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Come February 2022 and two of the most iconic names in music history are taking over the alluring Allegiant Stadium (US) in Las Vegas for one epic weekend.

The ‘Allegiant Stadium’ stated that the weekend kicks February 25th, 2022 with an unforgettable performance from one of the most influential and successful rock bands in history, the American heavy metal band Metallica, who will be joined by the American rock band Greta Van Fleet. Then, one of the most popular recording artistes and respected entertainers in the world, American singer-songwriter Billy Joel, will perform at the stadium on February 26th, 2022.

The Allegiant Stadium is a domed stadium located in Paradise, Nevada, United States. It serves as the home stadium for the Las Vegas Raiders of the National Football League (NFL) and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Rebels college football team. Located adjacent to the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, Allegiant Stadium is a global events destination and the newest state-of-the-art entertainment venue in Las Vegas.

The Allegiant Stadium is ideally located for both visitors and locals. The technologically advanced stadium is fully enclosed and climate-controlled with a capacity of up to 65,000.
 

Metallica feats

Formed in 1981 by drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist/vocalist James Hetfield, Metallica has become one of the most influential and successful rock bands in history, having sold nearly 120 million albums worldwide and generating more than 15 billion streams while playing to millions of fans on all seven continents. The band’s several multiplatinum albums include Kill ’em All, Ride The Lightning, Master of Puppets … And Justice for All, Metallica (commonly referred to as The Black Album), Load, Reload, St. Anger, Death Magnetic, and Hardwired…to Self-Destruct, released in November 2016 and charting at #1 in 32 countries.

The ‘Allegiant Stadium’ further stated that Metallica’s awards and accolades include nine Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, multiple MTV Video Music Awards, and its 2009 induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. In June 2018, the band was awarded one of the most prestigious musical honors in the world: Sweden’s Polar Music Prize.
 

Chartbuster Billy Joel

Having sold more than 150 million records, Billy Joel ranks as one of most popular recording artistes and respected entertainers in the world. Throughout the years, Joel’s songs have acted as personal and cultural touchstones for millions of people, mirroring his own goal of writing songs that “meant something during the time in which I lived … and transcended that time”.

Joel has had 33 Top 40 hits and 23 Grammy nominations since signing his first solo recording contract in 1972. In 1990, he was presented with a Grammy Legend Award. Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1992, Joel was presented with the Johnny Mercer Award, the organization’s highest honor, in 2001. In 1999, he was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and has received the Recording Industry Association of America Diamond Award, presented for albums that have sold over 10 million copies.

Other career milestones include The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, the once-in-a-century ASCAP Centennial Award, the 36th Annual Kennedy Center Honor, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, three Awards for Cable Excellence, numerous ASCAP and BMI awards including the ASCAP Founders Award and the BMI Career Achievement Award, the Billboard Century Award and the 2002 MusiCares Person Of The Year by the MusiCares Foundation and the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.

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