Metallica Rides Again

Following its electrifying performance with Lady Gaga at the Grammy Awards, Metallica announces North American dates for its “WorldWired Tour.” Playing stadiums, Stops include Baltimore, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Houston, Detroit, Chicago and Los Angeles. 

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– Metallica
Opera House Concert Venue, Toronto, ON, Canada

The long wait is over for Metallica. Touring in support of its Hardwired … To Self-Destruct album, the majestic metal mastery of James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo and Lars Ulrich will rumble across the continent beginning May 10. Avenged Sevenfold, Volbeat and Gojira appear on select dates. 

Playing mostly football and baseball stadiums as well as a few festivals, here are your 2017 Metallica North American dates: 

May 10 – Baltimore, Md., M&T Bank Stadium
May 12 – Philadelphia, Pa., Lincoln Financial Field
May 14 – East Rutherford, N.J., MetLife Stadium
May 17 – Uniondale, N.Y., Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
May 19 – Foxboro, Mass., Gillette Stadium
May 21 – Columbus, Ohio, Mapfre Stadium (Rock On The Range)
June 4 – St. Louis, Mo., Busch Stadium
June 7 – Denver, Colo., Sports Authority Field At Mile High
June 11 – Houston, Texas, NRG Stadium @ NRG Park
June 14 – San Antonio, Texas, Alamodome
June 16 – Arlington, Texas, AT&T Stadium
June 18 – Chicago, Ill., Soldier Field
July 5 – Orlando, Fla., Camping World Stadium

July 7 – Miami Gardens, Fla., Hard Rock Stadium
July 9 – Atlanta, Ga., SunTrust Park
July 12 – Detroit, Mich., Comerica Park
July 14 – Quebec City, Quebec, Various Venues (Festival D’été de Québec)
July 16 – Toronto, Ontario, Rogers Centre
July 19 – Montreal, Quebec, Parc Jean Drapeau
July 29 – Pasadena, Calif., Rose Bowl
Aug. 4 – Glendale, Ariz., Univ. of Phoenix Stadium
Aug. 6 – San Diego, Calif., PETCO Park
Aug. 9 – Seattle, Wash., CenturyLink Field
Aug. 14 – Vancouver, British Columbia, BC Place
Aug. 16 – Edmonton, Alberta, Commonwealth Stadium 

Avenged Sevenfold appears May 10-14, June 7-July 12, July 16-Aug. 16; Volbeat appears May 10-19, June 4-11, July 5-12, & July 16-19. Gojira appears July 29-Aug. 16. 

Fan club presales begin Feb. 14. A Citi presale launches Feb. 14 at 11 a.m. General onsales for most dates start Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. All times local. Check out for more details.