By Request Tour

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Metallica By Request Tour
World tour by Metallica
LocationSouth America, Europe, North America
Associated album Lords of Summer
Start dateMarch 16, 2014 (2014-03-16)
End dateAugust 9, 2014 (2014-08-09)
Legs3
No. of shows26 total
  • 17 in Europe
  • 8 in South America
  • 1 in North America
Box office$43,800,000+ [1]
Metallica concert chronology

The Metallica By Request Tour [2] was a concert tour by American heavy metal band Metallica in support of their single Lords of Summer , which was released on March 19, 2014. An interactive tour, concertgoers could vote, via internet, which songs Metallica would include on each night's setlist and, at the concert, via SMS, to a song in the encore. Metallica debuted a new song, called Lords of Summer. Metallica's only stop in North America was in Montreal for the Heavy Montreal festival.

Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom. With roots in blues rock, psychedelic rock, and acid rock, the bands that created heavy metal developed a thick, massive sound, characterized by highly amplified distortion, extended guitar solos, emphatic beats, and overall loudness. The genre's lyrics and performance styles are sometimes associated with aggression and machismo.

Metallica American heavy metal band

Metallica is an American heavy metal band. The band was formed in 1981 in Los Angeles, California by drummer Lars Ulrich and vocalist/guitarist James Hetfield, and has been based in San Francisco, California for most of its career. The group's fast tempos, instrumentals and aggressive musicianship made them one of the founding "big four" bands of thrash metal, alongside Megadeth, Anthrax and Slayer. Metallica's current lineup comprises founding members Hetfield and Ulrich, longtime lead guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo. Guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassists Ron McGovney, Cliff Burton and Jason Newsted are former members of the band.

Lords of Summer 2014 single by Metallica

"Lords of Summer" is a song by heavy metal band Metallica. The song was released in 2014 as a digital single and a limited edition Black Friday vinyl single containing the studio version and a live version of the song, limited to 4,000 copies. In 2016, a re-recorded version was included on the deluxe edition of Metallica's tenth studio album, Hardwired... to Self-Destruct, clocking in at over a minute shorter in length than the demo and first pass version. The official remix by The Glitch Mob was released on May 13, 2015 on YouTube.

Contents

Set list

Setlist from Vienna, Austria (2014/07/09) [3]

  1. "Battery"
  2. "Master of Puppets"
  3. "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)"
  4. "Ride the Lightning"
  5. "The Unforgiven"
  6. "Lords of Summer"
  7. "Wherever I May Roam"
  8. "Sad But True"
  9. "Fade to Black"
  10. "...And Justice for All"
  11. "One"
  12. "For Whom the Bell Tolls"
  13. "Whiskey in the Jar"
  14. "Nothing Else Matters"
  15. "Enter Sandman"

Encore

  1. "St. Anger"
  2. "Blackened
  3. "Seek and Destroy"

