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Concert Gallery: Metallica at “The Big Four” in Indio, CA

April 27, 2011 by  
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m09%20copy Th Concert Gallery: Metallica at “The Big Four” in Indio, CAOn April 23, 2011 Empire Polo Fields in Indio, CA was transformed into the metal Motherland as “The Big Four” descended upon the desert for their only North America appearance. Living up to their name “The Big Four” of Thrash, Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax delivered up legendary performances. Check out our galleries from the show below!

Oh and never fear East Coast, we’re not out of this yet! Metallica’s Lars Ulrich told RollingStone.com that more U.S. “Big Four” dates are possible. “We are looking to book something on the East Coast because of the success of this — it should hopefully come together in a week or two,” Ulrich said. “Maybe we’ll do somewhere in the Midwest and South, too. Still, I don’t think it will turn into a 40-date arena tour; that would make it less special. I like the fact that there’s an element of chaos to the whole thing. It shouldn’t be sterile, streamlined and perfect: it needs an edgy underbelly to remain authentic.”

Metallica
The Big Four Festival
April 23, 2011
Empire Polo Fields – Indio, CA

Photos by: Raymond Ahner

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Concert Gallery: Megadeth at “The Big Four” in Indio, CA

April 27, 2011 by  
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md03%20copy Th Concert Gallery:  Megadeth at “The Big Four” in Indio, CAOn April 23, 2011 Empire Polo Fields in Indio, CA was transformed into the metal Motherland as “The Big Four” descended upon the desert for their only North America appearance. Living up to their name “The Big Four” of Thrash, Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax delivered up legendary performances. Check out our galleries from the show below!

Oh and never fear East Coast, we’re not out of this yet! Metallica’s Lars Ulrich told RollingStone.com that more U.S. “Big Four” dates are possible. “We are looking to book something on the East Coast because of the success of this — it should hopefully come together in a week or two,” Ulrich said. “Maybe we’ll do somewhere in the Midwest and South, too. Still, I don’t think it will turn into a 40-date arena tour; that would make it less special. I like the fact that there’s an element of chaos to the whole thing. It shouldn’t be sterile, streamlined and perfect: it needs an edgy underbelly to remain authentic.”

Megadeth
The Big Four Festival
April 23, 2011
Empire Polo Fields – Indio, CA

Photos by: Raymond Ahner

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Concert Gallery: Anthrax at “The Big Four” in Indio, CA

April 27, 2011 by  
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a12%20copy Th Concert Gallery:  Anthrax at The Big Four in Indio, CAOn April 23, 2011 Empire Polo Fields in Indio, CA was transformed into the metal Motherland as “The Big Four” descended upon the desert for their only North America appearance.  Living up to their name “The Big Four” of Thrash, Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax delivered up legendary performances.  Check out our galleries from the show below!

Oh and never fear East Coast, we’re not out of this yet!   Metallica’s Lars Ulrich told RollingStone.com that more U.S. “Big Four” dates are possible. “We are looking to book something on the East Coast because of the success of this — it should hopefully come together in a week or two,” Ulrich said. “Maybe we’ll do somewhere in the Midwest and South, too. Still, I don’t think it will turn into a 40-date arena tour; that would make it less special. I like the fact that there’s an element of chaos to the whole thing. It shouldn’t be sterile, streamlined and perfect: it needs an edgy underbelly to remain authentic.” 

Anthrax
The Big Four Festival
April 23, 2011
Empire Polo Fields – Indio, CA

Photos by: Raymond Ahner

 
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The Big Four Confirm US Show – April 23 in Indio, CA

January 25, 2011 by  
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Yesterday we were tipped off that The Big Four (Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax) would have an announcement for us today regarding a US appearance, and here it is. Looks like they’ll be playing in Indio, CA at the Empire Polo Club (aka where the Coachella Festival goes down each year) on April 23, 2011. Here’s their message:

You’ve probably heard us all say it . . . the vibe was just so incredible at last year’s Big 4 shows that we can’t stop now!! So we’re finally bringing the love to our home turf on April 23, 2011 with ‘Tallica, Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax in Indio, CA at the Empire Polo Club (yes, the more observant of you will note that this is the same spot where the Coachella Festival takes place the weekend before).

It’s true – this is indeed the only scheduled stop in America this go around, so we’re hoping that you can head West to join us. Tickets go on sale this Friday, January 28 at 10 AM PST and Fan Club members can check MetClub.com for pre-sale and VIP package info.

For more info about the show, including ticket pricing and transportation information, check out TheBig4Festival.com.