|World tour by Metallica|
Promotional poster of one of the three shows in Mexico City
|Associated album||Death Magnetic|
|Start date||October 17, 2008|
|End date||November 21, 2010|
|No. of shows||187 total |
|Metallica concert chronology|
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.
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 guitar work. The lyrical subject matter is often sympathetic to liberal social issues and often deals with criticisms of The Establishment, and at times shares a disdain for Christian dogma resembling that of their black metal counterparts. The language is typically quite direct and denunciatory, 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.
Death Magnetic is the ninth studio album by American heavy metal band Metallica, released on September 12, 2008 through Warner Bros. Records. The album was produced by Rick Rubin, marking the band's first album since ...And Justice for All (1988) not to be produced by longtime collaborator Bob Rock. It is also the first Metallica album to feature bassist Robert Trujillo, and the second to be completely co-written by all of the band's members.
The tour officially kicked off in October 2008 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States, following three European promotional dates in September and two U.S. rehearsal shows. By September 2010, the tour had reached North America, Europe, South America, Asia and Oceania.
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of Arizona, with 1,626,000 people. It is also the fifth most populous city in the United States and the only state capital with a population of more than one million residents. The state capital accounts for 23% of the state population.
The tour culminated with three dates in Melbourne, Australia in late November 2010. The tour ended up being the most successful by Metallica, grossing roughly $217.2 million (the 18th highest grossing tour of all time), with the top grossing location, Acer Arena in Sydney, Australia, taking more than $14 million over 4 shows.
Melbourne is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Its name refers to an urban agglomeration of 9,992.5 km2 (3,858.1 sq mi), comprising a metropolitan area with 31 municipalities, and is also the common name for its city centre. The city occupies much of the coastline of Port Phillip bay and spreads into the hinterlands towards the Dandenong and Macedon ranges, Mornington Peninsula and Yarra Valley. It has a population of approximately 5 million, and its inhabitants are referred to as "Melburnians".
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Located on Australia's east coast, the metropolis surrounds Port Jackson and extends about 70 km (43.5 mi) on its periphery towards the Blue Mountains to the west, Hawkesbury to the north, the Royal National Park to the south and Macarthur to the south-west. Sydney is made up of 658 suburbs, 40 local government areas and 15 contiguous regions. Residents of the city are known as "Sydneysiders". As of June 2017, Sydney's estimated metropolitan population was 5,230,330 and is home to approximately 65% of the state's population.
A North American leg, their first since the Madly in Anger with the World Tour in 2004, began in Phoenix, Arizona and wrapped up in late December in Oakland, California. The leg continued in early January 2009, starting in Milwaukee and finishing up in Newark, New Jersey in early February.
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.
Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States. A major West Coast port city, Oakland is the largest city in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, the third largest city overall in the San Francisco Bay Area, the eighth most populated city in California, and the 45th largest city in the United States. With a population of 432,897 as of 2019, it serves as a trade center for the San Francisco Bay Area; its Port of Oakland is the busiest port in the San Francisco Bay, the entirety of Northern California, and the fifth busiest in the United States of America. An act to incorporate the city was passed on May 4, 1852, and incorporation was later approved on March 25, 1854, which officially made Oakland a city. Oakland is a charter city.
Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States. The seat of the eponymous county, it is on Lake Michigan's western shore. Ranked by its estimated 2014 population, Milwaukee was the 31st largest city in the United States. The city's estimated population in 2017 was 595,351. Milwaukee is the main cultural and economic center of the Milwaukee metropolitan area which had a population of 2,043,904 in the 2014 census estimate. It is the second-most densely populated metropolitan area in the Midwest, surpassed only by Chicago. Milwaukee is considered a Gamma global city as categorized by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network with a regional GDP of over $105 billion.
In February 2009, the band commenced a European tour. The group played three rounds of batches of dates, resuming in late March and then returning again in May. In between the first and second legs, the band performed a small promotional show in Austin, Texas, U.S. to support the video game release Guitar Hero: Metallica . The European legs began in Nottingham, UK and eventually culminated in Cologne, Germany.
Austin is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties. It is the 11th-most populous city in the United States and the 4th-most populous city in Texas. It is also the fastest growing large city in the United States, the second most populous state capital after Phoenix, Arizona, and the southernmost state capital in the contiguous United States. As of the U.S. Census Bureau's July 1, 2017 estimate, Austin had a population of 950,715 up from 790,491 at the 2010 census. The city is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan statistical area, which had an estimated population of 2,168,316 as of July 1, 2018. Located in Central Texas within the greater Texas Hill Country, it is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways, including Lady Bird Lake and Lake Travis on the Colorado River, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, and Lake Walter E. Long.
