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Heavy Metal Legends Metallica Coming to Perth

It’s been a busy year for the sunny city on the coast of the Indian Ocean. After the grand opening of the Optus Stadium in 2018, a new multi-purpose facility with a capacity for 60,000 spectators, a host of sporting and entertainment events have marched through the Western Australian capital. Footballing juggernauts Manchester United played two exhibition games here in July, one against local A-League side Perth Glory, the other against northern English rivals Leeds United. In June, dubbed the country’s greatest sporting rivalry, the Optus Stadium hosted Rugby League’s State of Origin between the Queensland Maroons and New South Wales Blues. It was the first time the state of Western Australia had hosted a match in the annual series. The Optus also hosted a match in the Bledisloe Cup, the yearly rugby union encounter between Australia and New Zealand. But it hasn’t just been sport that’s brought tens of thousands of visitors to Perth. Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran entertained sold out crowds at the stadium. Music fans in Perth are now looking forward to the next celebrity bill, Metallica. The band who have been making hits since the 1980s will be joined on Thursday, October 17th by Slipknot for an unforgettable night of heavy metal. With already 130 shows under their belt as part of the WorldWired Tour, Metallica’s first stop Down Under will be at the Optus Stadium. It will be the first time since the 2013 Soundwave Festival that the fabled metal band will play in Australia. Having enjoyed a busy year of festivals and special events, Perth is preparing to welcome more visitors from around the region for the concert. The sunny city in Western Australia with a laid-back vibe, stunning beaches, and a large student population has garnered a reputation for being one of the top destinations in the country for tourism. Travelers of all budgets will find that there are extensive Perth accommodation options to meet all needs. With one of the most renowned hostel scenes in the region, if not the world, Perth is a friendly choice for backpackers and economical tourists. Hostel G is one of the newest players on the street and is already establishing itself as one of the top shared accommodations in Perth. Situated in the hip Northbridge district, Hostel G Perth is on the doorstep of the city’s most vibrant and youthful entertainment quarter. Equipped with a kitchenette, game room, and one of the best bang for your buck eateries in the city in Lazy Lee’s, it’s no surprise the hostel in Perth is making waves on the budget accommodation landscape. An ideal choice for concert goers looking for shared accommodation in Perth. For concert goers looking for the luxury experience, the acclaimed Duxton Hotel has been providing excellent hospitality to its guests for decades. Located a short walk from the Bell Tower, the Duxton’s elegant and comfortable rooms are some the finest in Perth and a legendary breakfast buffet would be the perfect remedy to the morning after the concert or a night out. After Perth, Metallica will travel on to Adelaide on October 20th and then Melbourne for a two shows beginning on the 22nd. From there, it’s the Qudos Arena in Sydney next followed by a date in Brisbane before the Oceanic leg of the WorldWired Tour wraps up in Auckland, New Zealand for shows on October 31st and November 2nd. Now rocking the globe for nearly five decades, it may be the last opportunity to see the band in concert in the region. Book your Perth accommodation as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

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