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Metallica Plan To Release 'Presidio' Material

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METALLICA frontman James Hetfield has revealed that plans exist for the band to release some of the material written and recorded in 2001 shortly before he went into rehab. Speaking to Sweden's Close-Up magazine for its February 2004 issue, Hetfield said, "There's tons of stuff left over from the Presidio [a rented barrack at the San Francisco army base] session. There's a soundtrack that we've been offered and some of that stuff might end up there."

METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett has previously stated that the music recorded during the Presidio sessions "is very different" to the material that ended up on last year's "St. Anger", with the songs containing "much more melody" and being closer in style to 1991's "Black Album" than the band's most recent release.

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. deathbringer writes:

Is it me, or do Metallica's comments/promises always sound like the carrot hanging in front of the donkey? "St. Anger is a return to heavy form"... Disappointing sales later..."This unreleased material is closer to the Black Album [which sold many more millions] than St. Anger"...

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2. David Kennedy writes:

Hopefully this thing kicks some major ass! I get what deathbringer says, though. I believe that Hetfield & Co. have majorly overrated the fruits of their labor over the past two years.

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