Thursday, September 29, 2016

Metallica to headline Lollapalooza South America

Metallica are among the headliners announced for the 2017 Lollapalooza festivals in South America.

Playing in support of their forthcoming album, “Hardwired…To Self Destruct” - due November 18 - the metal icons will appear alongside fellow headliners The Weeknd and The Strokes at Lollapalooza events in Brazil, Argentina and Chile.

“We promised we would be back very soon with an update and we didn’t wait too long,” says Metallica. “The ‘Tallica touring machine fires up again in late March of 2017 as we roll to South America for our first ever South American Lollapalooza experience brought to you by our friends at C3 Productions. Dates/venues are below and tickets are on sale now, so visit the site(s) of your choice or better yet hit all three!”

Lollapalooza Brasil 2017 - March 25 - 26
Interlagos Racetrack in São Paulo

Lollapalooza Argentina 2017 - March 31 - April 1
Hippodrome San Isidro in Buenos Aires

Lollapalooza Chile 2017 - April 1 - 2
Parque O’Higgins in Santiago

“We’re looking forward to three amazing festivals over two weekends,” they add, “and that Lolla vibe of soaking up the sun and listing to music from all genres. Hope to see you there!”

Up next, Metallica will perform a pair of acoustic sets at Neil Young’s 30th anniversary Bridge School Benefit Concerts in late October before officially launching the first leg of the Hardwired world tour in San Juan, Puerto Rico on October 26.

Metallica recently issued a video for their new single, “Moth Into Flame.”

See also:

VIDEO: Metallica perform on The Howard Stern Show
VIDEO: Metallica premiere new track Moth Into Flame
Metallica announce New York club show and Howard Stern appearance
VIDEO: Metallica perform at Global Citizen Festival
Search Metallica at hennemusic