Welcome to Seven in Seven, where each Thursday in this space we typically take a look at shows coming to the region over the next week. Due to the coronavirus pandemic though, most venue doors have shuttered, and few concerts are taking place. That doesn’t mean the music stops, and new releases are coming out weekly from artists you know and love and some waiting to be discovered. Whether your musical tastes are rock and roll, jazz, heavy metal, R&B, singer-songwriter or indie, there’ll always be something to check out on the docket each Friday.

Here are seven of the best hitting shelves and streaming services Aug. 28:

Metallica — “S&M2”

Metallica and the San Francisco Symphony’s “S&M2” concerts last September were historic on multiple levels. They served as the grand opening of San Francisco’s Chase Center, reuniting the band and the symphony for the