METALLICA has confirmed its long-awaited return to Australia and New Zealand. The band’s first dates in Australia since 2013, and first show in New Zealand since 2010, will be:
October 17 Perth AUS Optus Stadium October 20 Adelaide AUS Adelaide Oval October 22 Melbourne AUS Marvel Stadium October 26 Sydney AUS ANZ Stadium October 29 Brisbane AUS QSAC October 31 Auckland NZ Mt. Smart Stadium
The newly announced shows are Metallica’s first ever headline stadium plays in Australia and New Zealand. They continue the WorldWired Tour that has played 130+ shows across the world since its 2016 kick-off.
Special guests Slipknot will provide support on all dates.
Fan Club Presales begin Tuesday, March 12 from 1pm.
American Express Card Members are also among the first with access to tickets, with a presale beginning Wednesday, March 13 at 3pm in Sydney and 2pm (local time) in all other cities. Visit amexinvites.com.au for details.
Tickets go on sale to the general public Monday, March 18 at 3pm in Sydney and 2pm (local time) in all other cities.
As with most of Metallica’s WorldWired shows, every ticket purchased includes a choice of standard physical or standard digital copy of the band’s 10th and current album, Hardwired…To Self-Destruct.
And once again, all tickets will include a free MP3 download of the show(s) attended, mixed and mastered by the team behind Hardwired...To Self-Destruct. The free full-show downloads can be obtained by scanning or entering the barcode from that show’s ticket stub at LiveMetallica.com/scan.