[US NEWS] METALLICA Announce World Tour & North US Dates With Avenged Sevenfold, Gojira & Volbeat

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Yesterday during Metallica‘s hot gig with Lady Gaga at the Grammys they announced a world tour commencing real soon. The North American leg has been announced and they will be supported by Avenge Sevenfold, Volbeat and Gojira.

First announced on the Live Nation Twitter with a teaser on Sunday:

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Followed by this ad:

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”en”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>JUST ANNOUNCED: <a href=”https://twitter.com/Metallica”>@Metallica</a>’s <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/WorldWired?src=hash”>#WorldWired</a> Tour 2017 with <a href=”https://twitter.com/TheOfficialA7X”>@TheOfficialA7X</a> and <a href=”https://twitter.com/VOLBEAT”>@VOLBEAT</a>! Get more info here: <a href=”https://t.co/CVXCaRch3f”>https://t.co/CVXCaRch3f</a> <a href=”https://t.co/oXqmJRXnym”>pic.twitter.com/oXqmJRXnym</a></p>&mdash; Live Nation (@LiveNation) <a href=”https://twitter.com/LiveNation/status/831156123055038464″>February 13, 2017</a></blockquote>
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From the Metallica website:

It was one of the worst kept secrets in the touring world and now we’re here to finally make it official… yes, the WorldWired tour will be hitting the road in North America this summer for our first extended tour of the States and Canada since 2009! Whew… it certainly has been way too long and we are beyond excited to be visiting all of our friends in North America. We’re also psyched to announce that after joining us in Minneapolis last year, Avenged Sevenfold and Volbeat have graciously signed on to be the main support acts for the run.

 

“Hardwired World Tour” North American 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 – The New Coliseum Presented by NYCB †
May 19 – Foxborough, MA – Gillette Stadium †
May 21 – Columbus, OH – Rock On The Range @ MAPFRE Stadium**
June 4 – St. Louis, MO – Busch Stadium †
June 7 – Denver, CO – Sports Authority Field at Mile High • †
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 5 – Orlando, FL – Camping World Stadium • †
July 7 – Miami, FL – Hard Rock Stadium • †
July 9 – Atlanta, GA – SunTrust Park • †
July 12 – Detroit, MI – Comerica Park • †
July 14 – Quebec City, QC – Festival D’Ete de Quebec***
July 16 – Toronto, ON – Rogers Centre • †
July 19 – Montreal, QC – Parc Jean-Drapeau • †
July 29 – Los Angeles, CA – Rose Bowl • ‡
August 4 – Phoenix, AZ – University of Phoenix Stadium • ‡
August 6 – San Diego, CA – Petco Park • ‡
August 9 – Seattle, WA – CenturyLink Field • ‡
August 14 – Vancouver, BC – BC Place • ‡
August 16 – Edmonton, AB – Commonwealth Stadium • ‡

** Rock On the Range is sold out.
*** Dallas will go on sale on February 18.
**** Quebec City will go on sale on March 9.
• Support from Avenged Sevenfold
† Support from Volbeat
‡ Support from Gojira

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