Metallica's WorldWired 2017 North American Tour Dates Are Here

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Metallica will embark on a WorldWired 2017 North American tour in support of their new album Hardwired... To Self-Destruct. The WorldWired 2017 tour is produced by Live Nation and kicks off on May 10th in Baltimore, MD at M&T Bank Stadium.

The tour will crisscross its way across North America into the summer, marking the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees and Grammy Award winning band's first proper North American tour since 2009. Avenged Sevenfold and Volbeat will be the main support acts for the tour run.

See below for a list of all confirmed dates.

Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning this Friday, February 17th at 10:00 AM local time. Each ticket purchased will come with a copy of the Hardwired...To Self-Destruct album, available as a physical CD or a digital download.

Additionally, Metallica has announced the formation of their All Within My Hands Foundation, which will raise funds to support a cross-section of national, local and Bay Area charities that the individual band members support, along with continuing to donate to music education programs and local food banks.

Through a collaboration with Crowdrise, the band encourages fans to make a donation when purchasing tickets to the upcoming shows.

Hardwired...To Self-Destruct was released on November 18 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/

"Metallica has embraced its adulthood, reclaiming the attack of its music while jettisoning the image of a hard-rock band as young, fast and out of control," according to The New York Times.

Meanwhile Rolling Stone stated, "Metallica's 'Hardwired' shreds back to vintage eighties terror."

You can check out the WorldWired 2017 North American tour dates below and visit the band's site for more information.

WorldWired 2017 North American Tour Dates

May 10 - Baltimore, MD - M&T Bank Stadium*^

May 12 - Philadelphia, PA - Lincoln Financial Field*^

May 14 - East Rutherford, NJ - MetLife Stadium*^

May 17 - Uniondale, NY - New Coliseum^

May 19 - Boston, MA - Gillette Stadium ^

May 21 - Columbus, OH - Rock On The Range Festival (SOLD OUT)

June 4 - St.

Louis, MO - Busch Stadium^

June 7 - Denver, CO - Sports Authority Field*^

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 - Comerica 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 14 - Vancouver, BC - BC Place*+

August 16 - Edmonton, AB - Commonwealth Stadium*+

*With Avenged Sevenfold

^With Volbeat

+With Gojira

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