Metallica is an American rock group from Los Angeles, California, founded in 1981 with lead singer James Hetfield and drummer Lars Ulrich. Accredited as one of the most influential heavy metal bands of the modern day, with their fast-beat tempos, instrumental riffs, and aggressive showmanship, Metallica is recognized as one of the founders of Thrash with similar bands like Slayer, Megadeath, and Anthrax. Their fan-base exploded when their third album, Master of Puppets (1986) debuted on the Billboards 200 with critical acclaim and the band went mainstream. They have since gone on to produce nine studio albums, three live albums, five extended plays, twenty-four music videos, and forty-five singles. The band has been the headliner for several music events, including the legendary Woodstock ’94 and the Lollapalooza rock festival in ’96. On April 21-22, 1999, Metallica recorded with the San Francisco Symphony orchestra conducted by Michael Kamen with a live concert audience for their second live album, S&M. The band made headlines again in 2000 when Lars Ulrich advocated as a spokesman against the Napster file sharing company. Members of the band have fluctuated over the years. The original bassist, Cliff Burton was killed in a tour bus accident in 1986. Since then, they have gone through two more bassists: Jason Newsted (1986-2001) and Robert Trujillo (2003-present). They are currently in the studio recording their latest album, Lulu, due out in November 2011.
Metallica tour dates 2017 U.S.
May 19, 2017 - May 21, 2017
Metallica has 20 concerts concerts scheduled in U.S. in 2017, playing cities like Seattle, San Diego, Glendale, Pasadena, Toronto, Detroit, Miami, Orlando, Chicago, Arlington, San Antonio, Houston, Denver, St Louis, Papillion, Foxborough, Uniondale, East Rutherford, Philadelphia, Baltimore. The last time Metallica played a show in U.S. was 2017, in East Rutherford. Overall, Metallica have played a total of 77 gigs in the country. If you’re a Metallica fan, there are similar bands with concerts coming up like Megadeth, Anthrax, Slayer, Iron Maiden, Testament, Sepultura.
Other Metallica concerts
|Mar 31,-Apr 01, 2017||Lollapalooza Argentina 2017||Buenos Aires||Tickets|
|01-Apr 02, 2017||Lollapalooza Chile 2017||Santiago||Tickets|
|Jul 14, 2017||Plains of Abraham||Quebec City, CA|
|Jul 19, 2017||Parc Jean Drapeau||Montreal, CA|
|Jul 19, 2017||Parc Jean Drapeau||Montreal, CA|
|Aug 14, 2017||BC Place Stadium||Vancouver, CA|
|Aug 16, 2017||Commonwealth Stadium - Edmonton||Edmonton, CA|
|Sep 02, 2017||Royal Arena||Copenhagen, DK|
|Sep 04, 2017||Ziggo Dome||Amsterdam, NL|
|Sep 06, 2017||Ziggo Dome||Amsterdam, NL|
|Sep 08, 2017||Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy||Paris, FR|
|Sep 10, 2017||Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy||Paris, FR|
|Sep 12, 2017||Halle Tony Garnier||Lyon, FR|
|Sep 14, 2017||Lanxess Arena||Köln, DE|
|Sep 16, 2017||Lanxess Arena||Köln, DE|
|Oct 22, 2017||The O2||London, GB|
|Oct 24, 2017||The O2||London, GB|
|Oct 26, 2017||Hydro Arena||Glasgow, GB|
|Oct 28, 2017||Manchester Arena||Manchester, GB|
|Oct 30, 2017||The NEC Birmingham||Birmingham, GB|
|Nov 01, 2017||Sportpaleis Antwerpen||Antwerpen, BE|
|Nov 03, 2017||Sportpaleis Antwerpen||Antwerpen, BE|
|Feb 01, 2018||Pavilhao Atlantico||Lisbon, PT|
|Feb 03, 2018||WiZink Center||Madrid, ES|
|Feb 05, 2018||WiZink Center||Madrid, ES|
|Feb 07, 2018||Palau Sant Jordi||Barcelona, ES|
|Feb 10, 2018||Pala Alpitour||Torino, IT|
|Feb 12, 2018||Unipol Arena (ex Futurshow Station)||Casalecchio di Reno, IT|
|Feb 14, 2018||Unipol Arena (ex Futurshow Station)||Casalecchio di Reno, IT|
|Feb 16, 2018||SAP Arena||Mannheim, DE|
|Mar 27, 2018||Jyske Bank Boxen||Herning, DK|
|Mar 29, 2018||o2 World Hamburg||Hamburg, DE|
|Mar 31, 2018||Wiener Stadthalle||Wien, AT|
|Apr 02, 2018||O2 Arena||Prague, CZ|
|Apr 05, 2018||Papp László Budapest Sportaréna||Budapest, HU|
|Apr 07, 2018||Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle||Stuttgart, DE|
|Apr 09, 2018||Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle||Stuttgart, DE|
|Apr 11, 2018||Palexpo||Genève, CH|
|Apr 26, 2018||Olympiahalle München||Munich, DE|
|Apr 28, 2018||Krakow Arena||Cracow, PL|
|Apr 30, 2018||Arena Leipzig||Leipzig, DE|
|May 02, 2018||Telenor Arena||Fornebu, NO|
|May 05, 2018||Ericsson Globe Arena||Stockholm, SE|
|May 07, 2018||Ericsson Globe Arena||Stockholm, SE|
|May 09, 2018||Hartwall Arena||Helsinki, FI|
|May 11, 2018||Hartwall Arena||Helsinki, FI|
Past Metallica gigs
|Mar 05, 2017||Foro Sol||Mexico City|
|Mar 03, 2017||Foro Sol||Mexico City|
|Mar 01, 2017||Foro Sol||Mexico City|
|Feb 18, 2017||Garaje Beat Club||Murcia|
|Feb 14, 2017||New Meadowlands Stadium||East Rutherford|
|Feb 12, 2017||Andiamo Celebrity Showroom||Warren|
|Feb 12, 2017||Hollywood Palladium||Hollywood|
|Feb 09, 2017||Royal Arena||Copenhagen|
|Feb 07, 2017||Royal Arena||Copenhagen|
|Feb 07, 2017||Palau Sant Jordi||Barcelona|
|Feb 03, 2017||Royal Arena||Copenhagen|
|Feb 03, 2017||WiZink Center||Madrid|
|Dec 17, 2016||Fox Theater Oakland||Oakland|
|Dec 15, 2016||Henry Fonda Theatre||Los Angeles|
|Nov 29, 2016||The Opera House||Toronto|
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