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AUS, Sydney - Metro Theatre

Location info

Type: Club
Location: Australia, Sydney
624 George Street

Contacts: Box Office: Phone (02) 9550 3666
Fax (02) 9550 2990

The Metro Theatre has long been Sydney's leading independent rock venue and has played host to some of the most memorable live gigs Sydney music fans have seen and heard. It is a landmark venue for both international and local acts, being a pivotal breakthrough venue for bands as they break on to the scene.

Situated in the heart of George Street's bustling entertainment district, directly across from the Cinema strip, and close to Darling Harbour and Oxford Street, The Metro is centrally located and easy to find.


By Train:
Town Hall Station is a 3 minute walk from the venue. Take the Sydney Town Hall exit and walk south along George Street.

By Bus:
All buses that run to the Queen Victoria Building are a 3 minute walk from the venue, with many buses to George Street stopping right outside the Metro itself.

By Taxi:
Taxis are readily available to hail outside the venue at all times of day and night.

There is very limited parking in the CBD, however if you are driving there is secure city parking at Wilson Parking on the Cnr Goulburn & Elizabeth Streets they are open until 12am Mon - Thurs, 11pm Sundays, 1am on Fridays & 1.30am Saturdays & costs between $8 - $10 flat after 6pm. Otherwise there is parking at 137 Castlereagh St which is open til 12am Sun - Fri & 2am on Sat after 6pm, flat rate of $18.


There is no shortage of cafes, restaurants and bars in the immediate vicinity of The Metro. Both Chinatown and the Spanish Quarter are adjacent to the area and provide a range of meals for all budgets. Please remember, we have a strict door policy and are committed to responsible service so please drink in moderation.

Past gigs

08.04.2008 W.A.S.P. - The Crimson Idol Australian Tour
22.05.2008 Mayhem: Ordo Ad Chao Australian Tour [POSTPONED] (4)
12.10.2008 Carcass: Australian + New Zealand Tour (4)
31.08.2009 Queensrÿche: Australian Tour (1)
08.04.2010 Stryper - 25th Anniversary Australian Tour
26.04.2010 Paradise Lost + Sirenia - Australian Tour 2010 [CANCELLED] (1)
07.05.2011 Kyuss Lives! (1)
08.05.2011 Metal Health 2011 [CANCELLED]
28.01.2012 Cavalera Conspiracy - Big Day Out Sideshows Australia 2012
22.03.2012 Boris - Australian Tour 2012
01.11.2012 At The Gates: Australian Tour 2012 (2)
19.04.2013 Epica: Australian Tour 2013 (7)
25.05.2013 Eluveitie: Australian Tour 2013 (3)
16.11.2013 Between The Buried And Me: Australian Tour 2013 (1)
31.05.2014 Gary Numan: Splinter Australian & New Zealand Tour 2014
14.06.2014 Carcass: Surgical Steal The Commonwealth Australian Tour 2014 (3)
22.08.2014 Anathema: Australian Weather Systems Tour 2014 (1)
11.09.2014 Cannibal Corpse: Australian Tour 2014 (2)
25.02.2015 Sidewaves XV
26.02.2015 Sidewaves XV (1)
27.02.2015 Sidewaves XV
13.06.2015 Sleepmakeswaves: Great Northern Australian & New Zealand Tour 2015
24.06.2015 Machine Head: Australia & New Zealand Tour 2015
26.06.2015 Machine Head: Australia & New Zealand Tour 2015 (3)
30.10.2015 Anathema: Australian/New Zealand Acoustic Tour 2015
29.10.2016 Steven Wilson: Hand. Cannot. Erase. Australian & New Zealand Tour 2016 (1)
21.10.2017 The Dillinger Escape: Australian & New Zealand Tour 2017
22.03.2018 Suicidal Tendencies: Australian Tour 2018
28.04.2018 Satyricon: Deep Calleth Upon Deep Australia Tour 2018
02.04.2019 Emperor: Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk Australian Tour 2019
12.05.2019 Avantasia: Moonglow Australian Tour 2019
22.08.2019 DevilDriver: Australian Tour 2019
24.08.2019 Static-X: Wisconsin Death Trip 20th Anniversary Australian Tour 2019
12.10.2019 August Burns Red: 10 Years Of Constellations Australian Tour 2019
07.03.2020 Mono: Nowhere Now Here Australian & New Zealand Tour 2020
19.12.2020 Thy Art Is Murder: Human Target Australian Tour 2020
24.11.2022 Alestorm: Seventh Rum Of A Seventh Rum Australian Tour 2022



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