Metallica preview 16-disc live vinyl box set

Four shows from band's 2014 By Request tour to be released

Metallica have posted a preview of their forthcoming live vinyl box set, Ultimate Classic Rock reports.

The release will include four complete shows from their 2014 By Request tour. The gigs – Montreal, Bogota, Helsinki and Istanbul – were selected for release by Metallica’s fans. Click below to watch the preview clip, which focuses on the Montreal set.

The16-disc set is due to be released before the end of November and will be limited to 500 copies. Fans can pre-order the box set at a reduced price, or buy the Montreal show right now separately. The other three sets will be available individually from November 9.

Just last year the band released a box set of 27 live albums, all of which have been recorded in 2014. Among the shows to be released will be their set from this year’s Glastonbury Festival, when they became the first metal band to top the bill on the Pyramid Stage in the event’s 44-year history.