Metallica WorldWired Tour Heads To Europe Next Summer

Includes Manchester Etihad June 18th London Twickenham June 20th

Metallica’s WorldWired Tour has confirmed its return to the UK and Europe, this time for a staggering May 1-August 25, 2019 run of their own outdoor gigs at stadiums, parks, and even one at a castle.

Tickets go on sale September 28th at 10am
Fifth member pre-sale September 25th

The new dates are Metallica’s first in the UK and Europe since the Sept. 2017 to May 2018 indoor run that broke attendance records in 29 venues across the continent. Kicking off May 1, 2019 at Lisbon’s Estadio Restelo, the 25 newly announced WorldWired shows across 20 countries include a good dozen cities not visited on those 2017-2018 legs of the tour—including Milan, Zürich, Dublin, Brussels (for the first time since 1988), Berlin, Moscow, Warsaw, Bucharest and Gothenburg, and first ever appearances in Trondheim Norway, Hämeenlinna, Finland and Tartu Estonia.

Special guests Ghost and Bokassa will provide support on all dates.

With this kind of itinerary, it’s natural that the Wherever I May Roam Black Ticket will be returning: one ticket allowing floor access to any Metallica show on the 2019 UK/Europe tour. From A(msterdam) to Z(urich) and all points between, Black Ticket holders need only choose the show(s) and make an online reservation no less than 48 hours before the gig. A limited number of 750 of these Black Tickets* will be available for 598 Euro, more info here:  CID Entertainment.

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

Enhanced experience options will also be returning in partnership with the team at CID Entertainment: Three options of special enhanced experiences, including premium tickets and amenities ranging from early access to the venue and the “Memory Remains” travelling museum to meeting members of the band. Visit CID Entertainment for full package details.

Fan Club Presales begin tomorrow, Tuesday, September 25. Click here for details—and for a complete list of other presales, click here. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, September 28 at 10:00 AM local time.

May 2019
Weds 1st   Lisbon, Portugal, Estádio do Restelo
Fri 3rd   Madrid, Spain, Valdebebas
Sun 5th   Barcelona, Spain, Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys
Weds 8th  Milan, Italy, San Siro Hippodrome
Fri 10th   Zürich, Switzerland, Letzigrund
Sun 12th   Paris, France, Stade De France

Sat 8th   Dublin, Ireland, Slane Castle
Tues 11th  Amsterdam, NL, Johan Cruijff Arena
Thurs 13th  Köln, Germany, RheinEnergieStadion
Sun 16th   Brussels, Belgium, Koning Boudewijnstadion
Tues 18th  Manchester, UK, Etihad Stadium
Thurs 20th  London, UK, Twickenham Stadium

Sat 6th   Berlin, Germany, Olympiastadion
Tues 9th   Goteborg, Sweden, Ullevi
Thurs 11th  Copenhagen, Denmark, Telia Parken
Sat 13th   Trondheim, Norway, Granåsen
Tues 16th  Hameenlinna, Finland, Kantolan Tapahtumapuisto
Thurs 18th  Tartu, Estonia, Raadi Airport
Sun 21st   Moscow, Russia, Luzhniki Stadium

Weds 14th  Bucharest, Romania, Arena Națională
Fri 16th   Vienna, Austria, Ernst-Happel-Stadion
Sun 18th   Prague, CZE, Airport Letnany
Weds 21st  Warsaw, Poland, PGE Narodowy
Fri 23rd   Munich, Germany, Olympiastadion
Sun 25th   Mannheim, Germany, Maimarktgelande

*Wherever I May Roam Black Tickets are non-transferable and if re-sold will be revoked. Each ticket is good for entry to Metallica specific shows and may not be used for festivals, promotional shows, benefit concerts or any other dates not included in the 25 city European tour announced on September 24, 2018. Use of a Black Ticket will require an online reservation for each show you plan to attend no less than 48 hours in advance. More details about how to use your Black Ticket will be sent to purchasers via e-mail.

**Every ticket purchased through official outlets includes your choice of a standard physical or standard digital copy of Hardwired…To Self-Destruct. Fans will receive an e-mail from their ticketing agent with information on how to redeem their albums. Full details of how you can gift the album, should you have already purchased it, will be given on the redemption page.