So apparently Metallica still thinks pinball machines are relevant because the band teamed up with Stern Pinball, the world’s only manufacturer of authentic pinball games, to create its own machine.  It, of course, will feature Metallica songs and be covered in Metallica images and themes.

Do people still play pinball machines?

  • Metallica heads to Abu Dhabi and South Africa for shows later this month before returning home to pick up an award and perform at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards in Los Angeles on May 2nd.
  • Following that, the band will headline its second annual Orion Music + More Festival, scheduled for June 8th and 9th at Belle Isle in Detroit. Other acts on the bill includeRed Hot Chili PeppersRise AgainstDeftonesSilversun PickupsDead Sara, a reunion of Infectious Grooves and many others.