have just released the first single off their upcoming album, Death Magnetic
. The epic track is entitled "The Day That Never Comes
" and it's now available through iTunes.
The band recently filmed a video for the track with Danish film director Thomas Vinterberg
which will premiere soon.
Check out the track which is now streaming on Metallica.com
at this location
or on the band's MySpace
"The Day That Never Comes
" is also available through iTunes
, the new album from Metallica, will be available worldwide Friday, September, 12, 2008.
In other news, Metallica
are set to headline the first day of the Leeds Festival tonight, August 22, with a set on the Main Stage after Tenacious D and Feeder.
Also, the metal veterans have confirmed that they will play a gig at London's O2 with tickets priced at 5. The September 15 show coincides with the release of Death Magnetic. It will be preceded by a concert at O2 World in Berlin, where tickets cost 10.
"Because this is a celebration, tickets prices will be, shall we say, 'retro',
" said the band in a statement. "Only ten Euros for Berlin, five pounds in London! And the best part is that all the proceeds from the sale of tickets will be donated to local charities.