Metallica To Headline Download Festival 2012
11 Nov 2011
Metallica have been cornfirmed to headline the 2012 Download Festival.
The rock legends will be celebrating the 10th anniversary of their classic "Black" album and perform their seminal album in its entirety. "Metallica" or often referred to as "The Black Album," due to its minimal artwork, is loaded with a string of chart-storming hit singles and live favourites, such as "Enter Sandman," "The Unforgiven," "Nothing Else Matters" and "Sad But True."
On its release the self-titled album signalled a radical musical shift in direction for Metallica. The album received phenomenal reviews and has been Metallica's most successful album in the band's career. The album has been certified 15x Platinum for a staggering 22 million copies sold worldwide.
Download Festival tickets will go on sale on Friday, 18th November.