Metallica – Not performing Black album at Soundwave Festival

According to both Australian website and, Soundwave 2013 festival boss AJ Maddah has confirmed that thrash metal legends Metallica will not be doing a Black Album set at Soundwave, which they had done in their performances at a number of European festivals last year. The festival’s boss confirmed the news via Twitter when he tweeted: Not a rumour. They’re not doing Black Album.

The full dates for Soundwave 2013 are as follows:

23 – Brisbane, Australia – RNA Showgrounds
24 – Sydney , Australia – Olympic Park

1 – Melbourne, Australia – Flemington Racecourse
2 – Adelaide, Australia – Bonython Park
4 – Perth, Australia – Claremont Showground

The line-up for Soundwave 2013 features bands such as Anthrax, Slayer, The Sword and While She Sleeps, amongst others. The full line-up can be found at this location.


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