Metallica has been doing a ton of one-off shows recently around the world, and hasn't done a proper U.S. tour in around seven years.
Metallica announced their new album Hardwired ... to Self-Destruct last week, releasing thei punkish lead track "Hardwired" that they also premiered live. Now, they've put out a snippet of another song that will appear on the double-album, "Moth Into Flame," when it comes out on November 18th.
Will Metallica and Tool finally drop new albums in 2016? That's the big question for metalheads looking ahead to yet another year of mosh pits and whiplash. But even if those high-volume riff dealers once again don't deliver, there is still plenty of heavy music to get excited about. Here are the 25 records we most want to hear come stomping out of rock's darkest corner.