Rock am Ring, Rock im Park line up out: Metallica

Metal giants Metallica have been confirmed for both Rock am Ring and Rock I'm Park in Germany next June 2012.

The two events are held on the same weekend and share the same line up, taking place from 1-3 June 2012.

Metallica will play their entire 1991 ‘Black Album’ in it’s entirity as the band will at Download Festival 2012. We had a writer re-visit the album 20 years on to find out how it became such a modern classic.

Rock am Ring takes place at the Nürburgring racetrack, Nürburg in east Germany, while Rock im Park takes place around the Frankenstadion in Nurnberg in the west of Germany

Rock am Ring was first held in 1985, and joined by it’s counterpart Rock im Park in 1991.

German punk band Die Toten Hosen have also been confirmed for the two site event next June.

Three day Rock im Park tickets are available now for 155 euros plus shipping costs, and three day Rock am Ring tickets are available for 160 euros plus shipping costs.

Click here to buy Rock im Park and Rock am Ring tickets.

50,000 tickets have already been sold for the two festivals and prices are due to increase on 15 January 2012.