Monday, April 20, 2015

Metallica to play historic Quebec City shows

Metallica will perform a pair of historic concerts in Quebec City this fall.

On September 14, the band will play the final event at Colisee Pepsi, a hockey arena first opened in 1949. Metallica have played seven shows in the arena, including two that were filmed for 2012’s “Quebec Magnetic” DVD release.

On September 16, the band will play the first event at the brand new Centre Vidéotron.

“Always one of our favorite places to visit, Quebec City also has a long history of being the home to some of the most rabid 'Tallica fans anywhere,” says the band. “It only seems fitting that we share this special passing of the torch with you!

“Each show will be a completely different experience right down to where we set up the stage. Look for one night with the classic end stage, the other in the round, different set lists and even different opening bands . . . two totally different Met experiences in one 48 hour period!”

Tickets for both shows will go on sale Friday, April 24 at noon local time.

A Metallica fan club presale starts Wednesday, April 22.

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

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