Metallica, Paul McCartney, Childish Gambino and More to Headline ACL 2018

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JAIME MONZON
  • Jaime Monzon
Yes, you read that right.

Metallica is headed back to Texas to headline ACL, which is actually sort of weird and awesome since most of ACL’s headliners recently have been the likes of Radiohead, Jay-Z and Willie Nelson – not gigantic metal acts.

If you’ve seen Metallica in recent years you’d probably be stoked too since they usually play very few new songs and a shit ton of their old work, which rules if you’re like us and don’t really listen to anything past the Black album.

Besides Metallica, the rest of the headliners include Paul McCartney, "Redbone" singer Childish Gambino, Arctic Monkeys, TRAVIS SCOTT and ODESZA.

The full lineup is actually shaping up to be pretty fantastic too with St. Vincent Janelle Monáe and David Byrne slated for appearances.

Check out the full lineup here:

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3-Day General Admission Tickets for both weekends are on sale now at www.aclfestival.com. 3-Day VIP and Platinum Tickets and Hotel Packages are also available.

VIP ticketholders will enjoy a brand new shaded viewing deck with exceptional sightlines of the main stage, as well as the new VIP-Platinum bar located at Rock Island, the perfect place to grab a complimentary cold beer or glass of wine while roaming the festival grounds.

A full list of VIP and Platinum amenities can be viewed here. Music fans ages 10 and under will be admitted free of charge accompanied by a ticketed adult. 1-Day General Admission Tickets, 1-Day VIP Tickets and 1-Day Platinum Tickets will be available later in the year
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