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Metallica Reviews

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Average customer review: 3.0 star rating (3.0 Stars)

Number of reviews: 57



2.0 star rating Jason from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Ok.. die hard Metallica fan here... it has been a while since I have see. Them.. maybe them not having an opening act is their norm now, but was odd to have Jim Brewer their. Seem like he crashed the party because he is playing Pittsburgh tomorrow night.. awful opener in my opinion. Then Metallica finally came on stage.. been waiting for this for a long time.. and the sound was horrible. Someone had to have been fired for that non Metallica feel/sound. The band just seemed off as well. Maybe the sound was just that bad, but I was on the floor and their were times that Lars rushed songs.. Kirk was late. Or his guitar was out of tune.. nothing else matters.. his strat sounded horrible.. how could a guitar tech allow that to happen. I am disappointed.. still a die hard fan and I rocked it out as much as I could, but I couldn’t believe I dropped the amount of money that I did for a bush league performance from a band that is not bush league.

2.0 star rating Cassie from Chicago, IL


At the very first noise Metallica made...I immediately said: This is not loud enough. I hope the remedy this along the tour. I also felt like I could have brought a non-metal fan to this show and they would have enjoyed it. I also felt that their show is geared towards youth, i.e. PG rated. I read that the setlist was immediately changed after the Madison show, and for good reason. The song choices caused the fans to be very low energy, including myself. I felt that I overpaid greatly for this concert. The stage setup is legit though, it's cool and you will get a decent view no matter where you sit.

2.0 star rating The beave from Lincoln, Nebraska


Yeah, the show was great, but the sound was horrible. Most songs were unrecognizable. You couldn't hear vocals and rarely could hear the guitars. All that came through was the kick drum and the bass guitar. I expected more from from band like Metallica.

2.0 star rating T&J from Raleigh, North Carolina


There was not opening act. I do not consider a guy playing CD's and another guy talking for 1.5 hours and opening act. The biggest disappointment of the night, THE SOUND! Something was way off! I refuse to believe that Metallic could be one of those bands that just doesn't sound good live but something was way wrong with the sound! I thought it was me until my husband (a HUGE fan that had been waiting for this concert for months) was ready to leave on the 4th song. Been to a lot of concerts and NEVER left before the end of the first set but it happened last night! For the price paid for "cheap tickets" , I'm disappointed, mad, and sad all at the same time. We like Metallica but this will go down as the WORST concert we have ever attended.

2.0 star rating Ed from Cleveland, Ohio


I was at the show at Quicken Loans Arena last night and this was the worst sounding concert I have ever been to for any band. The opening act was terrible and the time that Metallica starts should be announced on the ticket. The Four Horseman is a much better act for the money!

2.0 star rating ED from Milwaukee, Wisconsin


The Fiserv forum in Milwaukee was the third time i have seen Metallica. The opening act was incredibly annoying, but i suppose the venue wanted people to have time to spend money on beer, etc. The moment Metallica started playing i was very disappointed. It was not loud enough, i could talk to my wife next to me, and we were pretty close. The drums and bass guitar came through. The electric guitars and especially lead was practically non existent. I expected more speakers, sounded like they were trying to push more sound than there system could handle. 750 dollars for 3 tickets, what a joke.

2.0 star rating Mike T. from Indianapolis, Indiana


The band was rocking as hard as ever, but I could not hear James at all! So disappointed. I can't believe that Jim Breuer as the opening act was terrible.

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