From Encycmet.com: RELEASE DATE FOR CD In the latest video posted on the official toursite, Metallica speaks about the songs and where they are in the recording process. So far the band have recorded more or less 30 songs. The band and Bob Rock voted on them to find out which of them had to be on the album. 4 songs got 4 votes, while 17 or so got 3 votes. No titles yet. In the same interview Bob Rocks speaks about a deadline the guys have in mind, May the first. So, expect to see the CD in your local store in 6 months!