Metallica Announce 30th Anniversary Expanded Edition Of “The Black Album”, Recruit Corey Taylor, Ghost, Volbeat, Etc. For Companion Covers Album

Metallica will be releasing an expanded 30th anniversary edition of their 1991 self-titled album (aka “The Black Album”) on September 10. The effort has been remastered and it will be available in multiple formats including a limited edition deluxe box set featuring two 180 gram LPs, a picture disc, three live LPs, 14 CDs, 6 DVDs, a 120-page hardcover book, four different tour laminates, three lithos, three guitar picks, a folder with lyric sheets and a download card.

In other news, Metallica have also recruited over 50 artists for a special covers album called “The Metallica Blacklist.” All profits from that release will be donated to charity. Here’s the track listing:

01. Alessia Cara & The Warning – “Enter Sandman“
02. Mac Demarco – “Enter Sandman“
03. Ghost – “Enter Sandman“
04. Juanes – “Enter Sandman“
05. Rina Sawayama – “Enter Sandman“
06. Weezer – “Enter Sandman“
07. Sam Fender – “Sad But True” (live)
08. Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit – “Sad But True“
09. Mexican Institute Of Sound feat. La Perla & Gera Mx – “Sad But True“
10. Royal Blood – “Sad But True“
11. St. Vincent – “Sad But True“
12. White Reaper – “Sad But True“
13. Yb – “Sad But True“
14. Biffy Clyro – “Holier Than Thou“
15. The Chats – “Holier Than Thou“
16. OFF! – “Holier Than Thou“
17. PUP – “Holier Than Thou“
18. Corey Taylor – “Holier Than Thou“
19. Cage The Elephant – “The Unforgiven“
20. Vishal Dadlani, Divine, Shor Police – “The Unforgiven“
21. Diet Cig – “The Unforgiven“
22. Flatbush Zombies feat. DJ Scratch – “The Unforgiven“
23. Ha*Ash – “The Unforgiven“
24. José Madero – “The Unforgiven“
25. Moses Sumney – “The Unforgiven“
26. J Balvin – “Wherever I May Roam“
27. Chase & Status feat. Backroad Gee – “Wherever I May Roam“
28. The Neptunes – “Wherever I May Roam“
29. Jon Pardi – “Wherever I May Roam“
30. Sebastian – “Don’t Tread On Else Matters“
31. Portugal. The Man feat. Aaron Beam – “Don’t Tread On Me“
32. Volbeat – “Don’t Tread On Me“
33. The Hu – “Through The Never“
34. Tomi Owó – “Through The Never“
35. Phoebe Bridgers – “Nothing Else Matters“
36. Miley Cyrus feat. Watt, Elton John, Yo-Yo Ma, Robert Trujillo & Chad Smith – “Nothing Else Matters“
37. Dave Gahan – “Nothing Else Matters“
38. Mickey Guyton – “Nothing Else Matters“
39. Dermot Kennedy – “Nothing Else Matters“
40. Mon Laferte – “Nothing Else Matters“
41. Igor Levit – “Nothing Else Matters“
42. My Morning Jacket – “Nothing Else Matters“
43. Pg Roxette – “Nothing Else Matters“
44. Darius Rucker – “Nothing Else Matters“
45. Chris Stapleton – “Nothing Else Matters“
46. Tresor – “Nothing Else Matters“
47. Goodnight, Texas – “Of Wolf And Man“
48. Idles – “The God That Failed“
49. Imelda May – “The God That Failed“
50. Cherry Glazerr – “My Friend Of Misery“
51. Izïa – “My Friend Of Misery“
52. Kamasi Washington – “My Friend Of Misery“
53. Rodrigo Y Gabriela – “The Struggle Within“

Miley Cyrus, Andrew Watt, Elton John, Yo-Yo Ma, Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith’s cover of “Nothing Else Matters“ can be found below, along with Juanes‘ cover of “Enter Sandman.“ A remastered version of “Enter Sandman” is also available below, along with live and demo versions of the track.

Bring Me The Horizon, Architects, Anaal Nathrakh, Etc. Songs Featured On Soundtrack For “Watch Dogs: Legion”

The latest installment in the “Watch Dogs” video game series, “Watch Dogs: Legion,” was officially released yesterday (October 29) and it features a number of metal artists on the soundtrack. Among the bands included are Bring Me The Horizon, Architects, Anaal Nathrakh, Bolt Thrower, Angel Witch, and more.

