WATCH “ATLAS, RISE!” LIVE FROM WORLDWIRED TOUR KICK OFF LAST WEEK IN BALTIMORE
Metallica – “Atlas,Rise!” – Baltimore, MD
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – May 15, 2017 – Metallica will perform tonight on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert for the first time. Tune in to CBS at 11:35p / 10:35p CST (check local listings) to see the band perform “Now That We’re Dead” from their new album Hardwired… To Self-Destruct.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees and multiple-Grammy® Award winning band recently kicked off their WorldWired 2017 North American tour in support of their new album.
The tour launched last week in Baltimore, MD at M&T Bank Stadium. Click HERE to watch a professionally shot live clip of the band performing “Atlas, Rise!” at the tour opener. Fans can also purchase the live audio recordings from each date on the tour at www.metallica.com and www.livemetallica.com.
The WorldWired tour will crisscross its way across North America into the summer. Avenged Sevenfold and Volbeat will be the main support acts for the tour run.
Metallica’s most recent album Hardwired…To Self Destruct was released on November 18, 2016 on Metallica’s own Blackened Recordings record label and debuted at No. 1 around the world, selling over 800,000 copies worldwide in its first week. The album was produced by Greg Fidelman with James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich, and is available in various configurations at www.metallica.com.
WorldWired Live Dates
May 17 – Uniondale, NY – New Coliseum^ May 19 – Boston, MA – Gillette Stadium ^# May 21 – Columbus, OH – Rock On The Range Festival June 4 – St. Louis, MO – Busch Stadium^# June 7 – Denver, CO – Sports Authority Field*^ June 9 – Dayton, IA – Iowa Speedway June 11 – Houston, TX – NRG Stadium*^ June 14 – San Antonio, TX – Alamodome*# June 16 – Dallas, TX – AT&T Stadium*# June 18 – Chicago, IL – Soldier Field*# July 5 – Orlando, FL – Camping World Stadium*^ July 7 – Miami, FL – Hard Rock Stadium*^ July 9 – Atlanta, GA – Suntrust Park*^ July 12 – Detroit, MI – Comercia Park*^ July 14 – Quebec City, QC- Festival D’Ete July 16 – Toronto, ON – Rogers Centre*^ July 19 – Montreal, QB – Parc Jean-Drapeau*^ July 29 – Los Angeles, CA – Rose Bowl*+ August 4 – Phoenix, AZ – University of Phoenix Stadium*+ August 6 – San Diego, CA – Petco Park*+ August 9 – Seattle, WA – Centurylink Field*+ August 11-13 – San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands August 14 – Vancouver, BC – BC Place*+ August 16 – Edmonton, AB – Commonwealth Stadium*+*With Avenged Sevenfold
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Metallica formed in 1981 by drummer Lars Ulrich and guitarist and vocalist James Hetfield and has become one of the most influential and commercially successful rock bands in history, having sold 110 million albums worldwide while playing to millions of fans on literally all seven continents. They have scored several multi-platinum albums, including 1991’s Metallica (commonly referred to as The Black Album), with sales of nearly 17 million copies in the United States alone, making it the best-selling album in the history of Soundscan. Metallica has also garnered numerous awards and accolades, including nine Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, and multiple MTV Video Music Awards, and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in 2009. In December 2013, Metallica made history when they performed a rare concert in Antarctica, becoming the first act to ever play all seven continents all within a year, and earning themselves a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records.
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