In order to get closer to their fans and promote their upcoming yet to be titled album, Metallica have launch a special website called MissionMetallica.com. On that site, fans can see footages, clips and other teasers of their new LP before it is officially released.
The contents that being offered on that website are, footages of the band's writing and recording session, riffs and excerpts from the new album, exclusive photos, a chance to win backstage passes to all of their shows this summer, unique live tracks, an opportunity to join the rockers live summer events and the low down from the band themselves. Not only that, Metallica also offered another stuff called Mission Metallica: Premium, which is a program that will give more exclusive treatment to their fans including delivering the band's new album on the devotees home on its release day.
To have all of those privileges, fans must first sign in on the website, while the cost for the special service is yet to be known.
Meanwhile, about the upcoming LP, it will be the rockers' ninth studio album up till this year. The last time they released an album was "St. Anger" on June 5, 2003.
Beside preparing their new set, which will due sometime in September, Metallica are set to go on the road again. One of the events they will headline is the 2008 "Winnie Roast y Fiesta" on May 17, held at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, Calif.