Metallica today unveils a second glimpse of what’s to come on new album ’72 Seasons’ with new single ‘Screaming Suicide’.
The album track is available to stream and download now and it features a music video directed by Tim Saccenti.
“Screaming Suicide addresses the taboo word of suicide,” says James Hetfield. “The intention is to communicate about the darkness we feel inside. It’s ridiculous to think we should deny that we have these thoughts. At one point or another I believe most people have thought about it. To face it is to speak the unspoken. If it’s a human experience, we should be able to talk about it. You are not alone.”
‘Screaming Suicide’ is the second song to be unveiled from the album following ‘Lux Æterna‘.
’72 Seasons’, the band’s 12th album, will be released on 14th April via Metallica’s own label Blackened Recordings. The set is produced by Greg Fidelman with Hetfield & Ulrich. It clocks in at over 77 minutes in length across its 12 tracks.
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 metallica.com/72-seasons-info.
Today also marks the on-sale of single day tickets to all shows on Metallica’s M72 world tour at ticketmaster.com. Presented worldwide by Liquid Death and Blackened American Whiskey (in North America only) and promoted by Live Nation, M72 will see the band playing two nights in every city it visits – with each No Repeat Weekend featuring two completely different setlists and support lineups.
The M72 tour will feature a bold new in-the-round stage design that relocates the famed Metallica Snake Pit to centre stage, as well as the I Disappear full-tour pass and more. For further information on single day and two day tickets, enhanced experiences and more, go to Metallica Tour.
A portion of proceeds from every ticket sold will go to Metallica’s All Within My Hands foundation. Founded in 2017, AWMH’s efforts to assist and enrich the lives of members of the communities who have supported the band have raised nearly $13 million – providing $5.9 million in grants to career and technical education programs in the US, over $2.5 million to combat food insecurity, and more than $3.2 million to disaster relief efforts worldwide.
M72 WORLD TOUR 2023-2024
PRE-SALES BEGIN 9am LOCAL TIME NOVEMBER 30th
Thur 27th Amsterdam NL, Johan Cruijff Arena
Sat 29th Amsterdam NL, Johan Cruijff Arena
Wed 17th Paris FR, Stade de France*
Fri 19th Paris FR, Stade de France
Fri 26th Hamburg DE, Volksparkstadion
Sun 28th Hamburg DE, Volksparkstadion
Fri 16th Gothenburg SE, Ullevi Stadium**
Sun 18th Gothenburg SE, Ullevi Stadium
Fri 4th East Rutherford, NJ MetLife Stadium
Sun 6th East Rutherford, NJ MetLife Stadium
Fri 11th Montreal, QC, Stade Olympique
Sun 13th Montreal, QC, Stade Olympique
Fri 18th Arlington, TX, AT&T Stadium
Sun 20th Arlington, TX, AT&T Stadium
Fri 25th Inglewood, CA, SoFi Stadium
Sun 27th Inglewood, CA, SoFi Stadium
Fri 1st Glendale, AZ, State Farm Stadium
Sun 3rd Glendale, AZ, State Farm Stadium
Fri 3rd St. Louis, MO, The Dome at America’s Center
Sun 5th St. Louis, MO, The Dome at America’s Center
Fri 10th Detroit, MI, Ford Field
Sun 12th Detroit, MI, Ford Field
Fri 24th Munich DE, Olympiastadion
Sun 26th Munich DE, Olympiastadion
Fri 7th Helsinki FI, Olympic Stadium
Sun 9th Helsinki FI, Olympic Stadium
Fri 14th Copenhagen DK, Parken Stadium
Sun 16th Copenhagen DK , Parken Stadium
Fri 5th Warsaw PL, PGE Narodowy
Sun 7th Warsaw PL, PGE Narodowy
Fri 12th Madrid ES, Estadio Cívitas Metropolitano
Sun 14th Madrid ES, Estadio Cívitas Metropolitano
Fri 2nd Foxborough, MA, Gillette Stadium
Sun 4th Foxborough, MA, Gillette Stadium
Fri 9th Chicago, IL, Soldier Field
Sun 11th Chicago, IL, Soldier Field
Fri 16th Minneapolis, MN, US Bank Stadium
Sun 18th Minneapolis, MN, US Bank Stadium
Fri 23rd Edmonton, AB, Commonwealth Stadium
Sun 25th Edmonton, AB, Commonwealth Stadium
Fri 30th Seattle, WA, Lumen Field
Sun 1st Seattle, WA, Lumen Field
Fri 20th Mexico City MX, Foro Sol***
Sun 22nd Mexico City MX, Foro Sol
Fri 27th Mexico City MX, Foro Sol***
Sun 29th Mexico City MX, Foro Sol
Show 1 Support Europe: Architects & Mammoth WVH**
Show 2 Support Europe: Five Finger Death Punch & Ice Nine Kills
*Five Finger Death Punch/Ice Nine Kills play show 1 in Paris, Architects & Mammoth WVH play show 2 in Paris
**Volbeat replaces Architects on show 1 in Gothenburg
Show 1 Support North America: Pantera & Mammoth WVH***
Show 2 Support North America: Five Finger Death Punch & Ice Nine Kills
***Greta Van Fleet replaces Pantera on show 1 both weekends in Mexico City