Metallica have announced a series of in-game Fortnite concert performances.

The metal legends will be the first band at the center of all Fortnite experiences, with Metallica-themed gameplay coming to Fortnite Festival, Battle Royale, LEGO Fortnite, Rocket Racing, and more on Thursday.

Plus, as part of an all-new music experience inside of Fortnite, Metallica: Fuel. Fire. Fury. will bring a series of in-game concert performances to players only on June 22 and June 23.

The immersive music experience will have six different showtimes across these two days.

Completely customized and built from the ground up using Unreal Editor for Fortnite by technology studio Magnopus, Metallica: Fuel. Fire. Fury. is a concert through six songs with themed gameplay.

James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, and Robert Trujillo of Metallica are the icons of Fortnite Festival Season 4, where fans can shred along to their favorite songs, including “Enter Sandman,” “Ride the Lightning” and “Master of Puppets.”

This new season of Fortnite Festival introduces the Battle Stage, a new competitive way to play the rhythm music game. Fortnite Festival’s Battle Stage will see 16 players in a match, all playing from the same four-song setlist, and one will emerge victorious.

Season 4 starts Friday and ends on August 16. Check out the Fortnite Festival blog for more info on Season 4, the “player-vs-player” (PvP) Battle Stage, at

Learn more about Metallica-themed gameplay in additional Fortnite games: Battle Royale, LEGO Fortnite, and Rocket Racing, at

The band is also introducing the official Fortnite x Metallica merch collaboration. Look the part while you immerse yourself in Metallica’s takeover of Fortnite. Four t-shirts are available now in The Met Store, the Probity UK Shop, and in M72 tour venues and pop-up shops for the remainder of the summer.

Download Fortnite for free on PlayStation, Xbox, Switch, Android and PC. Fortnite is also available on cloud-based streaming services.

Metallica: Fuel. Fire. Fury. Showtimes:

Saturday, June 22

2 PM ET // 11 AM PT5 PM ET // 2 PM PT11 PM ET // 8 PM PT

Sunday, June 23

10 AM ET // 7 AM PT2 PM ET // 11 AM PT5 PM ET // 2 PM PT

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