American heavy metal band, Metallica have announced a special pair of releases to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their album ‘Metallica’, AKA ‘The Black Album’.
The album will be released on September 10 on the band’s own Blackened Recordings. The album’s been remastered to celebrate its 30th anniversary and will be available in a deluxe box set featuring the 2xLP, a picture disc, three live LPs, 14 CDs, six DVDs, a hardcover book, and more. Pre-order is available here.
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On the other hand, the band Metallica is releasing The Metallica Blacklist, a 53-track covers album that benefits various charities. It is split into different segments, featuring artists delivering their own takes on Black Album songs.
The album previewed with the release of Miley Cyrus‘ cover of ‘Nothing Else Matters’, which features Elton John, Red Hot Chili Peppers‘ Chad Smith, WATT, Yo-Yo Ma and Metallica’s Robert Trujillo.
The artists featured in the “The Metallica Blacklist” will be St. Vincent, Biffy Clyro, Phoebe Bridgers, IDLES, Mac DeMarco, Weezer, Rina Sawayama and Slipknot‘s Corey Taylor. Meanwhile, The band will headline both NOS Alive and Mad Cool Festival, as well as the French festival Hellfest, next summer.
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