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Metallica’s Orion Festival – Readers Poll

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Metallica have announced that they are headlining their own two-day Orion Music + More Festival on June 23 and 24 in Atlantic City.

The excitement for the upcoming fest hit its peak when Metallica announced that they would be playing both ‘Ride the Lightning’ and the Black Album in their entirety, but metal fans began to scratch their banging heads as the lineup was revealed. Aside from Avenged Sevenfold, there are no other metal acts on the bill.

The rest of the lineup includes Arctic Monkeys, Modest Mouse, the Gaslight Anthem, Cage the Elephant and many more popular yet unlikely acts.

We want to know what you think of the Orion Music + More Festival lineup. Is the musical diversity going to serve the fest as a strength, or are you disappointed with the current lineup? Let us know in the poll below.

Orion Music + More Artist Lineup:

Arctic Monkeys
Avenged Sevenfold
Modest Mouse
The Gaslight Anthem
Cage the Elephant
F—ed Up
Best Coast
Hot Snakes
Titus Andronicus
Gary Clark Jr.
Roky Erickson
The Black Angels
The Sword
A Place to Bury Strangers



Previous Readers Poll: Favorite Guns N’ Roses Video


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