WorldWired Tour

The WorldWired Tour is a concert tour by American heavy metal band Metallica in support of their tenth studio album 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.

WorldWired Tour
World tour by Metallica
Metallica WorldWired Tour 2018 Official Poster.jpeg
Promotional poster
LocationNorth America, South America, Europe, Asia
Associated albumHardwired... to Self-Destruct
Start dateFebruary 6, 2016
End dateOctober 10, 2021
Legs16
No. of shows
  • 91 in North America
  • 14 in South America
  • 5 in Asia
  • 68 in Europe
  • 178 total
Box office$426.9 million[1][2][3]
Metallica concert chronology

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.[4]

In 2018, the WorldWired Tour reached another $67.9 million from 37 shows, 24 in Europe and 13 in North America. 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.[2][1][5]

The shows held on September 6 and 8, 2019 at the Chase Center were recorded and the concerts received a limited worldwide theatrical release.[6] The live album from the recorded shows, S&M2, was released on August 28, 2020.[7]

PersonnelEdit

Set listsEdit

Songs performedEdit

2016Edit

This setlist was performed during the warm-up show at the US Bank Stadium on August 20, 2016, but has since had alterations to it:[10]

  1. "Creeping Death"
  2. "For Whom the Bell Tolls"
  3. "Fuel"
  4. "King Nothing"
  5. "The Memory Remains"
  6. "The Unforgiven"
  7. "Leper Messiah"
  8. "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)"
  9. "Sad but True"
  10. "Wherever I May Roam"
  11. "One"
  12. "Master of Puppets"
  13. "Battery"
  14. "Fade to Black"
  15. "Seek & Destroy"

Encore

  1. "Hardwired" (Live Premiere)
  2. "Whiskey in the Jar"
  3. "Nothing Else Matters"
  4. "Enter Sandman"

2017Edit

The following setlist was performed during the Asia leg at the Gocheok Sky Dome on January 11, 2017, but has since had alterations to it:[11]

  1. "Hardwired"
  2. "Atlas, Rise!"
  3. "Sad but True"
  4. "Wherever I May Roam"
  5. "The Unforgiven"
  6. "Now That We're Dead"
  7. "Moth into Flame"
  8. "Harvester of Sorrow"
  9. "Halo on Fire"
  10. "The Four Horsemen"
  11. "One"
  12. "Master of Puppets"
  13. "For Whom the Bell Tolls"
  14. "Fade to Black"
  15. "Seek & Destroy"

Encore

  1. "Battery"
  2. "Nothing Else Matters"
  3. "Enter Sandman"

2018/2019Edit

The following setlist was performed during the European leg at the Altice Arena on February 1, 2018, but has since had alterations to it. This setlist format was used for the 2018/2019 indoor arena tour.[12]

  1. "Hardwired"
  2. "Atlas, Rise!"
  3. "Seek & Destroy"
  4. "Harvester of Sorrow"
  5. "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)"
  6. "Now That We're Dead"
  7. "Dream No More"
  8. "For Whom the Bell Tolls"
  9. "Halo on Fire"
  10. "Am I Evil?" (Diamond Head cover)
  11. "Creeping Death"
  12. "Moth into Flame"
  13. "Sad but True"
  14. "One"
  15. "Master of Puppets"

Encore

  1. "Spit Out the Bone"
  2. "Nothing Else Matters"
  3. "Enter Sandman"

Kirk/Rob doodleEdit

In 2017, Kirk Hammett and Rob Trujillo began to cover songs written by artists from the region in which the concert was being performed.[13]

