METALLICA No. 2 On Billboard's 'Hot Tours' List

According to, METALLICA ranks second (behind TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS) on the Hot Tours list with more than $6.1 million in ticket sales from three sellouts at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre (October 16, 18-19). The arena was one of five Australian venues booked during the final leg of the heavy metal band's "World Magnetic Tour" that originally kicked off in 2008. 42,603 total tickets were sold at the Brisbane arena for the three nights. Support at the shows came from LAMB OF GOD and BARONESS.

Official footage of METALLICA's October 16, 2010 and October 18, 2010 concerts at Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Australia — including clips of the October 16 pre-show meet-and-greet as well as the two performances — can be viewed below.

October 16, 2010 setlist:

01. That Was Just Your Life
02. The End Of The Line
03. For Whom The Bell Tolls
04. Fuel
05. Fade To Black
06. Broken, Beat & Scarred
07. Leper Messiah
08. Sad But True
09. Turn The Page
10. All Nightmare Long
11. One
12. Master Of Puppets
13. Blackened
14. Nothing Else Matters
15. Enter Sandman
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16. Am I Evil?
17. Whiplash
18. Seek and Destroy

October 18, 2010 setlist:

01. That Was Just Your Life
02. Cyanide
03. Creeping Death
04. The Memory Remains
05. One
06. The God That Failed
07. No Remorse
08. Sad But True
09. Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
10. ...And Justice For All
11. The Day That Never Comes
12. Master Of Puppets
13. Battery
14. Nothing Else Matters
15. Enter Sandman
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16. Stone Cold Crazy
17. Motorbreath
18. Seek and Destroy

METALLICA will release a live album called "Live At Grimey's" on Friday, November 26. The set was recorded on June 12, 2008 at the tiny 150-capacity venue The Basement, located below the Grimey's New & Preloved Music record store in Nashville. The intimate gig was a warm-up for the band's debut at the Bonnaroo Festival that same weekend.

"Live At Grimey's" will be sold as a standard CD and as a limited edition two-disc vinyl set in a gatefold sleeve.

The album will be sold only at the approximately 700 independent record stores that support the annual Record Store Day, held each year in April.

In announcing the album, METALLICA posted at its web site, "We were honored to be part of the first-ever annual event celebrating independently owned records stores, a.k.a. Record Store Day, with an in-store at Rasputin Music in Mountain View, California on April 19, 2008 and we're very proud to be a part of another special event with our friends at independent retail."

METALLICA is currently completing its touring cycle behind 2008's "Death Magnetic" album with shows in Australia and New Zealand.

Meet-and-greet (Brisbane, Australia - October 16, 2010):

"Leper Messiah" (live in Brisbane, Australia - October 16, 2010):

"The God That Failed" (live in Brisbane, Australia - October 18, 2010):


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