Metallica performing at Soldier Field this summer

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James Hetfield of Metallica performs at the 2016 Global Citizen Festival in Central Park to end extreme poverty by 2030 at Central Park on September 24, 2016 in New York City. / AFP / ANGELA WEISS (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)

CHICAGO — Metallica just announced a North American tour, and they’re making a stop in Chicago this summer.

The group will be performing at Soldier Field on June 18 with Avenged Sevenfold.

Metallica’s tour is promoting their new album “Hardwired…To Self-Destruct,” which was released in November.

Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Friday.

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