Metallica promised a big announcement today and didn't disappoint when they unveiled they will headline both nights of the Orion Music + More festival that will feature 22 bands hand picked by the band and take place in Atlantic City, New Jersey on June 23rd and 24th.

Metallica has announced the initial details of their very own music festival called the 'Orion Music + More' festival, which will go down on June 23rd and 24th in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Metallica hand selected the bands that will perform prior to their headlining sets on both days, which include Avenged Sevenfold, Arctic Monkeys, Modest Mouse, The Gaslight Anthem, Cage The Elephant, Fucked Up, Best Coast, Hot Snakes, Titus Andronicus, Gary Clark Jr., Lucero, The Black Angels ,The Sword, A Place to Bury Strangers, Liturgy, and Roky Erickson with more bands to be announced.

The ticket price is $125 for a 2-day pass and $225 for a Met Club Ultra Pass that will come with exclusive access priveleges. There is a ticket presale for Metallica fan club members that will run February 8th at 10a - February 10 at 10p ET -- tickets will go on sale to the general public February 11th at 10a ET. Metallica also promised during the Livestream broadcast that there would be many more details released on the official website for the festival.