Here’s the full track listing:

  • Alt-J – “Breezeblocks”
  • Anaal Nathrakh – “Hold Your Children Close And Pray For Oblivion”
  • Angel Witch – “Death From
  • Andromeda”
  • Apollo Junction – “Begin”
  • Architects – “Hereafter”
  • Bad Sounds – “Milk It”
  • Baddiel, Skinner, & The Lightning Seeds – “Three Lions”
  • Beethoven – “Symphony No. 9”
  • Big Shaq – “Man Don’t Dance”
  • Biomechanical – “The Empires Of The Worlds”
  • Black Honey – “Hello Today”
  • Bloc Party – “Banquet”
  • Blur – “Song 2”
  • Bolt Thrower – “Inside The Wire”
  • BONES UK – “Creature”
  • Boston Manor – “Hate You”
  • Breton – “Titan”
  • Bring Me The Horizon – “Mantra”
  • Busted – “Reunion”
  • Coax – “Over It”
  • Continents – “Life Of Misery”
  • Curbi – “Polar”
  • Daniel Blume – “Tonight”
  • Demons Of Ruby Mae – “Synesthesia”
  • Diamond Eyes – “Run Away”
  • Everyone You Know – “Sinners”
  • Fatboy Slim – “The Rockafeller Skank”
  • Foals – “Exits”
  • Foals – “In Degrees”
  • Frank Turner – “Recovery”
  • Gorillaz – “Feel Good Inc.”
  • Haggard Cat – “Grave Digger”
  • HitRecord – “I Am Your Virus”
  • HitRecord – “Riot”
  • HitRecord – “Rise For War”
  • Inja vs. Whiney – “Crooked Flex”
  • Isaiah Dreads – “Chill”
  • Janus Stark – “Enemy Lines”
  • KSI & Randolph – “Red Alert”
  • Lady Leshurr – “Queen’s Speech, Ep. 4”
  • Lily Allen – “Fuck You”
  • Metrik – “Cadence” (Metrik Goes Halftime remix)
  • Monico Blonde – “Breathe”
  • Mozart – “Requiem”
  • Mozart – “Symphony No. 40”
  • Muse – “Bliss”
  • Mussorgsky – “Night On Bald Mountain”
  • Muzzy – “In The Night” (feat. Sullivan King)
  • New Gen – “Man Of The Hour” (feat. Jevon)
  • Richard Wagner – “Ride Of The Valkyries”
  • Sam Fender – “Spice”
  • Savage Messiah – “Hellblazer”
  • Shiners – “Pressure”
  • Slumberjack & Machine Age – “Daggers”
  • Stiff Little Fingers – “Alternative Ulster”
  • Stormzy – “Rainfall” (feat. Tina Major9)
  • Stormzy – “Big for Your Boots”
  • The Libertines – “Up the Bracket”
  • The Prodigy – “Light Up the Sky”
  • Tokyo Taboo – “Make It Out Alive”
  • YONAKA – “Fired Up”

Foo Fighters, Royal Blood, Biffy Clyro, Etc. Members Featured On “Times Like These” Charity Single

The BBC recently brought together over 20 artists to perform Foo Fighters’ “Times Like These” for a new charity single. Now, a video for the track can be seen below. In addition to the band’s own Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins, the track also features Royal Blood, Yungblud, Biffy Clyro, Chris Martin (Coldplay), 5 Seconds of Summer, Ellie Goulding, Bastille, Dua Lipa, and more. As previously reported, the UK net profits from the single will be combined with funds raised by “The Big Night In” and will be distributed between BBC Children In Need and Comic Relief. International net profits will go towards the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.

Over 20 Artists To Cover Foo Fighters’ “Times Like These” For Charity

The BBC are bringing together over 20 artists to cover Foo Fighters’ “Times Like These” for a new charity single. A video for the track will premiere during BBC One’s “The Big Night In” fundraising event on Thursday (April 23) and fans will also be able to hear it across Radio 1, Radio 2, 1Xtra, 6Music, Asian Network, and on demand on BBC Sounds. The UK net profits from the single will be combined with funds raised by “The Big Night In” and will be distributed between BBC Children In Need and Comic Relief. International net profits will go towards the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. Here’s all the artists taking part: 5 Seconds Of Summer, AJ Tracey, Anne-Marie, Bastille, Biffy Clyro, Celeste, Chris Martin (Coldplay), Dermot Kennedy, Dua Lipa, Ellie Goulding, Grace Carter, Hailee Steinfeld, Jess Glynne, Mabel, Paloma Faith, Rag’n’Bone Man, Rita Ora, Royal Blood, Sam Fender, Sean Paul, Sigrid, Yungblud, and Zara Larsson.

[via Blabbermouth]