Tour dates

List of concerts, showing date, city, country, venue, and opening act.
DateCityCountryVenueOpening actAttendanceGross
Leg 1 – South America
March 16, 2014 Bogotá Colombia Simón Bolívar Park Nepentes
Recycled Orchestra of Cateura
De La Tierra
30,974 / 34,137$2,857,030 [4]
March 18, 2014 Quito Ecuador Parque BicentenarioMad Brain
Recycled Orchestra of Cateura
De La Tierra
32,257 / 32,257$3,877,959 [5]
March 20, 2014 Lima Peru Estadio Nacional de Lima Recycled Orchestra of Cateura
De La Tierra
27,858 / 31,600$1,925,090 [6]
March 22, 2014 São Paulo Brazil Estádio do Morumbi Raven 61,742 / 63,347$5,696,363 [7]
March 24, 2014 Asunción Paraguay Hipódromo de Asunción Recycled Orchestra of Cateura
De La Tierra
28,277 / 32,200$2,256,140 [8]
March 27, 2014 Macul Chile Estadio Monumental David Arellano Recycled Orchestra of Cateura 43,296 / 43,296$3,508,790 [9]
March 29, 2014 La Plata Argentina Estadio Ciudad de La Plata Cirse
Recycled Orchestra of Cateura
76,407 / 78,902$4,792,140 [10]
March 30, 2014
Leg 2 – Europe
May 28, 2014 [11] Helsinki Finland Hietaniemi beach Slayer
Mastodon
Ghost
Gojira
May 30, 2014 [12] Stockholm Sweden Royal National City Park 49,430 / 54,000$7,173,380 [13]
June 1, 2014 [14] Oslo Norway Valle Hovin
June 3, 2014 [15] Horsens Denmark Horsens Statsfængsel Ghost35,000 / 35,000$4,442,697 [16]
June 4, 2014 [17] Hamburg Germany Volksparkstadion Slayer
Mastodon
Ghost
43,518 / 43,518$4,272,566 [18]
June 6, 2014 [19] Nuremberg Zeppelinfeld Avenged Sevenfold
Alter Bridge
In Extremo
June 8, 2014 [20] Nürburg Nürburgring
June 9, 2014 [21] Landgraaf Netherlands MegalandAvenged Sevenfold
Biffy Clyro
Rob Zombie
June 28, 2014 [22] Pilton United Kingdom Worthy Farm Jack White
Robert Plant
July 1, 2014 [23] Rome Italy Ippodromo delle Capannelle Alice in Chains
Volbeat
Kvelertak
July 3, 2014 [24] Werchter Belgium Werchter Park Placebo
Skrillex
Robert Plant
July 4, 2014 [25] Basel Switzerland St. Jakob-Park Alice in Chains
Airbourne
July 6, 2014 [26] Knebworth United Kingdom Knebworth House Alice in Chains
Mastodon
Airbourne
July 8, 2014 [27] Prague Czech Republic Incheba Open AirAlice in Chains
Children of Bodom
Kvelertak
July 9, 2014 [28] Vienna Austria Trabrennbahn Krieau
July 11, 2014 [29] Warsaw Poland National Stadium Alice in Chains
Anthrax
Kvelertak
July 13, 2014 Istanbul Turkey ITU Stadium Mezarkabul
Leg 3 – North America
August 9, 2014 [30] Montreal Canada Parc Jean-Drapeau Anthrax
Dropkick Murphys
Apocalyptica
Total460,455+$43,800,000+

Personnel

James Hetfield American musician, songwriter and record producer

James Alan Hetfield is an American musician, singer, and songwriter known for being the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, and main songwriter for the American heavy metal band Metallica. Hetfield is mainly known for his intricate rhythm playing, but occasionally performs lead guitar duties and solos, both live and in the studio. Hetfield co-founded Metallica in October 1981 after answering a classified advertisement by drummer Lars Ulrich in the Los Angeles newspaper The Recycler. Metallica has won nine Grammy Awards and released ten studio albums, three live albums, four extended plays and 24 singles.

Rhythm guitar guitar technique; part of the rhythmic pulse in conjunction with other instruments from the rhythm section

In music performances, rhythm guitar is a technique and role that performs a combination of two functions: to provide all or part of the rhythmic pulse in conjunction with other instruments from the rhythm section ; and to provide all or part of the harmony, i.e. the chords from a song's chord progression, where a chord is a group of notes played together. Therefore, the basic technique of rhythm guitar is to hold down a series of chords with the fretting hand while strumming or fingerpicking rhythmically with the other hand. More developed rhythm techniques include arpeggios, damping, riffs, chord solos, and complex strums.

Lars Ulrich Danish musician

Lars Ulrich is a Danish musician, songwriter, actor, and record producer. He is best known as the drummer and co-founder of the American heavy metal band Metallica. The son of tennis player Torben Ulrich and grandson of tennis player Einer Ulrich, he also played tennis in his youth and moved to Los Angeles at age 16 to train professionally. However, rather than playing tennis, Ulrich began playing drums. After publishing an advertisement in The Recycler, Ulrich met vocalist/guitarist James Hetfield and formed Metallica.

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  11. Part of Sonisphere Festival
  12. Part of STHLM Fields Festival
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  14. Part of Sonisphere Festival
  15. Part of Jailhouse Rock Festival
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  17. Part of Sonisphere Festival
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  19. Part of Rock im Park
  20. Part of Rock am Ring
  21. Part of Pinkpop Festival
  22. Part of Glastonbury Festival
  23. Part of Sonisphere Festival
  24. Part of Rock Werchter
  25. Part of Sonisphere Festival
  26. Part of Sonisphere Festival
  27. Part of Aerodrome Festival
  28. Part of Krieau Rocks
  29. Part of Sonisphere Festival
  30. Part of Heavy MONTRÉAL