Update: Yes, this was an April Fool’s joke.
Bloody-Disgusting is thrilled to be the first to let you know the new title of Metallica‘s upcoming album AND who the new producer is going to be! Check below for the exclusive details.
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich has confirmed that the new album will be titled Reloaded.
Lars states, “We really think that we were the most creative and free with the Load and Reload albums and we want to return to that mindset. It was just a time when we could play whatever we want and do whatever we want, because, let’s face it, we were and still are the biggest metal band in the world. So, yeah, we’re returning to that musical style and finishing up the trilogy!”
Lars also dropped a big bombshell by stating that the band has fired Death Magnetic producer Rick Rubin and would be once again working with producer Bob Rock. Rock began working with Metallica on the multiplatinum The Black Album but was fired after St. Anger was critically panned.
“Bob helped us achieve the greatest selling album of the Nielsen Soundscan Era. You better believe we want to work with him again! We made a huge mistake by working with Rick Rubin on Death Magnetic
. I really think that might be the weakest album in our history.”
Reloaded has an undetermined release date of later this year, possibly early next year.
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