Guitar Hero: Metallica is a music rhythm game developed by Neversoft, published by Activision and distributed by RedOctane. The game was released in North America on the PlayStation 3, Wii, and Xbox 360 on March 29, 2009 and on PlayStation 2 on April 14, 2009, with an Australian and European release in May 2009. Guitar Hero: Metallica is the second game of the Guitar Hero series to focus on the career and songs of one band following Guitar Hero: Aerosmith.
Nottingham is a city and unitary authority area in Nottinghamshire, England, 128 miles (206 km) north of London, 45 miles (72 km) northeast of Birmingham and 56 miles (90 km) southeast of Manchester, in the East Midlands.
In June 2009, the group played three dates in Mexico City. The shows reached a total capacity of 158,349 and were the band's first shows in Mexico in ten years. Later in the month, the group returned to Europe, performing a mixture of indoor and outdoor shows, and festival appearances. The leg featured headline slots at the first iterations of the Sonisphere Festival, a new festival event which took place in Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the UK. The leg began in Helsinki and finished in early August in Knebworth, UK.
Mexico City, or the City of Mexico, is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America. It 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.
The Sonisphere Festival is a touring rock music festival which takes place across Europe between June and August. The festival is owned by John Jackson and Kilimanjaro Live. It is jointly promoted by K2 and Kilimanjaro Live. It has hosted heavy metal bands such as Iron Maiden, Metallica, Mötley Crüe, Slayer, Judas Priest and Megadeth.
Helsinki is the capital and most populous city of Finland. Located on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, it is the seat of the region of Uusimaa in southern Finland, and has a population of 650,058. The city's urban area has a population of 1,268,296, making it by far the most populous urban area in Finland as well as the country's most important center for politics, education, finance, culture, and research. Helsinki is located 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of Tallinn, Estonia, 400 km (250 mi) east of Stockholm, Sweden, and 390 km (240 mi) west of Saint Petersburg, Russia. It has close historical ties with these three cities.
In September 2009, the band kicked off a third North American leg, beginning in Nashville, Tennessee and finishing in mid-November in New York City. The act resumed touring duties in December, performing five dates in the Western U.S.
In January 2010, the band headed to South America, playing mostly outdoor shows. The leg kicked off in Lima and finished in São Paulo, Brazil. In March, the group returned to Mexico, performing in Guadalajara and Monterrey. The leg continued on with additional dates in South America, as well as shows in Central America. The band also performed for the first time in countries such as Puerto Rico, Costa Rica and Guatemala.
In April 2010, the act once again returned to Europe, beginning with two dates in Oslo. The leg included appearances at the 2010 editions of the Sonisphere Festival, which featured exclusive billings of the "Big Four" of thrash metal: Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax, as well as Metallica. The events took place in Poland, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania and Turkey. The band also returned to Israel in May, for the third time in their career.
In September 2010, the band kicked off one of three legs in Oceania, followed by two dates in Tokyo. In mid-October and late November 2010, the group returned for additional concerts in Oceania. The group also played a show in the United States in early November for the Call of Duty: Black Ops launch party. The entire tour culminated with three dates in Melbourne, Australia.
The dates in Mexico City were recorded and later released on CD, DVD and Blu-ray with the title, Orgullo, Pasión y Gloria ("Pride, Passion and Glory"). Additionally, the show in Nîmes, France was filmed and subsequently released on DVD and Blu-ray entitled, Français Pour Une Nuit ("French for One Night"). Both titles were released to retail in November 2009 only in their respective markets (South America and France) and through the band's official website.
The band's performance at the Sonisphere Festival in Sofia was beamed to more than 450 movie theatres in more than 140 markets in the U.S. and select cities in Europe, Canada and South America on June 22, 2010. The live video was later released on DVD and Blu-ray in October 2010, entitled The Big 4 Live from Sofia, Bulgaria .
According to concert magazine Pollstar, the tour was the tenth highest-grossing for 2009 with revenue of US$89.1 million from 78 shows,and ranked fifth in 2010 with revenue of $110.1 million. Overall, the tour grossed $217,245,629 from 164 reported shows across two years with an attendance of over 2.6 million people.
