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Metallica making tour stop Oct. 18 at Pittsburgh's PPG Paints Arena

| Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, 11:06 a.m.
Metallica, from left, Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo, Lars Ulrich and James Hetfield
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Metallica, from left, Kirk Hammett, Robert Trujillo, Lars Ulrich and James Hetfield
In this July 29, 2017, file photo, James Hetfield of Metallica performs during the band's concert at The Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.
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In this July 29, 2017, file photo, James Hetfield of Metallica performs during the band's concert at The Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.

It's official. Metallica is coming to Pittsburgh's PPG Paints Arena on Oct. 18, according to the band's and the arena's websites.

A Saturday post on the arena's social media accounts displayed a short teaser video with the word "Monday" flashing in and out amid static-electricity. An identical GIF played on Metallica's social media accounts.

Metallica last played in Pittsburgh on Sept. 22, 2004 at Mellon Arena.

The North American leg of the "World Wired" tour will kick off Sept. 2 in Madison, Wisc., and conclude in March 2019 in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. March 2.

Details: 800-745-3000 or ppgpaintsarena.com.



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