Metallica is getting its own pinball machine. According to Blabbermouth, the legendary heavy metal band has teamed up with Stern Pinball, the world's only manufacturer of authentic pinball games, to create its own machine. The game will feature music drawn from throughout Metallica's entire 30-year career, including classic songs such as "Creeping Death," "For Whom The Bell Tolls," "Master Of Puppets," "Seek And Destroy," "Battery," "Sad But True," "Enter Sandman" and more.
- A trailer for the machine has been posted online, with more details to follow.
- Metallica heads to Abu Dhabi and South Africa for shows later this month before returning home to pick up an award and perform at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards in Los Angeles on May 2nd.
- Following that, the band will headline its second annual Orion Music + More Festival, scheduled for June 8th and 9th at Belle Isle in Detroit. Other acts on the bill include Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rise Against, Deftones, Silversun Pickups, Dead Sara, a reunion of Infectious Grooves and many others.
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WATCH: See the trailer for the Metallica machine:
INTERNET COMMENTS at Blabbermouth -- agree or not?
RedZombie wrote: "it's about time for them to follow in the footsteps of such business genius as Stanley & Simmons."
MotorFrost wrote: "Kiss - GnR - Stones...only the biggest and baddest deserve such treatment."
Sinned wrote: "I'll start saving up my quarters!"
pigchop wrote: "Real pinball machines and real juke boxes - the world needs more of 'em! Stop trying to kill off the old world completely."
rando wrote: "I've been thinking about getting a pinball machine, and this might just convince me."
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