This was the first time Metallica ever played in Puerto Rico. They were originally going to play on April 28, 1993 at Hiram Bithorn Stadium on the Nowhere Else to Roam Tour, but the rains that day reached a level of over two feet, which would have been a hazardous situation if the band had played.
(Taken from the Sofia, Bulgaria Vasil Levski Stadium show on June 22, 2010)
(Taken from the Christchurch, New Zealand CBS Canterbury Arena show on September 21, 2010)
|North America, Leg #1|
|October 17, 2008 ||Daly City||United States||Cow Palace|
|October 21, 2008 ||Phoenix||Jobing.com Arena|
|October 23, 2008||Albuquerque||Tingley Coliseum|
|October 25, 2008||Kansas City||Sprint Center|
|October 26, 2008||Des Moines||Wells Fargo Arena|
|November 1, 2008||Portland||Rose Garden Arena|
|November 3, 2008||Salt Lake City||EnergySolutions Arena|
|November 4, 2008||Denver||Pepsi Center|
|November 6, 2008||Omaha||Qwest Center|
|November 8, 2008||Moline||iWireless Center|
|November 9, 2008||Columbus||Jerome Schottenstein Center|
|November 17, 2008||St. Louis||Scottrade Center|
|November 18, 2008||Tulsa||BOK Center|
|November 20, 2008||Houston||Toyota Center|
|November 22, 2008||North Little Rock||Alltel Arena|
|November 23, 2008||New Orleans||New Orleans Arena|
|December 1, 2008||Seattle||KeyArena|
|December 2, 2008||Vancouver||Canada||General Motors Place|
|December 4, 2008||Calgary||Pengrowth Saddledome|
|December 5, 2008|
|December 7, 2008||Edmonton||Rexall Place|
|December 12, 2008||Ontario||United States||Citizens Business Bank Arena|
|December 13, 2008||Fresno||Save Mart Center|
|December 15, 2008||San Diego||Cox Arena|
|December 17, 2008||Inglewood||The Forum|
|December 18, 2008|
|December 20, 2008||Oakland||Oracle Arena|
|North America, Leg #2|
|January 12, 2009||Milwaukee||United States||Bradley Center|
|January 13, 2009||Detroit||Joe Louis Arena|
|January 15, 2009||Washington, D.C.||Verizon Center|
|January 17, 2009||Philadelphia||Wachovia Center|
|January 18, 2009||Boston||TD Banknorth Garden|
|January 26, 2009||Rosemont||Allstate Arena|
|January 27, 2009|
|January 29, 2009||Uniondale||Nassau Coliseum|
|January 31, 2009||Newark||Prudential Center|
|February 1, 2009|
|Europe, Leg #1|
|February 25, 2009||Nottingham||United Kingdom||Trent FM Arena|
|February 26, 2009||Manchester||Manchester Evening News Arena|
|February 28, 2009||Sheffield||Sheffield Arena|
|March 2, 2009||London||O2 Arena|
|March 3, 2009||Newcastle upon Tyne||Metro Radio Arena|
|March 5, 2009||Antwerp||Belgium||Sportpaleis Antwerp|
|March 7, 2009||Stockholm||Sweden||Ericsson Globe|
|United States ("Guitar Hero: Metallica" promo show)|
|March 20, 2009||Austin||United States||Stubb's|
|Europe, Leg #2|
|March 25, 2009||Birmingham||United Kingdom||LG Arena|
|March 26, 2009||Glasgow||SECC|
|March 28, 2009||London||O2 Arena|
|March 30, 2009||Rotterdam||Netherlands||Ahoy Rotterdam|
|April 1, 2009||Paris||France||Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy|
|April 2, 2009|
|Europe, Leg #3|
|May 4, 2009 ||Stockholm||Sweden||Ericsson Globe|
|May 6, 2009||Munich||Germany||Olympiahalle|
|May 7, 2009||Leipzig||Arena Leipzig|
|May 9, 2009||Stuttgart||Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle|
|May 11, 2009||Frankfurt||Festhalle Frankfurt|
|May 12, 2009||Hamburg||Color Line Arena|
|May 14, 2009||Vienna||Austria||Wiener Stadthalle|
|May 16, 2009||Oberhausen||Germany||König Pilsener Arena|
