METALLICA has confirmed its long-awaited return to Australia and New Zealand. The band’s first dates in Australia since 2013, and first show in New Zealand since 2010

Last here in 2013, Metallica’s long-awaited return Down Under will now extend to six Australian stadium shows on their WorldWired Tour, with no further shows possible. 

The newly announced shows are Metallica’s first ever headline stadium plays in Australia and New Zealand. They continue the WorldWired Tour that has played 130+ shows across the world since its 2016 kick-off.

Special guests Slipknot will provide support on all dates.


  • Perth: Optus Stadium (October 17th)

  • Adelaide: Adelaide Oval (October 20th)

  • Melbourne: Marvel Stadium (October 22nd & 24th)

  • Sydney: ANZ Stadium (October 26th)

  • Brisbane: QSAC (October 29th)