporary rock music, and it's a whole new world for me…One door closed, another one opened, and I'm here asking you to come on this journey with me."
We Are the Ones finds Snider delving into a variety of rock genres. Track include a cover of Nine Inch Nails' "Head Like a Hole," a soaring anthem called "Superhero," a tune titled "So What" that features a string section, and an acoustic rendition of Twisted Sister's classic "We're Not Gonna Take It."
Donate money to Dee's PledgeMusic drive and you'll immediately receive a download of the unplugged "We're Not Gonna Take It," and also gain access to exclusive online content like artist updates and behind-the-scenes making-of videos. Incentives include various pieces of Snider merchandise; signed instruments, posters, lyric sheets and photos; collectible Snider Lego figures; the chance to attend a private party featuring performance by Dee; and much more.
Snider will be performing solo at the 2016 Riot Fest September 18 in Chicago, while Twisted Sister is slated to play its final show ever on October 1 at the Rock Carnival festival in Lakewood, New Jersey.
Reprise RecordsFour long-out-of-print Neil Young albums -- 1973's Time Fades Away, 1974's On the Beach, and 1975's Tonight's the Night and Zuma -- will be reissued as standalone vinyl LPs on September 6.
The albums were previously released together in 2014 in a limited-edition vinyl box set, in conjunction with Record Store Day. Each album was remastered from the original analog recordings.
Times Fades Away is a live album made up of previously unreleased material recorded during Young's tour in support of his hit 1972 album Harvest. The record, which landed at #22 on the Billboard 200, features contributions from David Crosby and Graham Nash.
On the Beach peaked at #16 on the Billboard 200 and includes such gems as "For the Turnstiles" and "Ambulance Blues." The disc features Crosby, Crazy Horse members Billy Talbot and Ralph Molina, and The Band's Levon Helm and Rick Danko.
Tonight's the Night is Young's critically acclaimed tribute to late Crazy Horse singer/guitarist Danny Whitten and roadie Bruce Berry, who both died of drug overdoses. It album reached #25 on the Billboard 200, and features performances by Whitten, Talbot, Molina, Nils Lofgren and Jack Nitzsche.
Zuma, which also reached #25 on the Billboard chart, includes "Cortez the Killer," "Don't Cry No Tears" and "Barstool Blues." Credited to Young and Crazy Horse, it was the first album to feature longtime Crazy Horse guitarist Frank Sampedro. Crosby, Nash and Stephen Stills also lent their talents to the record.
Time Fades Away, On the Beach and Zuma have all been certified gold for sales of more than 500,000 copies in the U.S.
The screening will be held at Alice Tully Hall in New York City at 9:15 p.m. ET, and Jarmusch also will take part in the event. Gimme Danger traces the history of the unpredictable and volatile group from its late-1960s formation in Ann Arbor, Michigan, to the present day. The film features new interviews, archival photos and concert footage, and animation and graphics created by artist James Kerr.
Credit: Nels IsraelsonJackson Browne will play a pair of benefit shows during his recently announced U.S. fall acoustic tour, which gets underway on September 29 in Livermore, California, and wraps up October 13 in Boise, Idaho.
The first benefit gig takes place on October 4 at the Majestic Ventura Theater in Ventura, California, and will raise funds for Safety Harbor Kids. The nonprofit organization works to improve the lives of homeless children, orphans, foster kids by offering their educational opportunities, such as music and arts programs and tutoring. Tickets for the show will go on sale starting this Friday, August 26, at 10 a.m. local time via Ticketfly.com.
The next night, October 5, Browne will perform at Pomona College's Bridges Auditorium in Claremont, California, and that concert will benefit that city's Folk Music Center Museum. The museum is dedicated to promoting and preserving traditional and contemporary folk music and culture, while also preserving folk instruments. Tickets for that show also go on sale Friday, at 10 a.m. PT, and will be available at the venue's box office, online at Pomona.edu/bridges and the Folk Music Center.
Browne currently is winding down a series of full-band shows in the U.S. that's scheduled through an August 29-30 engagement in San Diego. The folk-rock great also will team up with Spanish flamenco guitarist Raul Rodriguez for a brief tour of Spain in mid-September.
On top of all that, Browne will take part in the Benefit Concert Against Gun Violence with Rosanne Cash, Marc Cohn and others on September 25 in New York City.
