METALLICA's Orion Music + More Event Announces Addition Of Ktulu's Rock 'N' Roll Emporium; Now Accepting Vendor Applications

March 28, 2012, 2 years ago

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Orion Music + More, the two day festival created by METALLICA that will take place on June 23rd and 24th at Bader Field in Atlantic City, NJ, have announced the addition of Ktulu's Rock 'N' Roll Emporium. Check out dozens of vendors hawking their collectibles and vinyl, gig posters and gear. More info and how to apply at this location.
A second trailer has been released for Orion Music + More. Check out both available trailers below: Metallica has announced they will return to Mexico one month after the Orion Music + More weekend and will unveil a mind-blowing new stage that needs to be seen to be believed. This 140x50-foot stage will feature colossal components and striking visual elements spanning Metallica's entire 30-year career. Metallica's relationship with Mexico goes above and beyond. The exuberance and passion of the Metallica fans and the warm welcome they've received has made Mexico one of their favorite international destinations. In 1993, towards the end of the Black album touring cycle, Metallica played an unprecedented, five sold-out nights at Sports Palace in Mexico City, Mexico. Then in 2009 while touring in support of the Grammy Award winning, multi-platinum Death Magnetic, Metallica played three consecutive sold out nights to over 150,000 fans at Foro Sol Stadium which was immortalized in the Mexico City Live CD/DVD. This summer, Metallica promises to deliver some of the fans' favorite moments and create some that have yet to be seen. "Given our history with our rabid Mexican fans over the past decades, I couldn't think of a more appropriate place to unveil our new, sick as fuck, over the top, out of control stage that will be the cornerstone of our touring escapades for the next years to come," said Metallica's Lars Ulrich. "Don't be scared boys and girls, this is going next level." Metallica Met Club fan club member pre-sale tickets for these shows will go on sale on Tuesday, March 20th at 11 AM, CST and run through Wednesday, March 21st at 8 PM, CST. There will also be a Banamex pre-sale starting Thursday, March 22nd at 11 AM and ending Friday, March 23rd at 8 PM. The public on-sale for these shows will begin Saturday, March 24th at 11 AM. Dates include: August 1 - Mexico City, Mexico - Sports Palace 2 - Mexico City, Mexico - Sports Palace Orion Custom Car + Motorcycle Show, curated by James Hetfield, has been announced as part of Orion Music + More, the two day festival created by Metallica, that will take place on June 23rd and 24th at Bader Field in Atlantic City, NJ. Over 300 of the best Customs, Hot Rods, Muscle Cars and Custom Motorcycles will be on display at the Orion Custom Car + Motorcycle Show inside the festival grounds throughout the weekend. Orion ticket holders can check out incredible machines from across the world, including celebrity cars in the Primo Palace like James Hetfield’s 1936 Auburn Roadster Slow Burn Kustom and 1937 Lincoln Zephyr Voodoo Priest Kustom by styler and builder, Rick Dore.
Awards will be given out for Best in Show for each category: Customs, Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, and Custom Motorcycles. Plus, festival goers can cast their votes for the Fan Favorite. More on the Orion Custom Car + Motorcycle Show at this location. Metallica, in conjunction with friends C3 Presents, today announced lineup additions for Orion Music + More. ERIC CHURCH, THE JIM BREUER HEAVY METAL COMEDY TOUR, SOUL REBELS, WOODEN SHJIPS, and an entire stage devoted to punk and thrash music - Damage Inc. Stage - headlined by SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and SEPULTURA, and featuring up-and-comers TORCHE, RED FANG, KYNG, LANDMINE MARATHON, BLACK TUSK, THY WILL BE DONE, and more. They join the previously announced line up of Metallica, ARCTIC MONKEYS, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, MODEST MOUSE, THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM, CAGE THE ELEPHANT, FUCKED UP, BEST COAST, HOT SNAKES, TITUS ANDRONICUS, GARY CLARK JR., LUCERO, ROKY ERICKSON, THE BLACK ANGELS, THE SWORD, A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS, and LITURGY.
Orion Music + More will feature multiple live music stages plus a lifestyle element that reflects each of Metallica's band members many personal interests. Metallica will headline both nights of Orion Music + More and play The Black Album in its entirety one night Ride The Lightning in its entirety the other. This will be the only time the band will perform these albums in North America in 2012. Orion Music + More has also just launched a complete website where fans are able to explore the full Orion Music + More Line-up by clicking any band name for a bio, video, streaming music and more. They will also be able to use the Custom Scheduler to make their own personalized line-up. Tickets for Orion Music + More are currently on sale for $150 for a 2-Day Pass including all fees. Visit Orionmusicandmore.com to buy tickets. Stay tuned for additional Orion Music + More announcements.

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