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Metallica’s Australasian stadium tour to offer enhanced experiences for ticketholders

Metallica’s Australasian stadium tour to offer enhanced experiences for ticketholders
March 12, 2019

Live Nation Entertainment's announcement of the return of rock band Metallica to Australia and New Zealand for a series of concerts later this year, will see every ticket purchased include a choice of standard physical or standard digital copy of the band’s 10th and current album.

As with most of Metallica’s WorldWired shows, tickets will also include a free MP3 download of the shows attended, mixed and mastered by the team behind Hardwired...To Self-Destruct album.

The announcement also includes enhanced experience options in partnership with CID Entertainment including premium tickets and amenities ranging from early access to the venue and the "Memory Remains" travelling museum to meeting members of the band.

The tour represent Metallica's first dates in Australia since 2013, and first show in New Zealand since 2010. Dates and venues are as follows:

17th October Perth Optus Stadium
20th October Adelaide Adelaide Oval
22nd October Melbourne Marvel Stadium
26th October Sydney ANZ Stadium
29th October Brisbane QSAC
31st October Auckland Mt Smart Stadium

The newly announced shows are Metallica’s first ever headline stadium plays in Australia and New Zealand. They continue the WorldWired Tour that has played 130+ shows across the world since its 2016 kick-off. Special guests Slipknot will provide support on all dates.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday 18th March at 3pm in Sydney and 2pm (local time) in all other cities whilst Fan Club Presales being Tuesday 12th March.

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