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The WeChat contacts subgroup we've got tagged "freakazoid metal goons" has been all abuzz all last night and this morning with the rumor that American thrash metal titans Metallica are going to be ret...
Last updated: 2016-09-08
The WeChat contacts subgroup we've got tagged "freakazoid metal goons" has been all abuzz all last night and this morning with the rumor that American thrash metal titans Metallica are going to be returning to China in January, 2017 for a three-city tour. Someone has even created a mock-up promotional image of the band's supposed Beijing date, featuring artwork and text inspired by Metallica's tenth album Hardwired... to Self-Destruct, which the band themselves have gone on record stating that they will be touring behind in Q1 of next year.

WeChat groups and feeds, of course, are also SmartShanghai.com's preferred source for gifs of Donald Trump barfing rainbows, video clips of Russians getting hit by buses, and our landlord's posts of Karen Mok MP3s on QQ, so obviously, not to the most rock-solid of places to strip-mine for information.

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