Metallica Release Trailer for New 'This Monster Lives' Feature — Video

Metallica will release a two-disc Blu-ray edition of their 2004 documentary, Metallica: Some Kind of Monster, November 24.

This updated version of the film features a new 25-minute bonus feature, Metallica: This Monster Lives, a followup piece filmed at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival during the premiere of Metallica Through the Never.

It finds the band and Some Kind of Monster co-directors (Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky) looking back at the decade since the release of the original film.

Some Kind of Monster, which was released July 9, 2004, followed the band through the a rough patch in their career when they battled through addiction, lineup changes, personal turmoil and the near-self-destruction.

Below, you can check out a gripping three-minute preview of Metallica: This Monster Lives.

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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.