Madly in Anger with the World Tour

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The Madly in Anger with the World Tour was a concert tour by American heavy metal band, Metallica. The tour supported the band's eighth studio album, St. Anger . The tour lasted over 12 months, beginning in the fall of 2003, performing over 100 shows.

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Madly in Anger with the World Tour
World tour by Metallica
Associated album St. Anger
Start date November 6, 2003 (2003-11-06)
End date November 28, 2004 (2004-11-28)
Legs 6
No. of shows 6 in Asia
35 in Europe
84 in North America
10 in Australasia
135 total
Box office $48,650,388
Metallica concert chronology

Background

After the June 2003 release of St. Anger, Metallica first made some festival and summer stadium appearances as part of the 2003 Tour rubric; those were the first shows to feature new bassist Robert Trujillo. But the full tour did not properly begin until November 6, 2003, starting at Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Tokyo, running through November 28, 2004, concluding at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California.

Nearly every performance was professionally recorded and sold online. The download series featured each available show in both FLAC and MP3 formats. Drummer Lars Ulrich made a statement advising fans that the series was a continuation of the band's pro-taping stance which was taken in the 1990s. [1]

When drummer Lars Ulrich fell ill before the tour's Download Festival appearance on June 6, 2004, an assortment of temporary fill-ins were recruited, including Dave Lombardo of Slayer, Joey Jordison of Slipknot, and Flemming Larsen, Ulrich's drum technician. [2]

The tour was especially popular in Scandinavia, where stadium dates were held and caused Metallica's entire back catalogue to appear on the record charts. [3]

Opening acts

Setlist

The following setlist was obtained from the June 13, 2004 concert, held at Olympiastadion in Munich, Germany. It does not represent all concerts for the duration of the tour.

  1. "Instrumental Sequence" (contains elements of "The Ecstasy of Gold")
  2. "Blackened"
  3. "Fuel"
  4. "For Whom the Bell Tolls"
  5. "Instrumental Sequence" (contains elements of "Welcome Home (Sanitarium)")
  6. "Fade to Black"
  7. "Frantic"
  8. "The Memory Remains"
  9. "Wherever I May Roam"
  10. "Instrumental Sequence"
  11. "St. Anger"
  12. "Sad But True"
  13. "Creeping Death"
  14. "Damage, Inc."
  15. "Harvester of Sorrow"
  16. "Instrumental Sequence"
  17. "Nothing Else Matters"
  18. "Master of Puppets"
  19. "One"
  20. "Enter Sandman"
Encore
  1. "Dyers Eve"
  2. "Seek & Destroy"

