Metallica will not host its annual Orion Music + More Festival in 2014.

A spokeswoman for promoter C3 Presents said the festival will take the year off because the band will be touring Europe during the summer.

The event may return in 2015, C3's spokeswoman said.

It had been rumored that the 2014 version of the festival would move to a different city than Detroit. The two-day concert event debuted in 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

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