METALLICA appears to have finally begun the mixing process for its long-awaited follow-up to 2008’s “Death Magnetic” album, tentatively due before the end of the year.
The band’s studio progress was revealed last week by Dan Nykolayko, a member of the METALLICA staff who interviewed frontman James Hetfield and drummer Lars Ulrich for a article on the 20th anniversary of the group’s “Load” LP.
In the article, which was posted on June 9, Nykolayko wrote: “I managed to corner Lars and James at HQ before they locked themselves in the control room with Greg Fidelman to start mixing the new album.