Metallica announce Wembley date

Band confirm their European tour

Metallica are set to follow in the footsteps of Muse by playing London’s Wembley Stadium.

News of the show, which takes place on July 8, was first announced here on NME.COM.

The London date is their only confirmed UK date on their European tour which kicks off in Lisbon and ends in Moscow.

The dates are as follows:

Lisbon Super Bock Super Rock Festival (June 28)

Werchter Rock Werchter Festival (July1)

Athens Rockwave Festival (3)

Vienna Rotundenplatz (5)

London Wembley Stadium (8)

Oslo Valle Hovin Stadion (10)

Stockholm Satdion (12)

Aarhhus Vestereng (13)

Helsinki Olympic Stadium (15)

Moscow Lushniki Stadium (18)

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