Metallica has announced a massive world tour that will see the band performing across North America and Europe in the next two years. Named the M72, the world tour will be in support of the heavy metal band’s upcoming album, 72 Seasons.
The tour will feature a new setlist and rotating opening acts by Five Finger Death Punch, Pantera, Mammoth WVH, Ice Nine Kills, Greta Van Fleet, and Volbeat. Read on to know more about the tour and learn how to get tickets for the concerts.
Metallica M72 World Tour Dates Announced
The tour will kick off in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on April 27, 2023, and will conclude in Mexico City on September 29, 2024. The band will be performing in each city for two nights. The concerts will feature an in-the-round stage design that will shift the famous Metallica Snake Pit to center stage. The full list of concert dates and venues is as follows:
2023 Tour Dates:
April 27 and 29, 2023: Amsterdam, Netherlands, at Johan Cruijff Arena
May 17 and 19, 2023: Paris, France, at Stade de France
May 26 and 28, 2023: Hamburg, Germany, at Volksparkstadion
June 16 and 18, 2023: Gothenburg, Sweden, at Ullevi Stadium
August 4 and 6, 2023: East Rutherford, New Jersey, at MetLife Stadium
August 11 and 13, 2023: Montreal, Canada, at Stade Olympique
August 18 and 20, 2023: Arlington, Texas, at AT&T Stadium
August 25 and 27, 2023: Inglewood, California, at SoFi Stadium
September 1 and 3, 2023: Glendale, Arizona, at State Farm Stadium
November 3 and 5, 2023: St. Louis, Missouri, at The Dome at America’s Center
November 10 and 12, 2023: Detroit, Michigan, at Ford Field
May 24 and 26, 2024: Munich, Germany, at Olympiastadion
June 7 and 9, 2024: Helsinki, Finland, at Olympic Stadium
June 14 and 16, 2024: Copenhagen, Denmark, at Parken Stadium
July 5 and 7, 2024: Warsaw, Poland, at PGE Narodowy
July 12 and 14, 2024: Madrid, Spain, at Estadio Cívitas Metropolitano
August 2 and 4, 2024: Foxborough, Massachusetts, at Gillette Stadium
August 9 and 11, 2024: Chicago, Illinois, at Soldier Field
August 16 and 18, 2024: Minneapolis, Minnesota, at US Bank Stadium
August 23 and 25, 2024: Edmonton, Canada, at Commonwealth Stadium
August 30 and September 1, 2024: Seattle, Washington, at Lumen Field
September 20, 22, 27 and 29, 2024: Mexico City, Mexico, at Foro Sol
Metallica ‘M72’ World Tour Ticket Presale Info
Two-day tickets for the concerts are going on sale on Friday, December 2, on Ticketmaster. A pre-sale for the Metallica fan club will begin on Wednesday, November 30. Single-day tickets will go on sale on January 20 via Ticketmaster.
Citi cardholders will get access to pre-sale tickets in the US on Wednesday, November 30, at 2:00 pm local time through the Citi Entertainment program. A part of the proceeds from the ticket sales will go to the band’s foundation, All Within My Hands, aimed at combating food security and supporting disaster relief efforts.
The tour is in support of Metallica’s album 72 Seasons, which will be released on April 14th, 2023. The band has already launched the first single from the album, titled Lux Æterna.
The rest of the track list will include Shadows Follow, Screaming Suicide, Sleepwalk My Life Away, You Must Burn!, Crown of Barbed Wire, Chasing Light, If Darkness Had a Son, Too Far Gone?, Room of Mirrors and Inamorata.
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