Metallica Thrills Fans About New Album, ‘Black Album 2021?’

On Instagram and Facebook, thrash metal giant Metallica posted a live performance video from their iconic San Diego concert held in 1992. Yet, the hashtag they used in the caption increased the expectations for a new studio album.

Thrash metallers’ recent album ‘Hardwired… To Self-Destruct’ was released in 2016, and the album featured some classic thrash sounds that the fans can recall from ‘Justice album.’ Today, Metallica’s recent social media post hinted that after five years of waiting, the fans could have a chance to listen to a new record soon.

If you look at the history of Metallica’s sales charts, you will see that Black Album is more important than the others and has a special place for all kinds of rock and metal listeners. The fifth studio album of the band, Black Album, was released in 1991 and has sold over sixteen million copies in the United States. With this album, Metallica has managed to reach metal listeners and music lovers of all kinds, even pop music fans.

Today, Metallica shared a live performance video of ‘Where Ever I May Roam,’ which is one of the most famous pieces of Black Album. But the important thing is that they used the hashtag ‘Black Album 2021?’, which can hint that they may be working on a new album with the same sound and style as the Black Album.

In the comment section of their IG post, Metallica fans noticed the hint and shared their expectations about a possible new album that based on Black Album’s style.

On the other hand, it is not a secret that Metallica is working on new stuff since the last quarter of 2020. Metallica frontman James Hetfield and drummer Lars Ulrich confirmed they have been working on a new record during the home quarantine days. In short, we can say that as of today, there is a unique and strong clue about what kind of album Metallica fans should expect and wait for.

Here’s what they wrote as the caption:

“And the road becomes my bride… — San Diego 1992

#fbf #BlackAlbum2021?”

You can see the original Instagram post below.