Metallica announce two club gigs

They'll play shows in London and Berlin to launch new album

Metallica have announced that they will play two club shows to celebrate the release of their forthcoming studio album.

In a posting on the band’s website, they announced gigs in Berlin and London on September 12 and 15 respectively.

They wrote: “Have we mentioned that we have an album coming out in September? Maybe just a few times…so to celebrate, we thought it would be cool to hang with a few of our closest friends in some of our favorite cities.

“On September 12 in Berlin, Germany and on September 15 in London, England we’ll be hosting a little bash to celebrate the blessed event of the upcoming addition to the Metallica family/catalog. There will be a live band (that would be us!) and tickets will only be available to MetClub members and Mission: Metallica members.”

Metallica have not yet disclosed the locations of the gigs. They are set to release ‘Death Magnetic’ – their first studio album in five years – this autumn.

Before then, Metallica will headline Reading And Leeds Festivals, on August 24 and 22, respectively.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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