The WorldWired Tour was a concert tour by American heavy metal band Metallica in support of their tenth studio album +more_to_Self-Destruct'>Hardwired. to Self-Destruct, which was released on November 18, 2016. It is also their first worldwide tour after the World Magnetic Tour six years earlier.

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Background

The tour started on October 26, 2016, in Puerto Rico, followed by four more dates on the Latin American tour.

A performance at the 59th annual Grammy Awards on February 12, 2017, was also a part of the tour.

In 2018, the WorldWired Tour reached another $67. 9 million from 37 shows, 24 in Europe and 13 in North America. +more The tour has grossed $426. 9 million, from 139 concerts three years since it began in 2016 and now is the ninth highest-grossing tour of all time.

The tour ended on August 25, 2019 in Mannheim, Germany. The band had plans to continue the tour in late 2019 and early 2020, but the tour dates in Australia were cancelled because of issues James had with alcohol, while the South American leg was postponed to 2022 due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Setlist

The following setlist was performed at the Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, and is not intended to represent all of the shows on tour.

# "Hardwired" # "Atlas, Rise!" # "For Whom the Bell Tolls" # "The Memory Remains" # "The Unforgiven" # "Now That We're Dead" # "Moth Into Flame" # "Wherever I May Roam" # "Halo on Fire" # "Hit the Lights" # "Sad but True" # "One" # "Master of Puppets" # "Fade to Black" # "Seek & Destroy" Encore # "Blackened" # "Nothing Else Matters" # "Enter Sandman"

Kirk/Rob doodle

In 2017, Kirk Hammett and Rob Trujillo began to cover songs written by artists from the region in which the concert was being performed.

