Metallica Surprises Fans With New Album, Tour Announcement

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Metallica shocked fans earlier today (11/28) with details on their new album and a tour in support of it!

The album, 72 Seasons, is scheduled to be released on Friday, April 14th, 2023. You can hear the first single from the album, ‘Lux Æterna,’ below:

The band also announced dates for a tour in support of the album, which includes two dates at Detroit’s Ford Field in November. You can see the full itinerary below:

You can learn more about Metallica’s new album and their tour at