Classic American band Metallica dropped their latest album ‘Hardwired…to Self-Destruct’ on the 18th of November, 2016 marking their comeback after 8 years following’ Death Magnetic(2008).’
From being a trash and Heavy metal band to being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame through its release ‘Death Magnetic’ in 2008, the band sticks back to its original style in their newly released album consisting of 12 songs divided into two discs. The album marked a fresh beginning for the band with a new logo variant appearance known as the ‘Glitch’ logo.
Their title track ‘Hardwired’ received high accolades soon after its release with the entire album topping in over 57 countries.
The album songs ranges from slow to heavy rock music with some solos pieces by individual band members. Kirk Hammett yet again makes a mark with stellar solos lined up in the song ‘Here Comes Revenge.’
The album is said to have drawn inspiration from classic musicians such as ‘Slayer’ and Amy Winehouse’ with songs like ‘Am I Savage?’ and ‘Moth into Flame.’ The deluxe edition of the album consists of an additional soundtrack ‘Lord of Summer’. Metallica indeed has made a thumping comeback with all of their music video being released on a single day along with their interesting ‘in the making’ versions of each. Hardwired…to Self-Destruct builds on Death Magnetic with an added element from all its previous albums starting from Kill ‘Em All to Master Of Puppets to Load taking the band further ahead in the league.
In an unprecedented move for Metallica, the band released music videos for each song from the album, Hardwired…To Self-Destruct on 16th and 17th November on www.metallica.com New songs and their videos were premiered continuously over the 48 hour span featuring videos that were shot around the globe –giving fans the opportunity to hear the long awaited Metallica album.