Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tool replace Metallica at Sonic Temple festival

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – 365体育投注开户The Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival has announced that the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Tool will be replacing Metallica as the Friday and Sunday headliners this year.

Metallica was scheduled to headline both May 15 and 17 but the band recently announced they would be pulling out of the festival and Louder Than Life in Louisville.

In , lead singer James Hetfield explained why the band would be canceling those shows.

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"As part of my continuing effort to get and stay healthy, I have critical recovery events on those weekends that cannot be moved. I apologize to all of our fans who have bought tickets for these festivals."

The Red Hot Chili Peppers will headline Friday night while Tool will close out the festival Sunday.

The festival will be held at MAPFRE Stadium. Other bands performing include Deftones, Bring Me the Horizon, Evanescence, Staind, Sublime with Rome, Rancid and Dropkick Murphys.

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