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Metallica Reveals Opening Acts for European Tour

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Metallica has announced that Fear Factory, Gojira and Volbeat will be the opening acts for the upcoming European tour.

The band comments: "Whew . . . we had a great run in Latin America and are gearing up to head back to Europe next month after a short break. We're happy to report that Fear Factory and Gojira have graciously agreed to hang with us for the April shows, while Lars' Danish buddies Volbeat have signed up for the May shows (with the exception of May 22 in Tel Aviv, where local band Orphaned Land will take the stage)...

"We'll see YOU out there starting April 13 in Oslo, Norway."

Here are the tour dates for the European tour:

Apr. 13 Oslo, Norway - Telenor Arena
Apr. 14 Oslo, Norway - Telenor Arena
Apr. 17 Riga, Latvia - Riga Arena
Apr. 18 Tallinn, Estonia - Saku Suurhall
Apr. 20 Vilnius, Lithuania - Siemens Arena
Apr. 21 Vilnius, Lithuania - Siemens Arena
Apr. 24 Moscow, Russia - SK Olimpiisky
Apr. 25 Moscow, Russia - SK Olimpiisky
May 11 Belfast, N. Ireland - Odyssey Arena
May 12 Belfast, N. Ireland - Odyssey Arena
May 14 Budapest, Hungary - Puskas Ferenc Stadium
May 16 Zagreb, Croatia - Hippodrome
May 18 Lisbon, Portugal - Pavilhao Atlantico
May 19 Lisbon, Portugal - Pavilhao Atlantico
May 23 Lyon, France - Halle Tony Garnier
Jun. 16 Warsaw, Poland - Sonisphere
Jun. 18 Zurich, Switzerland - Sonisphere
Jun. 19 Prague, Czech Republic - Sonisphere
Jun. 24 Athens, Greece - Sonisphere

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1. IrishMetal writes:

"Factory and Gojira have graciously agreed to hang with us for the April shows, while Lars' Danish buddies Volbeat have signed up for the May shows"

Clarification please - are Gojira and Fear Factory going to stay on with the May shows?

# Apr 3, 2010 @ 5:19 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. warlockzero writes:

The U.S. sees them, we get lamb of cookie monster...Europe sees them they get fear factory?! WTF!!

# Apr 3, 2010 @ 9:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. wilco writes:

volbeat a cool band live

# Apr 3, 2010 @ 1:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. thegoosegoblin writes:

Lamb of God was great when they opened up, but they tour way more often than FF...when will they do extensive touring of US >;<;

# Apr 3, 2010 @ 1:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. theduke writes:

W00000000

# Apr 8, 2010 @ 11:33 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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