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‘The Big Four: Live From Sofia, Bulgaria’ Artwork, Track Listing Revealed

Universal Music will release “The Big Four: Live From Sofia, Bulgaria” DVD and Blu-ray containing footage of the June 22, 2010 Sonisphere cinecast from the Sofia, Bulgaria leg of the touring rock festival featuring the “Big Four” of 1980s thrash metal — Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax. The DVD hits the streets on October 15 in Northern Europe, October 18 in most of the rest of the world, October 19 in North America and the full shows from all four bands will be included in the two-disc set along with behind-the-scenes and interview footage. In addition to the two-DVD set and the corresponding Blu-ray, there will be a limited-edition “super deluxe” box set including the DVD set, five CDs with ALL the music, a 24-page booklet, a poster, photos of each band, and a “Big Four” guitar pick.


Metallica – shows in Japan

“It’s been almost seven years since we’ve played indoors in Tokyo, so it’s about time!! We can’t wait to return to Japan on September 25 and 26 for two shows at the Saitama Super Arena. (more…)

Messages for Ronnie James Dio

As you all know by now, Ronnie James Dio has died yesterday, 16th May. There are numerous messages coming for him from all over the world:


Metallica – Australia and New Zealand shows announced

Metallica has announced the following shows for Australia and New Zealand:

October 13    Auckland, New Zealand    Vector Arena
October 18    Brisbane, Australia    Entertainment Centre
October 22    Perth, Australia    Burswood Dome
November 10    Sydney, Australia    Acer Arena
November 15    Adelaide, Australia    Entertainment Centre
November 18    Melbourne, Australia    Rod Laver Arena

Metallica – Vinyl Re-Issues

“”Load” Up Next

We know it’s been a little time since we last talked vinyl, but we’re keepin’ our promise to release the entire catalog bringing you “Load” on May 18. If you’ve been following along, you know the drill – there will be two packages, a two disc gatefold package for the 33.3 version, and a box for the four disc, 180 gram, 45 rpm deluxe edition. All the music was half speed mastered from the original analog tapes at Bernie Grundman Mastering in Hollywood, CA to bring you audiophile quality.”


Metallica – Record Store Day Hits The U.K.

“We’re psyched to be participating in Record Store Day again this year, this time with our friends in the United Kingdom. On April 17, 2010, a limited double A-side 12″ single with the “Frantic” UNKLE Remix on one side will be available at selected independent stores throughout the U.K. (see the list of stores here). The cool part . . . the other side will be Black Sabbath’s “Paranoid” (Alternative Lyrics Version)!!


Metallica – opening acts: Fear Factory, Gojira, Volbeat

“We’re happy to report that Fear Factory and Gojira have graciously agreed to hang with us for the April shows, while Lars’ Danish buddies Volbeat have signed up for the May shows (with the exception of May 22 in Tel Aviv, where local band Orphaned Land will take the stage)…


Metallica: Sonisphere Update – The Last Big Four Announcement

From Metallica’s Myspace page:

“Bucharest, Romania Added!
We promised you one more Sonisphere date, so here you have it! The Sonisphere Festival will be hitting Bucharest, Romania on June 26, 2010 at Romexpo. “The Big Four” (that’s ‘Tallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax) will be there, along with our friends Heaven & Hell.”


Metallica – Caracas show also re-located

From Metallica’s Myspace page:

“Moving to a new venue in the same complex

What a week! Bad news/good news .. . bummer is that La Rinconada is still under construction preparing for the Softball World Championship. The good news . . . we’ll be playing right next door at Campos de beisbol de la Rincodada! So literally 70 meters away, we’ll be set up to rock Caracas this Friday, March 12.


Metallica – Panama City Show – RE-LOCATED

Metallica have announced on their Myspace page that the Panama City Show is moving indoor.