METALLICA: North American Tour Dates Announced

METALLICA has posted the following message on its official web site:

"Time for a different sort of vacation ... one right here on our home turf!! Now that [the new METALLICA album] 'Death Magnetic' is complete, we're ready to start a proper indoor arena tour of the States and Canada and we can't wait to visit all of our 'TALLI-fans here . . . it really has been too long (hey, what's four years amongst friends?).

"Met Clubbers and Mission Metallica Platinum members will have first crack at 'em when tickets go on sale . . . dates, times and in general more on that later. But for now, we thought we would let you know where we'll be for the next couple of months . . . here's a complete list of cities and venues up through January 31, 2009!

"Keep watching here for all ticket on sale dates and times . . . coming very soon. See you out there!"

METALLICA tour dates:

With DOWN and THE SWORD:

Oct. 21 - Glendale, AZ @ Jobing Arena
Oct. 23 - Albquerque, NM @ Tingley Coliseum
Oct. 25 - Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
Oct. 26 - Des Moines, IA @ Wells Fargo Arena
Nov. 01 - Portland, OR @ Rose Quarter
Nov. 03 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Energy Solutions Arena
Nov. 04 - Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
Nov. 06 - Omaha, NE @ Qwest Center
Nov. 08 - Moline, IL @ iWireless Center
Nov. 09 - Columbus, @ OH Schottenstein Center
Nov. 17 - St. Louis, MO @ Scottrade Center
Nov. 18 - Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center
Nov. 20 - Houston, TX @ Toyota Center
Nov. 22 - Little Rock, AR @ Alltel Arena
Nov. 23 - New Orleans, LA @ New Orleans Arena

With LAMB OF GOD and THE SWORD:

Dec. 01 - Seattle, WA @ Key Arena
Dec. 02 - Vancouver, BC @ GM Place
Dec. 04 - Calgary, AB @ Pengrowth Saddledome
Dec. 07 - Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Place
Dec. 12 - Ontario, CA @ Citizens Bank Arena
Dec. 13 - Fresno, CA @ Save Mart Center
Dec. 15 - San Diego, CA @ Cox Arena
Dec. 17 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum
Dec. 20 - Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena

With MACHINE HEAD and THE SWORD:

Jan. 12 - Milwaukee, WI @ Bradley Center
Jan. 13 - Detroit, MI @ Joe Louis Arena
Jan. 15 - Washington, DC @ Verizon Center
Jan. 17 - Philadelphia, PA @ Wachovia Center
Jan. 18 - Boston, MA @ TD Banknorth Center
Jan. 26 - Chicago, IL @ Allstate Arena
Jan. 29 - Uniondale, NY @ Nassau Coliseum
Jan. 31 - Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center

(Thanks: nando88)

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