Metallica Rocks Underwriters With Tour Postponement Suit

Law360 (June 10, 2021, 3:26 PM EDT) -- Metallica slammed London underwriters with a coverage suit filed in California state court, saying the hard rock band was forced to postpone various South American shows during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Robert Trujillo, left, James Hetfield, center, and Kirk Hammett of Metallica perform at the Global Citizen Festival in New York., Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek) Metallica — which formed in 1981 and was co-founded by vocalist/guitarist James Hetfield and drummer Lars Ulrich — began an eight-show tour in 2019 that was to include shows the following year in South America. But the band said in Monday's suit that the...

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