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Metallica to perform in SA

2012-11-19 16:28
Cape Town – Big Concerts announced on Monday that US heavy metal band Metallica will be performing in South Africa next year.

Metallica will be performing two stadium shows in South Africa. They will be in Johannesburg on Saturday 27 April at the Soccer City Complex, FNB Stadium and in Cape Town on Wednesday 24 April at the Cape Town Stadium.

Metallica have released nine studio albums, 24 music videos, and 45 singles.

The band has also garnered numerous awards and accolades, including nine Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, and multiple MTV Video Music Awards. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009.

The band consists of Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo and have sold 110 million albums worldwide. Metallica are known for hits such as Enter Sandman, Whisky In The Jar and Nothing Else Matters.
Tickets go on public sale via all Computicket channels for the Johannesburg performance at 09:00 on Wednesday 21 November, followed by Cape Town at 09:00 on Thursday 22 November. Tickets will also be available on the Big Concerts website.

This will be the second time Metallica performs in South Africa. Metallica played at Coke Fest in 2006 during their Escape From The Studio tour.

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