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Metallica To Make Appearance For Record Store Day

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Metallica has posted the following update on their site:

"We are honored and proud to be participating in Record Store Day on April 19 as hundreds of indy record stores across the country will be celebrating what you already know... the coolest place in any town to hang out is your local record store. So with that said, we'll be hangin' out that day at the Rasputin Music store in Mountain View, CA starting at 2:00 PM. "

"Come on down to the store, say "hi," bring some stuff for us to sign, and in the spirit of supporting your local independent record store, maybe you'll want to do a little shopping while you're there."

400 wristbands will be distributed. You may start lining up at 8 AM. The store opens at 10 AM and will begin passing out wristbands at that time.

For store address, directions, etc., go to www.rasputinmusic.com.

For more info about Record Store day, go to www.recordstoreday.com.

As previously reported, Metallica will be releasing "Kill 'Em All" and "Ride the Lightning" on vinyl on April 15 in North America and soon after for the rest of the world.

Metallica has recently added shows in Latvia, Bulgaria, France, and Switzerland to their touring itinerary. Here are the latest Metallica tour dates and festival appearances for 2008:

May 28 Chorzow, POLSlaski StadiumInfo
May 30 Landgraaf, NLDPink Pop FestivalInfo
May 31 Getafe, ESP Electric WeekendInfo
June 3 Prague, CZESlavia StadiumInfo
June 5 Lisbon, PRTRock In RioInfo
June 7 Nurburgring, DEU Rock Am RingInfo
June 8 Nurnburg, DEU Rock Im ParkInfo
June 13 Manchester, TN BonnarooInfo
July 16 Bergen, NOR Bergenhus Castle Info
July 18 St. Petersburg, RUSSKK Hall Info
July 20 Riga, LVA Skonto StadiumInfo
July 22 Bologna, ITA Parco Nord Info
July 25 Sofia, BGR Levski StadiumInfo
August 14 Arras, FRA Grand d'ArrasInfo
August 17 Wil/Jonschwil, CHE DegenauparkInfo

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i hope no-one shows up!!!

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