Tour dates

DateCityCountryVenueOpening actAttendanceRevenue
Leg 1 - Warm-up showsLeg 1 - Warm-up showsLeg 1 - Warm-up showsLeg 1 - Warm-up showsLeg 1 - Warm-up showsLeg 1 - Warm-up showsLeg 1 - Warm-up shows
February 6, 2016San FranciscoUnited StatesAT&T ParkCage the Elephant41,119 / 43,681$4,341,114
August 20, 2016MinneapolisUnited States+more_Bank_Stadium'>U. S. Bank StadiumAvenged Sevenfold Volbeat48,492 / 48,492$5,158,790
September 24, 2016New York CityUnited StatesCentral ParkN/AN/AN/A
September 27, 2016New York CityUnited StatesWebster HallN/AN/AN/A
October 22, 2016Mountain ViewUnited StatesShoreline AmphitheatreN/AN/AN/A
October 23, 2016Mountain ViewUnited StatesShoreline AmphitheatreN/AN/AN/A
Leg 2 - Latin AmericaLeg 2 - Latin AmericaLeg 2 - Latin AmericaLeg 2 - Latin AmericaLeg 2 - Latin AmericaLeg 2 - Latin AmericaLeg 2 - Latin America
October 26, 2016San JuanPuerto RicoColiseo de Puerto RicoZafakon13,039 / 13,641$1,368,148
October 29, 2016QuitoEcuadorParque BicentenarioBasca35,000N/A
November 1, 2016BogotaColombiaHipódromo de Los AndesVictimized23,434 / 29,255$2,145,370
November 3, 2016Guatemala CityGuatemalaEstadio Cementos ProgresoMetal RequiemN/AN/A
November 5, 2016San JoseCosta RicaEstadio NacionalHeresy32,934 / 33,953$2,216,090
Leg 3 - Intimate/promo showsLeg 3 - Intimate/promo showsLeg 3 - Intimate/promo showsLeg 3 - Intimate/promo showsLeg 3 - Intimate/promo showsLeg 3 - Intimate/promo showsLeg 3 - Intimate/promo shows
November 18, 2016LondonEnglandHouse of VansN/AN/AN/A
November 29, 2016TorontoCanadaThe Opera HouseN/AN/AN/A
December 15, 2016Los AngelesUnited StatesThe Fonda TheatreN/AN/AN/A
December 17, 2016OaklandUnited StatesFox Oakland TheatreN/A2,800 / 2,800$165,550
Leg 4 - AsiaLeg 4 - AsiaLeg 4 - AsiaLeg 4 - AsiaLeg 4 - AsiaLeg 4 - AsiaLeg 4 - Asia
January 11, 2017SeoulSouth KoreaGocheok Sky DomeBabymetalN/AN/A
January 15, 2017ShanghaiChinaMercedes-Benz ArenaN/AN/AN/A
January 18, 2017BeijingChinaLeSports CenterLang LangN/AN/A
January 20, 2017Hong KongHong KongAsiaWorld-ArenaN/AN/AN/A
January 22, 2017SingaporeSingaporeSingapore Indoor StadiumN/AN/AN/A
Leg 5 - EuropeLeg 5 - EuropeLeg 5 - EuropeLeg 5 - EuropeLeg 5 - EuropeLeg 5 - EuropeLeg 5 - Europe
February 3, 2017CopenhagenDenmarkRoyal ArenaHatesphereN/AN/A
February 7, 2017CopenhagenDenmarkRoyal ArenaI'll Be DamnedN/AN/A
February 9, 2017CopenhagenDenmarkRoyal ArenaDefectoN/AN/A
Leg 6 - North AmericaLeg 6 - North AmericaLeg 6 - North AmericaLeg 6 - North AmericaLeg 6 - North AmericaLeg 6 - North AmericaLeg 6 - North America
February 12, 2017Los AngelesUnited StatesHollywood PalladiumN/AN/AN/A
Leg 7 - Latin AmericaLeg 7 - Latin AmericaLeg 7 - Latin AmericaLeg 7 - Latin AmericaLeg 7 - Latin AmericaLeg 7 - Latin AmericaLeg 7 - Latin America
March 1, 2017Mexico CityMexicoForo SolIggy Pop197,745 / 197,745$9,744,945
March 3, 2017Mexico CityMexicoForo SolIggy Pop197,745 / 197,745$9,744,945
March 5, 2017Mexico CityMexicoForo SolIggy Pop197,745 / 197,745$9,744,945
March 25, 2017São PauloBrazilAutódromo José Carlos PaceRancid Cage the ElephantN/AN/A
March 31, 2017Buenos AiresArgentinaHipódromo de San IsidroRancid Cage the ElephantN/AN/A
April 1, 2017SantiagoChileO'Higgins ParkRancid Cage the ElephantN/AN/A
Leg 8 - North AmericaLeg 8 - North AmericaLeg 8 - North AmericaLeg 8 - North AmericaLeg 8 - North AmericaLeg 8 - North AmericaLeg 8 - North America
May 10, 2017BaltimoreUnited StatesM&T Bank StadiumAvenged Sevenfold Volbeat55,705 / 55,705$5,970,421
May 12, 2017PhiladelphiaUnited StatesLincoln Financial FieldVolbeat49,722 / 53,836$5,421,187
May 14, 2017East RutherfordUnited StatesMetLife StadiumAvenged Sevenfold Volbeat46,941 / 51,468$5,196,437
May 17, 2017UniondaleUnited StatesNassau ColiseumVolbeat14,941 / 14,941$2,198,951
