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Wednesday, November 16 2016 18:40

It's a METALLICA Music Video Onslaught...

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Update: See all the videos in the YouTube Playlist below!

METALLICA will release their long-awaited new album, Hardwired... to Self-Destruct, this Friday, and in an unprecedented move, the band will is releasing music videos for each song from the album over the course of two days. Following the release of the first three videos, "Hardwired""Moth Into Flame", and "Atlas, Rise", new clips began being released at 12:00 PM EST today via their official site and simultaneously with editorial partners around the world. Every two hours there's a new video, and they'll premiere right up to when the clock turns over at midnight in New Zealand, where the first official copy of the new album will be available worldwide. The videos - shot around the globe - will give fans the opportunity to hear the long awaited Metallica album two days ahead of its official November 18th release via Blackened Recordings.

Directors for the videos include: Jonas Åkerlund, who originally worked with the band on "Turn The Page" and "Whiskey In The Jar," album package photographers Herring and Herring, Colin Hakes ("Hardwired"), Clark Eddy ("Atlas Rise," and countless "Making of . . ." clips), Tom Kirk ("Moth Into Flame"), Claire Marie Vogel, Jessica Cope, Rob Valley, Phil Mucci, and Metallica's very own videographer Brett Murray. 

Wednesday, November 16
  • 12p EST - "Dream No More" (Directed by Tom Kirk) - Gshow Globo, Brazil
  • 2p EST - "Confusion" (Directed by Claire Marie Vogel) - Rolling Stone, USA
  • 4p EST - "ManUNkind" (Directed by Jonas Åkerlund) - Bravewords, Canada
  • 6p EST - "Now That We're Dead" (Directed by Herring & Herring) - Pitchfork, USA
  • 8p EST - "Here Comes Revenge" (Directed by Jessica Cope) - Triple M, Australia
  • 10p EST - "Am I Savage" (Directed by Herring & Herring) - Ro69.JP (Rockin' On), Japan
Thursday, November 17
  • 12a EST - "Halo On Fire" (Directed by Herring & Herring) - BiLD / Metal Hammer, Germany
  • 2a EST - "Murder One" (Directed by Robert Valley) - Le Parisian, France
  • 4a EST - "Spit Out The Bone" (Directed by Phil Mucci) - NME, England
  • 6a EST - "Lords of Summer" (Directed by Brett Murray) - Aftonbladet, Sweden
Hardwired...To Self-Destruct, a 2 CD / 2 Vinyl set, is the Grammy® Award winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee's first studio album since 2008's multi-platinum Death MagneticHardwired...To Self-Destruct is available for pre-order at www.metallica.com in various configurations including: CD, Vinyl, Digital, Deluxe, and Deluxe Deluxe Versions. Greg Fidelman, who engineered and mixed Death Magnetic, produced the album.
James Zahn

James Zahn is best-known as The Rock Father™, a media personality, commentator, adventurer and raconteur. He is the Owner, Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of THE ROCK FATHER™ Magazine. In January, 2019, after nearly a decade of publishing The Rock Father™ Magazine, he joined Adventure Media and Events as Senior Editor of The Toy Book—the leading trade publication for the toy industry since 1984, as well as The Pop Insider — a destination for all things pop culture, and The Toy Insider — the leading consumer guide for toys and games. He is also editor of The Toy Report, a weekly newsletter published by The Toy Book each Thursday. Zahn has over 27 years of experience in the entertainment, retail and publishing industries.

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