Metallica - Multi-Award Winning USA Heavy Metal Band
Sale of Tickets for the show started on 3rd July, 2011 at 12:00 PM onwards on www.ticketgenie.in
Schedule of F1 Rocks : India GP
||F1 ROCKS - Featuring METALLICA - GURGAON
||LEISURE VALLEY GROUND, SECTOR 29, GURGAON
||DELHI -NCR, GURGAON
||Friday, October 28, 2011
||Front Section: Rs. 2750
Back Section: Rs. 1650
Schedule of Metallica : First Ever Show in India (Rock 'N India)
||ROCK 'N INDIA - Featuring METALLICA - BANGALORE|
||PALACE GROUNDS, BANGALORE|
||Sunday, October 30, 2011
||General Admission - Rs. 2750
End of Ticket Sale: 28th Oct, 2011 - 01:00 PM (IST)
Metallica has finally announced that they will play their first ever show in India at F1 Rocks in India with Vladivar.
Metallica said: “We are so excited to be playing a show in a place we never thought in our wildest dreams we’d get to play. It’s an honour 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!”
MTV India will be broadcasting the show as well as four 30-minute episodes of a documentary-style reality show that will chart the search for a support band for the metal giants. Viewers will also be able to participate online with additional exclusive content made available and the opportunity to predict who they think will win the contest, with each correct answer getting a chance to win tickets to the show.
Robert Montague CEO of F1 Rocks said: “We are very pleased to announce Metallica as our headlining artist at the first F1 Rocks in India with Vladivar event… It will be a spectacular weekend of fast cars, style, celebrity, glamour and very loud music.”
John Simidian, Executive Producer of 1 Rocks added: “It is Metallica’s first ever show in India, coinciding with India’s first ever Grand Prix – an amazing double bill! Seeing 30,000 Indian fans bounce to one of the world’s biggest rock bands is going to be a highlight for F1 Rocks in India with Vladivar.”
It has been confirmed on the Metallica website that they are going to rock India. They confirmed the news on Monday.
"Metallica has confirmed their First Ever show on Indian Soil on the occasion of the First Ever Indian Grand Prix."
There first official visit to the country will come at a time when high adrenaline will be rushing into the every Indian Body with the Inaugural Indian Grand Prix, Oct 30, 2011.
The heavy metal giants, famous for anthems like Enter Sandman…, Nothing Else Matters… and For Whom The Bell Tolls…, under F1 Rocks, will be rocking First Ever Indian Grand Prix, on October 28, 2011 in Gurgaon, Near Delhi, India.
They have quoted as, "At this stage in the game, there are very few places in the world that we have not dragged our gear and crew to, so that makes this show announcement extra special . . . for the first time ever, we will be visiting India for two shows!"
"Up first will be Delhi on October 28, 2011 at F1 Rocks, held in Leisure Valley, Sector 29, Gurgaon as we help to celebrate the first Grand Prix race ever held in India. Night number two will find us at the Bangalore Palace Ground, Main Palace, Bangalore, on October 30 as part of the Sonisphere Festival."
So, it will be a double delight for India as Metallica will be in Delhi as well as Bangalore for their First Tour in India.
There is a lot of fan fare in India for Metallica.
Those who would like to watch their favorite band performing can book the tickets on www.ticketgenie.in as the Sale of Ticket will start from 3rd July at 12:00 PM (Noon) local time. Earlier only booking were provided after 3rd July, but now you can even purchase tickets.
Sale of Ticket was delayed for some reason and it was earlier planned to start on May 4.
The time of the Show is also not yet confirmed.
Earlier, Bassist Robert Trujillo, who replaced Jason New sted in the Californian heavy metal outfit, said in an interview with the Inland Empire Weekly magazine
“We are going to play India in October. That should be interesting, playing in a place we never thought in our wildest dreams we’d (go) to play.”
Facts about Metallica:
Metallica, formed by guitarist James Hetfield and drummer Lars Ulrich in 1981, are the seventh-biggest selling act in American history with over 100 million records worldwide and have received 21 prestigious international awards, including nine Grammys and USA Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Metallica have played an estimated 2,000 shows in their 29-year career, F1 Rocks in India with Vladivar will mark the band’s first ever concert in India.
Metallica have a full-time staff of 83 people. The headcount of employees rises to between 400 and 500 people when the band is on tour.
In 2006 Metallica guest starred on The Simpsons, while bandmates James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett have voiced characters for the Cartoon Network series, Metalocalypse.