James Hetfield de Metallica, foto por Samir Hussein/WireImage

Metallica ha pospuesto una próxima gira por Australia y Nueva Zelanda para que el líder James Hetfield pueda ingresar a un programa de tratamiento de adicciones. “Como la mayoría de ustedes probablemente saben, nuestro hermano James ha estado luchando contra la adicción durante muchos años”, escribió Metallica en una publicación de Instagram. La banda agregó: “Ahora, desafortunadamente, tuvo que volver a ingresar a un programa de tratamiento para trabajar nuevamente en su recuperación”. Encuentren la declaración completa de Metallicas en la siguiente publicación de Instagram.

La gira de Metallica originalmente estaba programada para comenzar el 17 de octubre en Perth, Australia, y concluir el 2 de noviembre en Auckland, Nueva Zelanda. La banda ha garantizado un reembolso completo de entradas.

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A Note from Lars, Kirk, and Rob ・・・ We are truly sorry to inform our fans and friends that we must postpone our upcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand. ・・・ As most of you probably know, our brother James has been struggling with addiction on and off for many years. He has now, unfortunately, had to re-enter a treatment program to work on his recovery again. ・・・ We fully intend to make our way to your part of the world as soon as health and schedule permit. We’ll let you know as soon as we can. Once again, we are devastated that we have inconvenienced so many of you, especially our most loyal fans who often travel great distances to experience our shows. We appreciate your understanding and support for James and, as always, thank you for being a part of our Metallica family. ・・・ All tickets purchased to the shows in Australia and New Zealand, including Enhanced Experiences and Black Tickets, will be fully refunded.  Links to more details on how to obtain your refund are posted on Metallica.com.

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