No new material has been played live at the band’s handful of recent shows, but British journalists have heard rough mixes of six untitled songs, several of which cross the seven-minute mark.
“Death Magnetic” (Warner Bros.) was produced by Rick Rubin and is the follow-up to 2003’s “St. Anger,” which has sold 1.76 million copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
St.Anger has sold 1.76 million copies in just the US? Proof that Americans will buy anything…lead toys from China…Al Gore and global warming…worthless noise from a fading metal band.