May 19, 2017FoxboroughUnited StatesGillette StadiumVolbeat47,778 / 48,905$6,095,723
May 21, 2017ColumbusUnited StatesMapfre StadiumVolbeat, Biffy Clyro29,962 / 30,000$3,960,421
-June 4, 2017United StatesSt. LouisBusch StadiumVolbeat38,778 / 43,366$4,192,393
June 7, 2017DenverUnited StatesSports Authority Field at Mile HighAvenged Sevenfold Volbeat57,955 / 58,913$5,884,163
June 9, 2017NewtonUnited StatesIowa SpeedwayAvenged Sevenfold VolbeatN/AN/A
June 11, 2017HoustonUnited StatesNRG StadiumAvenged Sevenfold Volbeat46,720 / 51,023$4,854,471
June 14, 2017San AntonioUnited StatesAlamodomeAvenged Sevenfold45,343 / 49,271$4,527,655
June 16, 2017ArlingtonUnited StatesAT&T StadiumAvenged Sevenfold45,860 / 48,348$4,247,778
June 18, 2017ChicagoUnited StatesSoldier FieldAvenged Sevenfold51,041 / 52,360$5,313,715
July 5, 2017OrlandoUnited StatesCamping World StadiumAvenged Sevenfold Volbeat49,961 / 53,163$5,613,708
July 7, 2017Miami GardensUnited StatesHard Rock StadiumAvenged Sevenfold Volbeat42,168 / 45,433$4,163,523
July 9, 2017AtlantaUnited StatesSunTrust ParkAvenged Sevenfold Volbeat39,024 / 41,246$4,531,443
July 12, 2017DetroitUnited StatesComerica ParkAvenged Sevenfold Volbeat40,573 / 43,159$4,501,650
July 14, 2017Quebec CityCanadaPlains of AbrahamN/AN/AN/A
July 16, 2017TorontoCanadaRogers CentreAvenged Sevenfold VolbeatN/AN/A
July 19, 2017MontrealCanadaParc Jean-DrapeauAvenged Sevenfold Volbeat29,218 / 34,375$3,258,580
July 29, 2017PasadenaUnited StatesRose BowlAvenged Sevenfold Gojira63,285 / 63,285$6,684,282
August 4, 2017GlendaleUnited StatesUniversity of Phoenix StadiumAvenged Sevenfold Gojira52,926 / 54,881$5,246,586
August 6, 2017San DiegoUnited StatesPetco ParkAvenged Sevenfold Gojira43,491 / 44,916$4,846,411
August 9, 2017SeattleUnited StatesCenturyLink FieldAvenged Sevenfold Gojira47,175 / 56,082$4,944,489
August 12, 2017San FranciscoUnited StatesGolden Gate ParkN/AN/AN/A
August 14, 2017VancouverCanadaBC PlaceAvenged Sevenfold GojiraN/AN/A
August 16, 2017EdmontonCanadaCommonwealth StadiumAvenged Sevenfold GojiraN/AN/A
Leg 9 - EuropeLeg 9 - EuropeLeg 9 - EuropeLeg 9 - EuropeLeg 9 - EuropeLeg 9 - EuropeLeg 9 - Europe
September 2, 2017CopenhagenDenmarkRoyal ArenaAphyxionN/AN/A
September 4, 2017AmsterdamNetherlandsZiggo DomeKvelertakN/AN/A
September 6, 2017AmsterdamNetherlandsZiggo DomeKvelertakN/AN/A
September 8, 2017ParisFranceAccorHotels ArenaKvelertakN/AN/A
September 10, 2017ParisFranceAccorHotels ArenaKvelertakN/AN/A
September 12, 2017LyonFranceHalle Tony GarnierKvelertakN/AN/A
September 14, 2017CologneGermanyLanxess ArenaKvelertakN/AN/A
September 16, 2017CologneGermanyLanxess ArenaKvelertakN/AN/A
October 22, 2017LondonEnglandThe O2 ArenaKvelertak39,976 / 41,130$4,245,290
October 24, 2017LondonEnglandThe O2 ArenaKvelertak39,976 / 41,130$4,245,290
October 26, 2017GlasgowScotlandSSE HydroKvelertak12,748 / 12,748$1,382,510
October 28, 2017ManchesterEnglandManchester ArenaKvelertak19,423 / 19,423$2,038,870
October 30, 2017BirminghamEnglandGenting ArenaKvelertakN/AN/A
November 1, 2017AntwerpBelgiumSportpaleisKvelertakN/AN/A
November 3, 2017AntwerpBelgiumSportpaleisKvelertakN/AN/A
Leg 10 - North AmericaLeg 10 - North AmericaLeg 10 - North AmericaLeg 10 - North AmericaLeg 10 - North AmericaLeg 10 - North AmericaLeg 10 - North America
November 9, 2017San FranciscoUnited StatesAT&T ParkN/AN/AN/A
Leg 11 - EuropeLeg 11 - EuropeLeg 11 - EuropeLeg 11 - EuropeLeg 11 - EuropeLeg 11 - EuropeLeg 11 - Europe
February 1, 2018LisbonPortugalAltice ArenaKvelertakN/AN/A
February 3, 2018MadridSpainWiZink CenterKvelertakN/AN/A
February 5, 2018MadridSpainWiZink CenterKvelertakN/AN/A
February 7, 2018BarcelonaSpainPalau Sant JordiKvelertakN/AN/A
February 10, 2018TurinItalyPala AlpitourKvelertakN/AN/A
February 12, 2018BolognaItalyUnipol ArenaKvelertakN/AN/A
