History Formation and early years — The classic Metallica logo, used on most of their releases. Designed by James Hetfield.
The last concert of the tour, held on September 28 at Tushino Airfield in Moscowwas described as "the first free outdoor Western rock concert in Soviet history" and had a crowd estimated betweenand 3, people,   with some unofficial estimates as high over 2, October 12, — July 5, Europe: October 22 — December 18, Metal Church - Opened: June 19 - July 5, The tour supported the fifth album, Metallica also known as "The Black Album" which included a performance at the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concertwith the band performing a short set list and Hetfield performing with Queen and Tony Iommi.
James Hetfield suffered serious burns during a show in Montreal ; John Marshall filled the guitar for the rest of the tour. January 22 — March 13, World Tour: March 16 — May 8, Europe: June 4 — August 4, 28 Metallica headlined the festival tour, in front of crowds of about 20,   with many shows being sold out.
September 6 — November 27, North America: December 19, — May 28, The tour supported the recently released album Load. August 22—24, 3 Metallica plays at European festivals to fulfill earlier contractual obligations.
November 11—18, 6 The tour promoted the just-released album ReLoad. March 21 — May 8, North America: November 17—24, 5 The tour supported the album Garage Inc. May 21 — December 8, 53 The tour supported the album Garage Inc.
December 28, — January 10, Find Metallica biography and history on AllMusic - American quartet Metallica were one of the most. Metallica dominated heavy metal music in the s and s, emerging as one of the top musical acts in history by the end of the century.
Drummer Lars Ulrich (26 December ) and guitarist James Hetfield (3 August ) started the band in The official Metallica website with all the latest news, tour dates, media and more. Join the Fan Club to become the Fifth Member of Meta. Metallica new songs, albums, biography, chart history, photos, videos, news, and more on Billboard, the go-to source for what's hot in music.
Metallica's Concert History. Metallica is an American metal band formed in in Los Angeles, California, United States when drummer Lars . Metallica in History. Important events, famous birthdays and historical deaths from our searchable today in history archives.