METALLICA Attaching Damage Inc. Stage To Vans Vert Ramp At Orion Music + More Festival

April 5, 2013, 2 years ago

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The Orion Music + More Festival, founded by METALLICA, will take place in Detroit, MI at Belle Isle Park on June 8th and 9th. Metallica check in with a quick update: "We're bringing the Vans Vert Ramp to Detroit and attaching the Damage Inc. stage to it this year at Orion Music + More. Watch riders tear up the 30-foot wide Vert Ramp while live band (and very special guests) perform during demos!" More details here.
Orion Music + More Festival recently announced a very special addition to the event, an original lineup reunion of INFECTIOUS GROOVES, featuring Mike Muir (SUICIDAL TENDENCIES), Robert Trujillo (Metallica), Stephen Perkins (JANE'S ADDICTION), Dean Pleasants (Suicidal Tendencies), and special guest Jim Martin (ex-FAITH NO MORE), filling in for original guitarist Adam Siegel). "To reunite with those guys after 22 years is going to be really special for me. Orion is the perfect place for that to happen...I'm looking forward to it," said Robert Trujillo. Trujillo talks about the reunion in the video below: Other newly confirmed acts include: ROCKET FROM THE CRYPT, VISTA CHINO, and DEAD SARA. Orion Music + More Festival have enlisted the help of Detroit restaurateur and entrepreneur Phil Cooley (of SLOWS BAR BQ) to fill Orion's food area, ...And Food For All, with some of the region's best offerings. Visit this location for more information.
Metallica recently announced the return of the Metallic Museum. The 2013 Orion Music + More Custom Car + Motorcycle show application recently went live. Want to show off your ride alongside Metallica frontman James Hetfield's West Coast Chopper, 1936 Ford Custom "Iron Fist" and a 1953 Buick Skylark "Skyscraper", as well as bassist Robert Trujillo's customized 1989 Buick Reatta? Find out more info and fill out your application by May 13th at here.
The 2013 Orion Music + More Festival will feature Metallica, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, RISE AGAINST, DEFTONES and BASSNECTAR, while the festival will also feature amazing acts including GOGOL BORDELLO, FOALS, TOMAHAWK, THE JOY FORMIDABLE, DEATH GRIPS and local Detroit bands THE DIRTBOMBS, DEATH and BATTLECROSS.
"Last year's Orion Music + More Festival was hands down the highlight of the Metallica calendar. A great time was had by all, especially the band members," said Lars Ulrich. "The fact that it also resonated with enough of our fans and friends that it warrants another go-around in '13 is beyond exciting. I can think of no better place than the Motor City, with its rich and diverse history of music, for the second ride on our Orion festival train. Bring it the fuck on!" Orion Music + More will feature more than 30 bands across five live music stages plus a lifestyle element that reflects each of Metallica's band members many personal interests. Detroit will see the return of James Hetfield's Custom Car & Motorcycle Show, Kirk Hammett's Crypt, Lars Ulrich's Hit the Lights Film Tent and Robert Trujillo's Vans Vert Ramp alongside the Metallica Museum and many other fan favorite attractions. 2013 Orion Music + More Festival line-up: METALLICA, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, RISE AGAINST, DEFTONES, BASSNECTAR, DROPKICK MURPHYS, GOGOL BORDELLO, INFECTIOUS GROOVES, ROCKET FROM THE CRYPT, FLAG, SILVERSUN PICKUPS, FOALS, TOMAHAWK, DESTROID (EXCISION + KJ SAWKA + DOWNLINK), THE JOY FORMIDABLE, DATSIK, BORGORE, JAPANDROIDS, DILLON FRANCIS, ADVENTURE CLUB, 12TH PLANET, DEATH GRIPS, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, VISTA CHINO, DIRTYPHONICS, THE DIRTBOMBS, DEATH, FU MANCHU, DEAD SARA, THE BRONX, FIDLAR, THE ORWELLS, ALL SHALL PERISH, BATTLECROSS, CAULDRON, MATT CLARKE, CALICO. Tickets are on sale for $150 for a 2-Day Pass including all fees. For more details and tickets visit

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