Tour datesEdit

List of concerts, showing date, city, country, venue, opening act, tickets sold, amount of available tickets and gross revenue
Date City Country Venue Opening act Attendance Revenue
Leg 1 – Warm-up shows[14][15]
February 6, 2016 San Francisco United States AT&T Park Cage the Elephant 41,119 / 43,681 $4,341,114
August 20, 2016 Minneapolis U.S. Bank Stadium Avenged Sevenfold
Volbeat
48,492 / 48,492 $5,158,790
September 24, 2016[a] New York City Central Park N/A N/A N/A
September 27, 2016 Webster Hall
October 22, 2016[b] Mountain View Shoreline Amphitheater
October 23, 2016[b]
Leg 2 – South America[18][19][20]
October 26, 2016 San Juan Puerto Rico Coliseo de Puerto Rico Zafakon 13,039 / 13,641 $1,368,148
October 29, 2016 Quito Ecuador Parque Bicentenario Basca 35,000 N/A
November 1, 2016 Bogota Colombia Hipódromo de Los Andes Victimized 23,434 / 29,255 $2,145,370
November 3, 2016 Guatemala City Guatemala Estadio Cementos Progreso Metal Requiem N/A N/A
November 5, 2016 San Jose Costa Rica Estadio Nacional Heresy 32,934 / 33,953 $2,216,090
Leg 3 – Intimate/promo shows[21][22]
November 18, 2016 London England House of Vans N/A N/A N/A
November 29, 2016 Toronto Canada The Opera House
December 15, 2016 Los Angeles United States The Fonda Theatre
December 17, 2016 Oakland Fox Oakland Theatre 2,800 / 2,800 $165,550
Leg 4 – Asia[23][24]
January 11, 2017 Seoul South Korea Gocheok Sky Dome Babymetal N/A N/A
January 15, 2017 Shanghai China Mercedes-Benz Arena N/A
January 18, 2017 Beijing LeSports Center Lang Lang
January 20, 2017 Chek Lap Kok Hong Kong AsiaWorld–Arena N/A
January 22, 2017 Singapore Singapore Indoor Stadium
Leg 5 – Europe[25]
February 3, 2017 Copenhagen Denmark Royal Arena Hatesphere N/A N/A
February 7, 2017 I'll Be Damned
February 9, 2017 Defecto
Leg 6 – North America[26]
February 12, 2017[c] Los Angeles United States Hollywood Palladium N/A N/A N/A
Leg 7 – Latin America[28][29]
March 1, 2017 Mexico City Mexico Foro Sol Iggy Pop 197,745 / 197,745 $9,744,945
March 3, 2017
March 5, 2017
March 25, 2017[d] São Paulo Brazil Autódromo José Carlos Pace Rancid
Cage the Elephant
N/A N/A
March 31, 2017[e] Buenos Aires Argentina Hipódromo de San Isidro
April 1, 2017[f] Santiago Chile O'Higgins Park
Leg 8 – North America[30][31]
May 10, 2017 Baltimore United States M&T Bank Stadium Avenged Sevenfold
Volbeat
55,705 / 55,705 $5,970,421
May 12, 2017 Philadelphia Lincoln Financial Field Volbeat 49,722 / 53,836 $5,421,187
May 14, 2017 East Rutherford MetLife Stadium Avenged Sevenfold
Volbeat
46,941 / 51,468 $5,196,437
May 17, 2017 Uniondale Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Volbeat 14,941 / 14,941 $2,198,951
May 19, 2017 Foxborough Gillette Stadium 47,778 / 48,905 $6,095,723
May 21, 2017[g] Columbus Mapfre Stadium N/A N/A N/A
