METALLICA’S KIRK HAMMETT ENDORSES TRIVIUM! Singer/guitarist Matt Heafy revealed the news on a German radio show. With the band’s forthcoming album ‘The Crusade’ completed and set for an October release, Heafy was asked about the release and said, ‘It’s done. We wrote it almost on the road, and I sent a copy to Kirk [Hammett, METALLICA guitarist]. He loves it.’ ‘The Crusade’, was mixed by Colin Richardson for a tentative October 9th release and a European tour with Iron Maiden will follow in November/December.