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|Tour by Metallica|
|Start date||January 22, 1993|
|End date||July 4, 1993|
|No. of shows||77|
|Metallica concert chronology|
The Nowhere Else To Roam was the concert tour by American thrash metal band Metallica, which took place in 1993 in support of their fifth studio album Metallica (The Black Album) . This tour was the third part of the huge tour the started, after the Wherever We May Roam Tour and Guns N' Roses/Metallica Stadium Tour. The band played in 77 shows worldwide in three legs.
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.
Thrash metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music characterized by its overall aggression and often fast tempo. The songs usually use fast percussive beats and low-register guitar riffs, overlaid with shredding-style lead work. The lyrics often deal with social issues and criticism of The Establishment, using direct and denunciatory language, an approach borrowed from hardcore punk.
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.
Between February 25 and March 2, Metallica played five shows in Mexico City, Mexico. All these shows were recorded live and a few months later, the band released their first live album and box set Live Shit: Binge & Purge .
Mexico City, or the City of Mexico, is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America. Mexico City is one of the most important cultural and financial centres in the Americas. It is located in the Valley of Mexico, a large valley in the high plateaus in the center of Mexico, at an altitude of 2,240 meters (7,350 ft). The city has 16 boroughs.
A boxed set is a set of items traditionally packaged in a box and is offered for sale as a single unit.
Live Shit: Binge & Purge is the first live album by the American heavy metal band Metallica, released in a box set format on November 23, 1993. The initial first pressings contained three CDs or cassette tapes, with songs from concerts in Mexico City on the Nowhere Else to Roam tour, as well as three VHS tapes while a newer version contains two DVDs from concerts in San Diego on the Wherever We May Roam Tour and Seattle on the Damaged Justice Tour. It was originally released as a cardboard box depicting the style of a typical tour equipment transport box. Besides the audio and video media, the box featured additional bonus material and a black "Metalli'Fukin'ca" T-shirt. Live Shit: Binge & Purge has been certified 15x platinum by the RIAA as a long-form video format.
(Taken from the Rockford, Illinois MetroCentre show on January 31, 1993)
(Taken from the Bangkok, Thailand Thai Japanese Youth Center show on April 15, 1993)
(Taken from the Milton Keynes, England National Bowl show on June 5, 1993)
|January 22, 1993||Kalamazoo||United States||Wings Stadium|
|January 23, 1993||Toledo||John F. Savage Hall|
|January 26, 1993||Hershey||Hersheypark Arena|
|January 28, 1993||Iowa City||Carver–Hawkeye Arena|
|January 29, 1993||La Crosse||La Crosse Center|
|January 31, 1993||Rockford||Rockford MetroCentre|
|February 1, 1993||Saginaw||Wendler Arena|
|February 2, 1993||Fairborn||Ervin J. Nutter Center|
|February 4, 1993||Johnson City||Freedom Hall Civic Center|
|February 5, 1993||Lexington||Rupp Arena|
|February 6, 1993||Greenville||Greenville Memorial Auditorium|
|February 9, 1993||Moncton||Canada||Moncton Coliseum|
|February 10, 1993||Halifax||Halifax Metro Centre|
|February 12, 1993||Montreal||Montreal Forum|
|February 13, 1993|
|February 15, 1993||Amherst||United States||Mullins Center|
|February 17, 1993||North Charleston||North Charleston Coliseum|
|February 19, 1993||St. Petersburg||Bayfront Center Arena|
|February 20, 1993||North Fort Myers||Lee County Civic Center|
|February 21, 1993||Tallahassee||Leon County Civic Center|
|February 25, 1993||Mexico City||Mexico||Palacio de los Deportes|
|February 26, 1993|
|February 27, 1993|
|March 1, 1993|
|March 2, 1993|
|March 12, 1993||Honolulu||United States||Neal S. Blaisdell Center|
|March 13, 1993|
Supported by: Kyuss (Australia)
|March 16, 1993||Tokyo||Japan||Yoyogi Olympic Pool|
|March 17, 1993|
|March 18, 1993||Yokohama||Yokohama Arena|
|March 21, 1993||Fukuoka||Sun Palace|
|March 22, 1993||Osaka||Castle Hall|
|March 23, 1993||Nagoya||Century Hall|
Supported by: Kyuss (Australia)
|March 26, 1993||Auckland||New Zealand||The Supertop|
|March 27, 1993||Sydney||Australia||Sydney Entertainment Centre|
