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Metallica Posts Audio Preview Online

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Metallica have posted an excerpt from an unconfirmed song from the forthcoming album, "Death Magnetic" online at their official website. You can hear "a little taste of death" here. The album is scheduled for a worldwide release date of friday the 12th of September.

The tracklisting is as follows:

"That Was Just Your Life"
"The End Of The Line"
"Broken, Beat & Scarred"
"The Day That Never Comes"
"All Nightmare Long"
"Cyanide"
"The Unforgiven III"
"The Judas Kiss"
"Suicide & Redemption"
"My Apocalypse"

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Cynic's avatar

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1. Cynic writes:

Wow, the coolest 13 seconds of music Metallica has written in nearly 20 years.

# Aug 19, 2008 @ 8:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
Red_Chord's avatar

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2. Red_Chord writes:

Well it's too short to really know about the album but I admit it did sound pretty cool

# Aug 19, 2008 @ 8:44 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. bananaterracottapie writes:

Wow...That was amazing...Im pretty sure album's gonna have a lot of variety.

# Aug 19, 2008 @ 8:48 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. bananaterracottapie writes:

this album is*

# Aug 19, 2008 @ 8:48 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Leon writes:

Can't F***ing Wait!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Best metallica for a while!

# Aug 19, 2008 @ 9:13 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. ElHefe writes:

Check out the 8/18 video at Mission Metallica...more tasty riffs.

# Aug 19, 2008 @ 10:12 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. old skool thrash writes:

damn, now that was some riffing!

# Aug 19, 2008 @ 10:38 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. Chuck_Norris writes:

Sounded like parts of Blackened to me though, but it's hella better than any song in St. Anger.

Hope they hit the mother lode on this one.

# Aug 19, 2008 @ 1:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. KickAssDuke writes:

That wans't that bad. I mean, they might have used the best part of the album for the preview so we shall see.

# Aug 19, 2008 @ 2:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Fuck_A_Name writes:

nice.

# Aug 19, 2008 @ 2:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. O-Matron writes:

Havent we have heard that before. Wasnt that a sample of "The New Song" they played a few times in europe somewhere back in 2006 or 2005. They did say that while neither of the new songs will be used parts of the songs would. Glad they choose that part as it was one of the better parts. still slightly optimistic about the new album.

# Aug 19, 2008 @ 3:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. zMETALlica writes:

yes the music will rule on this album, but i think there's a reason why vocals were omitted from these samples. James can't do sing like he used to. he's totally lost his rasp and can only sing clean as a country singer would. I fear that this album's music will be some of the best Metallica has every put out since justice, but that the lyrical content and vocal work will be some of the worst. also anyone who gives age as an excuse why he can't perform like he used to vocally, look into nearly any classic rock band still going at it, their singer can hit every note just as he used to. Why James can't do it is beyond me. I am basing these statements on most live footage i have seen of Metallica in the past 5 years in addition to the videos i saw of the new album where vocals were present.

# Aug 19, 2008 @ 5:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
RememberMetal?'s avatar

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13. RememberMetal? writes:

It would be nice to see Metallica pull off a good present day album (instrumentation, vocals and lyrics) like Slayer did with "Christ Illusion" (their best since 'Seasons' IMHO) but I don't know if its in the cards...Though that "taste" was quite promising.

One of the members once said it may come out like a hybrid of "...And Justice" and "Black".

I'm fine with that.

Now Playing: See You Next Tuesday - "Let's go Halvsies on a Bastard"

# Aug 19, 2008 @ 7:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. ugly-bob writes:

i still cannot believe that there is a prequel to the unforgiven. let it go already.

# Aug 21, 2008 @ 4:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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