Metallica to bring world tour to Phoenix area in August
PHOENIX — Iconic heavy metal rock band Metallica announced a North American leg of its world tour Monday will make a stop in the Phoenix area in the summer.
The multi-award winning band was scheduled to bring its WorldWired tour to University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale on Aug. 4.
Tickets were to be made available to the general public starting Friday at 10 a.m. but presale to Legacy Fan Club members would start Tuesday at 9 a.m. and Met Club members two hours later.
Everyone who buys a ticket through an official outlet will also receive a copy of the “Hardwired…To Self-Destruct” album as either a CD or digital download.
The WorldWired arena/stadium tour was set to kick off in Baltimore, Maryland, on May 10. West Coast dates include July 29 in Los Angeles, Aug. 4 in San Diego and Aug. 9 in Seattle.
It will be the band’s first big tour stateside since 2009, according to Rolling Stone.
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