JJO salutes the biggest rock band in the world with a month of exclusive interviews, Frequent Rocker countdowns, replays of live performances, epic prizes and more…

  • Grand Prize – hotel, gas and 2 tickets to both shows in
    Chicago at Soldier Field in Aug 2024 – Rate any Metallica
    song to automatically get in to win
  • Saturdays re-air live concerts and special content
  • Top 5 from each album
  • Weekly giveaways on the Frequent Rocker
  • Daily 100 point keywords for Frequent Rockers
  • Metallica A to Z – hosted by Blake Patton 5/29
  • Album interviews

May 3rd @ 6pm top 5 from Hardwired… To Self Destruct

May 4th @ 6pm top 5 from Death Magnetic

May 6th @ 9pm Replay live show – Dallas, TX 8/3/2000

May 9th @ 6pm top 5 from St. Anger

May 11th @ 6pm top 5 from Reload

May 13th @ 9pm Replay 72 Seasons special 

May 16th @ 6pm top 5 songs from Load

May 19th @ 6pm top 5 songs from Black

May 20th @ 9pm Replay live show – House Of Vans

May 23rd @ 6pm top 5 songs from …And Justice For All

May 25th @ 6pm top 5 songs from Master Of Puppets

May 26th @ 6pm top 5 songs from Ride The Lightning

May 27th @ 9pm Replay Live show – Manchester 6/18/19

May 29th Metallica A to Z hosted by Blake Patton

May 30th @ 6pm top 5 songs from Kill ‘Em All

May 31st @6pm top 5 songs from 72 Seasons

Metallica’s Forth release off of their upcoming album 72 Seasons. The Title Track “72 Seasons” Check it out!

Metallica’s Third Release off of their upcoming album 72 Seasons

Here is the Official Music Video for “If Darkness Had a Son”

Metallica’s Second Release off of the upcoming album 72 Seasons

Metallica’s official music video for “Screaming Suicide,” from the album “72 Seasons” available April 14th, 2023.

“‘Screaming Suicide’ addresses the taboo word of suicide. The intention is to communicate about the darkness we feel inside. It’s ridiculous to think we should deny that we have these thoughts. At one point or another, I believe most people have thought about it. To face it is to speak the unspoken. If it’s a human experience, we should be able to talk about it. You are not alone.” – James Hetfield

Check out the first single “Lux Æterna”

72 Seasons is heralded by first single “Lux Æterna” a short, sharp blast that distills 40 years of Metallica into three and a half minutes. “Lux Æterna” is available now to stream and download, and as an instant grat track with all pre-orders of 72 Seasons.

Metallica has confirmed the title and release date of its forthcoming 12th studio album: 72 Seasons will be available April 14, 2023 via the band’s own Blackened Recordings. Produced by Greg Fidelman with Hetfield & Ulrich, and clocking in at over 77 minutes, the 12-track 72 Seasons is Metallica’s first full length collection of new material since 2016’s Hardwired…To Self-Destruct. The album will be released in formats including 2LP 140g black vinyl and limited edition variants, CD and digital—for a full listing of configurations, pre-orders and further information, go to


72 seasons. The first 18 years of our lives that form our true or false selves. The concept that we were told ‘who we are’ by our parents. A possible pigeonholing around what kind of personality we are. I think the most interesting part of this is the continued study of those core beliefs and how it affects our perception of the world today. Much of our adult experience is reenactment or reaction to these childhood experiences. Prisoners of childhood or breaking free of those bondages we carry. – James Hetfield

Today also marks the announcement of every Metallica show booked through 2023 and 2024: Presented worldwide by Liquid Death and Blackened American Whiskey (in North America only) and promoted by Live Nation, Metallica’s M72 world tour will see the band playing two nights in every city it visits—with each No Repeat Weekend featuring two completely different setlists and support lineups. The M72 tour will feature a bold new in-the-round stage design that relocates the famed Metallica Snake Pit to center stage, as well as the I Disappear full-tour pass and the debut of discounted tickets for fans under 16 years of age. Two-day tickets will be on sale Friday, December 2nd at and will include the option of pre-ordering 72 Seasons vinyl and/or CD. Single day tickets will be available beginning January 20th. For further information including fan club presales, enhanced experiences and more, go to

A portion of proceeds from every ticket sold will go to the band’s All Within My Hands foundation. Founded in 2017, AWMH’s efforts to assist and enrich the lives of members of the communities who have supported the band have raised nearly $13 million – providing $5.9 million in grants to career and technical education programs in the US, over $2.5 million to combat food insecurity, and more than $3.2 million to disaster relief efforts worldwide.



Aug 4 & 6 – East Rutherford, NJ – MetLife Stadium · Aug 11 & 13 – Montreal, QC – Stade Olympique · Aug 18 & 20 – Arlington, TX – AT&T Stadium · Aug 25 & 27 – Inglewood, CA – SoFi Stadium · Sept 1 & 3 – Glendale, AZ – State Farm Stadium · Nov 3 & 5 – St. Louis, MO – The Dome at America’s Center · Nov 10 & 12 – Detroit, MI – Ford Field


Aug 2 & 4 – Foxborough, MA – Gillette Stadium · Aug 9 & 11 – Chicago, IL – Soldier Field · Aug 16 & 18 – Minneapolis, MN – US Bank Stadium · Aug 23 & 25 – Edmonton, AB – Commonwealth Stadium · Aug 30 & Sept 1 – Seattle, WA – Lumen Field · Sept 20, 22, 27, 29 – Mexico City, MX – Foro Sol

Show 1 support: Pantera & Mammoth WVH

Show 2 support: Five Finger Death Punch & Ice Nine Kills

Mexico City: Greta Van Fleet replaces Pantera on Show 1 of both weekends