Metallica has worked with some pretty impressive people in the film and art world. Just as quick examples, photographer and filmmaker Anton Corbijn has been instrumental in creating the band’s visual image for more than a decade, and the band’s first music video, for the song ‘One,’ was co-directed by Bill Pope, now better known as the cinematographer for Sam Raimi, the Matrix films and Scott Pilgrim.

And while the latest Metallica record, Lulu, made with Lou Reed, is… a difficult listen, to say the very least, the band’s next video might be a real visual treat, because it will be directed by Darren Aronofsky and shot by Matthew Libatique. Read More »