Metallica WorldWired Tour 2017
Shortly after performing with Lady Gaga at the Grammy Awards on February 12th, the machine of Metallica announced that they are trekking out across North America on a 25 date tour that will see the band’s first proper US shows since 2009.
The aptly dubbed Worldwired Tour will begin in May with tickets on sale to the general public on February 17th. The tour will kick off on May 10th in Baltimore and hit Boston, Denver, Chicago, and Orlando with the last North American show on August 16th in Edmonton. A fine array of bands will be in the opening slot including Avenged Sevenfold, Volbeat, and Gojira.
Metallica released their tenth studio album in 2016 entitled Hardwired…To Self-Destruct. The album was seen as a return to form for the band and is their first studio album since 2008’s Death Magnetic.