Metallica announce 2018 Europe WorldWired tour dates with two UK shows

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 24 September 2018
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The band will play in Manchester and London next June

Metallica will bring their 'WorldWired Tour' to Europe next summer with two UK shows confirmed at Etihad Stadium in Manchester and Presale tickets for the UK shows go on sale at 9am on Tue 25 Sep. General sale tickets are available from 10am Fri 28 Sep.

The heavy metal titans - James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Robert Trujillo and Kirk Hammett - will kick off their mammoth run in Lisbon, Portugal, on May 1, before bringing the tour to a close in Mannheim, Germany, on August 25.

The 'Nothing Else Matters' rockers will hit up the UK and Ireland in June, with a stop at London's Twickenham Stadium on June 20, as well as gigs in Manchester on June 18, and Dublin's world famous Slane Castle on June 8.

The 2018 Polar Music Prize-winners will be joined by support acts Ghost and Bokassa on the tour in support of their 10th studio album 'Hardwired... To Self-Destruct'.

Announcing the dates on Twitter, they wrote: "We're returning to the UK & Europe next summer for a run of outdoor gigs at stadiums, parks, & even one at a castle! Our friends @thebandGHOST and @Bokassaband will be joining us along the way. Tickets on sale 9/28 @ 10 AM local time. Fan Club presales begin 9/25. (sic)"

Metallica's 2019 'WorldWired Tour' dates are as follows:
May
Weds 1st Lisbon, Portugal, Estádio do Restelo
Fri 3rd Madrid, Spain, Valdebebas
Sun 5th Barcelona, Spain, Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys
Weds 8th Milan, Italy, San Siro Hippodrome
Fri 10th Zürich, Switzerland, Letzigrund
Sun 12th Paris, France, Stade De France

June
Sat 8th Dublin, Ireland, Slane Castle
Tues 11th Amsterdam, NL, Johan Cruijff Arena
Thurs 13th Köln, Germany, RheinEnergieStadion
Sun 16th Brussels, Belgium, Koning Boudewijnstadion
Tues 18th Manchester, UK, Etihad Stadium
Thurs 20th London, UK, Twickenham Stadium

July
Sat 6th Berlin, Germany, Olympiastadion
Tues 9th Goteborg, Sweden, Ullevi
Thurs 11th Copenhagen, Denmark, Telia Parken
Sat 13th Trondheim, Norway, Granasen
Tues 16th Hameenlinna, Finland, Kantolan Tapahtumapuisto
Thurs 18th Tartu, Estonia, Raadi Airport
Sun 21st Moscow, Russia, Luzhniki Stadium

August
Weds 14th Bucharest, Romania, Arena Naționala
Fri 16th Vienna, Austria, Ernst-Happel-Stadion
Sun 18th Prague, CZE, Airport Letnany
Weds 21st Warsaw, Poland, PGE Narodowy
Fri 23rd Munich, Germany, Olympiastadion
Sun 25th Mannheim, Germany, Maimarktgelande

Presale tickets for the UK shows go on sale at 9am on Tue 25 Sep. General sale tickets are available from 10am Fri 28 Sep.

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Chart-topping metal behemoths on a world wide tour following the release of their latest album Hardwired…To Self-Destruct.