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from Tim Henderson
of BW&BK Magazine
edited by HardRadio

2/26/18 Page 2

Very longtime HardRadio friends METALLICA have announced: "The WorldWired tour returns to North America this Fall! Following last summer's sold-out 25-date stadium run, this year we're bringing the in-the-round production currently being seen in European arenas to the US and Canada kicking off on September 2nd, 2018, in Madison, WI. Along the way we'll be visiting 34 cities we did not go to last year, including a few we haven't been to in decades, including Grand Forks, ND (nearly 30 years), Sioux Falls, SD, El Paso, TX, Birmingham, AL (nearly 26 years) and State College, PA (20 years). About time, wouldn't you say?!" Tour dates: September 2 - Madison, WI - Kohl Center. 4 - Minneapolis, MN - Target Center. 6 - Lincoln, NE - Pinnacle Bank Arena. 8 - Grand Forks, ND - Alerus Center. 11 - Sioux Falls, SD - Denny Sanford Premier Center. 13 - Winnipeg, MB - Bell MTS Place. 15 - Saskatoon, SK - SaskTel Centre. October 16 - Milwaukee, WI - Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center. 18 - Pittsburgh, PA - PPG Paints Arena. 20 - State College, PA - Bryce Jordan Center. 22 - Charlotte, NC - Spectrum Center. 27 - Buffalo, NY - KeyBank Center. 29 - Albany, NY - Times Union Center. November 26 - Las Vegas, NV - T-Mobile Arena. 28 - Boise, ID - Taco Bell Arena. 30 - Salt Lake City, UT - Vivint Smart Home Arena. December 2 - Spokane, WA - Spokane Arena. 5 - Portland, OR - Moda Center. 7 - Sacramento, CA - Golden 1 Center. 9 - Fresno, CA - Save Mart Center. January 18 - Tulsa, OK - BOK Center. 20 - Little Rock, AR - Verizon Arena. 22 - Birmingham, AL - Legacy Arena at The BJCC. 24 - Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena. 28 - Raleigh, NC - PNC Arena. 30 - Cincinnati, OH - U.S. Bank Arena. February 1 - Cleveland, OH - Quicken Loans Arena. 28 - El Paso, TX - Don Haskins Center. March 2 - Lubbock, TX - United Supermarkets Arena. 4 - Wichita, KS - Intrust Bank Arena. 6 - Kansas City, MO - Sprint Center. 9 - Louisville, KY - KFC Yum! Center. 11 - Indianapolis, IN - Bankers Life Fieldhouse. 13 - Grand Rapids, MI - Van Andel Arena.

An all star band featuring Nikki Sixx (Motley Crue), Scott Ian (Anthrax), Rudy Sarzo (Ozzy Osbourne, Quiet Riot), Jesse Hughes (Eagles Of Death Metal), Dave Kushner (Velvet Revolver) and others will pay TRIBUTE TO LATE AC/DC SINGER BON SCOTT on April 3rd at the Avalon in Hollywood, CA. Organized by comedian Dean Delray, AC/DC Comedy & Rock Show: A Tribute To Bon Scott, will feature a string of standup comics performing before the all star band takes the stage to run through AC/DC's classic 1978 album Powerage in it's entirety.

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