Metallica to play Slane next June

Metallica

Metallica

Tickets, from €89.50, will be released from usual outlets this coming Friday, 28th September at 10am.

Metallica have taken the rock and metal world by surprise by announcing another United Kingdom and European leg of their WorldWired tour which will take place in 2019. "Metallica were formed in LA in 1981 - the same year as the first Slane".

Announcing the news this morning, Lord Henry Mount Charles said: "Metallica are great fans of Thin Lizzy who headlined the first Slane", he said.

China cancels trade talks with US
The two sides had already slapped tariffs on $50 billion worth of each other's goods. Beijing's new levies will be 5-10%.

"I said, "How the hell are we going to follow [2017 headliners] Guns n" Roses?', and Metallica were a very obvious choice".

"I wanted to show Slane's rock'n'roll roots are alive and well for all sorts of reasons". Drummer Lars also revealed the band had planned to play Ireland in 2018 but "the arena would not work due to the stage layout and the amounts of pyro we had planned".

It has been over a decade since they played Ireland. The tour will support by Swedish metal band Ghost and Bokassa.

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