Metallica to Perform in Prison

Rock group to perform in Danish prison

WRITTEN BY: Danielle Olipra
Metallica's lead singer James Hetfield
Image Source: Galiwii13 via wikimedia commons
Metallica's lead singer James Hetfield

Metallica has recently announced their plans to perform their self-titled 1991 album, also called “The Back Album”, at a Danish prison, says zap2it.com. 

The concert is scheduled for June 2012 and will take place at the former site of Statsfaengsel in Denmark.  The jail used to house murderers and serial killers, but was closed in 2006. Projected attendance at the show is 40,000.

The metal quartet first performed in a prison when they filmed the music video for "St. Anger" from the 2003 album of the same name in the San Quentin State Prison, hundreds of inmates serving as extras.

“The Black Album" is Metallica’s most successful album so far. It has sold more than 17 million copies and features the popular songs "Enter Sandman" and "Nothing Else Matters.”

Read more about the future concert here.

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