Metallica Unleash Themselves On The UK...
Here’s a new press release regarding upcoming Metallica stuff in the UK: "Metallica have officially announced that they will be playing the 02 World in Berlin and 02 Arena in London on September 12th and 15th 2008 respectively.
The shows are only available to the band’s fan club members, and those people who subscribe to http://www.missionmetallica.com. Tickets are £5 and all ticket proceeds will be donated to various charities, which the band will be revealing over the next two weeks.
And, for those of you that simply can’t wait Metallica have put a few small excerpts from their forthcoming album, Death Magnetic, on their sites www.metallica.com, www.missionmetallica.com and www.metclub.com
There will be more excerpts coming soon so please keep your eyes peeled in the meantime..
The band will be making the first single “The Day That Never Comes” available online from August 22nd, and as a physical release sometime in September. The video for the track was filmed in the desert outside L.A with director Thomas Vinterberg. UK fans will be able to hear it exclusively as Zane Lowe’s Hottest track on Radio 1 tonight - 21st August, between 7 – 8 p.m. BBC2’s The Culture Show will be airing a 30 minute Metallica special on 31st August at 11.20 pm.
Metallica headline Reading and Leeds festivals this coming weekend (Leeds on Friday 22nd Aug and Reading on Sunday 24th Aug) in addition to the O2 shows in Berlin and London."