Metallica’s ‘Basement’ Live Album Coming In November
October 6, 2010
You’re probably not accustomed to seeing the phrase “up close and intimate” included in a posting about Metallica, but that’s the story on the famed metal band’s new live album scheduled to be released in late November.
The album — Live At Grimey’s — is a recording of the band’s fan-only 2008 show at a 150-seat venue in Nashville called The Basement, which is located below indie record store Grimey’s New & Preloved Music. The concert took place on June 12, one day before the band headlined the Bonnaroo Music Festival.
But don’t expect to find Live At Grimey’s at your local Walmart, Best Buy or Target. Instead, the album will be sold exclusively through independent music retailers, specifically those who supported Record Store Day, the annual event held the third Saturday in April in support of brick-and-mortar record stores.
What’s on the disc? Plenty of songs guaranteed to rock you to your bones while ticking off your parents or anyone within earshot incapable of appreciating one of metal’s finest bands. You get “No Remorse,” “Fuel,” “Harvester Of Sorrow,” “For Whom The Bell Tolls,” “Master Of Puppets,” “Sad But True,” “Motorbreath” and “Seek And Destroy.”
Scheduled to drop on the day after Thanksgiving known as “Black Friday (Nov. 26),” Live At Grimey’s will also be released as a limited-edition two-disc set on regular-weight 10″ vinyl with a gatefold jacket. For a list of retailers carrying the new CD, visit MyMetalClub.com.