METALLICA To Co-Headline LOLLAPALOOZA In Brazil, Argentina And Chile In 2017

METALLICA To Co-Headline LOLLAPALOOZA In Brazil, Argentina And Chile In 2017

Lollapalooza Brasil, Lollapalooza Chile and Lollapalooza Argentina return in 2017 with one of their most anticipated lineups to date featuring headliners METALLICA, THE STROKES, THE WEEKND and THE XX, along with THE CHAINSMOKERS, FLUME, TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB, RANCID, DURAN DURAN, THE 1975 and many more.

Fans will be excited to see METALLICA perform tracks from their new album, "Hardwired...To Self Destruct", coming out November 18, as well as as new songs from THE WEEKND's upcoming release, "Starboy", due on November 25. This will be the first appearance in South American from THE WEEKND, RANCID and THE 1975.

The sixth edition of Lollapalooza Brasil takes place on March 25-26 at Autódromo de Interlagos in São Paulo.

The fourth edition of Lollapalooza Argentina takes place on March 31 and April 1 at Hippodromo de San Isidro in Buenos Aires.

The seventh edition of Lollapalooza Chile takes place April 1-2 at the beautiful O'Higgins Park in Santiago.

METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo recently told the Orlando, Florida radio station WJRR about the band's touring plans in support of "Hardwired...To Self-Destruct": "We will be definitely getting out there and touring this one hard. The thing is it's a new baby. With the release of the album and figuring out the setlist, and also being very excited about that, it takes time. And nurturing the show as well — everything from visual production to sound design and that whole thing. It's really exciting for all of us, including management. Usually, with the States, we really wanna come in and there's no experimenting; we want it to be right and solid. So we will be touring the States next year; it's just we're still developing the production to bring it out there. We've done a few things here and there — we played in Minneapolis very recently and we played in San Francisco also fairly recently. So we're juicing up the machine here. We're getting there. People are just gonna have to be a little bit more patient with us. I know it took a while to get the album finished and mixed and mastered, and release is right there, coming up very soon. But at the same time, now we've gotta get the show right. And it's all gonna be happening."

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