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Metallica, Linkin Park, and No Doubt are among the first confirmed performers for the first U.S. debut of Rock In Rio. 

The inaugural festival on these shores will take place in Las Vegas in the spring, featuring a rock weekend and a pop weekend. 

Metallica - who'll be playing their seventh Rock In Rio event - have been tapped for the rock weekend along with Linkin Park. 

No other details regarding the schedule have been announced yet.  Other performers include Deftones, Taylor Swift, and John Legend.  Rock In Rio USA is set for May 8th, 9th, 15th, and 16th. 

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