Metallica: Band announce new album and world tour

Band announce new album and world tour

Metallica have the single "Lux Æterna" released.

Metallica released the single “Lux Æterna”.

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Metallica are back: The band has announced their new album “72 Seasons”. Fans can also look forward to a world tour.

The legendary metal band Metallica has announced a new album: The twelve-song work “72 Seasons” will be released on April 14, 2023. With the single “Lux Æterna” including video the US musicians already provide a foretaste of the new record, which is the first regular studio album since “Hardwired… To Self-Destruct” from 2016.

“72 Seasons – 72 seasons. The first 18 years of our lives, in which our true or false self-image is formed,” explains Leadsänger James Hetfield (59) about the title of the album. “The thought that it was our parents who told you ‘who you are’. Which pigeonholes could be possible and suitable for the personality you have. What I find really exciting about it is how this examination of your own basic beliefs affects it affects the light in which we perceive the world around us today.”

Tour announced under the motto “No Repeat Weekend”.

The band will also be touring with their new album. The “M72 World Tour” is announced for 2023/2024 and has four concerts in Germany in its luggage. The special thing about the tour: the musicians will be in each city on two evenings. Fans will get to see two completely different sets as well as different bands in the opening act.

Also announced is “a revolutionary new stage design,” centered on the circular stage (“Metallica Snake Pit”). The German shows will take place on Friday, May 26, 2023 and Sunday, May 28, 2023 in Hamburg’s Volksparkstadion and on Friday, May 24, 2024 and Sunday, May 26, 2024 in Munich’s Olympic Stadium .

Two-day tickets are available from next Friday, December 2nd. Single date tickets will be available from January 20, 2023.


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