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Metallica have smashed attendance records across the continent with the first half of the European leg of their WorldWired tour.

According to report of Blabbermouth; 22,134 people watched Metallica’s live show on the opening night of London’s O2 on October 22. The following night, on October 24 they broke their own record for the best attended single concert performance by one headliner with a crowd of 22,211.

Live Nation‘s executive president of U.K. touring Andy Copping commented:

“This has been an incredible achievement by Metallica. The band and everyone around them have been a pleasure to work with and they staged one of the greatest indoor shows I have ever seen.”

Here’s the number of people attending Metallica shows in UK:

  • London O2 – 22,211
  • Glasgow Hydro – 13,111
  • Birmingham 15,04

The WorldWired Tour is a current concert tour by Metallica in support of their tenth studio album “Hardwired… To Self-Destruct”, which was released on November 18, 2016. It is also their first worldwide tour after the World Magnetic Tour six years ago.