|May 17, 2009||Cologne||Lanxess Arena|
|Latin America, Leg #1|
|June 4, 2009||Mexico City||Mexico||Foro Sol|
|June 6, 2009|
|June 7, 2009|
|Europe, Leg #4|
|June 14, 2009||Helsinki||Finland||Hartwall Areena|
|June 15, 2009|
|June 17, 2009||Oslo||Norway||Oslo Spektrum|
|June 19, 2009||Nickelsdorf||Austria||Nova Rock Festival|
|June 20, 2009||Nijmegen||Netherlands||Sonisphere Festival|
|June 22, 2009||Milan||Italy||Mediolanum Forum|
|June 24, 2009||Rome||PalaLottomatica|
|July 4, 2009||Hockenheim||Germany||Sonisphere Festival|
|July 5, 2009||Werchter||Belgium||Rock Werchter|
|July 7, 2009||Nîmes||France||Arena of Nîmes|
|July 9, 2009||Lisbon||Portugal||Optimus Alive!|
|July 11, 2009||Barcelona||Spain||Sonisphere Festival|
|July 13, 2009||Madrid||Palacio de Deportes de la Comunidad de Madrid|
|July 14, 2009|
|July 16, 2009||Zürich||Switzerland||Hallenstadion|
|July 18, 2009||Hultsfred||Sweden||Sonisphere Festival|
|July 20, 2009||Copenhagen||Denmark||Forum Copenhagen|
|July 22, 2009|
|July 23, 2009|
|July 25, 2009||Pori||Finland||Sonisphere Festival|
|July 27, 2009||Copenhagen||Denmark||Forum|
|July 28, 2009|
|July 30, 2009||Oslo||Norway||Spektrum|
|August 1, 2009||Dublin||Ireland||Marlay Park|
|August 2, 2009||Knebworth||United Kingdom||Sonisphere Festival|
|North America, Leg #3|
|September 11, 2009 ||San Rafael||United States||Marin Veterans' Memorial Auditorium|
|September 14, 2009||Nashville||Sommet Center|
|September 15, 2009||Cincinnati||U.S. Bank Arena|
|September 17, 2009||Indianapolis||Conseco Fieldhouse|
|September 19, 2009||Montreal||Canada||Centre Bell|
|September 20, 2009|
|September 28, 2009||San Antonio||United States||AT&T Center|
|September 29, 2009||Dallas||American Airlines Center|
|October 1, 2009||Sunrise||BankAtlantic Center|
|October 3, 2009||Tampa||St. Pete Times Forum|
|October 4, 2009||Atlanta||Philips Arena|
|October 12, 2009||Winnipeg||Canada||MTS Centre|
|October 13, 2009||Minneapolis||United States||Target Center|
|October 15, 2009||Cleveland||Quicken Loans Arena|
|October 17, 2009||Charlottesville||John Paul Jones Arena|
|October 18, 2009||Charlotte||Time Warner Cable Arena|
|October 26, 2009||Toronto||Canada||Air Canada Centre|
|October 27, 2009|
|October 31, 2009||Quebec City||Colisée Pepsi|
|November 1, 2009|
|November 3, 2009||Ottawa||Scotiabank Place|
|November 9, 2009||Grand Rapids||United States||Van Andel Arena|
|November 10, 2009||Buffalo||HSBC Arena|
|November 12, 2009||Albany||Times Union Center|
|November 14, 2009||New York City||Madison Square Garden|
|November 15, 2009|
|North America, Leg #4|
|December 5, 2009||Las Vegas||United States||Mandalay Bay Events Center|
|December 7, 2009||Nampa||Idaho Center|
|December 8, 2009||Sacramento||ARCO Arena|
|December 10, 2009||Anaheim||Honda Center|
|December 12, 2009||San Jose||HP Pavilion|
|Latin America, Leg #2|
|January 19, 2010||Lima||Peru||Estadio Universidad San Marcos|
|January 21, 2010||Buenos Aires||Argentina||Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti|
|January 22, 2010|
|January 24, 2010||Córdoba||Orfeo Superdomo|
|January 26, 2010||Santiago||Chile||Club Hípico de Santiago|
|January 28, 2010||Porto Alegre||Brazil||Parque Condor|
|January 30, 2010||São Paulo||Estádio do Morumbi|
|January 31, 2010|
|Latin America, Leg #3|
|March 1, 2010||Guadalajara||Mexico||Estadio Tres de Marzo|
|March 3, 2010||Monterrey||Estadio Universitario|
