Fans can strum along to 'Death Magnetic' day it comes out

Metallica are to release their new album ‘Death Magnetic’ though video game ‘Guitar Hero’.

The new record will be released in record shops on September 22, and can be downloaded for the video game at the same time.

The band are rumoured to be following Aerosmith and releasing a special edition of the game entirely devoted to Metallica songs next year.