Metallica Announce Lineup For Orion 2.0

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rise Against and Bassnectar to appear at second-annual fest, set for June 8-9 in Detroit.

Metallica are taking their Orion festival to the Motor City, and they’re bringing a whole lot of their friends along for the ride.

The band have announced the initial lineup for the second-annual fest — set for June 8-9 at Detroit’s Belle Isle — which will feature the Red Hot Chili Peppers (who will headline one night, with Metallica closing out the other), Rise Against, Deftones, Silversun Pickups, Death Grips, Dillinger Escape Plan, Japandroids, Gogol Bordello and many more. Bassnectar will headline a brand-new EDM tent, and, when revealed, the full lineup for Orion 2.0 will feature more than 30 bands and DJs.

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