Proudly presented by Blackrock Entertainment Indonesia, consisting of James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo, the ultimate name in the realm of rock and metal and one that shaped and defined metal music, the group band Metallica is about to make a historical return to Indonesia after their first appearance 20 long years ago, and the stage is set for their grand concert in Jakarta’s Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium, on 25th August 2013.
Formed in the early 80s, the quartet metal has released nine studio albums, four live albums, five extended plays, 25 music videos, and 37 singles. The band has won nine Grammy Awards and has had five consecutive albums debut at number one on the Billboard 200.
Scheduled to take place in the largest performance venue in the country, the concert is set to be one of the biggest ever to be held in Indonesia. For the concert, the band will bring their own equipment and staging details with the total weight of 60 tons. The concert will also be supported with a powerful 200,000 watt sound system, and a number of giant LED screens to be placed in a number of corners of the stadium.
Blackrock Entertainment, as the promotor of the event has put special concern on safety and security issues ensuring that the 1993 incidents will not occur again. Tickets already on sale via online since 8th July 2013 ranging from IDR400,000 to IDR7,500,000.