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Metallica Pop-Up Shops Set To Open During Tour

Metallica has announced a new batch of pop-up shops to accompany the upcoming North American leg of its WorldWired Tour, which kicks off Wednesday (May 10) in Baltimore.

The group has announced nine pop-ups -- which will sell attire and special memorabilia, including surfboards and Metallica Monopoly games -- starting May 12-14 in New York and continuing in St. Louis, Houston, Chicago, Atlanta, Toronto, Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco.

The group has also just released a special video showing the group playing around the world, and it will stream performances off our songs from its dress rehearsal on Tuesday (May 9) at 9 p.m. EST from Baltimore.

Metallica: Hardwired... Around the World

Filmed between August 2016 and February 2017 during the kick-off of the WorldWired Tour. All-new massive production coming to North America NOW! © 2017 Blackened Recordings Follow Metallica:

Metallica's full pop-up shop itinerary includes:

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

Gary Graff is an award-winning music journalist who not only covers music but has written books on Bob Seger, Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen.