Heavy metal rocker fans, unite! Metallica is on their way to South Africa for two gigs in 2013! Big Concerts confirmed that Metallica will perform two stadium shows in South Africa next year. The tour is scheduled for Wednesday 24 April 2013 at Cape Town Stadium and Saturday 27 April at Soccer City Complex, FNB Stadium, Johannesburg. Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo collectively known as Metallica, are one of the most influential and commercially successful rock bands in history, having sold 110 million albums worldwide and playing to millions of fans the world over. They have scored almost a dozen multi-platinum albums, including 1991's Metallica (commonly referred to as "The Black Album"), which is the bestselling album in history of Soundscan, scanning almost 16 million albums in the United States alone, and nearly 30 million worldwide. In October 2008, their latest album, Death Magnetic, debuted at number one on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart and in 27 additional countries around the world. Tickets go on sale for the Johannesburg show (web, outlets and call centers) – Wednesday 21 November 2012 (09:00 – local time SAST). Price from R340 – R900. Tickets go on sale for the Cape Town show (web, outlets and call centers) – Thursday 22 November 2012 (09:00 – local time SAST). Price from R295 – R900.