AOTY 2023

72 Seasons

Metallica - 72 Seasons
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2023 Ratings: #506
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March 30, 2023 / Release Date
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EDIT: in the context of the album, this works a LOT better than a single honestly

This album is going to be mid, yet it will probably be their best in a while. The songs are decent, they are listenable. However, they sound too much like dad rock and the whole Thrash thing is out of date especially done in this fashion. It's not like they're going back to their MOP days when it was dark Thrash, but this is more like Dad Thrash Metal. No ballads either.

They're playing it safe, and I don't like ... read more


Yeah we get it guys. You can still play fast and can make 8+ minute songs. Now try to write something good and listenable. And no being old is not a good excuse for y'all to make generic music because your music has been generic and since you were 30 (except for like 5 songs). You could at least hire some producers to analyze your work. Unless you're still making music just for the money


For the first time, I was prepared for a new Metallica single. AND, it dropped on my birthday, so this is a great birthday gift :)

For the song itself, it’s great! Likely my favorite Metallica single they’ve released for their upcoming album.It’s much more than the Hardwired-sounding teaser they released about 4 days ago, since this actually feels distinct. To start off, the song is the longest of their singles, which may scare off some based on the reception of the previous ... read more


White man approved.


Lyrics could use some work but overall it's fine


This album is going to be an hour long sleeperfest

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Track List

  1. 72 Seasons
  2. If Darkness Had a Son
  3. Screaming Suicide
  4. Lux Æterna
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Added on: March 29, 2023