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At 8am PST TUESDAY a major announcement regarding The Big 4 will be made over at http://www.facebook.com/thebig4.  I’m on the edge of my seat wondering what the announcement will be?  Maybe they’ll announce one of the following:

  • You will have to take a 2nd mortgage out on your house to afford ONE ticket.
  • For the price of a used car you can meet all the members of the bands would would much rather be sleeping than meeting you.
  • Metallica actually watched the “Big 4 In Bulgaria” DVD and thought, “Wow, maybe we should practice a bit more.”
  • Lars Ulrich took drum lessons throughout the winter so that he will only change tempo 20 times in a set.
  • James Hetfield will be fined $1,000.00 for every time he sings “YEH-YEAAAAAAAAAAAAAA-AHHH”
  • They are changing the name of “The Big 4” to “The Big 3 and that other band that used to kick ass at one time but now can barely keep up.”
  • Dave Ellefson will receive yet ANOTHER tours worth of standing ovations for running back to Megadeth.
  • Anthrax will continue to pretend to like Joey Belladonna.
  • Slayer has now forgotten how to play rhythm guitar as well.
  • Metallica will join the “play an entire album” party and perform “Re-Load” in it’s entirety.
  • There will be a “Misspelled Metallica Tattoo” contest at each show.

Judging from the graphic above it’s going to be American dates for this juggernaut of a tour so I’m assuming the announcement will be US tour dates.  If I had to guess I would bet that this is going to be a stadium tour and that it won’t be a full on “tour.”  Maybe 20 dates of major markets like New York, LA, Atlanta, etc and that the tickets are going to be astronomical.  I doubt highly that the cheapest ticket will be below $75.00 and that will be to sit about 3 rows from Heaven.  I’m really curious to see what they will say but stay tuned and I will be sure to release the details here on the blog.  Regardless, it’s without a doubt history in the making and I am really looking forward to seeing if it’s in my future to see this performance.  Maybe I”ll just be waiting for the DVD but who knows?

About Don de Leaumont

Don (aka. The Brainfart) has been a heavy metal fan since hearing it for the first time in 1983. Don is also repsonsible for all of the typos, shitty grammar, and kick ass content on this site. Don likes cheap beer, whiskey, Coca Cola Icees, going to shows, and hanging with his kick ass wife, two cats and dog. He originally wanted to name his dog Shandi but his wife said, “No fucking way.”

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You know, what I don’t get is why Anthrax is relegated to opener. If last year’s Clash tour was any indication, Anthrax will blow the other geezers off the fucking stage. Joey FTW.

thegreatsouthernbrainfart says:

I still say Megadave FTW but you know how I feel about those guys! That being said, Anthrax was still fucking amazing and I’m sure they will be again!

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