Big Concerts confirmed that Metallica will perform two stadium shows in South Africa next year.
Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo collectively known as Metallica, are one of the most influential and commercially successful rock bands in history, having sold 110 million albums worldwide and playing to millions of fans the world over.
They have scored almost a dozen multi-platinum albums, including 1991’s Metallica (commonly referred to as “The Black Album”), which is the bestselling album in history of Soundscan, scanning almost 16 million albums in the United States alone, and nearly 30 million worldwide. In October 2008, their latest album, Death Magnetic, debuted at number one on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart and in 27 additional countries around the world.
Metallica have garnered numerous awards and accolades, including nine Grammy®Awards, two American Music Awards, and multiple MTV Video Music Awards. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009. In December 2011 Metallica celebrated its 30th anniversary. This past summer Metallica unveiled a brand new stage that featured iconic elements that spanned its 30-year career. Don’t miss the chance to see the greatest metal band of all time.
Date: April 24
Venue: Cape Town Stadium
Tickets go on sale (web, outlets and call centres) for the Cape Town show on November 22 (from 09:00).
Date: April 27
Venue: Soccer City Complex, FNB Stadium
Price: R295 – R900.
Tickets will go on sale (web, outlets and call centres) for the Johannesburg show on November 21 ( from 09:00)