Metallica has made a new concert film and will show it at drive-in theaters across North America, Aug. 29. There will be at least three New Jersey venues: Bell Works — Cinema Pop-ups in Holmdel; the Delsea Drive-In Theatre in Vineland; and Woodbridge Center in Woodbridge Township. For tickets, and the check to see if any venues are added later, visit ticketmaster.com/encore-metallica.
The band Three Days Grace will also be featured in the film.
Tickets are being sold per car, and each ticket will include four digital downloads of Metallica’s S&M2 album (which will be released Aug. 28). The album documents two 2019 concerts that featured the band along with the San Francisco Symphony orchestra.
The band wrote the following on its website, Metallica.com, about the album: “The concert film is a brand-new edit done by Joe Hutshing (‘Through The Never’) and both the audio and visuals have been taken to the next level from the October 2019 theatrical version that played in over 3,700 cinemas worldwide. Originally planned for a mid-June release, unfortunately pressing plants and printers closed due to COVID-19 just as we were getting ready to manufacture the various configurations. We’re excited that we’re back on track, everything’s in motion, and we can finally get the music to you.”
The band’s 1999 S&M album documented shows that year with the San Francisco Symphony.
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