Metallica to Play in Antarctica for Colombian Coke



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Zero. Coke Zero. The Colombian division of Coca-Cola has reportedly launched a contest in which fans can win a trip to Antarctica to see Metallica play.

Although it could all be an elaborate hoax, it appears as though Colombian Metallica fans between 18 and 24 years old can enter the contest. No word yet from Metallica’s camp, but the travel dates listed in the contest rules are December 2nd – 15th, 2013, which would line up with Lars Ulrich’s recent claim that “There’s another frontier heading in Metallica’s direction in December.”

If this is true, the occasion will mark the second-ever rock concert in Antarctica’s history.

From Blabbermouth:

The first rock concert ever performed in Antarctica took place on July 7, 2007 at British Antarctic Survey’s (BAS) Rothera Research Station, one in a series of Live Earth concerts that were held on the same day in all seven continents. The science team’s indie-rock house band NUNATAK performed as the lone act. NUNATAK’s concert, though performed in front of only 17 people, was broadcast all over the world.

Stay tuned to Zumic for more details as they emerge. We’ll spare you the hackneyed “Trapped Under Ice” jokes, however, and leave you with a video of the last time Lars saw that much snow:

Source: Coca-Cola Colombia
Via: Blabbermouth

Concert calendar

Upcoming Events:

Date
Event
Tickets
Friday,

May 8th
Metallica at City of Rock Las Vegas in US
US
Saturday,

May 9th
Metallica Rock In Rio USA at MGM Resorts Festival Grounds in Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
Friday,

May 29th
Metallica at Olympiapark München in DE
Munich, DE
Friday,

May 29th
Metallica at Grüne Hölle Rock in Nürburg, Germany
Nürburg
Sunday,

May 31st
Metallica at Rockavaria in Munich, Germany
Munich, Germany
Thursday,

Jun 4th
Metallica at Rock in Vienna
Vienna, AT
Thursday,

Aug 20th
Metallica at Bergenhus Festning in Bergen, NO
Bergen, NO
Saturday,

Aug 22nd
Metallica at Ullevi Stadium in Gothenburg, SE
Gothenburg, SE
Tuesday,

Aug 25th
Metallica at SKK Arena in Saint Petersburg, Russia
Saint Petersburg, RU
Thursday,

Aug 27th
Metallica at Olimpiyskiy Arena in Moscow, Russia
Moscow, RU
Friday,

Aug 28th
Metallica at Reading Festival, UK
Reading, UK
Sunday,

Aug 30th
Metallica at Leeds Festival in Leeds, GB
Leeds, GB