Newly released video footage of METALLICA performing its new song "Hardwired" live on Monday, September 26 on "The Howard Stern Show" on Howard Stern's exclusive SiriusXM channel Howard 100 can be seen below.
Additionally, the band recorded a special edition of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series — answering questions from a select group of SiriusXM listeners in the SiriusXM studios in New York City. The "Town Hall" special, hosted by music journalist and SiriusXM host David Fricke, will air on the band's limited-run SiriusXM channel Mandatory Metallica, launching Wednesday, November 16.
Mandatory Metallica, which originally aired on SiriusXM in 2009 and again in 2013 when the band performed a private concert for SiriusXM at the Apollo Theater in New York City, will feature hits, rarities and concert recordings from throughout the band's iconic career. The channel will air beginning Wednesday, November 16 at 5:00 p.m. ET and will air through Wednesday, November 23, via satellite on channel 40 and through the SiriusXM app on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com. The METALLICA "Town Hall" will air Thursday, November 17 at 5:00 p.m. ET on Mandatory Metallica and SiriusXM's Octane, channel 37.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall With Metallica" is part of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series, featuring iconic entertainers and figures sitting down with studio audiences of SiriusXM listeners.
"Hardwired" is taken from METALLICA's new album, "Hardwired…To Self-Destruct", which will be released on November 18 on the band's Blackened Recordings. The CD was produced by Greg Fidelman with frontman James Hetfield and drummer Lars Ulrich. The band recorded the disc at its own studio.