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Metallica - extra tickets go on sale

Tickets will be available this Friday for the band's May 12 Belfast show

Metallica will play two dates at Belfast's Odyssey Arena this year as part of their World Magnetic Tour - on May 11 and 12. These will be the 2010 Grammy nominees' first Belfast shows in over two decades.

Though sold out, extra tickets for the May 12 show (which was added in December due to demand) will go on sale at 9am this Friday, February 12.

To get your hands on tickets (from £49 including booking fee) see

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