We promised we would be back . . . its the return of the European summer vacation! Following the attendance breaking indoor arena run that ended in May of this year, we are psyched to announce that we will be returning to Europe in May of next year to do an outdoor run of our own shows, primarily in stadiums, but also the occasional park and even a castle thrown in for good measure!
Kicking off May 1, 2019 in Lisbon, Portugal, the tour will visit 25 cities across 20 countries including many cities we did not stop in on the most recent excursion. Milan, Zόrich, Dublin, Berlin, Moscow, Warsaw, Bucharest, Göteborg and Brussels (first time since 1988!) are all on the itinerary this summer. We also have three firsts (go figure!) with shows in Trondheim Norway, Hδmeenlinna Finland, and Tartu, Estonia. Joining us for the festivities will be Ghost and Bokassa.
This tour also marks the appearance of another first in Europe with the Wherever I May Roam Black Ticket, a wildly popular addition to our menu of options for the current North American tour. The Black Ticket is your one-stop shop; a single ticket that allows you Golden Circle access to any Metallica show on the 2019 European tour. Pick your city from A(msterdam) to Z(όrich), make a reservation online no less than 48 hours before the gig and you're in! A limited number of 750 of these Black Tickets* will be available for 598 Euro and you can get yours by visiting visit CIDEntertainment.com or by clicking any of the European Enhanced Experiences links in the Tour Section of Metallica.com.
Weve got one more cool new thing for you on this tour as each ticket will include a free MP3 download of the show(s) you attended, all mixed by the team behind Hardwired
To Self-Destruct. All you need to do is scan the barcode on your ticket or enter it in on LiveMetallica.com/scan to pick up that free download of the full set.
The enhanced experience options have been updated and well, are even more enhanced! We continue to partner with the team that makes it all happen at CID Entertainment to bring you three options, including premium tickets and amenities ranging from early access to the venue and the "Memory Remains" exhibit of memorabilia to meeting some of us(!). For full package details, visit CIDEntertainment.com.
Finally, there is one thing that hasnt changed. As we have been doing for most of the WorldWired shows, every ticket purchased includes your choice of a standard physical or standard digital copy of Hardwired. Keep it for yourself or gift it to a friend or family member... you'll receive info via e-mail after your ticket purchase on how to obtain your copy.**
Ready to dive in? Presales for Fifth Member Fan Club members begin tomorrow, September 25th at 10:00 AM CEST. For more info on the Fan Club presale, visit the Club News section or click here for a complete list of other presales. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, September 28th at 10:00 AM local time.
We're just getting started here in North America and are ready to extend the good times through next summer!
2019.05.01 Lisbon Estαdio do Restelo Portugal
2019.05.03 Madrid Valdebebas Spain
2019.05.05 Barcelona Estadi Olimpic Lluis Companys Spain
2019.05.08 Milan SNAI San Siro Hippodrome Italy
2019.05.10 Zurich Letzigrund Switzerland
2019.05.12 Paris Stade de France France
2019.06.08 Dublin Slance Castle Ireland
2019.06.11 Amsterdam Johan Cruijff Arena Netherlands
2019.06.13 Cologne Rhein Endergie Stadion Germany
2019.06.16 Brussels Koning Boudewijnstadion Belgium
2019.06.18 Manchester Etihad Stadium England
2019.06.20 London Twickenham Stadium England
2019.07.06 Berlin Olympiastadion Germany
2019.07.09 Gothenburg Ullevi Sweden
2019.07.11 Copenhagen Telia Parken Denmark
2019.07.13 Trondheim Granεsen Norway
2019.07.16 Hδmeenlinna Kantolan Tapahtumapuisto Finland
2019.07.18 Tartu Raadi Airfield Estonia
2019.07.21 Moscow Luzhniki Stadium Russia
2019.08.14 Bucharest Arena Naționalγ Romania
2019.08.16 Vienna Erst Happel Stadion Austria
2019.08.18 Prague Airport Letnany Czech Republic
2019.08.21 Warsaw PGE Narodowy Poland
2019.08.23 Munich Olympiastadion Germany
2019.08.25 Mannheim Palastzelt Maimarktgelδnde Germany