Metallica are returning to Australia in 2013.
The band have announced that they’ll be headlining Australia’s Soundwave festival in February and March of 2013.
Joining the metal icons on the bill are Linkin Park, Blink-182, A Perfect Circle, The Offspring and many more.
Feb 23 – Brisbane
Feb 24 – Sydney
Mar 01 – Melbourne
Mar 02 – Adelaide
Mar 04 – Perth
Specific venues will be announced at a later time.
All shows are general admission, but Soundwave Festival members may purchase tickets early in the following pre-sales:
Sydney: Wednesday August 15 at 9:00 am local time
Adelaide/Perth: Thursday August 16 at 9:00 am local time
Brisbane/Melbourne: Friday August 17 at 9:00 am local time
Register to be a Soundwave Festival member at www.soundwavefestival.com.
Tickets for all cities go on sale on Thursday August 23 at 9:00 am local time at www.soundwavefestival.com.
The festival is trying to rebound from its cancellation last year, when Van Halen were scheduled to headline the traveling event; reports suggested a second headliner pulled out about a month before the tour was to start last September, causing the organizers to shut it down..
The festival did not operate in 2012.
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