February 14, 2018BolognaItalyUnipol ArenaKvelertakN/AN/A
February 16, 2018MannheimGermanySAP ArenaKvelertakN/AN/A
March 27, 2018HerningDenmarkJyske Bank BoxenKvelertakN/AN/A
March 29, 2018HamburgGermanyBarclaycard ArenaKvelertakN/AN/A
March 31, 2018ViennaAustriaWiener StadthalleKvelertakN/AN/A
April 2, 2018PragueCzech RepublicO2 ArenaKvelertakN/AN/A
April 5, 2018BudapestHungaryBudapest Sports ArenaKvelertakN/AN/A
April 7, 2018StuttgartGermanySchleyerhalleKvelertakN/AN/A
April 9, 2018StuttgartGermanySchleyerhalleKvelertakN/AN/A
April 11, 2018GenevaSwitzerlandPalexpoKvelertakN/AN/A
April 26, 2018MunichGermanyOlympiahalleKvelertakN/AN/A
April 28, 2018KrakowPolandTauron ArenaKvelertakN/AN/A
April 30, 2018LeipzigGermanyArena LeipzigKvelertakN/AN/A
May 2, 2018OsloNorwayTelenor ArenaKvelertakN/AN/A
May 5, 2018StockholmSwedenEricsson GlobeKvelertakN/AN/A
May 7, 2018StockholmSwedenEricsson GlobeKvelertakN/AN/A
May 9, 2018HelsinkiFinlandHartwall ArenaKvelertakN/AN/A
May 11, 2018HelsinkiFinlandHartwall ArenaKvelertakN/AN/A
Leg 12 - North AmericaLeg 12 - North AmericaLeg 12 - North AmericaLeg 12 - North AmericaLeg 12 - North AmericaLeg 12 - North AmericaLeg 12 - North America
September 2, 2018MadisonUnited StatesKohl CenterJim Breuer
-United StatesJim Breuer
September 4, 2018MinneapolisUnited StatesTarget CenterJim Breuer
-United StatesJim Breuer
September 6, 2018LincolnUnited StatesPinnacle Bank ArenaJim Breuer15,018
-September 8, 2018Grand ForksAlerus CenterJim Breuer16,970
-September 11, 2018Sioux FallsDenny Sanford Premier CenterJim Breuer12,018
-September 13, 2018WinnipegCanadaJim BreuerBell MTS Place17,129
-September 15, 2018SaskatoonCanadaJim BreuerSaskTel Centre16,874
-October 6, 2018AustinUnited StatesJim BreuerZilker ParkN/AN/A
October 13, 2018AustinUnited StatesJim BreuerZilker ParkN/AN/A
October 16, 2018MilwaukeeFiserv ForumUnited StatesJim Breuer17,091$2,185,835
October 18, 2018PittsburghPPG Paints ArenaUnited StatesJim Breuer18,502 / 18,765$2,359,924
October 20, 2018University ParkBryce Jordan CenterUnited StatesJim Breuer15,588
-October 22, 2018CharlotteUnited StatesJim BreuerSpectrum Center17,718
-October 25, 2018PhiladelphiaUnited StatesJim BreuerWells Fargo Center18,545 / 18,545$2,163,595
October 27, 2018BuffaloKeyBank CenterUnited StatesJim Breuer
-United StatesJim Breuer
October 29, 2018AlbanyTimes Union CenterUnited StatesJim Breuer15,661 / 15,661$1,936,231
November 26, 2018Las VegasT-Mobile ArenaUnited StatesJim Breuer19,032 / 19,032$2,551,915
November 28, 2018BoiseTaco Bell ArenaUnited StatesJim Breuer11,868 / 12,719$1,454,270
November 30, 2018Salt Lake CityVivint Smart Home ArenaUnited StatesJim Breuer16,215 / 16,215$2,026,905
December 2, 2018SpokaneSpokane Veterans Memorial ArenaUnited StatesJim Breuer12,854 / 12,916$1,597,670
December 5, 2018PortlandModa CenterUnited StatesJim Breuer18,273 / 18,273$2,285,680
December 7, 2018SacramentoGolden 1 CenterUnited StatesJim Breuer16,591 / 16,591$2,069,225
December 9, 2018FresnoSave Mart CenterUnited StatesJim Breuer14,854 / 14,854$1,855,485
January 18, 2019TulsaBOK CenterUnited StatesJim Breuer17,612 / 17,612$2,195,900
January 20, 2019North Little RockVerizon ArenaUnited StatesJim Breuer17,432 / 17,859$1,679,923
January 22, 2019BirminghamLegacy ArenaUnited StatesJim Breuer17,462 / 18,003$1,713,460
January 24, 2019NashvilleBridgestone ArenaUnited StatesJim Breuer16,340 / 16,340$2,213,550
January 28, 2019RaleighPNC ArenaUnited StatesJim Breuer20,052 / 20,052$2,409,015
January 30, 2019CincinnatiU. S. Bank ArenaUnited StatesJim Breuer16,587 / 17,070$2,060,625
February 1, 2019ClevelandQuicken Loans ArenaUnited StatesJim Breuer18,515 / 18,515$2,463,702
February 28, 2019El PasoDon Haskins CenterUnited StatesJim Breuer12,546 / 12,546$1,558,320
