METALLICA: Montreal Show Sold Out In Less Than Three Hours

METALLICA's hotly anticipated return to Montreal, Quebec, scheduled for Monday, October 4, 2004 at the Bell Centre, sold out less than three hours after tickets went on sale Saturday (August 7). Approximately 19,000 tickets were sold to the event, one of three Canadian dates METALLICA are playing on the second leg of their North American tour. METALLICA will also appear at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on October 6 and the Corel Centre in Ottawa on October 7.

As impressive as METALLICA's advance-sales performance in Montreal has been, the San Francisco Bay Area-based heavy metal band failed to beat the record set by Canadian chanteuse Celine Dion, who sold more than 19,000 tickets within two hours at the same venue on her "Let's Talk About Love" tour.

METALLICA are about to release their first official book on August 17. Titled "So What: The Good, The Mad, and The Ugly", the book includes material from the first 10 years of "So What!" magazine, the band's official publication, which was unveiled in 1994. The book was edited by Steffan Chirazi, full-time chronicler of the band and editor of "So What!", a quarterly that is mailed to 20,000 members of the METALLICA fan club.

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