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Metallica Reunite Infectious Grooves For Orion Music + More Festival

Written by Mike Hohnen on April 5, 2013

In the lead-up to the 2013 return of their Orion Music + More festival, Metallica have injected even more awesomeness into the already-bursting-at-the-seams line-up – the new additions see bassist Robert Trujillo reunite with his one-time outfit Infectious Grooves, which also features other members of Suicidal Tendencies, with the band taking to the stage for the first time in 22 years.

Back in the day, Infectious Grooves became moderately successful and even landed a gig supporting Ozzy Osbourne. The group, which dissolved in the ’80s, will be born again with Suicidal Tendencies’ Mike Muir and Dean Pleasants, Jane’s Addiction’s Stephen Perkins and Faith No More’s Jim Martin, who will be picking up where original guitarist Adam Siegel left off.

According to Trujillo, “To reunite with those guys after 22 years is going to be really special for me. Orion is the perfect place for that to happen … I’m looking forward to it.” The idea started to take shape following Suicidal Tendencies involvement in last years Orion Music + More.

That isn’t even the end of the big news. The event’s poster now also features the recently reunited Rocket From The Crypt, Dead Sara and the newly evolved Kyuss Lives!, who are now performing as Vista Chino. Local flavour will be provided by Matt Clarke and Calico.

Orion Music + More takes place over 8th-9th June in Detroit. So, yeah, as far away from us as possible, really.

Orion Music + More Festival Line-up

New announcement:
Infectious Grooves
Dead Sara
Rocket From the Crypt
Vista Chino
Matt Clarke
Calico

First Announcement:
Metallica
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Rise Against
Deftones
Bassnectar
Dropkick Murphys
Gogol Bordello
FLAG
Silversun Pickups
Foals
Tomahawk
Destroid (Excision + KJ Sawka + Downlink)
The Joy Formidable
Datsik
Borgore
Japandroids
Dillon Francis
Adventure Club
12th Planet
Death Grips
The Dillinger Escape Plan
Dirtyphonics
The Dirtbombs
DEATH
Fu Manchu
The Bronx
FIDLAR
All Shall Perish
The Orwells
BATTLECROSS
Cauldron

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