Metallica Cancels Tour- James Hetfield Back In Rehab

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Some unfortunate news for Metallica fans from Australia and New Zealand recently. Looks like the tour is canceled due to lead singer James Hetfield deciding to go back to rehab.


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A Note from Lars, Kirk, and Rob ・・・ We are truly sorry to inform our fans and friends that we must postpone our upcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand. ・・・ As most of you probably know, our brother James has been struggling with addiction on and off for many years. He has now, unfortunately, had to re-enter a treatment program to work on his recovery again. ・・・ We fully intend to make our way to your part of the world as soon as health and schedule permit. We’ll let you know as soon as we can. Once again, we are devastated that we have inconvenienced so many of you, especially our most loyal fans who often travel great distances to experience our shows. We appreciate your understanding and support for James and, as always, thank you for being a part of our Metallica family. ・・・ All tickets purchased to the shows in Australia and New Zealand, including Enhanced Experiences and Black Tickets, will be fully refunded. Links to more details on how to obtain your refund are posted on

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We wish James success in his journey here as one of our favorite bands is Metallica and hope to see him on stage once again!

Here is a fairly recent clip of Metallica in action live in Switzerland back in May. One thing to say is, these guys never seem to slow down!

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