|March 5, 2010||Guatemala City||Guatemala||Estadio Mateo Flores|
|March 7, 2010||San José||Costa Rica||Estadio Ricardo Saprissa Aymá|
|March 8, 2010||Panama City||Panama||Figali Convention Center|
|March 10, 2010||Bogotá||Colombia||Simón Bolívar Park|
|March 12, 2010||Caracas||Venezuela||Campos de Beisbol de la Rinconada|
|March 14, 2010||San Juan||Puerto Rico||Coliseo de Puerto Rico|
|Europe, Leg #5|
|April 13, 2010||Oslo||Norway||Telenor Arena|
|April 14, 2010|
|April 17, 2010||Riga||Latvia||Arena Riga|
|April 18, 2010||Tallinn||Estonia||Saku Suurhall Arena|
|April 20, 2010||Vilnius||Lithuania||Siemens Arena|
|April 21, 2010|
|April 24, 2010||Moscow||Russia||Olympic Stadium|
|April 25, 2010|
|Israel and Europe, Leg #6|
|May 11, 2010||Belfast||United Kingdom||Odyssey Arena|
|May 12, 2010|
|May 14, 2010||Budapest||Hungary||Puskás Ferenc Stadium|
|May 16, 2010||Zagreb||Croatia||Hipodrom Zagreb|
|May 18, 2010||Lisbon||Portugal||Pavilhão Atlântico|
|May 19, 2010|
|May 22, 2010||Tel Aviv||Israel||Ramat Gan Stadium|
|May 23, 2010||Lyon||France||Halle Tony Garnier|
|Europe, Leg #7|
|June 14, 2010||Madrid||Spain||Rock in Rio|
|June 16, 2010 ||Warsaw||Poland||Sonisphere Festival|
|June 18, 2010 ||Jonschwil||Switzerland||Sonisphere Festival|
|June 19, 2010 ||Milovice||Czech Republic||Sonisphere Festival|
|June 22, 2010 ||Sofia||Bulgaria||Sonisphere Festival|
|June 24, 2010 ||Athens||Greece||Sonisphere Festival|
|June 26, 2010 ||Bucharest||Romania||Sonisphere Festival|
|June 27, 2010 ||Istanbul||Turkey||Sonisphere Festival|
|Oceania, Leg #1|
|September 15, 2010||Melbourne||Australia||Rod Laver Arena|
|September 16, 2010|
|September 18, 2010||Sydney||Acer Arena|
|September 21, 2010||Christchurch||New Zealand||CBS Canterbury Arena|
|September 22, 2010|
|September 25, 2010||Tokyo||Japan||Saitama Super Arena|
|September 26, 2010|
|Oceania, Leg #2|
|October 13, 2010||Auckland||New Zealand||Vector Arena|
|October 14, 2010|
|October 16, 2010||Brisbane||Australia||Brisbane Entertainment Centre|
|October 18, 2010|
|October 19, 2010|
|October 22, 2010||Perth||Burswood Dome|
|October 23, 2010|
|United States ("Call of Duty: Black Ops" launch event)|
|November 4, 2010||Santa Monica||United States||Santa Monica Airport|
|Oceania, Leg #3|
|November 10, 2010||Sydney||Australia||Acer Arena|
|November 11, 2010|
|November 13, 2010|
|November 15, 2010||Adelaide||Adelaide Entertainment Centre|
|November 16, 2010|
|November 18, 2010||Melbourne||Rod Laver Arena|
|November 20, 2010|
|November 21, 2010|
|April 18, 2010||Riga, Latvia||Arēna Rīga||Date canceled due to low demand for tickets, caused by the "recent unprecedented economic downturn in Latvia." The concert, which was one of two shows to be held in Riga, was "consolidated" with the preceding Riga date and a show in Tallinn was announced in its place. Ticket-holders had the option of attending either the April 17, 2010 show in Riga or the new date in Tallinn.|
|Kill 'Em All (1983)||"Hit the Lights"||36|
|"The Four Horsemen"||28|
|"Jump in the Fire"||7|
|"Seek & Destroy"||186|
|Ride the Lightning (1984)||"Fight Fire with Fire"||55|
|"Ride the Lightning"||43|
|"For Whom the Bell Tolls"||77|
|"Fade to Black"||65|
|"Trapped Under Ice"||17|
|"The Call of Ktulu"||1|
|Master of Puppets (1986)||"Battery"||40|
|"Master of Puppets"||186|
|"The Thing That Should Not Be"||11|
|"Welcome Home (Sanitarium)"||43|
|...And Justice for All (1988)||"Blackened"||60|
