Metallica have been busy lately. They put out that one album with the guy from The Velvet Underground, and held some anniversary shows in California. Now Metallica is putting on their own festival at Badar Field in Atlantic City, NJ called Orion Music and More Festival. The group has hand picked the acts themselves which has led to some surprising performers. Check out the full lineup (as of today) and details below:
June 23rd & 24th
Headlining both nights, Metallica will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the ‘Black Album’ by playing it in its entirety on one night AND all of ‘Ride the Lightning’ for the first time ever on the other night! This will be the only North American performances of these albums in 2012.
Arctic Monkeys • Avenged Sevenfold
Modest Mouse • The Gaslight Anthem
Cage The Elephant • Fucked Up • Best Coast
Hot Snakes • Titus Andronicus
Gary Clark Jr. • Lucero • Roky Erickson
The Black Angels • The Sword
A Place to Bury Strangers • Liturgy
Tickets can be found here.