Metallica announce two huge UK shows

They arrive in Manchester and London as part of their European tour.

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Metallica will be playing huge shows in Manchester and London as part of a newly announced European tour that also sees the rock titans take to Dublin and much of mainland Europe.

They’ll be playing Etihad Stadium in Manchester on 18 June 2019, and London’s Twickenham Stadium on 20 June 2019.

The full European run kicks off in Lisbon on 1 May 2019, and takes in 25 venues as part of the WorldWired tour. For the first time ever, Metallica will take to Trondheim in Norway, Finland’s Hämeenlinna, and Tartu in Estonia.

Metallica will be joined by Ghost and Bokassa on all dates.

Metallica: Hardwired (Official Music Video)


The tour continues to celebrate the release of the band’s 2016 album Hardwired… to Self-Destruct. As with most of the WorldWired shows, each ticket purchase will include a choice of a physical or digital copy of the album.

Hardwired… to Self-Destruct is the tenth full-length release by the iconic four-piece, comprising James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo.

Metallica released their Kill ‘Em All debut in 1983, kickstarting a catalogue that includes the highly influential Master of Puppets, Ride the Lightning and …And Justice for All, among others.

Tickets are set to go on general sale at 10:00 on Friday 28 September 2018, however fans can access tickets early by joining the Metallica fan club.

How to get Metallica tickets early

Fans can sign up to become a ‘Fifth Member’ to gain early access to Metallica tickets.

Sign up here to access the presale

The ‘Fifth Member’ fan presale is free-of-charge and accessible to anyone who signs up through Metallica’s official website. Your information will be used in accordance to Metallica’s privacy policy. The registration period will not close – fans will are able to continue to sign up during the presale period. Once registered, a confirmation email with a unique presale code should be located in your inbox. If you do not receive an email, please check your Metallica account, where you will also find the presale code and direct links to all shows. For any issues please visit Metallica’s FAQs page.

Here are the two UK dates of the WorldWired tour:

18 June 2019 – Etihad Stadium, Manchester
20 June 2019 – Twickenham Stadium, London

How much do Metallica tickets cost?

Tickets for Metallica’s UK dates in Manchester will range between £60 and £125 plus fees. London tickets will range in price between £60 and £130 plus fees.

To stay up to date with the latest Metallica news, announcements and offers, click here to sign up and register your interest.

Metallica tickets for Manchester and London will be available through general sale from 10:00 on Friday 28 September 2018 through