Tour dates

DateCityCountryVenue
Asia [7] [8]
November 6, 2003TokyoJapan Yoyogi National Gymnasium
November 7, 2003
November 9, 2003 Sapporo Makomanai Indoor Stadium
November 11, 2003 Saitama Saitama Super Arena
November 13, 2003 Osaka Osaka-jō Hall
November 14, 2003 Nagoya Nagoya Rainbow Hall
Europe [8]
December 2, 2003 Oslo Norway Oslo Spektrum
December 3, 2003
December 5, 2003 Hanover Germany Preussag Arena
December 6, 2003 Arnhem Netherlands GelreDome
December 8, 2003 Zürich Switzerland Hallenstadion
December 9, 2003ParisFrance Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy
December 11, 2003 Bologna Italy PalaMalaguti
December 13, 2003 Erfurt Germany Messehalle
December 14, 2003 Mannheim Mannheimer Maimarkthalle
December 16, 2003 Cologne Kölnarena
December 17, 2003 Antwerp Belgium Sportpaleis
December 19, 2003LondonEngland Earls Court Exhibition Centre
December 20, 2003
North America [9]
December 31, 2003 Las Vegas United States The Joint
Australasia [10] [11]
January 16, 2004 [A] Auckland New Zealand Ericsson Stadium
January 18, 2004 [A] Gold Coast Australia Gold Coast Parklands
January 19, 2004 Brisbane Brisbane Entertainment Centre
January 21, 2004 Sydney Sydney Entertainment Centre
January 23, 2004 [A] Sydney Showground
January 24, 2004 [A]
January 26, 2004 [A] Melbourne Royal Melbourne Showgrounds
January 28, 2004 Sidney Myer Music Bowl
January 30, 2004 [A] Adelaide Royal Adelaide Showground
February 1, 2004 [A] Perth Claremont Showground
North America [12]
March 2, 2004 Phoenix United States America West Arena
March 3, 2004 Tucson Tucson Convention Center Arena
March 5, 2004Los Angeles The Forum
March 6, 2004
March 8, 2004San Francisco Cow Palace
March 10, 2004 Sacramento ARCO Arena
March 11, 2004 Reno Lawlor Events Center
March 13, 2004 Las Vegas Thomas & Mack Center
March 14, 2004 Fresno Save Mart Center
March 18, 2004 Portland Rose Garden
March 20, 2004 Boise The Pavilion at Boise State
March 21, 2004 Spokane Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena
March 23, 2004 Edmonton Canada Rexall Place
March 24, 2004 Calgary Pengrowth Saddledome
March 26, 2004 Vancouver General Motors Place
March 28, 2004 Seattle United States KeyArena
March 30, 2004 Casper Casper Events Center
March 31, 2004 Denver Pepsi Center
April 20, 2004New York City Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
April 21, 2004
April 23, 2004 Charlotte Charlotte Coliseum
April 24, 2004 Roanoke Roanoke Civic Center
April 26, 2004 Norfolk Norfolk Scope Arena
April 28, 2004 Louisville Freedom Hall
April 29, 2004 Grand Rapids Van Andel Arena
May 1, 2004 Cincinnati U.S. Bank Arena
May 2, 2004 Madison Alliant Energy Center
May 6, 2004 Calgary Canada Pengrowth Saddledome
May 7, 2004 Saskatoon Saskatchewan Place
May 9, 2004 Winnipeg Winnipeg Arena
May 11, 2004 Kansas City United States Kemper Arena
May 12, 2004 Omaha Qwest Center Arena
May 14, 2004 Oklahoma City Ford Center
May 15, 2004 Little Rock Alltel Arena
Europe [10]
May 26, 2004 Copenhagen Denmark Parken Stadium
May 28, 2004 Helsinki Finland Helsingin Olympiastadion
May 30, 2004 Gothenburg Sweden Ullevi
May 31, 2004 Chorzów Poland Silesian Stadium
June 2, 2004 [B] Glasgow Scotland Glasgow Green
June 4, 2004 [C] Lisbon Portugal Parque da Bela Vista
June 6, 2004 [B] Castle Donington England Donington Park
June 8, 2004 Ludwigshafen Germany Südweststadion
June 10, 2004 Gelsenkirchen Arena AufSchalke
June 11, 2004 [D] Vienna Austria Flugfeld Civitas Nova
June 13, 2004 Munich Germany Olympiastadion
June 15, 2004 Belgrade Serbia and Montenegro Partizan Stadium
