Metallica is the Closing Act at BlizzCon 2014

Order the Virtual Ticket to view the concert and the rest of the convention

Metallica Live at BlizzCon 2014
BlizzCon 2014 is only a couple of weeks away, and the convention details have been provided about nearly every aspect of the upcoming show. The big announcement today is about the closing concert. Metallica will be performing live the evening of Saturday, November 8, to wrap up this year's BlizzCon!

If you want to see the concert, and the rest of the BlizzCon festivities, be sure to sign up for the Virtual Ticket! It also includes special digital goodies that include 6 transmogrification appearances for Diablo III. The press release announces Metallica as the closing act for the convention.

Metallica Live at BlizzCon® 2014

Crank up the volume and watch the concert live with the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket

IRVINE, Calif. – October 21 , 2014 – Metallica is coming to BlizzCon® 2014! On November 8, Blizzard Entertainment’s two-day Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo® community celebration will culminate with Metallica performing to a sold-out convention crowd, broadcast worldwide through the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket.

“We’re thrilled to have Metallica blowing out our speakers at BlizzCon this year,” said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. “After two full days of epic gaming and intense eSports action, an earth-shaking concert is the perfect sendoff for everyone at the show and watching from home.”

BlizzCon is a celebration of the global player communities surrounding Blizzard Entertainment’s Warcraft, Diablo, and StarCraft game universes. Taking place November 7 and 8 at the Anaheim Convention Center, this year’s show will feature a wide array of activities, including discussion panels, tournaments, contests, hands-on play time with the latest Blizzard Entertainment games, and more.

Tickets to the convention are sold out, but viewers at home can join the excitement by ordering the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket ($39.99 USD), which offers comprehensive live online coverage of both days of the event—including the community contests hosted by Chris Hardwick on Friday evening and Metallica’s performance on Saturday night.

In addition to the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket, DIRECTV customers in the United States have the option to watch the show from home by ordering the BlizzCon 2014 Pay Per View event, priced at $39.99 USD (includes access to the Virtual Ticket online stream). Visit for more details.

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