March 2, 2019LubbockUnited Supermarkets ArenaUnited StatesJim Breuer14,653 / 14,653$1,813,730
March 4, 2019WichitaIntrust Bank ArenaUnited StatesJim Breuer15,187 / 15,187$1,648,058
March 6, 2019Kansas CitySprint CenterUnited StatesJim Breuer18,535 / 18,535$2,047,000
March 9, 2019LouisvilleKFC Yum! CenterUnited States21,657 / 21,657$2,531,895
March 11, 2019IndianapolisBankers Life FieldhouseUnited States17,068 / 17,068$2,129,940
March 13, 2019Grand RapidsVan Andel Arena11,692 / 11,692$1,421,960
Leg 13 - EuropeLeg 13 - EuropeLeg 13 - EuropeLeg 13 - EuropeLeg 13 - EuropeLeg 13 - EuropeLeg 13 - Europe
May 1, 2019LisbonPortugalEstádio do ResteloGhost Bokassa42,000
-May 3, 2019MadridSpainGhost BokassaValdebebas69,897 / 70,000$6,781,467
May 5, 2019BarcelonaEstadi Olímpic Lluís CompanysSpainGhost Bokassa51,799 / 53,760$5,285,919
May 8, 2019MilanItalySNAI San Siro HippodromeGhost Bokassa47,427 / 47,500$3,992,522
May 10, 2019ZürichSwitzerlandLetzigrundGhost Bokassa46,349 / 47,226$5,671,665
May 12, 2019ParisFranceStade de FranceGhost Bokassa74,889 / 76,183$6,917,057
June 8, 2019SlaneIrelandSlane CastleGhost Stiff Little Fingers Bokassa Fangclub71,122 / 78,824$8,194,075
June 11, 2019AmsterdamNetherlandsJohan Cruyff ArenaGhost Bokassa50,576 / 50,576$5,151,429
June 13, 2019CologneGermanyRheinEnergieStadionGhost Bokassa41,460 / 42,021$4,267,243
June 16, 2019BrusselsBelgiumKing Baudouin StadiumGhost Bokassa49,039 / 49,039$5,243,080
June 18, 2019ManchesterEnglandEtihad StadiumGhost Bokassa40,473 / 42,154$4,510,011
June 20, 2019LondonEnglandTwickenham StadiumGhost Bokassa51,819 / 52,244$6,080,657
July 6, 2019BerlinGermanyOlympiastadionGhost Bokassa68,452 / 68,452$6,745,329
July 9, 2019GothenburgSwedenUlleviGhost Bokassa63,348 / 63,348$4,668,092
July 11, 2019CopenhagenDenmarkTelia ParkenGhost Bokassa44,944 / 45,698$4,811,332
July 13, 2019TrondheimNorwayGranåsenGhost Bokassa38,794 / 38,794$4,348,793
July 16, 2019HämeenlinnaFinlandKantolan TapahtumapuistoGhost Bokassa55,519 / 55,519$5,330,615
July 18, 2019TartuEstoniaRaadi AirfieldGhost Bokassa59,099 / 59,099$4,791,241
July 21, 2019MoscowRussiaLuzhniki StadiumGhost Bokassa61,546 / 63,505$6,073,606
August 14, 2019BucharestRomaniaArena NaționalăGhost Bokassa48,725 / 48,800$3,567,074
August 16, 2019ViennaAustriaErnst-Happel-StadionGhost Bokassa54,176 / 54,765$5,347,522
August 18, 2019PragueCzech RepublicLetňanyGhost Bokassa73,555 / 73,658$6,494,648
August 21, 2019WarsawPolandPGE NarodowyGhost Bokassa53,877 / 53,877$4,829,962
August 23, 2019MunichGermanyOlympiastadionGhost Bokassa68,117 / 68,315$6,805,574
August 25, 2019MannheimGermanyMaimarktgeländeGhost Bokassa64,017 / 64,045$5,917,606
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Cancelled and postponed shows

DateCityCountryVenueReason
October 17, 2019PerthAustraliaOptus StadiumCancelled due to Hetfield's recovery from addiction
October 20, 2019AdelaideAustraliaAdelaide OvalCancelled due to Hetfield's recovery from addiction
October 22, 2019MelbourneAustraliaMarvel StadiumCancelled due to Hetfield's recovery from addiction
October 24, 2019MelbourneAustraliaMarvel StadiumCancelled due to Hetfield's recovery from addiction
October 26, 2019SydneyAustraliaANZ StadiumCancelled due to Hetfield's recovery from addiction
October 29, 2019BrisbaneAustraliaQueensland Sport and Athletics CentreCancelled due to Hetfield's recovery from addiction
October 31, 2019AucklandNew ZealandMount Smart StadiumCancelled due to Hetfield's recovery from addiction
November 2, 2019AucklandNew ZealandMount Smart StadiumCancelled due to Hetfield's recovery from addiction

Personnel

James Hetfield - lead vocals, rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar *Lars Ulrich - drums *Kirk Hammett - lead guitar, backing vocals *Robert Trujillo - bass guitar, backing vocals

Notes