Ozzy Osbourne to headline 2019 Download festival
Download festival in Melbourne and Sydney in March next year will be among the final stops for heavy metal legend Ozzy Osbourne's No More Tours II tour. As the Godfather of Metal draws the curtain on 50 years of live performances - as frontman of Black Sabbath and as a solo artist - Osbourne and his band will headline Sydney's inaugural Download on Saturday, March 9, and the second annual Download in Melbourne on Monday, March 11. The huge line-up for both the Melbourne and Sydney events will also feature Slayer , Judas Priest, Anthrax, Alice In Chains, Ghost and Rise Against, while local bands will include The Amity Affliction, High Tension, Frenzal Rhomb and Luca Brasi.
Laurates of Hrant Dink 10th Award announced
Journalist Murat Çelikkan and the Yemeni organization, Mwatana for Human Rights, won the 10th International Hrant Dink Award, according to the report by Turkish sources. To note, Hrant Dink Foundation presents the award to individuals who take personal risks for achieving free and just world ideals, who break the stereotypes and use the language of peace and by doing so give inspiration to others, and organizations or groups that strive against discrimination, racism and violence.
Kirk Hammett Falls On Stage
Metallica's tour took an interesting turn last week while they were performing in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. During one of the songs, bassist Kirk Hammett ran around the stage and took a hilarious tumble that Lars was nice enough to share on his Instagram.
Metallica Share Live "Harvester of Sorrow" Performance from 1991
Metallica's 30th anniversary re-release of their 1988 album ...And Justice for All , will be issued on November 2 on the band's own Blackened Recordings. In the run-up to the release of the deluxe set, the band revealed on their official Twitter account that they're going to be posting rare live videos of every Justice track.
Metallica sets SaskTel Centre attendance record, makes Saskatoon Food Bank donation
WATCH ABOVE: A strong 18-song set was highlighted by the hit Nothing Else Matters, which Metallica dedicated to the Humboldt Broncos. SaskTel Centre said 16,874 fans turned out for the concert, smashing the facility's all-time attendance record of 15,806.
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