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Metallica Announce Global Listening Party For New Album ‘72 Seasons’

Metallica have announced a global listening party ahead of the release of new album ’72 Seasons’. Get all the details here…




Heavy metal superstars Metallica in conjunction with Trafalgar Releasing have announced details of a worldwide listening party for the global premiere of Metallica’s forthcoming 12th studio album, 72 Seasons.

For one night only on April 13th, 72 Seasons will be played in full in pummeling surround sound, exclusively for cinema audiences worldwide—with every one of the new songs featuring its own music video and exclusive commentary from the band. The result will offer fans an unforgettable night as they experience 72 Seasons first and fully on the eve of its April 14th release date.

View the Metallica: 72 Seasons – Global Premiere announcement video from Metallica here:

Tickets for 72 Seasons – Global Premiere will be available from Thursday, March 2 at

Speaking about the event, Kymberli Frueh, SVP Programming and Content Acquisitions, Trafalgar Releasing said:

“This is a monumental opportunity for Metallica fans to be the first to hear the new album. We are thrilled to be a part of this historical global moment—connecting Metallica with their fans once again.”

Fans have already heard two new singles from the album in the form of “Lux Æterna” and the recently released album track “Screaming Suicide”.

Produced by Greg Fidelman with James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich, and clocking in at over 77 minutes, the 12-track 72 Seasons is Metallica’s first full length collection of new material since 2016’s Hardwired…To Self-Destruct. The album will be released in formats including 2LP 140g black vinyl and limited-edition variants, CD and digital—for a full listing of configurations, pre-orders and further information, go to

72 Seasons Track-Listing:

1. 72 Seasons
2. Shadows Follow
3. Screaming Suicide
4. Sleepwalk My Life Away
5. You Must Burn!
6. Lux Æterna
7. Crown of Barbed Wire
8. Chasing Light
9. If Darkness Had a Son
10. Too Far Gone?
11. Room of Mirrors
12. Inamorata

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