June 16, 2004 Bremen Germany Weserstadion
June 18, 2004 Zürich Switzerland Letzigrund
June 19, 2004 Zaragoza Spain Estadio de La Romareda
June 21, 2004 Amsterdam Netherlands Amsterdam Arena
June 23, 2004ParisFrance Parc des Princes
June 25, 2004 Dublin Ireland RDS Arena
June 29, 2004 Padua Italy Stadio Euganeo
July 1, 2004 Prague Czech Republic T-Mobile Park Kolbenova
July 2, 2004 [E] Werchter Belgium Werchter Festival Grounds
July 4, 2004 Reykjavík Iceland Egilshöll
North America [13] [14]
August 16, 2004 Saint Paul United States Xcel Energy Center
August 17, 2004 Fargo Fargodome
August 19, 2004 Indianapolis Conseco Fieldhouse
August 20, 2004 Milwaukee Bradley Center
August 22, 2004 Moline The MARK of the Quad Cities
August 24, 2004 Peoria Peoria Civic Center Arena
August 25, 2004 Fort Wayne Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
August 27, 2004 Chicago Allstate Arena
August 28, 2004
August 30, 2004 Des Moines Hilton Coliseum
September 1, 2004 Wichita Britt Brown Arena
September 3, 2004 Austin Frank Erwin Center
September 4, 2004 Lubbock United Spirit Arena
September 21, 2004 Cleveland Gund Arena
September 22, 2004 Pittsburgh Mellon Arena
September 24, 2004 Columbus Value City Arena
September 25, 2004 St. Louis Savvis Center
September 27, 2004 Green Bay Resch Center
October 1, 2004 Detroit The Palace of Auburn Hills
October 3, 2004 Montreal Canada Bell Centre
October 4, 2004
October 6, 2004 Toronto Air Canada Centre
October 7, 2004 Ottawa Corel Centre
October 9, 2004 Albany United States Pepsi Arena
October 10, 2004 Buffalo HSBC Arena
October 14, 2004 Quebec City Canada Colisée Pepsi
October 15, 2004
October 17, 2004 Washington, D.C. United States MCI Center
October 19, 2004 Philadelphia Wachovia Center
October 20, 2004
October 22, 2004 East Rutherford Continental Airlines Arena
October 24, 2004 Boston FleetCenter
October 25, 2004
October 27, 2004 Hamilton Canada Copps Coliseum
October 28, 2004 London John Labatt Centre
November 5, 2004 Tampa United States St. Pete Times Forum
November 6, 2004 Miami Office Depot Center
November 8, 2004 Jacksonville Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
November 9, 2004 Pensacola Pensacola Civic Center
November 11, 2004 Nashville Gaylord Entertainment Center
November 13, 2004 Duluth The Arena at Gwinnett Center
November 14, 2004 New Orleans New Orleans Arena
November 16, 2004 Houston Toyota Center
November 17, 2004 Dallas American Airlines Center
November 20, 2004 San Antonio SBC Center
November 22, 2004 Salt Lake City E Center
November 24, 2004 San Diego San Diego Sports Arena
November 27, 2004Los Angeles Arrowhead Pond
November 28, 2004 San Jose HP Pavilion
Festivals and other miscellaneous performances
A This concert was a part of "Big Day Out" [15]
B This concert was a part of the "Download Festival" [16]
C This concert was a part of "Rock in Rio Rock in Rio Lisboa" [17]
D This concert was a part of the "Aerodrome Festival" [18]
E This concert was a part of "Rock Werchter"
Cancellations and rescheduled shows
October 25, 2003 Buenos Aires, Argentina River Plate Stadium Cancelled [19]
October 28, 2003 Santiago, Chile Pista Atlética del Estadio Nacional Cancelled [19]
October 30, 2003 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ATL Hall Cancelled [19]
November 1, 2003 São Paulo, Brazil Pacaembu Stadium Cancelled [19]
May 14, 2004 Norman, Oklahoma Lloyd Noble Center Moved to the Ford Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
June 27, 2004 Zagreb, Croatia Stadion Maksimir Cancelled

