Metallica Announce First Full UK Tour In Eight Years As Worldwired Comes To The UK In October

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We’ve been waiting for this for A LONG time. Metallica are coming back to the UK!

Earlier in the year Lars Ulrich had stated that the band’s European touring plans would be announced by the end of March and he wasn’t wrong. Metallica will be embarking on the European leg of the Worldwired tour during the Autumn of 2017 and Winter of 2018, including five shows in the UK in October.

The UK portion of the Worldwired tour will see Metallica play 2 nights at London’s O2 Arena, with James, Rob, Kirk and Lars also hitting the stage in Glasgow, Birmingham and Manchester – Ooo yeah! Full details can be found below:

Metallica Worldwired UK Tour October 2017

Sun 22nd – London – The O2 Arena
Tue 24th – London – The O2 Arena
Thu 26th – Glasgow – The SSE Hydro
Sat 28th – Manchester – Manchester Arena
Mon 30th – Birmingham – Genting Arena

In terms of tickets going on sale, here’s the lowdown. Presale tickets will be available to Legacy Met Club members (aka those who were paying Members of Metallica’s old fanclub) beginning on Tuesday, March 21st at 9am UK time. Next, presale tickets will be available to all Fifth Members (Members’ of Metallica’s website) beginning on Tuesday, March 21st at 10am UK time. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, March 24th. Visit www.metallica.com for complete ticket info.

For the first time in the UK Metallica are also offering paid premium ticketing including meet and greets. There are three different versions of VIP tickets, and all information about these can be found on the following link – http://www.cidentertainment.com/events/metallica-europe-tour-2017/.

The full list of European dates of the Worldwired tour can also be found below:

Sept. 4, 2017 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Ziggo Dome
Sept. 6, 2017 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Ziggo Dome
Sept. 8, 2017 – Paris, France – AccorHotels Arena
Sept. 10, 2017 – Paris, France – AccorHotels Arena
Sept. 12, 2017 – Lyon, France – Halle Tony Garnier
Sept. 14, 2017 – Cologne, Germany – Lanxess Arena
Sept. 16, 2017 – Cologne, Germany – Lanxess Arena
Nov. 1, 2017 – Antwerp, Belgium – Sportpaleis
Nov. 3, 2017 – Antwerp, Belgium – Sportpaleis
Feb. 1, 2018 – Lisbon, Portugal – MEO Arena
Feb. 3, 2018 – Madrid, Spain – Wizink Center
Feb. 5, 2018 – Madrid, Spain – Wizink Center
Feb. 7, 2018 – Barcelona, Spain – Palau Sant Jordi
Feb. 10, 2018 – Turin, Italy – Pala Alpitour
Feb. 12, 2018 – Bologna, Italy – Unipol Arena
Feb. 14, 2018 – Bologna, Italy – Unipol Arena
Feb. 16, 2018 – Mannheim, Germany – SAP Arena
Mar. 27, 2018 – Herning, Denmark – Jyske Bank Boxen
Mar. 29, 2018 – Hamburg, Germany – Barclaycard Arena
Mar. 31, 2018 – Vienna, Austria – Wiener Stadthalle
April 2, 2018 – Prague, Czech Republic – O2 Arena
April 5, 2018 – Budapest, Hungary – Sports Arena
April 7, 2018 – Stuttgart, Germany – Schleyerhalle
April 9, 2018 – Stuttgart, Germany – Schleyerhalle
April 11, 2018 – Geneva, Switzerland – Palexpo
April 26, 208 – Munich, Germany – Olympiahalle
April 28, 2018 – Krakow, Poland – Tauron Arena
April 30, 2018 – Leipzig, Germany – Leipzig Arena
May 2, 2018 – Oslo, Norway – Telenor Arena
May 5, 2018 – Stockholm, Sweden – Ericsson Globe
May 7, 2018 – Stockholm, Sweden – Ericsson Globe
May 9, 2018 – Helsinki, Finland – Hartwall Arena
May 11, 2018 – Helsinki, Finland – Hartwall Arena

Stay tuned for more Metallica news as and when we have it!

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