MetallicaMetallica announced that they would be hosting their own music festival, to be held in Atlantic City, NJ June 23-24.  The Festival, Orion Music + More, features 22+ of Metallica’s favorite artists from across the U.S. and according to the official website, “will feature a “lifestyle element” which will allow fans to interact directly with band members”.

Metallica will headline both nights, and play the Black Album in its entirety on one of the nights for the first time ever on US soil.  Below you can watch the official announcement made today by Metallica.

Tickets go on pre-sale for Met Club members tomorrow, February 8th and to the general public Saturday February 11th .  For more details on ticketing check out the official festival website here.

The full lineup can be viewed below.



Arctic Monkeys
Avenged Sevenfold
Modest Mouse
The Gaslight Anthem
Cage the Elephant
Fucked Up
Best Coast
Hot Snakes
Titus Andronicus
Gary Clark Jr.
Roky Erickson
The Black Angels
The Sword
A Place to Bury Strangers

and more…