June 4, 2017 St. Louis Busch Stadium Volbeat 38,778 / 43,366 $4,192,393
June 7, 2017 Denver Sports Authority Field at Mile High Avenged Sevenfold
Volbeat
57,955 / 58,913 $5,884,163
June 9, 2017 Newton Iowa Speedway N/A N/A
June 11, 2017 Houston NRG Stadium 46,720 / 51,023 $4,854,471
June 14, 2017 San Antonio Alamodome Avenged Sevenfold 45,343 / 49,271 $4,527,655
June 16, 2017 Arlington AT&T Stadium 45,860 / 48,348 $4,247,778
June 18, 2017 Chicago Soldier Field 51,041 / 52,360 $5,313,715
July 5, 2017 Orlando Camping World Stadium Avenged Sevenfold
Volbeat
49,961 / 53,163 $5,613,708
July 7, 2017 Miami Gardens Hard Rock Stadium 42,168 / 45,433 $4,163,523
July 9, 2017 Atlanta SunTrust Park 39,024 / 41,246 $4,531,443
July 12, 2017 Detroit Comerica Park 40,573 / 43,159 $4,501,650
July 14, 2017[h] Quebec City Canada Plains of Abraham N/A N/A N/A
July 16, 2017 Toronto Rogers Centre Avenged Sevenfold
Volbeat
July 19, 2017 Montreal Parc Jean-Drapeau 29,218 / 34,375 $3,258,580
July 29, 2017 Pasadena United States Rose Bowl Avenged Sevenfold
Gojira
63,285 / 63,285 $6,684,282
August 4, 2017 Glendale University of Phoenix Stadium 52,926 / 54,881 $5,246,586
August 6, 2017 San Diego Petco Park 43,491 / 44,916 $4,846,411
August 9, 2017 Seattle CenturyLink Field 47,175 / 56,082 $4,944,489
August 12, 2017[i] San Francisco Golden Gate Park N/A N/A N/A
August 14, 2017 Vancouver Canada BC Place Avenged Sevenfold
Gojira
August 16, 2017 Edmonton Commonwealth Stadium
Leg 9 – Europe[32][33]
September 2, 2017[j] Copenhagen Denmark Royal Arena Aphyxion N/A N/A
September 4, 2017 Amsterdam Netherlands Ziggo Dome Kvelertak
September 6, 2017
September 8, 2017 Paris France AccorHotels Arena
September 10, 2017
September 12, 2017 Lyon Halle Tony Garnier
September 14, 2017 Cologne Germany Lanxess Arena
September 16, 2017
October 22, 2017 London England The O2 Arena 39,976 / 41,130 $4,245,290
October 24, 2017
October 26, 2017 Glasgow Scotland The SSE Hydro 12,748 / 12,748 $1,382,510
October 28, 2017 Manchester England Manchester Arena 19,423 / 19,423 $2,038,870
October 30, 2017 Birmingham Genting Arena N/A N/A
November 1, 2017 Antwerp Belgium Sportpaleis
November 3, 2017
Leg 10 – North America[36]
November 9, 2017 San Francisco United States AT&T Park N/A N/A N/A
Leg 11 – Europe[32][37][38]
February 1, 2018 Lisbon Portugal Altice Arena Kvelertak N/A N/A
February 3, 2018 Madrid Spain WiZink Center
February 5, 2018
February 7, 2018 Barcelona Palau Sant Jordi
February 10, 2018 Turin Italy Pala Alpitour
February 12, 2018 Bologna Unipol Arena
February 14, 2018
February 16, 2018 Mannheim Germany SAP Arena
March 27, 2018 Herning Denmark Jyske Bank Boxen
March 29, 2018 Hamburg Germany Barclaycard Arena
March 31, 2018 Vienna Austria Wiener Stadthalle
April 2, 2018 Prague Czech Republic O2 Arena
April 5, 2018 Budapest Hungary Budapest Sports Arena
