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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.

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Metallica tour dates 2017 U.S.

Metallica festivals

Metallica has one concert concerts scheduled in U.S. in 2017, playing cities like Minneapolis. The last time Metallica played a show in U.S. was 2016, in Lombard. Overall, Metallica have played a total of 65 gigs in the country. If you’re a Metallica fan, there are similar bands with concerts coming up like Megadeth, Slayer, Anthrax, Black Sabbath, Testament, AC/DC.

Other Metallica concerts

Mar 01, 2017 Foro Sol Mexico City, MX Tickets
Mar 03, 2017 Foro Sol Mexico City, MX Tickets
Mar 05, 2017 Foro Sol Mexico City, MX Tickets
25-Mar 26, 2017 Lollapalooza Brasil 2017 São Paulo Tickets
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 Tickets
Jul 19, 2017 Parc Jean Drapeau Montreal, CA Tickets
Jul 19, 2017 Parc Jean Drapeau Montreal, CA Tickets
Aug 14, 2017 BC Place Stadium Vancouver, CA Tickets
Aug 16, 2017 Commonwealth Stadium - Edmonton Edmonton, CA Tickets
Sep 02, 2017 Royal Arena Copenhagen, DK Tickets

Past Metallica gigs

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 03, 2017 Royal Arena Copenhagen
Dec 17, 2016 Fox Theater Oakland Oakland
Dec 15, 2016 Henry Fonda Theatre Los Angeles
Nov 29, 2016 The Opera House Toronto
Nov 18, 2016 House of Vans London London
Nov 05, 2016 Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica San José
Nov 03, 2016 Estadio Cementos Progreso Guatemala City
Nov 01, 2016 Hipódromo de los Andes Bogotá
Oct 26, 2016 Coliseo de Puerto Rico José Miguel Agrelot San Juan
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Latest Metallica news

Metallica latest news, rumors and lineup confirmations.

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