As reported by the USA Today, Heavy metal legends Metallica are headed to the Boardwalk Empire for a little heavy metal thrashing with friends. The band announced they are launching their own festival, Orion Music + More, this summer at Bader Field in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Metallical Festival Tickets 2012

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Event
Saturday 3:30 AM Paris, France tickets from $135
Saturday 3:30 AM Atlantic City, NJ tickets from $694

Metallica Festival 2012 – Dates

The dates of the festival are June 23 & June 24 and Metallica will be headlining both nights. From what has been released about the festival, the band will play the entirety of it’s classic “Black Album” on one of the nights.

Metallica Orion Festival Lineup 2012

Joining Metallica for their festival are a variety of bands and artists including Arctic Monkeys, Avenged Sevenfold, Modest Mouse, Gaslight Anthem, Cage The Elephant, Gary Clark Jr., and Lucero.

Tickets go on sale to the general public February 11. Check back with SeatGeek for more details on the best deals for tickets to Metallica’s Orion Music + More.

Metallica Music Videos

Metallica – Nothing Else Matters Music Video

Metallica – Fuel Music Video

Joining Metallica for their festival are a variety of bands and artists including Arctic Monkeys, Avenged Sevenfold, Modest Mouse, Gaslight Anthem, Cage The Elephant, Gary Clark Jr., and Lucero.

Tickets go on sale to the general public February 11. Check back with SeatGeek for more details on the best deals for tickets to Metallica’s Orion Music + More.

Metallica Artist History

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Origin: 1981
Genres: Heavy metal, thrash metal, hard rock
Albums: 9
Grammy Awards: 8

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