Hardwired... to Self-Destruct

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Hardwired... to Self-Destruct
Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 18, 2016 (2016-11-18)
RecordedMay 2015 – August 2016
StudioMetallica's HQ (San Rafael, California)
Metallica chronology
Metallica: Through the Never
Hardwired... to Self-Destruct
Helping Hands...Live & Acoustic at the Masonic

Hardwired... to Self-Destruct is the tenth studio album by Metallica, an American heavy metal band. It was released in November 2016 by Blackened Recordings, the band's record label. It is their first studio album released by Blackened.

The album came out at number one on the Billboard 200 music chart. It went to number one on music charts in 57 countries. It sold over 250,000 copies in its first week. The album made Metallica the second band to ever have six albums release at number one on the Billboard 200 in a row (the first being Dave Matthews Band).[1] In 2020, Lars Ulrich said it was the Metallica album he liked the most.[2]

Track listing[change | change source]

All songs written and composed by James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich, except "ManUNkind", written by Hetfield, Ulrich and Robert Trujillo

Disc one
No. Title Length
1. "Hardwired"   3:10
2. "Atlas, Rise!"   6:30
3. "Now That We're Dead"   7:00
4. "Moth into Flame"   5:52
5. "Dream No More"   6:30
6. "Halo on Fire"   8:16
Disc two
No. Title Length
1. "Confusion"   6:42
2. "ManUNkind"   6:56
3. "Here Comes Revenge"   7:18
4. "Am I Savage?"   6:30
5. "Murder One"   5:46
6. "Spit Out the Bone"   7:10
Total length:

References[change | change source]

  1. Caulfield, Keith (2016-11-28). "Metallica Rocks With Sixth No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart". Billboard. Retrieved 2022-11-25.
  2. Elliott, Paul (2020-11-10). "The Soundtrack Of My Life: Lars Ulrich". Louder Sound. Retrieved 2022-11-25.