Metallica has announced a new upcoming podcast, simply titled The Metallica Podcast. The band shared the news on social media yesterday (Thursday, August 5th) writing, “We’re starting with eight episodes taking a look behind the scenes at The Black Album . . .”

A premiere date for The Metallica Podcast has not yet been announced.

Set for release on September 10th is the multi-media boxed set edition of Metallica’s self-titled 1991 set, better known to fans as the “Black Album.” The massive Metallica “Deluxe Box Set” includes 14 CD’s, six LP’s, and six DVD’s among much more.

Also on September 10th is a companion covers collection titled The Metallica Blacklist. It includes 53 covers by such artists as Weezer, St. Vincent, My Morning Jacket, Cage The Elephant, Darius Rucker, Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, Juanes, Corey Taylor, along with Miley Cyrus‘ rendition of “Nothing Else Matters,” which also features Elton John, Watt, Yo-Yo Ma, Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, and current Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo.