Metallica Unveil Title Track from Upcoming Album, ’72 Seasons’



Metallica – Story by Charles Ken, photo by Tim Saccenti

Listen to the epic title track off Metallica’s new album, “72 Seasons”

Metallica are coming up on the release of their new album, “72 Seasons,” in April. Ahead of the release, the longstanding metal band has released the title track off the record.

Earlier this week, the band teased a part of the track and music video on socials. Now, on Thursday (March 20), they’ve released the full thing. The music video sees the band performing the heavy track with red lasers and trippy effects. Watch the music video for “72 Seasons” below.

“72 Seasons” follows the previously released single off the release, “Lux Æterna,” “Screaming Suicide” and “If Darkness Had a Son.” Expect to hear these new Metallica songs and more on their upcoming 2023-2024 “M72 World Tour.”

In other news, Metallica and Trafalgar Releasing are joining forces to throw a worldwide listening party for the album release of “72 Seasons.” On Thursday, April 13, for one night only, the album will be played in full in cinemas across the world. Each one of the new songs off the album will have its own music video and exclusive commentary from the band, according to a statement. Tickets for “72 Seasons – Global Premiere” are available via

“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,” Kymberli Frueh, SVP Programming and Content Acquisitions, Trafalgar Releasing, said in a statement.

“72 Seasons” will arrive April 14 via Metallica’s own Blackened Recordings. The album, produced by Greg Fidelman with James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich, clocks in at more than 77 minutes, offering 12 pummeling thrash metal tracks. The set marks Metallica’s follow-up to 2016’s “Hardwired…to Self-Destruct.” Watch the music video for the title track below.

Charles Ken
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