Metallica, Margot Robbie Confirmed For 9/29 “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”

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Metallica, which is preparing to release its first studio album in eight years, is headed to “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

The iconic metal band will perform on the September 29 edition of NBC’s flagship talk show. Per network listings, the episode will also feature an interview with Margot Robbie.

The performance will amplify enthusiasm for the band’s upcoming “Hardwired… to Self-Destruct.”

“Hardwired,” the lead single from the project, will likely be #1 at active rock radio by the time Metallica takes the “Fallon” stage.

NBC’s official “Tonight Show” listings follow:

Thursday, September 22: Guests include Hugh Jackman, Ken Jeong and musical guest Shawn Mendes. Show 539

Friday, September 23: Guests include Will Forte, Haley Bennett and musical guest Grace VanderWaal. Show 540

Monday, September 26: Guests include Samuel L. Jackson, Gina Rodriguez and musical guest The Lemon Twigs. Show 541

Tuesday, September 27: Guests include Kate Hudson, David Oyelowo and musical guest De La Soul Feat. Estelle. Show 542

Wednesday, September 28: Guests include Sting, Kate McKinnon and musical guest Sting. Show 543

Thursday, September 29: Guests include Margot Robbie and musical guest Metallica. Show 544

Written by Brian Cantor

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