Metallica to replace Green Day at Voodoo Festival

Metallica, the heavy metal band is all set to replace Green Day at the 14th Voodoo Music Festival. Previously, it was reported that the band Green Day would call off their forthcoming performance on 27th October at the Voodoo Music Experience, scheduled in New Orleans on Tuesday. It left the event organizers with an opportunity to fill the vacant position of Green Day.

In a release, Lars Ulrich of Metallica stated that they were really excited to be a part of their very first Voodoo Music + Arts Experience. Metallica’s good buddies as well as fellow residents of the bay area – Green day had to call off their programs for the event; and now Metallica is more than ready to fill their slot in their own unique way. He added that they hope that they could fill in their shoes and make them proud.

Tre Cool, the drummer of the Green Day told that calling off events is something that they rarely do as they never wanted to hurt their rooters. They were also thankful to all the fans for being very understanding during this time.

Now Metallica is the newest addition of this music festival that already have Silversun Pickups, The Avett Brothers, Kaskade, Nas, Skrillex, Justice, Jack White, Neil Young & Crazy Horse and several other big names. The event begins from 26th October and till end on 28th October in New Orleans’s City Park.

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