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Metallica Fires Up the Barbie, Joins Weenie Roast

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Metallica has added another event to their list of things to do before hopping across the pond for their European tour.

According to the band’s website, they’ll be performing at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheater in Irvine, CA on May 17. Irvine's local radio station KROQ is hosting their annual Weenie Roast and Metallica joins a musical roster that already includes Rise Against, Atreyu and Seether, amongst others.

Tickets for the show go on sale just two days beforehand on Thursday, May 15.

Update: The Lineup is as follows:

Metallica
The Offspring
The Raconteurs
Rise Against
Bad Religion
Pennywise
The Bravery
Scars On Broadway
Seether
Flogging Molly
Atreyu
MGMT
Flobots
Ludo

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1. 7dustrulesall writes:

Chicago is waiting! And from the looks of it, we'll be waiting a while.

# May 5, 2008 @ 12:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. TRUE METAL writes:

EVERYONE WHO KNOWS WHAT METAL IS KNOWS THAT METALLICA FROM THE DAY THEY ARE MADE THEY SIMPLY SUCK!!!!

# May 5, 2008 @ 2:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. cate writes:

yeah, im not a Metallica fan but every other band on the list is one of my favs. i hope they come to Indy.

# May 5, 2008 @ 6:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. OttoTheGarbageMan writes:

Yeah, same here. I'm not really into any new Metallica, I only like their older stuff before Load. I also do and still like Bad Religion, Pennywise, The Offspring, Atreyu, Flobots, The Bravery and SOAD's Daron Malakian's new band Scars on Brodway.

# May 5, 2008 @ 6:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. cate writes:

yeah, their older stuff was tolerable, but now they're b****es. i think its either love or hate when it comes to Metallica. thanks for upping the ranks Otto! ;)

# May 5, 2008 @ 7:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. lancelot200 writes:

You guys like the other bands but not Metallica, now that is funny. lol Crappy punk bands, mainstream rock bands and some indie hippie rock bands, they are all so heavy metal.

# May 5, 2008 @ 7:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. cruor writes:

Metallica hasn't been good in a while and the only good band on that list is Flogging Molly.

# May 5, 2008 @ 7:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. El Mike writes:

Hey, shame on you guys for despising Metallica. They're still a great band.

# May 5, 2008 @ 7:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. OttoTheGarbageMan writes:

It's true, Mike. Metallica still actually rocks!

# May 5, 2008 @ 7:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. OttoTheGarbageMan writes:

They still actually rock, but they just haven't released any great albums since Load.

# May 5, 2008 @ 7:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. cate writes:

i dont hate Metallica or anything, Otto took the words out of my mouth, they need to put out another killer album, preferably like Load. reread my comments before yall get sh**ty.

# May 5, 2008 @ 7:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. metallica sucks writes:

how embarrassing..weakness at its best ..metallica sucks...they suck now they sucked then!! if anyone says metallica's old stuff was cool....the cool sh** only lasted 3 years...and since then they have sucked!!! so be that as it may...METALLICA SUCKS!!

# May 5, 2008 @ 10:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. bubba513 writes:

when i saw the headline i was like

:|

"AUSTRALIAN TOUR"

Then i opened it...extremely disappointed

# May 6, 2008 @ 12:14 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Kalis_wrath writes:

I truly wish I had found Destruction and Exodus before sh**allica. Could have saved me some money. First 4 albums were great for what it was, but after that they went down faster than the Lindenburg!

# May 6, 2008 @ 12:20 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. CrawfordTexasJingoJango writes:

Dude, I would f*** the fattest chick in the country to see Metallica and Bad Religion on the same bill. Too bad MindSlavor's mom is on vacation, though.

# May 6, 2008 @ 3:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. kallah writes:

Up the Barbie? wtf is this sh*t?

# May 6, 2008 @ 3:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. ElHefe writes:

Exodus kills (BBB is in my top 5 albums), but anyone who denies Kill em All, Ride the Lightning or Master of Puppets as truly killer albums I just don't get. Especially how they can turn around and say they listen to garbage like Atreyu or f***ing Slipknot. f***ing kids man. On a side note, the "Load" album shouldn't even be in anyone vocabulary either.

# May 6, 2008 @ 5:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Fuck A Name writes:

Can't Metallica just tour with some Metal? or does their name not mean anything anymore? (if you f***in say "but Atreyu is Metal, what are you talking about?" then you can f*** off and die for all i care, f*** you) Or is it that Metal bands just don't want to be seen with these sell-out b****es anymore?

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# May 6, 2008 @ 7:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. cruor writes:

^They may not be metal but Flogging Molly is pretty damn awesome.

# May 6, 2008 @ 8:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Fuck A Name writes:

^ I concede to that eagarly. (plus I like Offspring, as far as pop-rock goes. I just think this line-up doesn't make any sense)

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# May 7, 2008 @ 5:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. Hardcore Drummer89 writes:

I really hate the fact people bash Metallica, it pisses me off because im a very Big Metallica fan and they dont suck, older Metallica was the sh** from the 80's to the 90's were awesome. But St Anger and all the others werent that great. Just stop wasting ur time bashing bands, its f***in childish.
Metallica still f***in Rock and they always will... Metallica was one of the greatest bands back then, and they still are, Metallica forever...

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# May 8, 2008 @ 8:32 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. bbristowe writes:

Why the hell are they playing with all these clowns? (excl. Flogging Molly)

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