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A Virtual Metallica Tour Is Coming To SiriusXM In May
Metallica has announced that SiriusXM will launch a Mandatory Metallica channel in May that will feature a virtual tour of past performances.
Mandatory Metallica will broadcast the "biggest songs, rarities, and the 'Virtual Metallica Tour,'" the metal band Tweeted on Wednesday, April 29. The channel will launch Friday, May 1, and will be free until Saturday, May 30.
The 30-date tour will be compromised of an archival concert a day from all over the world. Performances will include a 2013 concert at New York’s Apollo Theater and a 2016 show at New York’s Webster Hall, the band said on Facebook. Lars Ulrich will also stream "Welcome Home" DJ sets on the channel. In addition, the band will do "Metallica Mondays" takeovers on SiriusXM's Liquid Metal channel every Monday in May.
Metallica has also been releasing past performances via Facebook, including a November 1991 performance in Muskegon, Mich.
Stream Metallica's channel here.