|"...And Justice for All"||14|
|"The Shortest Straw"||10|
|"Harvester of Sorrow"||53|
|Metallica (1991)||"Enter Sandman"||186|
|"Sad But True"||186|
|"Holier Than Thou"||24|
|"Wherever I May Roam"||40|
|"Through the Never"||11|
|"Nothing Else Matters"||186|
|"Of Wolf and Man"||18|
|"The God That Failed"||2|
|Load (1996)||"Until It Sleeps"||9|
|"The Outlaw Torn"||3|
|"The Memory Remains"||22|
|Garage Inc. (1998)||"Turn the Page"||31|
|"Die, Die My Darling"||30|
|"Whiskey in the Jar"||1|
|"The Small Hours"||1|
|"Am I Evil?"||26|
|"Stone Cold Crazy"||51|
|"Stone Dead Forever"||1|
|"Too Late Too Late"||5|
|S&M (1999)||"No Leaf Clover"||13|
|M:I-2 (2000)||"I Disappear"||5|
|St. Anger (2003)||"Frantic"||6|
|We All Love Ennio Morricone (2007)||"The Ecstasy of Gold"||1|
|Death Magnetic (2008)||"That Was Just Your Life"||169|
|"The End of the Line"||149|
|"Broken, Beat & Scarred"||148|
|"The Day That Never Comes"||141|
|"All Nightmare Long"||92|
|"The Unforgiven III"||7|
|"The Judas Kiss"||29|
|"Suicide & Redemption"||1|
|Black Sabbath cover||"Hole in the Sky"||1|
|Saxon cover||"Motorcycle Man"||1|
|Sprint Center||Kansas City||$854,765|
|Jerome Schottenstein Center||Columbus||$3,015,642|
|Scottrade Center||St. Louis||$629,800|
|New Orleans Arena||New Orleans||$757,050|
|Citizens Business Bank Arena||Ontario||$774,417|
|Save Mart Center||Fresno||$791,405|
|Cox Arena||San Diego||$844,674|
|Joe Louis Arena||Detroit||$1,240,617|
|Verizon Center||Washington, D.C.||$1,274,265|
|TD Banknorth Garden||Boston||$1,144,875|
|Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum||Uniondale||$1,152,255|
|Trent FM Arena||Nottingham||$593,004|
|Evening News Arena||Manchester||$1,128,049|
|Metro Radio Arena||Newcastle||$611,431|
|Foro Sol||Mexico City||$8,602,465|
|U.S. Bank Arena||Cincinnati||$854,243|
|AT&T Center||San Antonio||$1,100,908|
|American Airlines Center||Dallas||$1,171,625|
|St. Pete Times Forum||Tampa||$1,194,309|
|John Paul Jones Arena||Charlottesville||$804,426|
|Air Canada Centre||Toronto||$2,866,691|
|Colisée Pepsi||Quebec City||$2,307,372|
|Times Union Center||Albany||$956,958|
|Madison Square Garden||New York City||$2,539,232|
|Estadio Universidad San Marcos||Lima||$2,807,550|
|Estadio Antonio Vespucio Liberti||Buenos Aires||$4,835,210|
|Parque Condor||Porte Alegre||$1,982,970|
|Estádio do Morumbi||São Paulo||$8,617,636|
|Estadio Tres de Marzo||Guadalajara||$2,427,868|
|Estadio Ricardo Saprissa Aymá||San José (CR)||$2,096,150|
|Centro de Convenciones Figali||Panama City||$724,754|
|Parque Simón Bolívar||Bogotá||$3,214,090|
|Campos de Beisbol de la Rinconada||Caracas||$3,581,780|
|Coliseo de José Miguel Agrelot||San Juan||$1,792,301|
|Rod Laver Arena||Melbourne||$8,372,134|
|CBS Canterbury Arena||Christchurch||$2,292,270|
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The Vertigo Tour was a worldwide concert tour by the Irish rock band U2. Staged in support of the group's 2004 album How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb, the tour visited arenas and stadiums from 2005 through 2006. The Vertigo Tour consisted of five legs that alternated between indoor arena shows in North America and outdoor stadium shows internationally. Much like the previous Elevation Tour, the indoor portion of the Vertigo Tour featured a stripped-down, intimate stage design. Protruding from the main stage was an ellipse-shaped catwalk that encapsulated a small number of fans.
