Metallica May Be A Lot Closer To Releasing New Music Than You Think

"We're gonna be still busy next year."


Ben Madden

14 March 2019

Ben Madden

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Metallica fans may not have to wait much longer for new music, according to bassist Rob Trujillo.

Fans had to wait eight years for 2016's Hardwired... To Self Destruct, but the new album could be just around the corner. 

Speaking to theMusic, Trujillo said that the band has been "jamming" new music while on their current WorldWired tour.

"I'm excited about the next record because I believe it will also be a culmination of the two records and another journey. There's no shortage of original ideas, that's the beauty of being in this band."

"It will come a lot sooner than the previous two did... this time around I think we'll be able to jump on it a lot quicker and jump in the studio and start working."

"We're all vowed to get this one going sooner than later. Now, how soon? I don't know. We've been touring non-stop. It's been over two years now. At some point, sure, we'll need to take a little bit of a break. It's sort of the right thing for us to do because we've been going so hard."

"We're gonna be still busy next year."

Trujillo's statements come after the band recently announced an Australian tour set to take place later this year, supported by Slipknot. For more information, or for tour dates, click here.

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