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Metallica adds Iowa benefit show to summer tour


ABC/Randy HolmesMetallica has added one more date to its North American summer tour.

The metal legends will headline a benefit concert at the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa, on June 9 to support the Native Fund, a disaster relief charity founded by actor Ashton Kutcher and ex-NFL player Dallas Clark.

“We’re honored that Ashton and Dallas invited us to be a part of this special event and look forward to giving back to a state that has been so supportive of Metallica throughout our career,” writes Metallica in a statement.

The show’s lineup also will include openers Avenged Sevenfold and Volbeat. Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning this Friday, April 21, at 10 a.m. local time via Ticketmaster.

Metallica will be touring North America this summer in support of their new album Hardwired…to Self-Destruct. The outing kicks off May 10 in Baltimore.

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