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Tag Archives: Orion Music and More

Metallica may bring back Orion Fest in 2018

Posted by on December 23, 2016

When Metallica were questioned about how long it took for them to come out with a follow-up to Death Magnetic, one of the reasons they brought up was that they put on their own music festival, Orion Music and More. The two festivals, held in 2012 and 2013 in Atlantic City and Detroit, respectively, were great for […]

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Metallica Release Full Theatrical Trailer For 3D Film

Posted by on July 20, 2013

Thought the first teaser trailer for Metallica Through The Never looked great? Then wait till you see the latest trailer for Metallica’s new 3D IMAX film. While making the rounds at Comic-Con, Metallica unleashed a brand new trailer and movie poster. Clocking in at just under two minutes, the trailer features more footage of both the […]

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Metallica To preview film, play show at Comic-Con

Posted by on July 8, 2013

The San Diego Comic-Con has evolved far beyond its beginnings in 1970 as a comic book convention. Now it draws over 100,000 annually and is a launching pad for not just comics, but TV shows, video games, novels animation and movies. On that front, Metallica will be at the convention for the first time ever […]

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Orion Music + More Wraps Up Triumphant Second Year

Posted by on June 10, 2013

As soon as they announced the lineup of last year’s Orion Music + More Festival. it was apparent that Metallica were doing things differently. While anyone could have slapped together a solid two-day lineup of heavy bands, the world’s biggest metal band brought country, plenty of indie rock and a brass band to play the […]

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The Dillinger Escape Plan Play Orion As A Four Piece, While An Injured Ben Weinman Reads Revolver Magazine Onstage

Posted by on June 9, 2013

Earlier this week, Ben Weinman revealed he had broken his hand. As we looked at a picture of the guitarist’s broken hand, we asked ourselves “How will this affect The Dillinger Escape Plan’s set at Orion?” Well, The Dillinger Escape Plan went on with the scheduled performance at the festival today, but as a four […]

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Metallica Plays ‘ Kill ‘Em All’ In Its Entirety During Surprise Set At Orion

Posted by on June 8, 2013

“Don’t miss Dehaan,” said James Hetfield via a post on his Instagram account, along with a handful of revealing hash tags, prior to the kick off of Orion‘s first day. While our initial guess was that it had something to do with the star of Metallica’s 3D movie, “Dehaan” turned out to be our second guess: a […]

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Orion 2013, Day One: Who Is Dehaan?

Posted by on June 8, 2013

If there’s one thing that last year’s Orion Music and More Fest proved, it was to expect surprises. Last year, that equated to Metallica popping up all over the place to introduce bands, and their bassist Rob Trujillo joining his former band Suicidal Tendencies onstage. This year promises something as well, and that something is […]

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Orion 2013, Day Zero: Baroness Start Things Off

Posted by on June 8, 2013

It’s not even the start of the Orion Fest yet, but I’ve already came within five feet of James Hetfield. Let me back up a little. I’m in Detroit for the second time ever, and still trying to get a feel for the city. I’m several blocks away from my hotel at the St. Andrews […]

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Orion Music + More To Unveil Detroit Lineup On Monday

Posted by on February 22, 2013

Last year around this time, the internet was abuzz with the sound of bitching from elitists and metalheads alike as Metallica lifted the veil on the lineup to their inaugural Orion Music and More festival. “Not metal enough,” most metal fans said upon seeing a lineup that included Modest Mouse, the Arctic Monkeys and Eric […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Events In 2012 We’re Thankful For

Posted by on November 19, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. Hard to believe it, but Thanksgiving is just a few days away. With that in mind, we decided to continue a tradition we started last year and list the top five events we’re thankful occurred in 2012. Sure, 2012 was […]

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