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|Tour by Metallica|
|Associated album||Garage Inc.|
|Start date||November 17, 1998|
|End date||December 8, 1999|
|No. of shows||58|
|Metallica concert chronology|
The Garage Remains The Same Tour was a 1998 to 1999 concert tour by the band Metallica, supporting the cover album Garage Inc. . It had three legs, one in Latin America, one in Europe, one consisting in the Woodstock '99 concert, in USA and a final one with two concerts with orchestra. The name comes from the album Garage Inc. and Led Zeppelin's The Song Remains the Same. Similar references to others bands' album titles can be found in the booklet of Garage Inc. During the tour, Metallica plays two live concerts similar to the one released in S&M , one in Germany with Babelsberger Filmorchester on November 19; and one at the Madison Square Garden, New York City, with the Orchestra of St. Luke's on November 23.
A concert tour is a series of concerts by an artist or group of artists in different cities, countries or locations. Often concert tours are named to differentiate different tours by the same artist and to associate a specific tour with a particular album or product. Especially in the popular music world, such tours can become large-scale enterprises that last for several months or even years, are seen by hundreds of thousands or millions of people, and bring in millions of dollars in ticket revenues. A performer who embarks on a concert tour is called a touring artist.
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.
Garage Inc. is a compilation album of cover songs by American heavy metal band Metallica. It was released on November 24, 1998, through Elektra Records. Over 2.5 million copies have been sold in the U.S. as certified by the RIAA. It includes cover songs, B-side covers, and The $5.98 E.P.: Garage Days Re-Revisited, which had gone out of print since its original release in 1987. The title is a combination of Garage Days Revisited and their song "Damage, Inc.", from Master of Puppets, and the album's graphical cover draws heavily from the 1987 EP. The album features songs by artists that have influenced Metallica, including many bands from the new wave of British heavy metal movement, hardcore punk bands and popular songs. As of August 2013, the album has sold more than 6 million copies worldwide. It marks the last album to feature bassist Jason Newsted who would quit the band three years later in 2001.
(Taken from the Porto Alegre, Brazil Jockey Club on May 6, 1999)
|Garage Inc. Promo Tour|
|November 17, 1998||Toronto||Canada||The Warehouse|
|November 19, 1998||Chicago||United States||Aragon Ballroom|
|November 20, 1998||Detroit||State Theatre|
|November 23, 1998||Philadelphia||Electric Factory|
|November 24, 1998||New York City||Roseland Ballroom|
|Latin American Tour|
|April 30, 1999||Mexico City||Mexico||Foro Sol|
|May 2, 1999||Bogotá||Colombia||Simón Bolívar Park|
|May 4, 1999||Caracas||Venezuela||Poliedro de Caracas|
|May 6, 1999||Porto Alegre||Brazil||Jockey Club|
|May 8, 1999||São Paulo||Anhembi Parque|
|May 9, 1999||Rio de Janeiro||Estádio da Gávea|
|May 12, 1999||Santiago||Chile||Pista Atletica Estadio Nacional|
|May 14, 1999||Buenos Aires||Argentina||Estadio de River Plate|
|May 21, 1999||Nuremberg||Germany||Rock im Park|
|May 22, 1999||Nürburgring||Rock am Ring|
|May 23, 1999||Mierlo||Netherlands||Dynamo Open Air|
|May 25, 1999||Prague||Czech Republic||Atletický stadion Slavia Praha 10|
|May 26, 1999||Berlin||Germany||Waldbühne|
|May 28, 1999||Stockholm||Sweden||Globe Arena|
|May 29, 1999||Oslo||Norway||Oslo Spektrum|
|June 1, 1999||Warsaw||Poland||Stadion Gwardia|
|June 3, 1999||Budapest||Hungary||MTK Stadion|
|June 5, 1999||Milan||Italy||Gods of Metal|
|June 7, 1999||Ljubljana||Slovenia||Bežigrad Stadium|
|June 9, 1999||Bucharest||Romania||Stadionul Național|
|June 11, 1999||Plovdiv||Bulgaria||Plovdiv Stadium|
|June 12, 1999||Athens||Greece||Rizoupoli Stadium|
|June 13, 1999||Istanbul||Turkey||Ali Sami Yen Stadium|
|June 19, 1999||Irvine, California||United States||Irvine Meadows|
|June 25, 1999||St. Gallen||Switzerland||St. Gallen Open Air Festival|
|June 26, 1999||Minden||Germany||Weserufer|
|June 27, 1999||Kiev||Ukraine||NSC Olimpiysky|
|June 29, 1999||Tallinn||Estonia||Song Festival Grounds|
|July 1, 1999||Roskilde||Denmark||Roskilde Festival|
|July 2, 1999||Turku||Finland||Ruisrock|
|July 3, 1999||Werchter||Belgium||Rock Werchter|
|July 5, 1999||Dublin||Ireland||Point Theatre|
|July 7, 1999||Paris||France||Palais Omnisports Bercy|
|July 8, 1999||Belfort||Lake Malsaucy Peninsula|
|July 10, 1999||Milton Keynes||England||National Bowl|
|July 12, 1999||Barcelona||Spain||Palau Sant Jordi|
|July 15, 1999||Madrid||Parque El Soto|
|July 16, 1999||Oeiras||Portugal||Estádio Nacional|
|July 18, 1999||Vigo||Spain||Parque de Castrelos|
|July 20, 1999||Rishon LeZion||Israel||AmphiPark|
|July 24, 1999||Rome, New York||United States||Woodstock 1999|
|November 19, 1999||Berlin||Germany||Velodrom|
|November 23, 1999||New York City||United States||Madison Square Garden|
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