Ron McGovney Reacts To Metallica’s New Song ‘Lux Æterna’

Metallica recently made the headlines with an unexpected release titled ‘Lux Æterna.’ Besides the highly-anticipated song, the band also thrilled the fans by announcing a new album and a world tour. Upon hearing ‘Lux Æterna,’ the original Metallica bassist Ron McGovney posted a tweet to reveal whether he liked the band’s latest effort.

Fans have been waiting for years to hear any new material from Metallica since the 2016 album ‘Hardwired… To Self-Destruct.’ Finally, after six years, the band came up with a new album titled ’72 Seasons.’ Set to release on April 14, 2023, the album features 12 new songs. To ease fans’ excitement, Metallica presented its first single, titled ‘Lux Æterna.’

Following the news, a Metallica fan page took to Twitter to express their excitement about the new release. Another fan came across this tweet and decided to ask Ron McGovney his opinions about ‘Lux Æterna.’ “I really liked it,” responded McGovney. “It sounded very old-school Metallica to me.”

Apparently, Ron McGovney enjoyed ‘Lux Æterna’ for its old-school Metallica vibe, and many fans agree with him. Given the high enthusiasm of their fan base, Metallica got what they wanted by hiding every little detail about their new release before the official announcement.