Metallica have announced the European leg of their WorldWired Tour in support of their new album Hardwired… To Self-Destruct. And fans who buy tickets via official outlets can claim a standard digital or physical copy of the record for free!

The tour kicks off with two shows in Amsterdam at the Ziggo Dome on September 4 and 6. Norway’s Kvelertak will be support for the tour run.

Presale tickets will be available to Legacy Met Club members beginning on Tuesday, March 21 at 10am CET, with presale tickets available to all Fifth Members beginning on Tuesday, March 21 at 11am CET. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, March 24. Visit www.metallica.com for complete ticket info.

Every ticket purchased through official outlets includes the choice of a standard digital or standard physical copy of Hardwired…To Self-Destruct. Full details of how fans can gift the album, should they already own a copy, will be available.

Metallica has partnered with CID Entertainment to offer three options of special enhanced experiences on this tour – including premium tickets and amenities, early access to the venue, a visit to the ‘Memory Remains’ exhibit of memorabilia and meet and greets. For full package details, visit  http://www.cidentertainment.com/events/metallica-europe-tour-2017/

Hardwired…To Self-Destruct was released on November 18, 2016 on Metallica’s own Blackened Recordings record label and debuted at Number One around the world, selling more than 800,000 copies worldwide in its first week. The album was produced by Greg Fidelman with James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich, and is available at www.metallica.com.

Full European 2017/18 dates:

2017

September

4 –    Amsterdam, Netherlands  –  Ziggo Dome

6 –    Amsterdam, Netherlands  –  Ziggo Dome

8 –    Paris, France  –  AccorHotels Arena

10 –    Paris, France  –  AccorHotels Arena

12 –    Lyon, France  –  Halle Tony Garnier

14 –    Cologne, Germany  –  Lanxess Arena

16 –    Cologne, Germany  –  Lanxess Arena

October

22 –    London, England, UK  –  The O2 Arena

24 –    London, England, UK  –  The O2 Arena

26 –    Glasgow, Scotland, UK  –  The SSE Hydro

28 –    Manchester, England, UK  –  Manchester Arena

30 –    Birmingham, England, UK  –  Genting Arena

November

1 –    Antwerp, Belgium  –  Sportpaleis

3 –    Antwerp, Belgium  –  Sportpaleis

 

2018

February

1 –    Lisbon, Portugal  –  MEO Arena

3 –    Madrid, Spain  –  Wizink Center

5 –    Madrid, Spain  –  Wizink Center

7 –    Barcelona, Spain  –  Palau Sant Jordi

10 –  Turin, Italy  –  Pala Alpitour

12 –  Bologna, Italy  –  Unipol Arena

14 –  Bologna, Italy  –  Unipol Arena

16 –  Mannheim, Germany  –  SAP Arena

March

27 –    Herning, Denmark  –  Jyske Bank Boxen

29 –    Hamburg, Germany  –  Barclaycard Arena

31 –    Vienna, Austria  –  Wiener Stadthalle

April

2 –    Prague, Czech Republic  –  O2 Arena

5 –    Budapest, Hungary  –  Sports Arena

7 –    Stuttgart, Germany  –  Schleyerhalle

9 –    Stuttgart, Germany  –  Schleyerhalle

11 –    Geneva, Switzerland  –  Palexpo

26 –    Munich, Germany  –  Olympiahalle

28 –    Krakow, Poland  –  Tauron Arena

30 –    Leipzig, Germany  –  Leipzig Arena

May

2 –    Oslo, Norway  –  Telenor Arena

5 –    Stockholm, Sweden  –  Ericsson Globe

7 –    Stockholm, Sweden  –  Ericsson Globe

9 –    Helsinki, Finland  –  Hartwall Arena

11 –    Helsinki, Finland  –  Hartwall Arena