Timeline

2017

January 11, 2017

WORLDWIRED GOES TO ASIA

Metallica kicks off 2017 by bringing the WorldWired Tour to Seoul, Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, and Singapore.

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February 3, 2017

WORLDWIRED GOES TO COPHENHAGEN

Metallica becomes the first band to perform at Copenhagen's new Royal Arena, playing three out of four scheduled shows. The second scheduled show was postponed due to illness.

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February 12, 2017

METALLICA PERFORMS “MOTH INTO FLAME” WITH LADY GAGA AT THE GRAMMYS

Metallica once again takes the Grammy stage, this time with guest Lady Gaga and some ill-timed microphone failure. “Hardwired” is nominated for the Grammy for Best Rock Song of 2016. After the ceremony, the guys shoot over to the Hollywood Palladium to perform an additional complete show for the “Citi Sound Vault” live music series.

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February 13, 2017

METALLICA ANNOUNCES FORMATION OF ALL WITHIN MY HANDS

Metallica announces the formation of their own charitable foundation, All Within My Hands. The Foundation is dedicated to creating sustainable communities by supporting workforce education, the fight against hunger, and other critical local services.

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March 1, 2017

WORLDWIRED GOES TO MEXICO CITY

Metallica returns to Foro Sol for the first time since the shows of Orgullo, Pasion, y Gloria in 2009. This time around all three nights included opening sets by Iggy Pop and record breaking attendance numbers. Coming in at 197,444, you helped us set the record for the most people to attend three shows at Foro Sol.

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May 5, 2017

LIVE AT WEBSTER HALL IS RELEASED

Metallica releases the live album, newly mastered for vinyl, from the sold-out Fifth Members-only show at Webster Hall in New York on September 27, 2016. The show includes the live debut of “Moth Into Flame.”

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September 1, 2017

LIVE AT HOUSE OF VANS IS RELEASED

Metallica releases the live album, newly mastered for vinyl, from the tiny club gig at House of Vans in London, England celebrating the November 18, 2016 release of Hardwired...To Self-Destruct.

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November 9, 2017

METALLICA PLAYS BAND TOGETHER BAY AREA

Metallica joins forces with several Bay Area institutions to raise money for wildfire relief in Napa, Sonoma, and surrounding counties in the North Bay as part of the first Band Together benefit concert at AT&T Park. Other performers include G-Eazy, Rancid, Dave Matthews, Dead & Company and Raphael Saadiq. Tipping Point Community receives $17 million raised through ticket sales, sponsorships, and online donations to address urgent needs such as temporary housing, food, education and healthcare services, as well as rebuilding efforts. 

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November 10, 2017

MASTER OF PUPPETS REMASTERED AND REISSUED

Metallica’s own label, Blackened Recordings, re-releases Master of Puppets, now remastered for the most advanced sound quality possible and available in four formats – CD, vinyl, 3-CD expanded edition and a deluxe box set, as well as a hardcover book.

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November 28, 2017