A Rush of Blood to the Head Tour was the second concert tour by British band Coldplay. The tour was launched in support of the band's second album, A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002). The band had over 150 shows in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Australasia. The tour DVD Coldplay Live 2003 was shot at the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney, Australia on 21 and 22 July 2003.
Private Dancer Tour is a 1985 concert tour by the American singer Tina Turner. In conjunction with her multi-platinum selling album Private Dancer, the tour helped to establish Turner as a major solo artist and live performer and is often considered one of the best comebacks in music history.
The Summer Sanitarium Tour was a music event led by American heavy metal band, Metallica. The first edition took place during the summer of 2000, with 20 shows in the United States. A second edition was held during the summer of 2003, with 21 shows in North America. The tour was sponsored by MTV and Mars Music and promoted by SFX Concerts.
The Viva la Vida Tour was the fourth concert tour by British band Coldplay. The tour was in support their fourth studio album Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends (2008). The tour was a massive commercial and critical success visiting Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australasia. The tour further established the band as one the concert industry's biggest draws and as one of the world's most popular bands. According to Pollstar from 2008 to 2010, the tour grossed $209.4 million
The Greatest Love World Tour is a concert tour and the first worldwide tour by American R&B/pop singer Whitney Houston, in support of her successful multi-platinum debut album Whitney Houston. The four-month tour began in North America on July 26, 1986 at the Merriweather Post Pavilion with an itinerary that included visits in Europe, Japan and Australia.
The Funhouse Tour was the fourth concert tour by American singer-songwriter Pink. The tour supported her fifth studio album, Funhouse. The tour visited Europe, Australia and North America. According to Pollstar, the Funhouse Tour (2009) earned around $150 million with more than 1.5 million in attendance. The Australian leg of the tour broke the record for the biggest tour in the history of the country. Over 660,000 people attended the Australian shows and grossed over $80 million.
The Resistance Tour was a worldwide concert tour by English alternative rock band Muse in support of their fifth studio album The Resistance. The opening European leg began on 22 October 2009 and ended on 4 December 2009, comprising 30 shows. The second leg, which began on 7 January 2010, included thirteen shows, seven of which were part of the Australasian Big Day Out shows. A North American leg of 26 shows took place in early 2010. Nine stadium shows took place in Europe in 2010, with three of those dates taking place at Wembley Stadium and Old Trafford Cricket Ground. A second round of North American concerts took place throughout September and October 2010. These dates focused on secondary markets and other areas not previously hit on the tour. A return to Australasia took place throughout December 2010 and Muse are confirmed as openers for U2's 360° Tour dates in South America in spring 2011 and also played further European shows in the summer of 2011. At the conclusion of 2010, the tour was placed on Pollstar's annual "Year End Top 50 Worldwide Concert Tours", and appeared 13th worldwide, earning over $76 million with 64 shows in 2010.
To Be Loved Tour is the fifth concert tour by Canadian singer Michael Bublé. Launched in support of his eighth studio album, To Be Loved (2013), the tour began on 30 June 2013 with a series of 10 concerts at The O2 Arena in London, England. It finished on 22 March 2015 in Johannesburg
Rock or Bust World Tour was a 2015–2016 concert tour by Australian rock band AC/DC, in support of their sixteenth studio album Rock or Bust (2014).
The Smoke + Mirrors Tour was the second worldwide concert tour by American alternative rock band Imagine Dragons in support of their second studio album Smoke + Mirrors (2015). The tour had a preview show in Sydney, Australia, on March 17, 2015, before the tour officially began in Santiago, Chile, on April 12, 2015. It continued through the Americas, Asia, Oceania and Europe until February 5, 2016, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The band played 108 shows. For Pollstar's Year End Top 200 North American Tours of 2015, it was ranked forty-first, and grossed $25.2 million.
The Maroon 5 On the Road Tour was the fifth worldwide concert tour by American band Maroon 5 in support of their fifth album V. The tour began on February 16, 2015, in Dallas and took place in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania and South America. It ended on May 12, 2018 in Zapopan, Mexico.
The 24K Magic World Tour was the third concert tour by American singer Bruno Mars, to support his album 24K Magic (2016). It began March 28, 2017, at the Sportpaleis in Antwerp, and concluded at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on December 31, 2018. Mars announced more North American dates for late 2018.
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 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.