Metallica Announced As Record Store Day ’16 Ambassadors
Record Store Day have confirmed that Metallica will be their 2016 ambassadors. YEEAH-YEEEEAHHHHAHHHH!
The annual event, which globally celebrates the record store, is set to take place on April 16 this year. “Independent record stores are part of Metallica’s DNA,” says drummer Lars Ulrich. “They have been pivotal in shaping each one of us into the music fanatics we’ve all become. We could not be any prouder to be Record Store Day Ambassadors for 2016 and are looking forward to screaming from every rooftop the next few months about everything independent record store and beyond.”
Metallica themselves will also be releasing their own CD as a Record Store Day exclusive – Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité, Metallica! – Live at Le Bataclan, which was recorded in Paris, France on June 11, 2003. Proceeds will be going to Fondation de France’s Give For France charity.
The tracklist for the release features The Four Horsemen, Leper Messiah, No Remorse, Fade To Black, Frantic, Ride The Lightning, Blackened, Seek & Destroy and Damage, Inc.
See more info over at recordstoreday.com, and let us know what you think in the comments!
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