Metallica Excited about Upcoming Rock Fest!
The popular rock band, Metallica announced on Tuesday that they are taking on more than 20 bands for the inaugural of the upcoming rock fest, Orion Music + More festival on June 23 and 24. The veteran rock band will perform on both the nights of the rock fest on two of their classic albums: ''Ride the Lightning'' of 1884 and ''Metallica'' that came out in 1991.
Sources say that this is the only time the popular head bangers would perform this year in North America. Metallica drummer, Lars Ulrich is very happy and excited about the upcoming rock fest. He stated in an interview that the band always wanted to do its own rock fest with a variety of music and games and thankfully this year, they got this opportunity.
This rock fest will also feature popular metal band: Liturgy, a Brooklyn-based trio. Liturgy's Aesthetica was one of the most highly acclaimed metal albums of last year. Other notable bands include Roky Erikson, the Black Angels, Artic Monkeys, Titus Andronicus, Modest Mouse and many more.
Metallica fan club members can buy tickets on Wednesday and the general public can buy tickets on Saturday. C3 Presents is producing the Orion Festival.