Metallica have postponed a forthcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand in order that frontman James Hetfield could enter an dependancy therapy program. “As most of you in all probability know, our brother James has been fighting dependancy on and off for a few years,” Metallica wrote tonight in Instagram post. The band added: “He has now, sadly, needed to re-enter a therapy program to work on his restoration once more.” Discover Metallicas full assertion within the under Instagram put up.
Metallica’s tour was initially scheduled to start October 17 in Perth, Australia, and wrap up November 2 in Auckland, New Zealand. The band have assured a full refund for ticket holders.