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METALLICA TO RELEASE “ATLAS, RISE!” ON HALLOWEEN

METALLICA TO RELEASE “ATLAS, RISE!” ON HALLOWEEN

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METALLICA TO RELEASE 
“ATLAS, RISE!” ON HALLOWEEN

TRICK OR TREAT AT YOUR LOCAL INDEPENDENT RECORD STORE THIS FRIDAY FOR THE CHANCE TO HEAR THE SONG EARLY

HARDWIRED…TO SELF-DESTRUCT OUT NOVEMBER 18TH 

SAN FRANCISCO – OCTOBER 24, 2016 – Grammy® Award-winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Metallica will unleash “Atlas, Rise!” to fans this coming Halloween at 3:00 PM EST/12:00 PM PST/8.00 PM BST. The song is the third track to be released from Metallica’s forthcoming album, Hardwired…To Self-Destruct, due for release on the band’s own Blackened Recordings on November 18th and follows previously released tracks “Hardwired” and “Moth Into Flame”.
To help fans get into the Halloween spirit, starting this Friday, October 28th, Metallica fans around the world can visit select independent record stores for the chance to obtain a free limited edition Hardwired…To Self-DestructHalloween mask. Inside of each mask fans will find a special access code that will allow them to hear “Atlas, Rise!” 30-minutes prior to its official release on Halloween. To see a complete list of participating record stores, go HERE.

Hardwired…To Self-Destruct is Metallica’s first studio album since 2008’s multi-platinum Death Magnetic. The album was produced by Greg Fidelman, who engineered and mixed Death Magnetic, and is available for pre-order at www.Metallica.com in various configurations including: CD, Vinyl, Digital, Deluxe, and Deluxe Deluxe Versions.

The band have started to roll out dates for their ‘WorldWired’ Tour – which promises to take them to all corners of the globe.  Additional shows are being added all the time.

Oct 26th                   Coliseo De Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Oct 29th                    Parque Bicentenario, Quito, Ecuador

Nov 1st                    Hipodromo De Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia

Nov 3rd                    Estadio Cementos Progreso, Guatamala City, Guatemala

Nov 5th                    Estadio Nacional, San Jose, Costa Rica

Jan 11th 2017          Gocheok Sky Dome, Seoul, South Korea

Feb 3rd                    Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark

Feb 5th                    Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark

Feb 7th                    Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark

Feb 9th                    Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark

Mar 25th – 26th Mar  Lollapalooza, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Mar 31st – Apr 1st   Lollapalooza, Buenos Aires, Argentina

April 1st - Apr 2nd    Lolloapalooza, Santiago Chile

 

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ABOUT METALLICA

Metallica formed in 1981 by drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield and has become one of the most influential and commercially successful rock bands in history, having sold 110 million albums worldwide while playing to millions of fans on literally all seven continents. They have scored several multi-platinum albums, including 1991′s Metallica (commonly referred to as The Black Album), with sales of nearly 17 million copies in the United States alone, making it the best-selling album in the history of Soundscan. Metallica has also garnered numerous awards and accolades, including nine Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, and multiple MTV Video Music Awards, and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in 2009.  In December 2013, Metallica made history when they performed a rare concert in Antarctica, becoming the first act to ever play all seven continents all within a year, and earning themselves a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records.  In 2014 they became the first heavy rock band to headline Glastonbury festival.

 


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