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

April 27, 2011 by  
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On 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: Slayer at “The Big Four” in Indio, CA

April 27, 2011 by  
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On 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.”

Slayer
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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On 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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On 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  
Filed under Daily Music News, Tour Dates & News

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.

Heavy Metal’s Big Four Take You To The Movies On June 22nd

May 21, 2010 by  
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The “Big Four” (Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax) are bringing their European tour to the global stage via satellite to movie theaters around the world in a special HD cinematic event.  The legendary June 22nd concert from the tour’s stop of the Sonisphere Festival in Sofia, Bulgaria will air the same day in over 450 theaters in more than 140 markets in the U.S., as well as beamed into theaters in Europe, Canada and Latin America. Delayed screenings are planned in Australia, South Africa and New Zealand.

Tickets for “The Big Four:  Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax” go on sale starting today Friday, May 21st in the U.S. and internationally starting Friday, May 28th at participating theater box offices and at www.thebigfourlive.com, where fans can also view the event cinema trailer.   Additional cinemas/countries may be added.  Presently, over 800 cinemas worldwide will exhibit the concert event. Exhibition times may vary by territory.  In the U.S., the program will commence at 7:30 PM in each time zone.

Isn’t it time to bring “The Big Four” Tour to the States?  We think so!!!!

For more information and a list of participating movie theaters please go to www.thebigfourlive.com