Here are all of Browne's upcoming U.S. tour dates:
8/24 -- Salt Lake City, UT, Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre 8/26 -- Paso Robles, CA, Vina Robles Amphitheatre 8/27 -- Santa Barbara, CA, Santa Barbara Bowl 8/29 -- San Diego, CA, Humphreys Concerts by the Bay 8/30 -- San Diego, CA, Humphreys Concerts by the Bay 9/25 -- New York, NY, Beacon Theatre - Benefit Concert Against Gun Violence 9/29 -- Livermore, CA, Wente Vineyards 10/1 -- San Francisco, CA, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 10/2 -- Grass Valley, CA, Veteran's Memorial Auditorium 10/4 -- Ventura, CA, Majestic Ventura Theater 10/5 -- Claremont, CA, Bridges Auditorium – Pomona College 10/7 -- Tucson, AZ, The Fox Tucson Theatre 10/10 -- Colorado Springs, CO, Pikes Peak Center 10/11 -- Cheyenne, WY, Cheyenne Civic Center 10/13 -- Boise, ID, Morrison Center for the Performing Arts
Courtesy of On the BlueThe next edition of The Moody Blues' fan cruise doesn't take place until January 2018, but the initial lineup of the nautical music fest has just been unveiled. Among the acts slated to join the veteran British rockers on the Moody Blues Cruise 2018 are Dave Mason, Jefferson Starship, Richie Furay, the Alan Parsons Live Project, Little River Band, Ambrosia and The Ides of March.
The fourth installment of the cruise has been subtitled "Sur la Mer" after The Moody Blues' 1988 studio album of the same name, which included the top 30 hit "I Know You're Out There Somewhere." The five-night cruise sets sail from Miami on January 2 and stops at Grand Cayman Island and Cozumel, Mexico, before returning to port on January 7. You can reserve your spot on the trip now by visiting MoodiesCruise.com.
Other artists on the bill include The Strawbs, Caravan, Shawn Phillips, Lighthouse and The Orchestra, which features former members of Electric Light Orchestra. In addition to the many performances, the cruise will offer Q&A sessions and meet-and-greet events. Prior to the journey, attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy a complimentary New Year's Eve concert and party in Miami, and a New Year's Day music and football-watching bash.
Moody Blues frontman Justin Hayward says of the seagoing extravaganza, "It's such a great opportunity to have all the fans together. I think the cruises are probably more about the people who love the Moody's music getting together; I think we're kind of incidental to it. I'm looking forward to it; it's always fun. And it's good to be with other artists."
Theo Wargo/FilmMagicFox News Channel's Greg Gutfeld is clearly not a fan of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Gutfield went after the band during the panel show The Five Monday, while showing a video of Chili Peppers bassist Flea with Koko the Gorilla that went viral over the weekend, in which the musician was “teaching” the gorilla to play the instrument.
“As most musicians know, this is a vast improvement over the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the worst band on the planet,” he argued.
Fellow panelist Eric Bolling prodded him, saying, "The producers said you should do this story, and I said no, Gutfeld is going to say the ape is better than Flea."
Gutfeld continued, "The ape is better than Anthony Kiedis. By the way, the ape is 45, which is half the age of Anthony Kiedis. Red Hot Chili Peppers, poor man's Faith No More, don’t ever forget it."
Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis was born November 1, 1962, and is 53 years old. Gutfeld was born September 12, 1964, making him 51.
Bolling didn’t share Gutfeld’s opinion, adding, "I love the Red Hot Chili Peppers, big fan."
Credit: Ross HalfinOver the weekend, Metallica played a one-off show at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. According to drummer Lars Ulrich, that's just the start of the band's touring plans in support of its forthcoming album, Hardwired...to Self-Destruct.
"We did 180 shows on the Death Magnetic tour in two-week periods over three years," Ulrich tells Rolling Stone, referring to Metallica's last album. "That's what works for us. We're going to start pretty much full-on touring in January and are looking to figure out what we're doing in North America, but there will definitely be some pretty extensive touring in America."
While they've kept busy with stadium shows and festival performances here and there, Metallica hasn't embarked on a full U.S. arena tour since 2009. Ulrich says the band plans to rectify that next year.
"It's time to come back," he says. "And do some proper penetration of America."
During last weekend's Minneapolis show, Metallica performed the live debut of "Hardwired," the first single from Hardwired...to Self-Destruct. Ulrich says you can expect a number of live songs to be included in upcoming set lists.
"We're itching to play them," he explains. "Right now, every day when we get into the Tuning Room [rehearsal space] we're just playing the new songs. Then we're like, 'Wait, we gotta get out there and play 'Master of Puppets.'"
Hardwired...to Self-Destruct will be released November 18.