Metallica announce their own music festival Orion

Metallica have announced their own music festival called Orion, which will take place between 23rd and 24th June in Atlantic City, NJ. Metallica have announced that they will headline both nights and over those nights they will perform their self-titled album and ‘Ride The Lightning’ in full.

The festival will feature over twenty two diverse artists who are all invited to perform by Metallica and there will also by a lifestyle element to the festival which showcases the bands individual interests.

Currently scheduled to perform are:

Arctic Monkeys
Avenged Sevenfold
Modest Mouse
The Gaslight Anthem
Cage The Elephant
Fucked Up
Best Coast
Hot Snakes
Titus Andronicus
Gary Clark Jr.
Roky Erickson
The Black Angels
The Sword
A Place to Bury Strangers

Stay tuned to for more announcements.


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