Heavy Metal band Metallica attend the MTV Europe music awards. 04/06/03 : Heavy Metal band Metallica. Three years after suing web-based music provider Napster, Metallica is offering songs from its new album exclusively on the Internet. The heavy metal band, whose first album in six years is scheduled for release in the US on Thursday, is making some tracks available online as well through a partnership with Speakeasy, the Seattle-based high-speed Internet access provider said. Customers who buy Metallica s new compact disc, St Anger, will find a code inside the packaging allowing them to view, listen to and download exclusive, unreleased music tracks from a Metallica Web site.