Monday, October 7, 2019

Metallica launch online countdown clock

Metallica have launched a new website with a countdown clock. features a countdown clock that will hit zero on Thursday, October 10 at 12:00pm EST, the day after the band hosts its worldwide theatrical premiere of their new concert film with the San Francisco Symphony.

Metallica regrouped with the orchestra to mark the 20th Anniversary of the pairing’s 1999 live performance recording “S&M”, with the first live performances of Michael Kamen's original arrangements in 20 years, plus the first-ever Metallica/San Francisco Symphony renditions of songs written and released since the original live set with new orchestral charts by Bruce Coughlin.

For details on the October 9 cinema event, visit

Metallica recently cancelled the next round of dates on the WorldWired tour after frontman James Hetfield re-entered rehab for addiction issues.

“All tickets purchased to the shows in Australia and New Zealand, including Enhanced Experiences and Black Tickets, will be fully refunded,” says the group.

The fall series of dates were set to begin October 17 in Perth, Australia and wrap up in Auckland, NZ on November 2.

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