|March 29, 1993||Boondall||Brisbane Entertainment Centre|
|March 31, 1993||Sydney||Sydney Entertainment Centre|
|April 1, 1993|
|April 3, 1993||Melbourne||National Tennis Centre|
|April 4, 1993|
|April 5, 1993||Adelaide||Adelaide Entertainment Centre|
|April 7, 1993||Perth||Perth Entertainment Centre|
|April 8, 1993|
Supported by: Kyuss (Australia)
|April 10, 1993||Jakarta||Indonesia||Lebak Bulus Stadium|
|April 11, 1993|
|April 13, 1993||Singapore||Singapore||Singapore Indoor Stadium|
|April 15, 1993||Bangkok||Thailand||Thai Japanese Youth Center|
|April 17, 1993||Manila||Philippines||PhilSports Football Stadium|
Supported by: Kyuss (Australia)
|April 29, 1993 (canceled due to heavy rain)||San Juan||Puerto Rico||Hiram Bithorn Stadium|
Supported by: Kyuss (Australia)
|May 1, 1993||São Paulo||Brazil||Estádio Palestra Itália|
|May 2, 1993|
|May 4, 1993||Santiago||Chile||Chile National Stadium|
|May 7, 1993||Buenos Aires||Argentina||Velez Sarsfield Stadium|
|May 8, 1993|
|Europe & Israel|
Supported by The Cult, Suicidal Tendencies
|May 19, 1993||Hanover||Germany||Niedersachsenstadion|
|May 20, 1993||Düsseldorf||Rheinstadion|
|May 22, 1993||Mannheim||Maimarktgelande|
|May 23, 1993||Nuremberg||Zeppelinfeld|
|May 24, 1993||Brno||Czech Republic||Bobby Stadium|
|May 26, 1993||Berlin||Germany||Waldbühne|
|May 28, 1993||Gentofte||Denmark||Gentofte Stadion|
|May 30, 1993||Stockholm||Sweden||Stockholm Olympic Stadium|
|June 1, 1993||Helsinki||Finland||Oulunkylä Sportspark|
|June 5, 1993||Milton Keynes||England||National Bowl|
|June 8, 1993||Bratislava||Slovakia||SFC Inter Bratislava Stadium|
|June 9, 1993||Budapest||Hungary||MTK Stadium|
|June 12, 1993||Rotterdam||Netherlands||Feijenoord Stadium|
|June 13, 1993||Paris||France||Hippodrome De Vincennes|
|June 16, 1993||Lisbon||Portugal||Estádio José Alvalade|
|June 18, 1993||Madrid||Spain||Rayo Vallecano|
|June 20, 1993||Basel||Switzerland||St. Jakob Stadium|
|June 22, 1993||Turin||Italy||Stadio delle Alpi|
|June 25, 1993||Istanbul||Turkey||İnönü Stadium|
|June 26, 1993||Vienna||Austria||Praterstadion|
|June 27, 1993||Athens||Greece||Panionios Stadium|
|June 30, 1993||Tel Aviv||Israel||Hayarkon Park|
|July 3, 1993||Torhout||Belgium||Rock Tourhout|
|July 4, 1993||Werchter||Rock Werchter|
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.
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Damaged Justice was the fourth concert tour by the American thrash metal band Metallica. It began on September 11, 1988 and ended on October 8, 1989. The name is believed to be inspired either by the cover of its fourth studio album ...And Justice for All, or by the song "Damage, Inc." from the group's previous album, Master of Puppets.
Escape from the Studio '06 was a 2006 concert tour by American heavy metal band Metallica. The tour took place during the writing process of the group's then-untitled ninth studio album, Death Magnetic, and follows the Madly in Anger with the World Tour in support of St. Anger.
Wherever We May Roam was a concert tour by the American thrash metal band Metallica in support of their self titled 5th album Metallica. It began in autumn of 1991. The North American legs ran through summer 1992, followed by the Guns N' Roses/Metallica Stadium Tour, the Wherever We May Roam European leg, and finally the Nowhere Else to Roam tour of smaller markets in North America, Mexico, Asia, Australia, South America, Europe and Israel, ending in the summer of 1993.
The Guns N' Roses/Metallica Stadium Tour was a co-headlining concert tour by American rock bands Guns N' Roses and Metallica during 1992. It took place in the middle of Guns N' Roses' "Use Your Illusion Tour," promoting their Use Your Illusion I & II albums, and between Metallica's "Wherever We May Roam Tour" and "Nowhere Else to Roam," promoting their eponymous fifth album Metallica. The tour's opening act was Faith No More. Axl Rose had wanted Seattle rock band Nirvana to be the opening act, but frontman Kurt Cobain refused.
The Poor Re-Touring Me Tour was a 1997 to 1999 concert tour by the band Metallica. It had two legs, one in the Far East, Australia and New Zealand, and the other in the US and Canada. Jerry Cantrell and Days of the New opened for the US portion of the tour. The name comes from the title of the song "Poor Twisted Me" from the album Load, with the Re- prefix from Reload. The double CD/DVD S&M was recorded at Berkeley, April 21–22 with maestro Michael Kamen and the San Francisco Symphony.
