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Metallica shares rehearsal video & NYC pop-up info, begin tour tonight

from Metallica's Facebook live stream rehearsal
from Metallica’s Facebook live stream rehearsal

Metallica begin their tour today, and yesterday they streamed a rehearsal from M&T Stadium in Baltimore via Facebook Live. If you missed it, they’ve archived the stream and you can still watch the 50 minute rehearsal below.

Metallica’s tour hits the NYC-area for shows at East Rutherford, NJ’s MetLife Stadium on Sunday (5/14) and Long Island’s Nassau Coliseum on Wednesday, May 17 (tickets).

Metallica, will have pop-up shops in select cities surrounding this tour, and details have been revealed for the one in NYC. It’s at 96 Spring Street and will be open from Friday (5/12) through Sunday (5/14). It’s open from 3 – 10 PM on Friday, 10 AM to 10 PM on Saturday, and 10 AM to 4 PM on Sunday. “The store will include tour merchandise, unique items only found at the pop-up stores including lithographs, coolers, NFL compliant clear bags, the exclusive live recording from Webster Hall on vinyl and lots more. You’ll also be able to enter to win cool prizes like snake-pit passes and autographed goodies.” Check out a sneak peak of what the NYC store looks like, and the list of all Metallica pop-up locations, below.

On top of all that, Metallica will also be stopping by the Ed Sullivan Theater during their stay in NYC to perform on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Monday (5/15). The episode airs at 11:35 PM EST.

In other news, Lars Ulrich launched his new Beats 1 show this past sunday (5/7). In other other news, Lars would like to perform in outer space.

UPDATE (5/12): Here are some pics of the pop-up shop:

Metallica Pop-Up Store Locations
St. Louis, Missouri: June 2 – June 4
Houston, Texas: June 9 – June 11
Chicago, Illinois: June 16 – June 18
Atlanta, Georgia: July 7 – July 9
Toronto, Ontario: July 14 – July 16
Los Angeles, California: July 27 – July 29
San Diego, California: August 4 – August 6
San Francisco, California: August 11 – August 13

Metallica — 2017 North American Tour Dates
May 10 – Baltimore, MD – M&T Bank Stadium • †
May 12 – Philadelphia, PA – Lincoln Financial Field • †
May 14 – East Rutherford, NJ – MetLife Stadium • †
May 17 – Uniondale, NY – The New Coliseum Presented by NYCB †
May 19 – Foxborough, MA – Gillette Stadium †
May 21 – Columbus, OH – Rock On The Range @ MAPFRE Stadium**
June 4 – St. Louis, MO – Busch Stadium †
June 7 – Denver, CO – Sports Authority Field at Mile High • †
June 11 – Houston, TX – NRG Stadium • †
June 14 – San Antonio, TX – Alamodome •
June 16 – Dallas, TX – AT&T Stadium*** •
June 18 – Chicago, IL – Soldier Field •
July 5 – Orlando, FL – Camping World Stadium • †
July 7 – Miami, FL – Hard Rock Stadium • †
July 9 – Atlanta, GA – SunTrust Park • †
July 12 – Detroit, MI – Comerica Park • †
July 14 – Quebec City, QC – Festival D’Ete de Quebec***
July 16 – Toronto, ON – Rogers Centre • †
July 19 – Montreal, QC – Parc Jean-Drapeau • †
July 29 – Los Angeles, CA – Rose Bowl • ‡
August 4 – Phoenix, AZ – University of Phoenix Stadium • ‡
August 6 – San Diego, CA – Petco Park • ‡
August 9 – Seattle, WA – CenturyLink Field • ‡
August 14 – Vancouver, BC – BC Place • ‡
August 16 – Edmonton, AB – Commonwealth Stadium • ‡

** Rock On the Range is sold out.
*** Dallas will go on sale on February 18.
**** Quebec City will go on sale on March 9.
• Support from Avenged Sevenfold
† Support from Volbeat
‡ Support from Gojira

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