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Metallica To Headline Aftershock Festival In 2020

Tickets On Sale Monday, October 14 at 9:00 AM PT / Noon ET

Danny Wimmer Presents announced this morning that rock icons Metallica will exclusively headline all five of the premier independent producer’s hard rock festivals in 2020 in a unique collaboration unprecedented for any American festival promoter or band. Recently named the world’s biggest all-time touring act by Pollstar, Metallica will—for the first time ever—perform two separate headlining sets at Aftershock (October 9-11) at Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA.

These events will be the only chance to see Metallica at a U.S. festival in 2020.

In addition to two appearances at Aftershock, Metallica will also deliver a unique set list for each performance. 

Metallica isn’t just another headliner. When Metallica takes the stage, it’s an event. It’s an experience. That’s the same standard we’ve set for every DWP festival – from the first band to the last band, and everything that happens in between. I can’t wait to bring the biggest band in the world to the biggest rock festivals in America. Metallica paved this road that we travel. How many artists on the bill at these five festivals first picked up an instrument, or first started a band, because of Metallica?”

Danny Wimmer, founder of Danny Wimmer Presents

Tickets for all events go on sale TODAY (October 10) at 12 PM PT/3 PM ET for Fan Club members and for past purchasers of tickets for Danny Wimmer Presents events. The general public onsale begins Monday, October 14 at 9:00 AM PT / Noon ET.

Find more info and buy tickets at: www.MetallicaXX.com or the EpicenterWelcome To RockvilleSonic Temple Art + Music FestivalLouder Than Life and Aftershock websites. 

Watch the official DWP2020 festival announcement trailer here: https://youtu.be/3ezIc5sswSQ

For each ticket sold through November 19, Danny Wimmer Presents will donate 25 cents to Metallica’s All Within My Hands FoundationAWMH is a non-profit, philanthropic organization created by the members and management of Metallica, dedicated to creating sustainable communities by supporting workforce education, the fight against hunger, and other critical local services. 100% of donations go directly to local organizations that the Foundation supports. Please visit www.AllWithinMyHands.org for more information. 

To further celebrate this historic collaboration, Danny Wimmer Presents invites fans to enter the Golden Ticket contest. One lucky person will win an all-expenses paid trip to any DWP festival of their choice to see Metallica play 2 different nights and 2 different sets over 1 incredible weekend. The prize package includes rock star accommodations, exclusive festival access, opportunities to watch the show from the legendary Metallica Snake Pit, meet and greets, amazing memorabilia and more. Fans are automatically entered to win by purchasing a Weekend GA or Weekend VIP pass to any of the five Danny Wimmer Presents U.S. 2020 rock festivals featuring Metallica, by signing up for the Fifth Member Fan Club or by subscribing to any of the five Danny Wimmer Presents U.S. 2020 rock festival newsletters. Offer only valid on purchases or signups between October 10, 2019 and November 19, 2019. Winner must be at least 18 years old by May 1, 2020. For more information visit www.MetallicaXX.com. 

For more information please visit: www.AftershockFestival.com

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