Metallica Explains Meaning Behind New Song ‘Screaming Suicide’: ‘We Should Be Able to Talk About It’


James Hetfield as well as Lars Ulrich of Metallica execute on the first day of 2022 Lollapalooza at Grant Park on July 28, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Metallica is describing the definition behind its brand-new tune “Screaming Suicide.”

On Friday (Jan 20), the famous hefty steel band introduced the 2nd solitary from its upcoming 11th workshop cd, 72 Seasons, which is arranged for launch on April 14 withBlackened Recordings “Screaming Suicide” addresses the “taboo word of suicide,” Metallica frontman James Hetfield creates in a declaration.

“The intention is to communicate about the darkness we feel inside,” the vocalist as well as guitar player states. “It’s ridiculous to think we should deny that we have these thoughts. At one point or another I believe most people have thought about it. To face it is to speak the unspoken. If it’s a human experience, we should be able to talk about it. You are not alone.”

The launch of “Screaming Suicide” was gone along with by black-and-white video guided byTim Saccenti The clip’s YouTube caption web links to various self-destruction avoidance companies throughout the globe.

72 Reasons is Metallica’s initial workshop cd given that Hardwired … to Self-Destruct, which debuted as the band’s 6thNo 1 on the Billboard 200 graph in December 2016. The rock team previewed its future cd in November with initial solitary “Lux Æterna,” which launched at No. 1 on Billboard‘s Hot Hard Rock Songs graph as well as covered Mainstream Rock Airplay.

Metallica will certainly introduce a globe trip on behalf of 72 Reasons in late April.

See the band’s description of “Screaming Suicide” on Instagram listed below.

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If you’re considering self-destruction, or are bothered with a pal or liked one, speak to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, offered 24 hrs, at 1-800-273-8255.


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