Box office score data

VenueCityTickets sold / availableGross revenue
America West ArenaPhoenix16,778 / 16,778 (100%)$931,315 [20]
Tucson Convention Center ArenaTucson8,514 / 8,514 (100%)$502,210 [20]
The ForumInglewood32,455 / 33,674 (96%)$1,797,450 [21]
Cow PalaceDaly City16,000 / 16,000 (100%)$888,000 [20]
ARCO ArenaSacramento12,545 / 13,500 (93%)$754,075 [21]
Lawlor Events CenterReno7,944 / 8,500 (93%)$437,906 [22]
Thomas & Mack CenterLas Vegas13,270 / 16,808 (79%)$797,055 [21]
Save Mart CenterFresno12,751 / 15,143 (84%)$728,774 [21]
Rose GardenPortland11,064 / 16,000 (69%)$605,360 [21]
Spokane Veterans Memorial ArenaSpokane9,179 / 11,000 (83%)$531,010 [21]
KeyArenaSeattle13,222 / 13,222 (100%)$750,800 [23]
Nassau Veterans Memorial ColiseumUniondale30,205 / 34,196 (88%)$1,815,950 [24]
Freedom HallLouisville11,802 / 17,726 (67%)$646,980 [24]
Van Andel ArenaGrand Rapids12,550 / 12,550 (100%)$754,950 [24]
U.S. Bank ArenaCincinnati13,640 / 13,640 (100%)$770,880 [25]
Alliant Energy CenterMadison10,120 / 10,120 (100%)$646,750 [25]
Pengrowth SaddledomeCalgary16,646 / 16,646 (100%)$927,515 [26]
Saskatchewan PlaceSaskatoon13,035 / 13,035 (100%)$578,744 [26]
Winnipeg ArenaWinnipeg14,911 / 14,911 (100%)$642,503 [26]
Kemper ArenaKansas City14,631 / 18,893 (77%)$853,836 [26]
Qwest Center ArenaOmaha15,000 / 15,000 (100%)$856,420 [26]
Ford CenterOklahoma City13,502 / 19,204 (70%)$767,610 [26]
Alltel ArenaNorth Little Rock11,830 / 14,200 (83%)$690,650 [25]
Xcel Energy CenterSaint Paul17,555 / 17,555 (100%)$994,125 [27]
Bradley CenterMilwaukee14,179 / 18,000 (79%)$788,195 [28]
Allstate ArenaRosemont30,941 / 30,941 (100%)$1,785,995 [27]
Britt Brown ArenaValley Center8,485 / 11,236 (76%)$493,780 [29]
United Spirit ArenaLubbock9,593 / 15,453 (62%)$539,515 [29]
Gund ArenaCleveland15,559 / 21,190 (73%)$865,050 [30]
Mellon ArenaPittsburgh9,816 / 9,816 (100%)$564,700 [30]
Value City ArenaColumbus11,002 / 18,000 (61%)$606,980 [31]
Savvis CenterSt. Louis7,864 / 10,000 (79%)$431,610 [32]
Resch CenterGreen Bay9,976 / 9,976 (100%)$567,920 [31]
The Palace of Auburn HillsAuburn Hills14,866 / 19,712 (75%)$844,195 [30]
Bell CentreMontreal40,277 / 40,277 (100%)$2,457,793 [29]
Air Canada CentreToronto18,531 / 18,531 (100%)$1,119,555 [31]
Corel CentreOttawa12,875 / 12,875 (100%)$782,333 [33]
Pepsi ArenaAlbany13,148 / 15,835 (83%)$776,208 [32]
HSBC ArenaBuffalo14,687 / 18,954 (77%)$837,865 [32]
Colisée PepsiQuebec City30,523 / 30,523 (100%)$1,971,563 [31]
MCI CenterWashington, D.C.15,367 / 17,531 (88%)$924,926 [34]
Wachovia CenterPhiladelphia31,198 / 38,998 (96%)$1,781,540 [32]
Continental Airlines ArenaEast Rutherford18,986 / 18,986 (100%)$1,090,490 [33]
FleetCenterBoston26,396 / 34,014 (78%)$1,504,100 [33]
Copps ColiseumHamilton6,722 / 10,000 (67%)$424,662 [33]
John Labatt CentreLondon10,211 / 10,211 (100%)$631,458 [34]
St. Pete Times ForumTampa13,792 / 13,792 (100%)$745,346 [35]
Office Depot CenterSunrise12,836 / 20,522 (63%)$758,194 [35]
Jacksonville Veterans Memorial ArenaJacksonville5,363 / 5,992 (90%)$314,225 [36]
Pensacola Civic CenterPensacola8,341 / 8,700 (96%)$469,790 [35]
Gaylord Entertainment CenterNashville9,663 / 10,841 (89%)$500,645 [37]
The Arena at Gwinnett CenterDuluth12,347 / 12,347 (100%)$710,237 [35]
New Orleans ArenaNew Orleans11,493 / 14,800 (78%)$625,920 [35]
Toyota CenterHouston12,596 / 16,800 (75%)$697,800 [38]
San Diego Sports ArenaSan Diego13,747 / 13,890 (99%)$809,800 [38]
Arrowhead PondAnaheim15,900 / 15,900 (100%)$867,475 [38]
HP PavilionSan Jose13,239 / 17,890 (96%)$689,655 [38]
TOTAL849,668 / 969,348 (88%)$48,650,388

Personnel

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