Blizzard has just announced that Metallica will be playing out BlizzCon 2014 this year during its closing ceremony on November 8. Attendees and virtual attendees can watch the famous rockers via the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket in HD. Previous Blizzard artists have included Blink 182, Foo Fighters, and even Ozzy Osbourne.
You can read the full press release below:
We’re thrilled to announce that Metallica will be performing the closing concert at BlizzCon 2014, playing before a sold-out convention crowd on the night of November 8! If you didn’t score tickets to the show, don’t worry—you can still get a front-row seat from home with the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket.
BlizzCon is a gaming convention like no other. With developer panels, exclusive interviews, intense eSports tournaments, the legendary Friday night contests, and what’s sure to be an unforgettable concert from Metallica to close out the show on Saturday, this year’s event is one you won’t want to miss.
The BlizzCon Virtual Ticket lets you catch all of the action online, live and in high definition. You’ll also get access to this year’s epic collection of in-game goodies for World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Diablo III: Reaper of Souls, Hearthstone, and Heroes of the Storm. Visit the Battle.net Shop to order your Virtual Ticket, and check out thepress release for more details on Metallica’s performance.