We are mere weeks away from the release of Metallica's new album, 72 Seasons, which means we're also getting closer and closer to the start of their worldwide M72 tour.

Continuing our anticipation of that tour—which comes to North America in August—I dedicated the first full hour of The Ultimate Metallica Show to nothing but live Metallica, covering a lot of ground from 1989 to 2022. In the second hour, I served up one of the coolest covers of a Metallica song I've ever heard: Chris Cornell's take on "One," performed live at the Beacon Theatre in New York CityAs the story goes:

I was going to do "One" by U2—I Googled the lyrics, but the words to Metallica's "One" came up. I thought, "You know what, I'm gonna add those," and it seemed to work pretty seamlessly. Those are things that, when I'm doing a cover song, maybe goes some degree beyond what you'd expect. And that's just me having fun.

You can check out the show's full playlist below, and don't forget, you can always stream The Ultimate Metallica Show 24/7 right here.

The Ultimate Metallica Show — Hour 1

The Ultimate Metallica Show — Hour 2

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As we get closer and closer to the release of 72 Seasons, what song (or songs) do you want to hear on The Ultimate Metallica Show? Drop me a line in the Ultimate Metallica app and let me know!

Listen to Chris Cornell Cover Metallica's "One" to the Tune of U2's "One"

Here Are Some of Our Favorite Metallica T-Shirts

Metallica have not only created some of the best heavy metal in the last 40 years, they've also created some of the most iconic T-shirts. In the last four decades, they've worked with incredible artists like Pushead, Brian Ewing and others to bring their songs and albums to life. In the gallery below, we've picked out some of our favorite T-shirts that are currently available at Metallica's official online store. Which one is your favorite?

11 Amazing Metallica Concert Posters From 2022

Even before Metallica announced plans for their 12th studio album, 72 Seasons, 2022 was shaping up to be one of the most memorable years in the band's career.

They put together a massive run of shows across South America, pulled out some live rarities in Europe and tore through the states with big appearances in cities like Chicago and Boston. Most notably, they created an unforgettable live experience for fans with an old-school show in honor of Jonny and Marsha Zazula, Metallica's first-ever managers and co-founders of Megaforce Records. And they will close out the year with an acoustic performance at The Helping Hands Concert in support of Metallica's All Within My Hands Foundation.

As Metallica have done for decades, each live experience in '22 wasn't just about the music, but also about the unforgettable show posters tied to each concert. While we prepare ourselves for Metallica's huge M72 tour in 2023 and 2024, let's take a moment to look back at some of our favorite Metallica concert posters from 2022.