Metallica is going to play in India.
American heavy metal band and Big 4 Thrash pioneers Metallica is scheduled to rock and role India in October 28, 2011. Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo has confirmed it on 25th April and it is heard that the band has signed up to perform at the inaugural ceremony of Formula 1 Indian Grand Prix schedule to be held from 28-30.
The race will be held at Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh near New Delhi, India. Before that they will be busy in playing in Europe and Latin America. "Also, we are going to play India in October," Trujillo said. "That should be interesting, playing a place we never thought in our wildest dreams we'd (go) to play. It's an honor for all of us that we get to be a part of that whole music scene as a metal band sharing our music with fans in India at this incredible concert!"
Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax who are considered the Big Fours of thrash are now playing regularly and it's been warmly welcomed by the audience. Actually the members of the four bands have been familiar from very early of their career and they now hope to give some good version to the audience.
Metallica's tour schedule in Europe, Latin America and In South Asia is:
July 2, 2011 Gelsenkirchen, Germany
July 3, 2011 Gothenburg, Sweden
July 6, 2011 Milan, Italy
July 8, 2011 Stevenage, England
July 9, 2011 Amneville, France
July 16, 2011 Quebec City, Canada
September 25, 2011 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
October 28, 2011 Great Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Formed October 15 1981
Origin Los Angeles, California, United States
Genres Heavy metal, thrash metal, speed metal, hard rock
Labels Elektra, Vertigo, Megaforce, Warner Bros.
Associated acts Megadeth, Echobrain, Spastik Children,
Leather Charm, Exodus, Trauma,
Ozzy Osbourne, Suicidal Tendencies
First demo Hit the Lights in 1982
and second version of Hit the Lights
Third demo The Power Metal Demos. It includes four songs,
3rd version of Hit The Lights, The Mechanix,
Jump In The Fire and Motorbreath
James Hetfield(Since 1981)
Lars Ulrich(Drummer,since 1981
and the band is his brainchild)
Kirk Hammett(Lead guitarist, joined the band in 1983)
Dave Mustaine(Later founded the band Megadeth)