LISTEN: Metallica Drop Fiery New Track ‘If Darkness Had a Son’

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Over the past few days, Metallica has been teasing the release of a new track on their TikTok account, and that new song is finally out today.

“If Darkness Had a Son” is the third single off of the upcoming new Metallica album 72 Seasons.

Much like the previous two songs the band has put out, “If Darkness Had a Son” is an absolute banger.

As a wicked-sounding thrash thriller, the song is sonically gripping from start to finish.

Alongside the release of this new Metallica song is also a music video for the track, and if you are interested in hearing this new song and checking out its music video, you can do so via the video player below.

Once you check out this new Metallica song, of the three singles that have been released, which one is your favorite?

Is it “Lux Æterna,” “Screaming Suicide,” or “If Darkness Had a Son”?

Also below, you will find the upcoming dates and locations associated with Metallica’s epic North American tour. In each city the band plays they will be performing for two nights; each night will consist of a different set list, and there will be different openers.

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Upcoming Metallica tour dates in 2023:

  • August 4th and 6th – East Rutherford, NJ – Metlife Stadium
    August 11th and 13th – Montreal, Canada – Stade Olympique
    August 18th and 20th – Arlington, TX – AT&T Stadium
    August 25th and 27th – Los Angeles, CA – SOFI Stadium
    September 1st and 3rd – Phoenix, AZ – State Farm Stadium
    November 3rd and 5th – St. Louis, MO – The Dome (At America’s Center)
    November 10th and 12th – Detroit, MI – Ford Field

In 2024:

  • August 2nd and 4th – Foxborough, MA – Gillette Stadium
    August 9th and 11th – Chicago, IL – Solider Field
    August 16th and 18th – Minneapolis, MN – US Bank Stadium
    August 23rd and 25th – Edmonton, Canada – Commonwealth Stadium
    August 30th and September 1st – Seattle, WA – Lumen Field