METALLiCA will make metal mayhem in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth when they celebrate their 30th anniversary getting heavy downunder in Australia. Metallica will be headlining the 2013 SOUNDWAVE FESTiVAL
METALLiCA formed in 1981, in San Francisco Bay Area, United States, as an underground heavy metal band, and now one of the most successful acts in the world. Metallica have sold over 100 million albums worldwide, won 9 Grammy Awards, 2 American Music Awards, many MTV Video Music Awards and others.
METALLiCA “The Black Album” has earned the prestigious RIAA Diamond Award for sales of 28 million copies worldwide. Their latest full length album, “Death Magnetic” (2008) charted at #1 in 32 countries, and has currently sold 5 million records worldwide. In addition, the Metallica live box-set release, containing over 8 hours of live music and video, selling for about $80, has already sold over 1 million units worldwide, making it the biggest selling box-set of its kind in history.
METALLiCA: Some Kind of Monster, the award winning documentary film, directed by Joe Berlinger & Bruce Sinofsky, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2004. It took over 3 years to make.
Metallica performing Enter Sandman to a massive crowd at the Monsters of Rock hard rock / heavy metal music festival in Moscow on the 28th September 1991 (YouTube video). Metallica was in a line up featuring AC/DC, Pantera, The Black Crowes, & E.S.T. (Russia).The song at the beginning is The Ecstasy of Gold from the film: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.