The band's last album was released in 2008 and have confirmed they've been in the studio officially working on new material
After a couple of years of talking about it, Metallica have finally started writing for their next album.
Drummer Lars Ulrich tells Metal Hammer, "The stuff that we were banging out yesterday, it felt heavy, it felt energetic, it was loud, it was fast, it was rocking, it was crazy. The snare drum was on there and there were guitar solos, in case anybody was wondering. What we're doing now certainly sounds like a continuation of where we left off four years ago."
Metallica's last album, Death Magnetic, was released in 2008. This new album is expected out in late 2013.
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