Legendary heavy metal band Metallica continues their tour in 2009. The trek kicked off on Jan 15 at Washington DC and hits 6 cities while performing a total of 8 shows. Chicago, IL and Newark NJ are the two cities where the band performs two-night acts. The remainder of band's tour itinerary is listed below.
Metallica is considered one of the most influential heavy metal band of the 80s and have been instrumental in bringing the genre back to popularity. The band members include Ron McGovney, Robert Trujillo, Dave Mustaine, Lars Ulrich, James Hetfield. The band insists that their influences have been some well known and popular bands like Black Sabbath, Diamond Head, The Misfits, Motorhead and Saxon. They have inspired a number of bands by their style of music including Overkill and Storm Troopers among others.
Metallica 2009 Tour Dates
01/26/2009 Chicago, IL Allstate Arena
01/27/2009 Chicago, IL Allstate Arena
01/29/2009 Uniondale, NY Nassau Coliseum
01/31/2009 Newark, NJ Prudential Center
02/01/2009 Newark, NJ Prudential Center