Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Metallica to headline Rock In Rio

Metallica will headline the Rock In Rio 30th anniversary celebrations this fall in Brazil.

“One Rock In Rio in a year is just not enough!,” says the band. “We’re very excited that we have been invited to be a part of the original Rock In Rio 30-year celebration by headlining one night during the festivities taking place September 18th - 27th, 2015 at the City of Rock in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

“This will mark our eighth (!) Rock In Rio appearance including the upcoming May show in Las Vegas. It promises to be quite the party as we join a stellar festival line up including Faith No More, System Of A Down, Queens Of The Stone Age, Slipknot and many others. Tickets will go on sale in April, so keep watching for more info.”

The Brazil show follows the band’s May 9 date at the inaugural Rock In Rio USA festival in Las Vegas.

On February 9, Metallica performed at a corporate gig in San Francisco for cloud computing company

The band are currently in studio working on the follow-up to 2008’s “Death Magnetic.”

See also:

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