April 7, 2018 Stuttgart Germany Schleyerhalle
April 9, 2018
April 11, 2018 Geneva Switzerland Palexpo
April 26, 2018 Munich Germany Olympiahalle
April 28, 2018 Krakow Poland Tauron Arena
April 30, 2018 Leipzig Germany Arena Leipzig
May 2, 2018 Oslo Norway Telenor Arena
May 5, 2018 Stockholm Sweden Ericsson Globe
May 7, 2018
May 9, 2018 Helsinki Finland Hartwall Arena
May 11, 2018
Leg 12 – North America[39][40][41]
September 2, 2018 Madison United States Kohl Center Jim Breuer
September 4, 2018 Minneapolis Target Center
September 6, 2018 Lincoln Pinnacle Bank Arena 15,018
September 8, 2018 Grand Forks Alerus Center 16,970
September 11, 2018 Sioux Falls Denny Sanford Premier Center 12,018
September 13, 2018 Winnipeg Canada Bell MTS Place 17,129
September 15, 2018 Saskatoon SaskTel Centre 16,874
October 6, 2018[k] Austin United States Zilker Park N/A N/A
October 13, 2018[k]
October 16, 2018 Milwaukee Fiserv Forum 17,091 $2,185,835
October 18, 2018 Pittsburgh PPG Paints Arena 18,502 / 18,765 $2,359,924
October 20, 2018 University Park Bryce Jordan Center 15,588
October 22, 2018 Charlotte Spectrum Center 17,718
October 25, 2018 Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center 18,545 / 18,545 $2,163,595
October 27, 2018 Buffalo KeyBank Center
October 29, 2018 Albany Times Union Center 15,661 / 15,661 $1,936,231
November 26, 2018 Las Vegas T-Mobile Arena 19,032 / 19,032 $2,551,915
November 28, 2018 Boise Taco Bell Arena 11,868 / 12,719 $1,454,270
November 30, 2018 Salt Lake City Vivint Smart Home Arena 16,215 / 16,215 $2,026,905
December 2, 2018 Spokane Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena 12,854 / 12,916 $1,597,670
December 5, 2018 Portland Moda Center 18,273 / 18,273 $2,285,680
December 7, 2018 Sacramento Golden 1 Center 16,591 / 16,591 $2,069,225
December 9, 2018 Fresno Save Mart Center 14,854 / 14,854 $1,855,485
January 18, 2019 Tulsa BOK Center 17,612 / 17,612 $2,195,900
January 20, 2019 North Little Rock Verizon Arena 17,432 / 17,859 $1,679,923
January 22, 2019 Birmingham Legacy Arena 17,462 / 18,003 $1,713,460
January 24, 2019 Nashville Bridgestone Arena 16,340 / 16,340 $2,213,550
January 28, 2019 Raleigh PNC Arena 20,052 / 20,052 $2,409,015
January 30, 2019 Cincinnati U.S. Bank Arena 16,587 / 17,070 $2,060,625
February 1, 2019 Cleveland Quicken Loans Arena 18,515 / 18,515 $2,463,702
February 28, 2019 El Paso Don Haskins Center 12,546 / 12,546 $1,558,320
March 2, 2019 Lubbock United Supermarkets Arena 14,653 / 14,653 $1,813,730
March 4, 2019 Wichita Intrust Bank Arena 15,187 / 15,187 $1,648,058
March 6, 2019 Kansas City Sprint Center 18,535 / 18,535 $2,047,000
March 9, 2019 Louisville KFC Yum! Center 21,657 / 21,657 $2,531,895
March 11, 2019 Indianapolis Bankers Life Fieldhouse 17,068 / 17,068 $2,129,940
