It’s almost time my Metal Legions and I am speaking of nothing other than the long-anticipated release of the brand new Metallica album “Hardwired…To Self-Destruct”. In honor of this event Metallica has announced a special day known as “Blackened Friday”. Check out the press release that I received and then I’ll close out with some personal insight.
METALLICA ANNOUNCES BLACKENED FRIDAY “HARDWIRED…TO SELF-DESTRUCT” OUT ON NOVEMBER 18TH
The Press Release:
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – NOVEMBER 11, 2016 – 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 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 the 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 Vinyl set, is Metallica’s first studio album since 2008’s multi-platinum Death Magnetic. Hardwired…To Self-Destruct is available for pre-order at www.Metallica.com in various configurations including: CD, Vinyl, Digital, Deluxe, and Deluxe Box Versions. Greg Fidelman, who engineered and mixed Death Magnetic, produced the album. For more information on Blackened Friday, visit BlackenedFriday.Metallica.com and follow along at #BlackenedFriday.