Music fans at this week's Orion festival in Detroit will get to see plenty of Metallica. Besides headlining the two-day festival, from left, Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield and Robert Trujillo also will present sideshows.
The guitars will get plugged in, the amps will crackle to life, the turntables will start spinning.
And at 2 p.m. Saturday, if all goes as Metallica hopes, an enduring Detroit tradition will have begun.
On a Michigan concert calendar loaded with prominent festivals and A-list shows, Metallica's Orion Music + More already sits in the top tier. The metal kingpins will lead a diverse roster of 39 handpicked acts that includes the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rise Against, Deftones and Bassnectar. ...