Atlas, Rise!

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"Atlas, Rise!"
Atlas, Rise! cover.png
Single by Metallica
from the album Hardwired... to Self-Destruct
ReleasedOctober 31, 2016
FormatDigital download
GenreThrash metal, heavy metal
Length6:31
LabelBlackened
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Greg Fidelman
Metallica singles chronology
"Moth into Flame"
(2016)
"Atlas, Rise!"
(2016)
"Now That We're Dead"
(2017)

"Atlas, Rise!" is a song by heavy metal band Metallica and the third single from their tenth studio album, Hardwired... to Self-Destruct. The song was released on October 31, 2016.[1][2] The song was nominated for Best Rock Song at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards.[3]

Promotion[edit]

"Atlas, Rise!" was released on October 31, 2016, and received a Halloween-themed promotion. The single's release was promoted with a limited-edition free Hardwired Halloween mask at participating record stores that contained a special download code to be able to access the track 30 minutes earlier than the full public release.[4] It was performed live for the first time in Bogotá, Colombia on November 1, 2016.[5]

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[6] 40
Canada Rock (Billboard)[7] 26
Czech Republic (Singles Digitál Top 100)[8] 93
Germany (Official German Charts)[9] 100
Hungary (Single Top 40)[10] 29
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[11] 99
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[12] 87
US Hot Rock Songs (Billboard)[13] 15
US Rock Airplay (Billboard)[14] 12
US Mainstream Rock (Billboard)[15] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Listen to new Metallica track Atlas, Rise!". teamrock.com. October 31, 2016. Retrieved October 31, 2016.
  2. ^ "Hear Metallica's Punishing New Song 'Atlas, Rise!'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved October 31, 2016.
  3. ^ Childers, Chad (November 28, 2017). "Nothing More, Foo Fighters + More Nominated for 60th Grammys". Loudwire. Retrieved January 4, 2018.
  4. ^ "Metallica's Limited Edition Free Halloween Masks Revealed". loudwire.com. Retrieved October 31, 2016.
  5. ^ "Metallica: Atlas, Rise! (Live - Bogotá, Colombia - 2016)". YouTube. November 2, 2016. Retrieved January 4, 2018.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Metallica – Atlas, Rise!" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved December 3, 2016.
  7. ^ "Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved December 9, 2018.
  8. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Digital Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: Change the chart to CZ - SINGLES DIGITAL - TOP 100 and insert 201647 into search. Retrieved November 30, 2016.
  9. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Metallica – Atlas, Rise!". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved November 25, 2016.
  10. ^ "Archívum – Slágerlisták – MAHASZ" (in Hungarian). Single (track) Top 40 lista. Magyar Hanglemezkiadók Szövetsége. Retrieved November 11, 2016.
  11. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved November 5, 2016.
  12. ^ "Sverigetopplistan - Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved November 26, 2016.
  13. ^ "Metallica Chart History (Hot Rock Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved November 19, 2016.
  14. ^ "Metallica Chart History (Rock Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved February 18, 2016.
  15. ^ "Metallica Chart History (Mainstream Rock)". Billboard. Retrieved February 11, 2016.