OFFICIAL: Metallica are playing Slane and here's all the details you need to know 2 years ago

OFFICIAL: Metallica are playing Slane and here's all the details you need to know

Nothing else matters, they're here!

Metallica's WorldWired Tour is coming to Ireland next year, as in news that doesn't come as a major surprise given recent speculation, the metal gods have confirmed they will be playing at Slane Castle on Saturday, 8 June, 2019.

It will be Metallica’s first Irish show in a decade. Tickets from €89.50, including booking fee, go on sale to the general public on Friday 28 September at 10am

Pre-sale information can be found here.

Below is some additional information on the Slane gig via the Metallica website.


Begins Tuesday, September 25 at 10 AM CEST.


Begins Tuesday, September 25 at 11 AM CEST.


Begins Thursday, September 27 at 10 AM local time.

As far as the world tour is concerned, kicking off on 1 May, 2019 at Lisbon’s Estadio Restelo, it will include 25 WorldWired shows across 20 countries, include a good dozen cities not visited on the 2017-2018 legs of the tour, such as Milan, Zürich, Dublin, Brussels, Berlin, Moscow, Warsaw, Bucharest and Gothenburg, and first ever appearances in Trondheim, Norway, Hämeenlinna, Finland and Tartu, Estonia.

Special guests Ghost and Bokassa will provide support on all dates.

The Wherever I May Roam Black Ticket will be returning; one ticket will allow floor access to any Metallica show on the 2019 UK/Europe tour.

From A(msterdam) to Z(urich) and all points between, Black Ticket holders need only choose the show(s) and make an online reservation no less than 48 hours before the gig. A limited number of 750 of these Black Tickets* will be available for €598. More info is available here.

As with most of Metallica’s WorldWired shows, every ticket purchased includes a choice of standard physical or standard digital copy of the band’s 10th and current album, Hardwired…To Self-Destruct.

Here are Metallica's dates in full.

May 1, 2019 Lisbon, Portugal Estádio do Restelo
May 3, 2019 Madrid, Spain Valdebebas
May 5, 2019 Barcelona, Spain Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys
May 8, 2019 Milan, Italy San Siro Hippodrome
May 10, 2019 Zürich, Switzerland Letzigrund
May 12, 2019 Paris, France Stade De France
June 8, 2019 Meath, Ireland Slane Castle
June 11, 2019 Amsterdam, NL Johan Cruijff Arena
June 13, 2019 Köln, Germany RheinEnergieStadion
June 16, 2019 Brussels, Belgium Koning Boudewijnstadion
June 18, 2019 Manchester, UK Etihad Stadium
June 20, 2019 London, UK Twickenham Stadium
July 6, 2019 Berlin, Germany Olympiastadion
July 9, 2019 Göteborg, Sweden Ullevi
July 11, 2019 Copenhagen, Denmark Telia Parken
July 13, 2019 Trondheim, Norway Granåsen
July 16, 2019 Hämeenlinna, Finland Kantolan Tapahtumapuisto
July 18, 2019 Tartu, Estonia Raadi Airport
July 21, 2019 Moscow, Russia Luzhniki Stadium
Aug. 14, 2019 Bucharest, Romania Arena Națională
Aug. 16, 2019 Vienna, Austria Ernst-Happel-Stadion
Aug. 18, 2019 Prague, CZE Airport Letnany
Aug. 21, 2019 Warsaw, Poland PGE Narodowy
Aug. 23, 2019 Munich, Germany Olympiastadion
Aug. 25, 2018 Mannheim, Germany Maimarktgelände