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Watch the preview for the unseen Metallica Black Album documentary

The band have uploaded more previously unreleased stuff from A Year And A Half In The Life Of Metallica…

Metallica are doing an awful lot to mark the 30th birthday of their landmark, self-titled Black’ album. There’s a massive reissue box set featuring loads of extra goodies, and then there’s the 53-track Blacklist covers album, featuring reworkings of the record’s 12 tracks by a festival’s‑worth of artists, including Biffy Clyro, Weezer, Corey Taylor, Ghost, Miley Cyrus, Elton John and IDLES – both out on September 10. Also: they’ve teamed up with Vans to make some wicked trainers.

They’re also going to be putting out a wealth of unseen material from their A Year And A Half In The Life Of Metallica fly-on-the-wall documentary. Spoiler alert – they become massive. Anyway, they’ve just released a new trailer for the unseen stuff, featuring the band in the studio with lion-haired producer Bob Rock, and a bit where Lars looks very pleased with himself as he drives around in a Porsche. Check it out…

And on top of all that, they’re touring later this year. Catch Metallica live at a festival this autumn, in San Fran this December or in Europe next summer.

Metallica tour 2021/22

September 2021

24 Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life
26 Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life

October 2021

8 Sacramento, CA – Aftershock
10 Sacramento, CA – Aftershock

November 2021

06 Atlanta, GA – ATLive
12 Daytona Beach, FL – Welcome To Rockville
14 Daytona Beach, FL – Welcome To Rockville

December 2021

17 San Francisco, CA – Chase Center
19 San Francisco, CA – Chase Center

June 2022

15 Copenhagen, Denmark – Copenhell
17 Landgraaf, Netherlands – Pinkpop
19 Florence, Italy – Firenze Rocks
22 Prague, Czech Republic – Prague Rocks
26 Clisson, France – Hellfest

July 2022

01 Werchter, Belgium – Rock Werchter
06 Madrid, Spain – Mad Cool
08 Lisbon, Portugal – NOS Alive

READ THIS: The 20 greatest Metallica songs – ranked

Posted on August 5th 2021, 1:25p.m.
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