Metallica Sets Concert Attendance Record at T-Mobile Arena

More than 20,000 Fans Fill the Las Vegas Venue for WorldWired Tour Sold-Out Show

LAS VEGAS (November 29, 2018) – Rock band Metallica took the stage Monday, Nov. 26 at T-Mobile Arena in front of an unprecedented 20,428 fans, becoming the venue’s highest-attended music event to date. The concert, promoted by Live Nation, drew an audience of Metallica fans to Las Vegas from both domestic and international cities.


“We were excited to host a record-breaking night with Metallica,” said Dan Quinn, General Manager of T-Mobile Arena. “This legendary group put on an extraordinary show for their fans and it was a pleasure working with the band and their team on the sold-out show.”


Upcoming T-Mobile Arena events include concerts by Fleetwood Mac, George Strait, Bruno Mars and P!NK, as well as the highly anticipated UFC 232: Jones vs. Gustaffson 2 over New Year’s Eve weekend.


About T-Mobile Arena

T-Mobile Arena, the 20,000-seat venue located on the Las Vegas Strip between Park MGM and New York-New York, opened April 6, 2016. The arena hosts more than 100 events annually including major headline entertainment, awards shows, UFC, boxing, basketball and other sporting events, family shows and special events. T-Mobile Arena also is the home of the Vegas Golden Knights, a National Hockey League expansion team and the city’s first professional sports team. The city’s newest landmark, recently named the No. 1 venue on Billboard Magazine‘s 2018 Arena Power List as well as the “Best New Major Concert Venue” by Pollstar Magazine, features 50 luxury suites, more than two dozen private loge boxes, complete broadcast facilities, and other specially designed exclusive hospitality offerings and fan amenities destined to create a guest experience second to none. Toshiba Plaza, an adjacent two-acre outdoor entertainment space, features performance stages, a variety of video screens and other interactive content and display areas. Industry-leading architect Populous designed T-Mobile Arena to meet the U.S. Green Building Council’s standards for LEED® Gold Certification. T-Mobile Arena is a privately funded joint venture between AEG and MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information, visit or follow onFacebook, Twitter and Instagram.


About Live Nation Las Vegas
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation & House of Blues Concerts, LN Media and Artist Nation Management. Live Nation Las Vegas produces residency shows from Gwen Stefani, Lionel Richie, Backstreet Boys and Florida Georgia Line at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino; Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Aerosmith, Bruno Mars, Stevie Wonder and Queen + Adam Lambert at Park Theater at Park MGM; Mariah Carey at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace; and Blink 182, Billy Idol and Lady Antebellum at Pearl Concert Theater at the Palms. Live Nation Las Vegas also brings other world-famous artists to many of the city’s other premier concert venues including T-Mobile Arena, Mandalay Bay Events Center, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas Village, House of Blues, Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, and more. For additional information, visit Find Live Nation Las Vegas on FacebookInstagram and follow us on Twitter.