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    Whoa, Miley Cyrus Is Making A Metallica Covers Album

    **Throws up devil horns**

    There are just a few months left in 2020's gas tank, but Miley Cyrus is staying busy. She released the great electro-rock single "Midnight Sky" back in August and has claimed that she's already written more than 20 songs for the follow-up to 2017's Younger Now.

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    It sounds like it might be a little while before we hear the album in full though, since Miley has also stated her intention to hold off on releasing it until she can tour again: "My live performances really drive my music," she told KISS 92.5. "Even though it may not seem that way, I am pretty patient, so I think I would like to wait until we can get connected to release a whole body of work."

    She's also been killing it with awesome covers of classic pop songs. Just yesterday, she released a clip of her and the Social Distancers covering Britney Spears' "Gimme More" in her backyard.

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    "Gimme More" isn't the only song Miley has covered recently. Over the weekend, she did an awesome rendition of the Cranberries' "Zombie" at the Save Our Stages Festival, and earlier this month the internet went nuts over her take on Blondie's "Heart of Glass" at the iHeartRadio Music Festival.

    Miley has a long history of knocking out incredible live covers, like when she rocked out to Metallica's "Nothing Else Matters" at the Glastonbury Festival in 2019. So it makes a ton of sense that, alongside her next proper album, she's been recording a Metallica covers album.

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    "We’ve been working on a Metallica cover album and I’m here working on that," Miley told fashion designer Rick Owens in conversation for the latest issue of Interview magazine. "We’re so lucky to be able to continue to work on our art during all of this. At first, it felt uninspiring, and now I’ve been totally ignited."

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    And, yes, this was the same interview where Miley also talked about her UFO encounter. As always, the truth is out there.

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