Metallica announced for Welcome To Rockville, Epicenter, Sonic Temple, Louder Than Life, & Aftershock

This week saw the confirmation of Metallica’s participation in a number of Danny Wimmer Presents festivals. At a press conference at Metallica’s headquarters held on Thursday, October 10th Danny Wimmer, with the band’s drummer Lars Ulrich in attendance, announced the band’s appearance at next year’s Welcome To Rockville, Epicenter, Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival, Louder Than Life, and Aftershock. You can watch the full conference below.

Their performances are that much more historic in that Metallica will be performing two different sets on two days of each festival. You can get some early tickets via StubHub; passes go on sale Monday, October 14th at noon Eastern time. There are also layaway plans starting at $20 down. For additional details on layaway plans visit the site for the festival of your choice above or The festival information can be found below, along with which nights will feature Metallica.

Friday, May 1st to Sunday, May 3rd
Concord, NC | Charlotte Motor Speedway
Metallica perform May 1st & 3rd

Welcome To Rockville
Friday, May 8th to Sunday, May 10th
Daytona Beach, FL | Daytona International Speedway
Metallica perform May 8th & 10th

Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival
Friday, May 15th to Sunday, May 17th
Columbus, OH | MAPFRE Stadium
Metallica perform May 15th & 17th

Louder Than Life
Friday, September 18th to Sunday, September 20th
Louisville, KY | Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center
Metallica perform September 18th & September 20th

Friday, October 9th to Sunday, October 11th
Sacramento, CA | Discovery Park
Metallica perform October 9th & October 11th