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Metallica ‘WorldWired’ tour comes to Nassau Coliseum

Metallica's James Hetfield, left, and Kirk Hammett perform

Metallica's James Hetfield, left, and Kirk Hammett perform onstage at the 2016 Global Citizen Festival In Central Park to End Extreme Poverty by 2030 at Central Park in Manhattan on Sept. 24, 2016. Credit: Getty Images for Global Citizen / Theo Wargo

Metallica’s upcoming “WorldWired 2017” tour will include a special stop at Nassau Coliseum on May 17, for the only arena stop in the rockers’ tour of stadiums.

The tour, supporting the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers’ album “Hardwired … To Self Destruct,” will be the band’s first full North American tour since 2009.

“WorldWired 2017” kicks off at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore on May 10 and also includes a stop at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on May 14. This leg of the tour wraps up Aug. 16 at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton. Avenged Sevenfold, Volbeat and Gojira will share opening duties.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster and include a copy of the album. Citi cardholders can begin purchasing pre-sale tickets at 11 a.m. Tuesday through citiprivatepass.com.

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