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Metallica will perform in South Africa, "Darwin Awards" and the absurd death of the fans group

January 24 2006

Legendary musicians Metallica for the first time going on a tour of the African continent. Band concert in South Africa is scheduled for late March. It will be held during the festival Coca-Cola Colab Massive Mix and cover three cities - Centurion, Durban and Cape Town.

Metallica will perform along with bands like Simple Plan, Rasmus, Seether, Fatboy Slim, Collective Soul, and several local bands and singers.

The first concert of this year was held at the American Film Festival Sundance Film Festival, opens Jan. 19 in Park City, Utah. The musicians played at private parties, the premiere movie The Darwin Awards.

Painting The Darwin Awards («The Darwin Awards") is presented as a "perverse comedy, tells about the most ridiculous death." Starring in the movie performed by Joseph Fiennes and Winona Ryder.

This film is a tragic episode associated with musicians Metallica - the two remaining without a ticket fan groups have tried to sneak into the stadium and broke, falling from a 10-meter height. It happened in 1996, the year in Georgia.

Premiere of The Darwin Award at the Festival Sundance Film Festival will be held on January 25.

Currently, the musicians are working on a new album that followed the album St. Anger of 2003. Disk group plans to release in late 2006 - the beginning of 2007.

Recall that Metallica recently been invited as a special guest on the show The Rolling Stones in San Francisco, which took place in the world tour rockers A Bigger Bang.

Warmed ageless Rolling »The Black Eyed Peas, Maroon 5, Pearl Jam, Joss Stone and Beck.

"Over the course of our careers, we had the opportunity to play with the majority of those artists whose work inspired us when we were teenagers - said Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich. - Among them - AC / DC, Deep Purple and Iron Maiden. The only group with which we have never acted, but really wanted to do it - Rolling Stones, and that's this long-standing dream has come true. "

"To act together with them in our hometown of San Francisco - it's an honor and a privilege for us, - says the musician. - This show has helped us to recharge their batteries and prepare for the new phase of existence Metallica ».

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