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Robert Trujillo Says New Metallica Sounds Crushing


Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo has shared a little more insight into the band’s upcoming album Hardwired… to Self Destruct, due November 18th. The first single, entitled “Hardwired”, was released to fans and Trujillo says its a good indicator of what’s to come.

“‘Hardwired’ is the perfect statement to lead into this body of music. I think this album sounds crushing,” he told the Minneapolis City Pages. “Sound-wise, it’s got a lot of firepower. I’m excited about the songs, but I’m also excited about the sound quality of the record. Greg Fidelman did a great job with the production.”

Check out the official music video for “Hardwired”:

On the rest of the music, Trujillo continued that “it’s really fun music, but it’s also challenging. It can be a bit complex, but there’s strong melodies. I feel we’ve matured in the right way as a band. We’ve had a lot of creative challenges over the years and as we’ve gotten older, we’ve been going for it, you know?”

Hardwired… to Self Destruct is available for preorder now through the Metallica website.