Metallica Premiere "Moth Into Flame" Music Video

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Earlier today, Metallica premiered "Moth Into Flame," the second song—and music video—from their highly anticipated new album, Hardwired...to Self-Destruct.

The video, which was directed by Tom Kirk, shows the band performing the hard-rocking track in a dark, industrial space full of dangling lightbulbs and moths.

Hardwired…to Self-Destruct will be released November 18.

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Damian Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas (opens in new tab), was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron (opens in new tab), a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (opens in new tab). He now plays in two NYC-area bands.