March 13, 2019 Grand Rapids Van Andel Arena 11,692 / 11,692 $1,421,960
Leg 13 – Europe[42][43][44]
May 1, 2019 Lisbon Portugal Estádio do Restelo Ghost
Bokassa
42,000
May 3, 2019 Madrid Spain Valdebebas 69,897 / 70,000 $6,781,467
May 5, 2019 Barcelona Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys 51,799 / 53,760 $5,285,919
May 8, 2019 Milan Italy SNAI San Siro Hippodrome 47,427 / 47,500 $3,992,522
May 10, 2019 Zürich Switzerland Letzigrund 46,349 / 47,226 $5,671,665
May 12, 2019 Saint-Denis France Stade de France 74,889 / 76,183 $6,917,057
June 8, 2019[l] Slane Ireland Slane Castle Ghost
Stiff Little Fingers
Bokassa
Fangclub
71,122 / 78,824 $8,194,075
June 11, 2019 Amsterdam Netherlands Johan Cruyff Arena Ghost
Bokassa
50,576 / 50,576 $5,151,429
June 13, 2019 Cologne Germany RheinEnergieStadion 41,460 / 42,021 $4,267,243
June 16, 2019 Brussels Belgium King Baudouin Stadium 49,039 / 49,039 $5,243,080
June 18, 2019 Manchester England Etihad Stadium 40,473 / 42,154 $4,510,011
June 20, 2019 London Twickenham Stadium 51,819 / 52,244 $6,080,657
July 6, 2019 Berlin Germany Olympiastadion 68,452 / 68,452 $6,745,329
July 9, 2019 Gothenburg Sweden Ullevi 63,348 / 63,348 $4,668,092
July 11, 2019 Copenhagen Denmark Telia Parken 44,944 / 45,698 $4,811,332
July 13, 2019 Trondheim Norway Granåsen 38,794 / 38,794 $4,348,793
July 16, 2019 Hämeenlinna Finland Kantolan Tapahtumapuisto 55,519 / 55,519 $5,330,615
July 18, 2019 Tartu Estonia Raadi Airfield 59,099 / 59,099 $4,791,241
July 21, 2019 Moscow Russia Luzhniki Stadium 61,546 / 63,505 $6,073,606
August 14, 2019 Bucharest Romania Arena Națională 48,725 / 48,800 $3,567,074
August 16, 2019 Vienna Austria Ernst-Happel-Stadion 54,176 / 54,765 $5,347,522
August 18, 2019 Prague Czech Republic Letňany 73,555 / 73,658 $6,494,648
August 21, 2019 Warsaw Poland PGE Narodowy 53,877 / 53,877 $4,829,962
August 23, 2019 Munich Germany Olympiastadion 68,117 / 68,315 $6,805,574
August 25, 2019 Mannheim Maimarktgelände 64,017 / 64,045 $5,917,606
"Symphony and Metallica" Anniversary Concerts[45]
September 6, 2019 San Francisco United States Chase Center N/A N/A N/A
September 8, 2019
Leg 14 – North America[46]
September 12, 2020[m] San Francisco United States SF Masonic Auditorium N/A N/A N/A
Leg 15 – South America
December 4, 2020[n] Buenos Aires Argentina Campo Argentino de Polo Greta Van Fleet
December 7, 2020[o] Santiago Chile Estadio Nacional Greta Van Fleet
Yajaira
December 14, 2020[p] Porto Alegre Brazil FIERGS Parking Lot Greta Van Fleet
December 16, 2020[q] Curitiba Estádio Couto Pereira
December 18, 2020[r] São Paulo Estádio do Morumbi
December 20, 2020[s] Belo Horizonte Estádio Mineirão
Leg 16 – North America
October 8, 2021[t] Sacramento United States Discovery Park N/A N/A N/A
October 10, 2021[t]
Total 1,296,684 / 1,410,725 (92%) $126,068,019

