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|World tour by Metallica|
|Location||North America, Europe, South America|
|Associated album||Lords of Summer|
|Start date||May 9, 2015|
|End date||September 19, 2015|
|No. of shows||16 total |
|Metallica concert chronology|
The Lords of Summer Tour 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.
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.
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Setlist from Quebec City (2015/09/16)
|May 9, 2015||Las Vegas||United States||Las Vegas Festival Grounds||Linkin Park|
|May 29, 2015||Gelsenkirchen||Germany||Veltins-Arena||Faith No More|
|May 31, 2015||Munich||Olympiastadion|
|June 2, 2015||Milan||Italy||Assago Summer Arena|
|June 4, 2015||Vienna||Austria||Donauinsel|
|June 6, 2015||Austin||United States||Circuit of the Americas||N/A|
|August 1, 2015||Chicago||Grant Park||Tame Impala|
|August 20, 2015||Bergen||Norway||Bergenhus Fortress||Meshuggah|
|August 22, 2015||Gothenburg||Sweden||Ullevi|
|August 25, 2015||Saint Petersburg||Russia||SKK Arena||Fourtones|
|August 27, 2015||Moscow||Olympic Stadium||Jack Action|
|August 29, 2015||Reading||United Kingdom||Richfield Avenue||Bring Me the Horizon|
|August 30, 2015||Leeds||Bramham Park|
|September 14, 2015||Quebec City||Canada||Colisée Pepsi||Gojira|
|September 16, 2015||Centre Vidéotron||Baroness|
|September 19, 2015||Rio de Janeiro||Brazil||City of Rock||Mötley Crüe|
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