Release for mye METALLICA

Release for mye METALLICA




Metallica have announced their tenth studio album, Death Magnetic, will be released globally on Friday, September 12th 2008.

News about Death Magnetic has been flowing out of Metallica’s camp via the band’s official website ( and a brand-new site,, which offers users a unique, ground-breaking look-in on the making of the album, with producer Rick Rubin. Fans who can’t wait for the September 12th release date will be able to access a digital-edition version of the album, to be delivered at midnight on release day, by joining the free site, which launched on May 29th. features a treasure trove of exclusive content, including the low-down from the band members themselves about their progress in the studio via fly-on-the-wall video footage, live concerts downloads, exclusive new and never-before-seen archival photos from the studio, contests to fly to foreign lands to see the band perform and much much more.


Metallica are currently finishing up  the mixing and mastering of Death Magnetic. The cover art and full-track-listing (below) have been posted at, where fans can purchase the album plus web content in various configurations. Users should continue to check the site for the chance to win tickets and meet-and-greet passes to Metallica’s live concert events this summer. The band played a sold out show to 65,000 fans at Wembley Stadium in July 2007 and this year will be headlining the Leeds and Reading Festivals on August 22nd and 24th respectively.  They have also just announced they will be making appearances at two special fan shows to launch the album in Berlin (Sept 12th) and London (Sept 15th) – venues still tba. 


Death Magnetic is Metallica’s first studio album since 2003’s multi-platinum St. Anger, which hit No. 1 in 30 countries and has sold nearly six million copies worldwide. Formed in Los Angeles in 1981 by drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield, Metallica has become one of the most influential and commercially successful rock bands in history, having sold 100 million albums worldwide and playing to millions of fans the world over. They have garnered numerous awards and accolades, including seven Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, and multiple MTV Video Music Awards. In addition, their 1991 album, Metallica, which has sold 15 million copies in the United States alone, has been awarded the prestigious "Diamond Award" from the Recording Industry Association of America, given to those albums with U.S. sales of 10 million or more. 



The track-listing for Death Magnetic is as follows:


“That Was Just Your Life”

“The End of The Line”

“Broken, Beat & Scarred”

“The Day That Never Comes”

“All Nightmare Long”


“The Unforgiven III”

“The Judas Kiss”
“Suicide & Redemption”

“My Apocalypse”


The album will be available in the following formats in the UK.
DEATH MAGNETIC LTD CD  00602517737280 – in a tri-fold digipack
DEATH MAGNETIC  STD CD  00602517737266 – In a standard jewel case
DEATH MAGNETIC DIGITAL  00602517737303 – The album as a download
DEATH MAGNETIC LP  00602517737310 – 5 Vinyl boxed set, cut at 45RPM / 180GM DEATH MAGNETIC COFFIN BOX  00602517804609 – 
This is available through pre-order ONLY ONLINE – Orders close on September 1st.  The Coffin box contains: Digipack CD album, CD of Demos, DVD of rehearsal, T-shirt, Flag, Pickard, Credit Card, Laminate, Lanyard and Coffin Shaped Poster