|Tour by Metallica|
|Start date||June 23, 2000|
|End date||August 10, 2003|
|No. of shows||41 in North America|
|Box office|| $90.8 million|
($121 million in 2017 dollars )
|Metallica concert chronology|
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The following setlist was obtained from the concert held on July 12, 2000; at the Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado. It does not represent all concerts for the duration of the tour.
|June 23, 2000 [A]||Seattle||United States||Memorial Stadium|
|June 30, 2000||Foxborough||Foxboro Stadium|
|July 1, 2000||Rockingham||Rockingham Speedway|
|July 3, 2000||Madison||Gateway International Raceway|
|July 4, 2000||Baltimore||PSINet Stadium|
|July 7, 2000||Atlanta||Georgia Dome|
|July 8, 2000||Sparta||Kentucky Speedway|
|July 9, 2000||Irving||Texas Stadium|
|July 12, 2000||Denver||Mile High Stadium|
|July 14, 2000||San Francisco||3Com Park|
|July 15, 2000||Los Angeles||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum|
|July 16, 2000||Phoenix||Blockbuster Desert Sky Pavilion|
|July 18, 2000 [B]||West Hollywood||House of Blues|
|July 20, 2000 [C]||East Rutherford||Giants Stadium|
|July 22, 2000 [D]||Cicero||Chicago Motor Speedway|
|August 2, 2000||Dallas||Smirnoff Music Centre|
|August 3, 2000|
|August 5, 2000||Atlanta||Lakewood Amphitheatre|
|August 6, 2000|
|August 8, 2000||Lexington||Rupp Arena|
|August 9, 2000|
|July 4, 2003||Pontiac||United States||Pontiac Silverdome|
|July 5, 2003||Toronto||Canada||SkyDome|
|July 6, 2003||Foxborough||United States||Gillette Stadium|
|July 8, 2003||East Rutherford||Giants Stadium|
|July 11, 2003||Atlanta||Turner Field|
|July 12, 2003||Philadelphia||Veterans Stadium|
|July 13, 2003||Orlando||Florida Citrus Bowl|
|July 18, 2003||Landover||FedExField|
|July 19, 2003||Columbus||Ohio Stadium|
|July 20, 2003||Montreal||Canada||Parc Jean-Drapeau|
|July 25, 2003||St. Louis||United States||Edward Jones Dome|
|July 26, 2003||Stickney||Hawthorne Race Course|
|July 27, 2003||Minneapolis||Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome|
|August 1, 2003||Denver||Invesco Field at Mile High|
|August 2, 2003||Houston||Reliant Stadium|
|August 3, 2003||Irving||Texas Stadium|
|August 6, 2003||West Valley City||USANA Amphitheatre|
|August 7, 2003||Seattle||Seahawk Stadium|
|August 9, 2003||Los Angeles||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum|
|August 10, 2003||San Francisco||3Com Park|
|Venue||City||Tickets sold / Available||Gross revenue|
|Foxboro Stadium||Foxborough||49,551 / 49,551 (100%)||$3,173,885|
|Rockingham Speedway||Rockingham||24,646 / 35,000 (70%)||$1,479,335|
|Gateway International Raceway||Madison||31,840 / 40,000 (80%)||$1,923,415|
|PSINet Stadium||Baltimore||39,257 / 50,000 (78%)||$3,415,205|
|Georgia Dome||Atlanta||44,023 / 46,202 (95%)||$2,803,840|
|Kentucky Speedway||Sparta||50,462 / 60,000 (84%)||$3,280,030|
|Texas Stadium||Irving||49,429 / 49,429 (100%)||$3,160,170|
|Mile High Stadium||Denver||38,643 / 48,000 (80%)||$2,445,950|
|3Com Park||San Francisco||91,643 / 115,007 (80%)||$6,037,030|
|Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum||Los Angeles||131,231 / 153,200 (87%)||$8,490,755|
|Pontiac Silverdome||Pontiac||35,021 / 59,545 (59%)||$2,521,275|
|SkyDome||Toronto||36,562 / 37,447 (98%)||$2,341,286|
|Gillette Stadium||Foxborough||42,898 / 48,600 (88%)||$3,116,300|
|Giants Stadium||East Rutherford||51,934 / 56,600 (92%)||$3,500,780|
|Turner Field||Atlanta||22,957 / 50,043 (46%)||$1,667,295|
|Florida Citrus Bowl||Orlando||26,982 / 27,000 (~100%)||$2,023,650|
|FedExField||Landover||27,656 / 58,377 (47%)||$1,943,100|
|Ohio Stadium||Columbus||41,458 / 50,000 (83%)||$2,850,885|
|Parc Jean-Drapeau||Montreal||41,738 / 42,000 (99%)||$2,523,110|
|Hawthorne Race Course||Stickney||36,614 / 36,614 (100%)||$2,746,050|
|Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome||Minneapolis||35,979 / 35,979 (100%)||$2,803,740|
|Seahawk Stadium||Seattle||28,882 / 37,283 (77%)||$2,116,150|
|TOTAL||979,406 / 1,185,877 (83%)||$66,363,236|
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