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Metallica Success Good For 'All Of Us' Says Anthrax Star

11/23/2016
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(Classic Rock) The global success of latest Metallica album Hardwired… To Self-Destruct is good for everyone in metal, Anthrax bassist Frank Bello has argued.

His comments come just after Metallica confirmed their 10th record had achieved remarkable results across the planet. James Hetfield and co thanked fans for a launch weekend that included an intimate performance in London and their first-ever BBC session. Last week they were confirmed as the most-streamed metal band on Earth.

Metallica said: "Word has gotten to us that Hardwired… To Self-Destruct is number one in a staggering 57 countries, top three in 75 countries and top five in 105 countries. We're not even sure we can name 105 countries!"

The band added: "What an insane, awesome ride it's been. We are stunned, beyond grateful and truly appreciative that not only have Metallica fans embraced Hardwired…To Self-Destruct beyond our wildest expectations - but more importantly, we're proud to see that hard rock and metal is still viable and matters in 2016 so to many people."

Meanwhile, Bello tells The Strombo Show: "Any Metallica is great for all of us. Put that into the market and it makes people open up and listen to metal." Read more here.

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