Albums of the Year No. 6: Metallica - Hard Wired to Self Destruct

It's been 8 years since Metallica last released an album. Death Magnetic was a truly awesome album but then anything that followed St Anger really had to be.

When you have to wait a long time it is easy enough for an album to be over-hyped (Chinese Democracy anyone?) but this one does live up to the hype. My only criticism actually is that is it probably a bit too long. There are some cracking tracks on the album though, notably Moth into Flame and Atlas, Rise!

It may have taken a while but bravo boys! Looking forward to seeing it performed live soon!

You can listen to the full album on Spotify here.


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