Metallica Announces ‘WorldWired’ North American Tour

Today Metallica announced their “WorldWired” North American tour in support of their newest album Hardwired…To Self-Destruct. The “WorldWired” tour is to be produced by Live Nation and starts in Baltimore, Maryland at the M&T Bank Stadium. From there the tour will crisscross North America as the band makes their first official North American tour since 2009. Supporting Metallica will be Avenged Sevenfold and Volbeat, who will open for Metallica for most of the tour run.

Legacy Fan Club members will have access to presale tickets at 9:00am local time on Tuesday, February 14, while all Met Club members will have access at 11:00am local time that same day. Tickets for the public will go on sale Friday, February 17 at 10:00am local time. Each ticket purchased will come with a copy of Metallica’s newest album Hardwired…To Self-Destruct, in either digital download or physical copy formats. Fans should expect to hear from Warner Music Artist Services on how they can redeem their albums 14 business days after purchasing their tickets.

The band has also announced that Citi is the official credit card for the “WorldWired” tour, with Citi card members being able to take advantage of special show dates on Tuesday, February 14 at 11:00am local time in the United States.

Metallica has revealed their partnership with CID Entertainment to offer four special enhanced experiences on the tour, including special amenities, including: early venue access, a visit to the “Memory Remains” exhibit of Metallica memorabilia, and meet-and-greets with the band.

Additionally, Metallica has announced the creation of the All Within My Hands Foundation, which will raise funds to support national, local, and Bay Area charities that each individual band member will support, along with the continuing donation to music educations programs and local food banks. In collaboration with Crowdrise, the band encourages ticket purchasers to donate while purchasing tickets for their upcoming shows.

Tour Dates:
May 10 – Baltimore, MD – M&T Bank Stadium*^
May 12 – Philadelphia, PA – Lincoln Financial Field*^
May 14 – East Rutherford, NJ – MetLife Stadium*^
May 17 – Uniondale, NY – New Coliseum^
May 19 – Boston, MA – Gillette Stadium ^
May 21 – Columbus, OH – Rock On The Range Festival (SOLD OUT)
June 04 – St. Louis, MO – Busch Stadium^
June 07 – Denver, CO – Sports Authority Field*^
June 11 – Houston, TX – NRG Stadium*^
June 14 – San Antonio, TX – Alamodome*
June 16 – Dallas, TX – AT&T Stadium*
June 18 – Chicago, IL – Soldier Field*
July 05 – Orlando, FL – Camping World Stadium*^
July 07 – Miami, FL – Hard Rock Stadium*^
July 09 – Atlanta, GA – Suntrust Park*^
July 12 – Detroit, MI – Comercia Park*^
July 14 – Quebec City, QC- Festival D’Ete
July 16 – Toronto, ON – Rogers Centre*^
July 19 – Montreal, QB – Parc Jean-Drapeau*^
July 29 – Los Angeles, CA – Rose Bowl*+
August 04 – Phoenix, AZ – University of Phoenix Stadium*+
August 06 – San Diego, CA – Petco Park*+
August 09 – Seattle, WA – Centurylink Field*+
August 14 – Vancouver, BC – BC Place*+
August 16 – Edmonton, AB – Commonwealth Stadium*+

*With Avenged Sevenfold
^With Volbeat
+With Gojira


David Gagnon

Born in the Chicago suburb of Wheaton, Dave has laid down his soul to the gods rock n' roll. He attended Columbia College Chicago as a major in Creative Writing. Some of his favorite things are heavy metal and pizza.

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