Metallica tour: European tour dates include London, Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham

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Metallica - who performed with Lady Gaga at this year's Grammys - are bringing their WorldWired Tou to Europe with five dates in the UK.

The tour has been carried out in support their latest album, Hardwired… To Self-Destruct, which was released on November 18, 2016 on Metallica's own Blackened Recordings record label.

It debuted at No. 1 around the world, selling over 800,000 copies worldwide in its first week.

Metallica will play five dates in the UK - London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester - beginning at The O2 Arena on October 22, with Norway’s Kvelertak as support.

Tickets are priced at £96.43 / £79.55 / £57.05 (includes admin fees and 80p facility fee) + £2.55 fulfilment fee per order, and go onsale March 24. Fan club members can buy pre-sale tickets on March 22.

Every ticket purchased includes a choice a standard physical or a standard digital copy the album. You can find links to buying tickets here.

Metallica UK tour dates

October 22 – London, The O2 Arena
October 24 – London, The O2 Arena
October 26 – Glasgow, SSE Hydro
October 28– Manchester, Arena
October 30 – Birmingham, Genting Arena

Metallica Europe tour dates

Sep 4, 2017    Amsterdam, Netherlands    Ziggo Dome
Sep 6, 2017    Amsterdam, Netherlands    Ziggo Dome
Sep 8, 2017    Paris, France    AccorHotels Arena
Sep 10, 2017    Paris, France    AccorHotels Arena
Sep 12, 2017    Lyon, France    Halle Tony Garnier
Sep 14, 2017    Cologne, Germany    Lanxess Arena
Sep 16, 2017    Cologne, Germany    Lanxess Arena
Nov 1, 2017    Antwerp, Belgium    Sportpaleis
Nov 3, 2017    Antwerp, Belgium    Sportpaleis
Feb 1, 2018    Lisbon, Portugal    MEO Arena
Feb 3, 2018    Madrid, Spain    Wizink Center
Feb 5, 2018    Madrid, Spain    Wizink Center
Feb 7, 2018    Barcelona, Spain    Palau Sant Jordi
Feb 10, 2018    Turin, Italy    Pala Alpitour
Feb 12, 2018    Bologna, Italy    Unipol Arena
Feb 14, 2018    Bologna, Italy    Unipol Arena
Feb 16, 2018    Mannheim, Germany    SAP Arena
Mar 27, 2018    Herning, Denmark    Jyske Bank Boxen
Mar 29, 2018    Hamburg, Germany    Barclaycard Arena
Mar 31, 2018    Vienna, Austria    Wiener Stadthalle
Apr 2, 2018    Prague, Czech Republic    O2 Arena
Apr 5, 2018    Budapest, Hungary    Sports Arena
Apr 7, 2018    Stuttgart, Germany    Schleyerhalle
Apr 9, 2018    Stuttgart, Germany    Schleyerhalle
Apr 11, 2018    Geneva, Switzerland    Palexpo
Apr 26, 2018    Munich, Germany    Olympiahalle
Apr 28, 2018    Krakow, Poland    Tauron Arena
Apr 30, 2018    Leipzig, Germany    Leipzig Arena
May 2, 2018    Oslo, Norway    Telenor Arena
May 5, 2018    Stockholm, Sweden    Ericsson Globe
May 7, 2018    Stockholm, Sweden    Ericsson Globe
May 9, 2018    Helsinki, Finland    Hartwall Arena
May 11, 2018    Helsinki, Finland    Hartwall Arena

Lynell Mazurek