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-Destruct Halloween 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.
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