World Magnetic Tour was a 2008–2010 concert tour by American thrash metal band Metallica in support of the band's ninth studio album, Death Magnetic, which was released on September 12, 2008.
Sick of the Studio '07 was a 2007 concert tour by American heavy metal band Metallica, which took place in Europe. The first four concerts were in festivals and the last eight in stadiums. The band held a tourname-competition among the fans and they personally chose the winning suggestion. The band did not play the "New Song" but the "Other New Song", which they had played on the previous tour, was played at the Bilbao BBK Live Festival The setlists of the tour were full of old songs. In Lisbon, Metallica performed "...And Justice For All" for the first time since October 1989.
Français pour une nuit is a live DVD by the American heavy metal band Metallica, recorded in Nîmes, France, in the Arena of Nîmes on July 7, 2009, during the World Magnetic Tour. It was released in three formats. A standard DVD in a digipak including a 16-page booklet, a Blu-ray, also in a digipak with the booklet and a deluxe limited edition box set including the DVD, a copy of Death Magnetic on CD, a T-shirt, laminated pass, and five exclusive photos. Despite only being issued in France, it has been imported in sufficient quantity to be considered a regular release. Aside from the photography by Ross Halfin, the entire project was made by French professionals, from the video to the art direction.
The Damage, Inc. Tour was a concert tour by American thrash metal band Metallica in support of the band's third studio album, Master of Puppets. The name of the tour is taken from the last song on the album. It began on March 27, 1986 and ended on February 13, 1987. Metallica supported Ozzy Osbourne from March to August, headlined a string of U.S. dates between May 23 and June 7 with Armored Saint, and were the main act throughout the fall and winter with support from Anthrax and Metal Church. Roadie John Marshall, who later played guitar in Metal Church, filled in for James Hetfield on rhythm guitar between July 27 and September 25 following a mid-tour skateboarding accident resulting in a broken arm. Hetfield, Cliff Burton and Kirk Hammett had discussed firing Lars Ulrich upon completion of the tour, but plans were set aside upon the death of Burton on September 27, 1986 in a tour bus accident near Ljungby, Sweden while en route from Stockholm to Copenhagen, Denmark. Performances that were scheduled for October were postponed and the band hired a new bassist, Jason Newsted to complete the rest of the tour. Metallica also became the first band of the Big Four to cross the Iron Curtain, with two concerts in Katowice, Poland on February 10 and 11, 1987.
The Poor Touring Me Tour was a 1996–1997 concert tour by American heavy metal band Metallica supporting their sixth album Load. It had two legs, one in Europe and the other in North America. The name comes from the ninth song of the album, "Poor Twisted Me." The VHS/DVD Cunning Stunts was recorded in Fort Worth, Texas, on May 9 and 10. This was the first tour that Metallica played after tuning down from standard tuning to E♭ standard.
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. The tour saw the band perform in Bulgaria, Ukraine, Slovenia, Venezuela, Romania, Colombia & Estonia all for the first ever time.
The Shit Hits The Sheds was a concert tour by the American heavy metal band Metallica, which took place in 1994. The band played in 51 shows in North America, including a performance at Woodstock '94, which had an attendance of over 300,000 people.
The M2K Tour was a mini tour by American heavy metal band Metallica. The tour ran from late December 1999 to early January 2000. During the tour, "Trapped Under Ice" was requested to be played when they were in Chicago by a fan. The song was only played two other times: on November 17, 1984 in Belgium, and on November 18, 1984 in Paris. Metallica also played the New Year's Eve show in Pontiac, Michigan at the Silverdome in front of 50,000 people. At the show, Metallica broadcast the Times Square Ball Drop, ushering in the year 2000, and played the classic Kiss track "Detroit Rock City" alongside Ted Nugent, Kid Rock, and Sevendust. The setlists for these tour dates, like their Sick of the Studio '07 tour, consisted of old songs and songs that they have not played in many years.
Monsters of Rock Tour 1987 was the festival tour of Europe by the American thrash metal band Metallica. It was the second time Metallica attended Monsters of Rock.
The 2012 European Black Album Tour was a concert tour of American heavy metal band Metallica. The Black Album, which was released in August 1991 was played entirely. The band confirmed that the tour would be a celebration of the 20th anniversary of the album. The tour headlined a few European festivals.
The WorldWired Tour is a concert tour by American heavy metal band Metallica in support of their tenth studio album Hardwired... to Self-Destruct, which was released on November 18, 2016. It is also their first worldwide tour after the World Magnetic Tour six years earlier.
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.
The Metallica By Request 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. 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.