The Big Four: Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, Anthrax

Metalheads unite!

On Tuesday, June 22, Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax perform on one stage together for the first time. The concert will be captured live in high definition and screened in cinemas all around the world.

In Australia, this history-making concert will be screened on 9 and 10 July in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and in regional cinemas including Byron Bay, Narooma, Castlemaine and Fremantle.

The Big Four: Anthrax, Megadeth, Slayer, Metallica will feature nearly 4 hours of live performances and behind-the-scenes from the Sonisphere Festival in Sofia, Bulgaria.  BY Experience presents.

These four legendary acts broke out of the underground thrash movement in the 1980s to dominate the metal world, selling millions of records and packing arenas across the globe. Despite huge demand, these musical giants have never shared the same stage until now.

Says Lars Ulrich/Metallica of this historic tour announcement: "Who would have thought that more than 25 years after its inception, thrash metal's big 4 would not only still be around and more popular than ever, but will now play together for the first time...what a mindf@*$ Bring it on!"

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine: ‘The magnitude of this event hasn’t really sunk in yet, and I am thrilled to know that people around the planet will be able to walk into a movie theatre and experience the greatest line up of heavy metal in the history of the world!’

Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian says, “Damn, as if this Big 4 tour wasn’t exciting enough now we get to be on the big screen worldwide! Metal at the movies, two horns up! It is unbelievably gratifying that this means so much to the metal community around the globe. Get your tix, grab some popcorn and get ready to bang your head!”

Declares Slayer’s Kerry King, “I can’t believe someone didn’t make this happen 15 years ago! The fans finally get what they want. I think it’s awesome!”

The Big Four: Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax digital cinema event is distributed globally by New York-based BY Experience, and in Australia by Sharmill Films.

Participating Cinemas:


Palace George

Theatre Royal, Castlemaine

NSW Dendy Newtown

Chauvel Cinema

Dendy Byron Bay

Narooma Cinema


Dendy Canberra

QLD Palace Centro


Palace Nova


Luna Cinemas

Luna SX


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