Grammy Award winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees and Record Store Day ambassadors Metallica will celebrate the release of their forthcoming album Hardwired…To Self-Destruct with fans and independent record stores around the world as part of Blackened Friday.
Starting on Thursday, November 17th, 100 independent record stores will open at midnight to sell the new album. Stores will be stocked with music, prizes and additional limited edition exclusive items to give away free with purchase. On Friday, November 18th during their normal business hours, stores around the world will be hosting Blackened Friday events with music and giveaways of limited edition items. All items available while supplies last. Contact your local store for details.
Hardwired…To Self-Destruct, a 2 CD/2 LP set, is Metallica’s first studio album since 2008’s multi-platinum Death Magnetic. Hardwired…To Self-Destruct is available for pre-order in various configurations including 2 CD, Deluxe 3 CD, 2 LP and Deluxe 3 LP. Greg Fidelman, who engineered and mixed Death Magnetic, produced the album.