Metallica have announced that their annual Orion Music + More festival will take a year off in 2014. C3, the promoter of the festival, told The Detroit News that Orion would have conflicted with the band's recently announced European summer tour dates.
Fans who buy tickets online will be invited to vote on the set list Metallica will play at their show. Metallica's traditional 18-song set will include the 17 top-voted songs. Because the band didn't want to be left out of the fun, their vote for the 18th slot will go to a brand-new song.
We've heard the rumors — but it has finally been confirmed: Metallica will perform in Antarctica in December. Here's the entire press release — titled "Journey to the Bottom of the Earth" — from metallica.com ...
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