Metallica announces Orion Music & More Festival


brooklynvegan was the first to report that the rumored Metallica festival set for Atlantic City is indeed true. The band just announced the Orion Music and More Festival in Atlantic City on June 23rd-24th, which will feature unique sets from the band and a full runthrough of The Black Album. This is the first of the announcements coming out of these four festival confirmations that were reported recently.

The lineup (so far):

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

Many more TBA. Tickets are discounted if you’re a member of the band’s fan club and they’ll go on sale there first; head over to the festival website for more info as it becomes available or follow them on Facebook and Twitter.