Monday, January 24, 2011

Metallica: The Big 4 to announce US tour on Tuesday

Big news for metal fans: The Big 4 are getting set to unleash the beast in America.

On Tuesday, The Big 4Metallica/Megadeth/Slayer/Anthrax – will announce details of an upcoming U.S. tour.

The four bands teamed up for a series of seven shows on last year’s Sonisphere Festival through Europe, including one stop that made it into movie theaters and on home DVD.

"The Big Four: Live From Sofia, Bulgaria" DVD and Blu-ray containing footage of the June 22nd, 2010 Sonisphere cinecast from the Sofia, Bulgaria stop, was recently certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shipments in excess of 100,000 copies.

Metallica – Creeping Death
The Big Four: Live From Sofia, Bulgaria DVD

See also:

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The Big 4 – Metallica/Megadeth/Slayer/Anthrax – hit US double platinum
Metallica: 30th Anniversary photo exhibit opens in London next month
New Metallica signature guitars announced