Metallica Announce Second Leg Of North American WorldWired Tour
Tour Preview: Metallica WorldWired North American Tour
Photos by: Dianna Augustine
Here they come!
As rumors swirled after Metallica teased fan’s with an announcement, The San Francisco metal giant’s have officially announced dates for their second round of WorldWired North American tour!!! Just like the first leg of the tour, these are can’t miss shows.
Following Metallica’s sold-out 25 date stadium tour last summer, the band will bring their in the round production currently being seen on their European arena tour. The band looks to hit 34 cities that they didn’t hit last year as well as many cities who haven’t seen the metal giant’s in over a decade or so. The second round of the WorldWired Tour will feature some exciting first for the band. Each show on the tour will kick off with The Light It Up Pre-Show Party hosted by comedian Jim Breuer. Alongside Jim will be a DJ to get the energy flowing night after night. Every night before the band hits the stage, the pre-show will feature comedy, fan interaction and cool giveaways for the ultimate fan experience.
If you’re like us and you can never get enough Metallica…
The band has announced a new ticket option called “The Wherever I May Roam Black Ticket” which may be perfect for you! The ticket allows fans the option for GA floor access to any show on the 2018/2019 tour. All you have to do is pick your date and notify the band 48 hours before the date and they’ll hook you up!!! If you want in though don’t wait there is only 250 of those black tickets being sold and they’ll run you $598!
Something the band hasn’t changed is every ticket purchased comes with a physical or digital copy of Metallica Hardwired… To Self-Destruct album which was released in 2016. The band is offering several packages as well, they’ll be teaming up with CID Entertainment to offer three different options of experience which include things like early access to the venue, the “Memory Remains” memorabilia experience and even meeting members of Metallica!!! Want more details??? Check them out right HERE!!!
Metallica will also continue using their music to do good; the band will raise money for their All Within My Hands Foundation, which helps tackle a variety of issues for multiple national, local and Bay Area charities. They include music education programs and local food banks. Through the bands collaboration with Crowdrise they encourage fans to make a donation when purchasing tickets to upcoming shows as a thanks you’ll be entered to win tickets, pre-show party passes and meet and greet passes with one lucky fan who wins will be flown out to the last show of the tour. For more info visit the crowdrise site HERE.
How can you get tickets?
Presales for fan club members begin February 27th at 11AM local time on the band’s site www.metallica.com/metclub, Spotify will have a presale starting February 28th. For a complete list of presales visit the band’s website HERE. The public onsale begins March 2nd at 10AM local time.
Metallica never disappoints live and for us here at Shutter 16, we’re all excited for the upcoming tour. What can you expect from a Metallica show? Expect a catalogue of the bands heaviest songs that are even louder and heavier live, pyro.
The band is known for setting the stage ablaze and with this round production every seat in the house offers a great view of the metal legends! For us this is 100% a can’t miss tour and we suggest you get your tickets fast if you don’t want to miss out, I’m warning you these shows will SELL OUT!
Checkout the full list of tour dates below and for more info head over to www.Metallica.com.
September 2 – Madison, WI @ Kohl Center
September 4 – Minneapolis, MN @ Target Center
September 6 – Lincoln, NE @ Pinnacle Bank Arena
September 8 – Grand Forks, ND @ Alerus Center
September 11 – Sioux Falls, SD @ Denny Sanford Premier Center
September 13 – Winnipeg, MB @ Bell MTS Place
September 15 – Saskatoon, SK @ SaskTel Centre
October 16 – Milwaukee, WI @ Wisconsin Entertainment and Sport Center
October 18 – Pittsburgh, PA @ PPG Paints Arena
October 20 – State College, PA @ Bryce Jordan Center
October 22 – Charlotte, NC @ Spectrum Center
October 27 – Buffalo, NY @ KeyBank Center
October 29 – Albany, NY @ Times Union Center
November 26 – Las Vegas, NV @ T-Mobile Arena
November 28 – Boise, ID @ Taco Bell Arena
November 30 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Vivint Smart Home Arena
December 2 – Spokane, WA @ Spokane Arena
December 5 – Portland, OR @ Moda Center
December 7 – Sacramento, CA @ Golden 1 Center
December 9 – Fresno, CA @ Save Mart Center
January 18, 2019 – Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center
January 20, 2019 – Little Rock, AR @ Verizon Arena
January 22, 2019 – Birmingham, AL @ Legacy Arena at The BJCC
January 24, 2019 – Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
January 28, 2019 – Raleigh, NC @ PNC Arena
January 30, 2019 – Cincinnati, OH @ U.S. Bank Arena
February 1, 2019 – Cleveland, OH @ Quicken Loans Arena
February 28, 2019 – El Paso, TX @ Don Haskins Center
March 2, 2019 – Lubbock, TX @ United Supermarkets Arena
March 4, 2019 – Wichita, KS @ Intrust Bank Arena
March 6, 2019 – Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
March 9, 2019 – Louisville, KY @ KFC Yum! Center
March 11, 2019 – Indianapolis, IN @ Bankers Life Fieldhouse
March 13, 2019 – Grand Rapids, MI @ Van Andel Arena