METALLICA’S HARDWIRED…TO SELF-DESTRUCT CERTIFIED PLATINUM
BAND RELEASES LIVE VIDEO FOR
“NOW THAT WE’RE DEAD”
Photo Credit: Finlay MacKay
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – May 31, 2017 – Metallica’s Hardwired…To Self-Destruct album has been certified Platinum for selling upwards of a million albums. The band was recently presented with their plaques by Blackened Recordings executives at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, NY. (See photo above)
The band also unleashed a live video for their current single “Now That We’re Dead” shot during the 2017 Hardwired World Tour, which can be viewed below.
For a complete list of upcoming live Metallica dates, visit www.metallica.com/tour.
Metallica formed in 1981 by drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield and has become one of the most influential and commercially successful rock bands in history, having sold 110 million albums worldwide while playing to millions of fans on literally all seven continents. They have scored several multi-platinum albums, including 1991’s Metallica (commonly referred to as The Black Album), with sales of nearly 17 million copies in the United States alone, making it the best-selling album in the history of Soundscan. Metallica has also garnered numerous awards and accolades, including nine Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, and multiple MTV Video Music Awards, and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in 2009. In December 2013, Metallica made history when they performed a rare concert in Antarctica, becoming the first act to ever play all seven continents all within a year, and earning themselves a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records.