Kathmandu- Metallica will launch new album 72 Seasons with a worldwide listening party in cinemas the day before the album is out. The 72 Seasons Global Premiere takes place at movie theatres around the world on April 13. As well as a surround-sound playback of the new album, the evening also includes exclusive videos and interviews.

In a statement, the band say: “For one night only on Thursday, April 13, 72 Seasons will be played in full in pummeling surround sound, exclusively for cinema audiences worldwide – with every one of the new songs featuring its own music video and exclusive commentary from the band.” 72 Seasons will be released on April 14, 2023. Produced by Greg Fidelman with James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich, and clocking in at over 77 minutes, it’s the follow-up to 2016’s Hardwired…To Self-Destruct.