Cancelled and postponed showsEdit

List of cancelled concerts, showing date, city, country, venue and reason for cancellation
Date City Country Venue Reason
October 17, 2019 Perth Australia Optus Stadium Recovery from addiction[49][50][51]
October 20, 2019 Adelaide Adelaide Oval
October 22, 2019 Melbourne Marvel Stadium
October 24, 2019
October 26, 2019 Sydney ANZ Stadium
October 29, 2019 Brisbane Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre
October 31, 2019 Auckland New Zealand Mount Smart Stadium
November 2, 2019
May 1, 2020[u] Concord United States Charlotte Motor Speedway Coronavirus pandemic[48]
May 3, 2020[u]
May 8, 2020[v] Daytona Beach Daytona International Speedway
May 10, 2020[v]
May 15, 2020[w] Columbus Mapfre Stadium Recovery from addiction[52]
May 17, 2020[w]
September 17, 2020[x] Louisville Kentucky Exposition Center Coronavirus pandemic[53]
September 18, 2020[x] Recovery from addiction[52]
September 20, 2020[x]
September 26, 2020[y] New York City Central Park Coronavirus pandemic

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The concert on September 24, 2016, in New York City was part of the Global Citizen Festival.[16]
  2. ^ a b The concerts on October 22 and October 23, 2016, in Mountain View were part of the 30th Annual Bridge School Benefit.[17]
  3. ^ The concert on February 12, 2017, in Los Angeles, was part of the Citi Sound Vault concert series.[27]
  4. ^ The concert on March 25, 2017, in São Paulo was part of Lollapalooza Brazil.
  5. ^ The concert on March 31, 2017, in Buenos Aires was part of Lollapalooza Argentina.
  6. ^ The concert on April 1, 2017, in Santiago was part of Lollapalooza Chile.
  7. ^ The concert on May 21, 2017, in Columbus was part of the Rock on the Range festival.
  8. ^ The concert on July 14, 2017, in Quebec City was part of the Quebec City Summer Festival.
  9. ^ The concert on August 12, 2017, in San Francisco was part of the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival.
  10. ^ The concert on September 2, 2017, in Copenhagen was originally scheduled on February 5, 2017 but it was rescheduled due doctor's orders.[34][35]
  11. ^ a b The concerts on October 6 and October 13, 2018, were part of the Austin City Limits Music Festival.
  12. ^ The concert on June 8, 2019, in Slane was part of the Slane Festival.
  13. ^ The concert on September 12, 2020, in San Francisco is part of the All Within my Hands Helping Hands Concert & Auction. It was originally scheduled on March 28, 2020.[47]
  14. ^ The concert on December 4, 2020, in Buenos Aires, was originally scheduled on April 18, 2020, but it was rescheduled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.[48]
  15. ^ The concert on December 7, 2020, in Santiago, was originally scheduled on April 15, 2020, but it was rescheduled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.[48]
  16. ^ The concert on December 14, 2020, in Porto Alegre, was originally scheduled on April 21, 2020, but it was rescheduled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.[48] The concert was originally announced to take place on the Arena do Grêmio, but the venue was changed.
  17. ^ The concert on December 16, 2020, in Porto Alegre, was originally scheduled on April 23, 2020, but it was rescheduled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.[48]
  18. ^ The concert on December 18, 2020, in São Paulo, was originally scheduled on April 25, 2020, but it was rescheduled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.[48]
  19. ^ The concert on December 20, 2020, in Belo Horizonte, was originally scheduled on April 27, 2020, but it was rescheduled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.[48]
  20. ^ a b The concerts on October 8 and October 10, 2021, in Sacramento are part of the Aftershock Festival, and were originally scheduled on October 9 and 11, 2020.
  21. ^ a b The concerts on May 1 and May 3, 2020, in Concord were due to be part of the Epicenter Music Festival.
  22. ^ a b The concerts on May 8 and May 10, 2020, in Daytona Beach were due to be part of the Welcome to Rockville Festival.
  23. ^ a b The concerts on May 15 and May 17, 2020, in Louisville were due to be part of the Sonic Temple Festival.
  24. ^ a b c The concerts on September 17, 18 and 20, 2020, in Louisville were due to be part of the Louder Than Life Festival.
  25. ^ The concert on September 26, 2020, in New York City was due to be part of the Global Citizen Festival.[54]

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  30. ^ Sources for tour dates in Morth America:
  31. ^ North American Boxscore:
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  42. ^ Spurces for tour dates in Europe:
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  53. ^ "Bourbon & Beyond, Hometown Rising, Louder Than Life all canceled this year". WLKY Louisville. April 24, 2020. Retrieved April 24, 2020.
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