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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 Josh from Indianapolis, Indiana


Sound was horrible. The setlist selection was......crap. Save your money and go watch a high school Metallica tribute band.

2.0 star rating Metallica Junkie from Indiana from Indianapolis, Indiana


I saw Metallica in 2018 in Chicago at Soldier Field and they were next level awesome. Fast forward to Indianapolis @ Bankers Life Field House and the sound system ruined everything. I mean it sounded horrible. I will always be a huge Metallica fan but idk who to blame for the sound quality in the building. I saw RHCP last year at the same venue and they sounded great, so I'm inclined to believe it was a Metallica sound engineer responsible for the atrocious sound quality of last nights concert. I feel bad for anyone who had not seen them before, because this is one of the best live bands you will ever see, and last night was an anomaly. (I HOPE) Regardless, I dropped around $400 after fees and all taxes for 3 tickets at the absolute last row of the venue but I knew it would be worth it, boy was I wrong. These guys rock so hard, but all that was put out last night was noise. It seemed like all instruments were plugged into the same amp. I love these guys, but I'm very disappointed today

2.0 star rating Brian from Indianapolis, Indiana


I've been a Metallica fan for almost 30 years and I've seen them about a half dozen times, so I know they put on a great show. That said, the sound quality was so bad in the upper level of Banker's Life fieldhouse that we decided to leave about halfway through. Everything was very muddy, like we were listening through a wall. Some friends sat in the lower level and they said they sound was OK there, so it might have just been bad in the upper level. Too bad we couldn't shell out for better seats so we could enjoy the show.

2.0 star rating CB from Indianapolis, Indiana


Love Metallica and always will. That said the opening “act” was bizarre,lame, out of place, and just plain bad. The set list was great but couldn’t hear it. Now that said BLFH has horrible acoustics but also the wireless set up for the band had massive latency so bass was over riding and the guitar parts were not in sync. I am guessing the sound board engineer boosted bass to overcompensate for the vocal and guitar asynchronous sound quality.

2.0 star rating Old Rocker from San Francisco, California


Opener was unbearable, had to leave arena to get away. Sound was unbelievably bad. Wanted to leave the show after a couple of songs, but stuck it out for more than half the show. Saw the show with SF Symphony and bought a second night. This was very disappointing.

2.0 star rating from Las Vegas, Nevada


The show was good but the sound was way off. I checked it out from sec 131 and the 150 club and thought the sound was poor.

1.0 star rating Rasmus Haugaard from Albany, New York


Metallica did all they could do i guess but the arena had bad acoustic i guess.. The sound was horrible because it was hard to differentiate the instruments and vocals. It was one big wave of sound. Like they played in a hangar.

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