Awesome Metallica Moments of 2022

Let’s be real: Metallica had a pretty great year.

Here are some moments that proved 2022 was a standout year for Metallica:

  1. The debut of the song “Lux Æterna” AND the news of the band’s next album, “72 Seasons.”
  2. Frontman James Hetfield showing some vulnerability on stage and receiving a group hug from his bandmates in Brazil
  3. Adding “Bleeding Me” back into their setlist at shows
  4. “Stranger Things.” You know why.

Check out more big moments for Metallica for 2022 now over at!

What do you think was the biggest moment for Metallica this year? What will be the band’s biggest moment in 2023?