The date for this years Record Store Day has been set for April 16th and this years’ Ambassadors have been announced and it’s Metallica. The metal legends broke the news via video. In the eight minute clip all four members talk about their love for vinyl.
The same day, Metallica will release a new live album calledLiberté, Egalité, Fraternité, Metallica! featuring nine tracks recorded at a 2003 gig at Paris’ Bataclan, the same venue victimized by the Nov. 2015 Paris attacks. All proceeds from the LP will go towards the Fondation de France’s Give For France charity.
“Independent record stores are part of Metallica’s DNA,” drummer Lars Ulrich said in an official statement. “They have been pivotal in shaping each one of us into the music fanatics we’ve all become. We could not be any prouder to be Record Store Day Ambassadors for 2016 and are looking forward to screaming from every rooftop the next few months about everything independent record store and beyond.”
Below, find the track listing for Metallica’s forthcoming live album, Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité, Metallica! – Live at Le Bataclan. Paris, France – June 11th, 2003.
1. “The Four Horsemen”
2. “Leper Messiah”
3. “No Remorse”
4. “Fade to Black”
6. “Ride the Lightning”
8. “Seek and Destroy”
9. “Damage, Inc.”