|World tour by Metallica|
|Location||South America, Europe, North America|
|Associated album||Lords of Summer|
|Start date||March 16, 2014|
|End date||August 9, 2014|
|No. of shows||26 total |
|Metallica concert chronology|
The Metallica By Request Tourwas 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 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" 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.
Setlist from Vienna, Austria (2014/07/09)
|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|
|March 18, 2014||Quito||Ecuador||Parque Bicentenario||Mad Brain|
Recycled Orchestra of Cateura
De La Tierra
|32,257 / 32,257||$3,877,959|
|March 20, 2014||Lima||Peru||Estadio Nacional de Lima|| Recycled Orchestra of Cateura |
De La Tierra
|27,858 / 31,600||$1,925,090|
|March 22, 2014||São Paulo||Brazil||Estádio do Morumbi||Raven||61,742 / 63,347||$5,696,363|
|March 24, 2014||Asunción||Paraguay||Hipódromo de Asunción|| Recycled Orchestra of Cateura |
De La Tierra
|28,277 / 32,200||$2,256,140|
|March 27, 2014||Macul||Chile||Estadio Monumental David Arellano||Recycled Orchestra of Cateura||43,296 / 43,296||$3,508,790|
|March 29, 2014||La Plata||Argentina||Estadio Ciudad de La Plata|| Cirse |
Recycled Orchestra of Cateura
|76,407 / 78,902||$4,792,140|
|March 30, 2014|
|Leg 2 – Europe|
|May 28, 2014||Helsinki||Finland||Hietaniemi beach|| Slayer |
|May 30, 2014||Stockholm||Sweden||Royal National City Park||49,430 / 54,000||$7,173,380|
|June 1, 2014||Oslo||Norway||Valle Hovin|
|June 3, 2014||Horsens||Denmark||Horsens Statsfængsel||Ghost||35,000 / 35,000||$4,442,697|
|June 4, 2014||Hamburg||Germany||Volksparkstadion||Slayer|
|43,518 / 43,518||$4,272,566|
|June 6, 2014||Nuremberg||Zeppelinfeld|| Avenged Sevenfold |
|June 8, 2014||Nürburg||Nürburgring|
|June 9, 2014||Landgraaf||Netherlands||Megaland||Avenged Sevenfold|
|June 28, 2014||Pilton||United Kingdom||Worthy Farm|| Jack White |
|July 1, 2014||Rome||Italy||Ippodromo delle Capannelle|| Alice in Chains |
|July 3, 2014||Werchter||Belgium||Werchter Park|| Placebo |
|July 4, 2014||Basel||Switzerland||St. Jakob-Park||Alice in Chains|
|July 6, 2014||Knebworth||United Kingdom||Knebworth House||Alice in Chains|
|July 8, 2014||Prague||Czech Republic||Incheba Open Air||Alice in Chains|
Children of Bodom
|July 9, 2014||Vienna||Austria||Trabrennbahn Krieau|
|July 11, 2014||Warsaw||Poland||National Stadium||Alice in Chains|
|July 13, 2014||Istanbul||Turkey||ITU Stadium||Mezarkabul|
|Leg 3 – North America|
|August 9, 2014||Montreal||Canada||Parc Jean-Drapeau||Anthrax|
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